International Students

Are you interested in how the human body works, what goes wrong in disease, and how we intervene to treat disease? If yes, then the Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMSc) Program can help set you up for one of many exciting careers targeted at improving human health. To learn more about why Western University is the choice for you, visit Welcome to Western. And to find out more about the BMSc Program, watch this video.

If you are ready to be a part of an amazing community, click below for information about applying as an International Student.


Talk to a Student Ambassador

Do you have questions about life as an international BMSc student? So did these Mustangs! Watch Ask Me Anything: Medical Sciences to find your answers or browse Testimonials from past BMSc students.

Gain knowledge, skills and expertise in high-demand health fields

Enhance your undergraduate experience and gain valuable work experience!

What better way to set up your career than taking your learning out of the classroom and applying your skills in the real world. We have fantastic opportunities for BMSc students to gain valuable skills and experience that sets you apart from the field. 

Internships - Paid career-related placements for students to work full-time for 8 to 16 months.

Exchanges - It's not just about travelling, studying, interning, volunteering, conducting research or discovering new places and new people. It's about discovering yourself and growing as an individual.

Explore Our Programs and Departments

Discover more than 30 different modules or areas of study offered by departments in the basic medical sciences, including unique programs in disciplines you won’t find anywhere else!


World-Class Research

Explore the Frontier of Knowledge

Western is a world-class research-intensive University. Our scientists are involved in discovery, translational and clinical research in all areas of the medical sciences. As an undergraduate BMSc student, there are multiple ways for you to engage in medical research such as fourth-year research project courses, the Scholar's Electives Program, as well as summer research award (paid) opportunities.

Get Involved

Your BMSc degree is so much more than what you learn in the classroom! Enhance your experience by joining a student club to make life-long connections with peers who have similar interests. 

See: Science Students' Council Clubs

What can you do with your BMSc degree?

The sky is the limit! BMSc graduates are well positioned for careers in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, medical device companies, clinical research organizations (CROs), government, hospital labs and more. Our graduates are also prepared for exciting higher-level education programs such as Masters/Doctoral degrees and professional programs such as medicine, dentistry, and pharmacy.

You have questions, we have answers!

Plan to attend an Upcoming Western Presentation or Event (both virtual and in-person) to learn more!  

We want to hear from you! Still have questions about the BMSc program at Western University? Our dedicated staff are here to answer your questions.