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Mr Ryan Cooke


- Final year medical student tutoring Biology and Health Sciences

Geelong tutor in Biology, Chemistry, Human Biology, Biochemistry, Psychology, Health Studies, Physical Education, Anatomy, Doctor of Medicine, GAMSAT, Medical Interviews, Medicine, Microbiology, Nutrition, Physiology

My name is Ryan, and I'm looking to get back into the tutoring scene after a short break.
I am currently a final year medical student completing my Doctor of Medicine at Deakin University, and am currently based at Barwon Health completing the clinical portion of my degree. I have had experience with tutoring and teaching students of all levels across many areas, including Literature, Health Sciences, Chemistry, and General Assignment Writing. I am also able to tutor in Medical Interviews and GAMSAT for those wishing to pursue a career in Medicine.

Main areas of expertise in tutoring:
- Year 12 Biology
- Year 12 Chemistry
- Year 10 Literature
- Health Sciences
- Anatomy
- Physiology
- Biochemistry
- Research and lab reports
- Assignment Writing and EndNote
- Medical Interviews (unable to assist Deakin applicants due to conflict of interest)
- Philosophy and Ethics

Lesson Structure: I like to take a problem based approach to learning a concept. I usually work through a topic with a student on a whiteboard, and constantly ask questions to prompt thinking while tutoring. I am also a fan of using online mediums like Kahoot or Anki to reinforce concepts. This keeps the students engaged and helps aid retention. I also make worksheets (with time for preparation on the desired topics) and help students find a way to break down the information easily.

I have 6 years of experience with teaching children and adolescents in swimming in Geelong, and have also previously worked as a nanny for a local family. I have a keen interest in paediatrics and general medicine, and am passionate about medicine and medical sciences. I pride myself on my ability to interact and engage with students. I also have a current Working with Children's Check and Police Check.

Availability: I am available to tutor after 5:00pm most days, and available on weekends.

Best Contact method: by email or text message

Meeting place: Happy to travel to school library, public library, or student's home. Can run a session at my home in central Geelong if needed. I am also available to do a Skype session if necessary!



I have previously tutored a number of students in VCE and IB Biology, Chemistry, and Literature.


I am a final year student in the Doctor of Medicine program at Deakin University. I have consistently performed strongly in this degree, and sit in the top bracket of the cohort as of exams in 2019, .
I have previously completed a Bachelor of Biomedical Science, with a year of Honours by research included, with a final GPA of 6.95/7.00. I majored in Infectious Disease and Immunity. My honours project was on the biochemistry of cell remodelling by a malaria parasite, which was undertaken at the School of Medicine at Deakin University.
For high school I completed an IB diploma at Kardinia International College, and achieved an ATAR of 98.80 (IB Raw score of 42/45).
I have previously worked as a swimming instructor for 6 years, so I am highly capable of working with children and communicating concepts. I also am heavily involved with the paediatric health club within the School of Medicine, and am running the program as president for 2020.


$50/hour for private, or $35 per person per hour for groups of 2 or more. For distances greater than 10km from Geelong CBD, a travel fee of $10 applies.




Joined Tutor Finder on 23-Dec-2019 (updated profile on 24-Jun-2020)
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  • Online Tutoring
  • Phone Help
  • Tutor's Place in Geelong
  • Home Visits within 37 kms
  • Private & Group Tuition


Anatomy (Secondary)
Biochemistry (Secondary)
Biology (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
Chemistry (Secondary)
Human Biology (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
Microbiology (Secondary)
Physiology (Tertiary)

Social Science

Psychology (Secondary)


GAMSAT (Tertiary)
Health Studies (Secondary, Tertiary)
Medical Interviews (Tertiary)
Medicine (Tertiary)
Nutrition (Secondary)
Physical Education (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)


Doctor of Medicine (General)
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