Entry requirements for medicine or dentistry (Australian domestic students)

What marks do I need to get in to medicine or dentistry? I am an Australian domestic student.

STANDARD ENTRY

Doctor of Medicine (MD)
1. Study any of our five bachelor's degrees with your choice of major(s). Admission requirements: a minimum ATAR of 80 or equivalent [The Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) requires a minimum ATAR of 98] in addition to the University's requirement for English language competence and any prerequisites for your intended majors.

2. Completion of an undergraduate bachelor's degree with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.5 (a Grade Point Average of 5.5 is roughly equivalent to a course weighted average mark of approximately 70 per cent)

3. Minimum GAMSAT score of 50 overall and 50 in each section

4. Structured interview

Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD)
1. Study any of our five bachelor's degrees with your choice of major(s). Admission requirements: a minimum ATAR of 80 or equivalent [The Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) requires a minimum ATAR of 98] in addition to the University's requirement for English language competence and any prerequisites for your intended majors.

2. Completion of an undergraduate bachelor's degree with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.5 (a Grade Point Average of 5.5 is roughly equivalent to a course weighted average mark of approximately 70 per cent)

3. Minimum GAMSAT score of 50 overall and 50 in each section

4. Structured interview

5. Manual dexterity and spatial awareness admission tests

DIRECT PATHWAYS

A number of places in the MD and the DMD will be reserved for well-qualified Year 12 applicants (including students eligible for the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences' Choose Medicine, Choose Dentistry Rural and Metropolitan pathways). Selection will be based on:

  • UMAT
  • Academic performance (ATAR) and
  • A structured interview
  • Dentistry applicants will also need to satisfy tests of manual dexterity and spatial awareness

For further information, see the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences website and the Future Students website.

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