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Medical Sciences - enroute to the Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMSc) Program

Interested in studying the aspects of biology that define and influence the human condition? If so, consider a Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMSc) degree and study one or more of the basic medical science disciplines listed below.  BMSc degrees are four-year undergraduate degrees, offered jointly by the Faculty of Science and the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. Students interested in studying in the BMSc Program will generally apply to Western via Medical Sciences or ESM on the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC). See What is Medical Sciences? for more details. Visit the online brochure to learn more about the BMSc Program.

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The basic medical sciences include:

  • Anatomy and Cell Biology (offers Medical Cell Biology modules)
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemical Biology
  • Computational Biochemistry
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Medical Biophysics
  • Medical Health Informatics
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • One Health
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology

Students wishing for an interdisciplinary approach and a broader education in the basic medical sciences are invited to consider the Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences (IMS) modules as an alternative to the discipline-specific modules.

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