The UNSW Perspectives in Medical Science course (SCIF1111) introduces students to the skills required by a professional in medical research. The course gives students the opportunity to practise these skills and identify those which may need improvement through their academic career.

The historical and philosophical component of the course provides students with a foundation and origin of current research and practice.

Term Offering

Term 1

Course Attendance

Online course


Undergraduate - First Year

Course code


Conditions for enrolment

Enrolment in the Bachelor of Medical Science (3991) or the Bachelor of Medicinal Chemistry (3992) or the Bachelor of Medicinal Chemistry (Honours) (3999)

Introductory course

This course is usually taken in the early part of a program and may be required as a pre-requisite before taking a more advanced course.

Find out more

For more information, please contact:

E: SCIF1111@unsw.edu.au