Coursework

Doctor of Medicine

  • CRICOS code: 071304G
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Overview

MD Standard Pathway – Domestic

Domestic* applicants applying via the Standard Pathway are required to:

* Domestic applicants are Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or New Zealand citizens. New Zealand permanent residents are not domestic applicants and must apply as an International applicant

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Read the GEMSAS Admissions Guide

Applications for 2023 intake have now closed

Guaranteed Entry Pathway – Domestic

Eligible domestic applicants applying via the Guaranteed Entry Pathway are required to:

  • Submit their applications via the University of Melbourne Course Application Portal by the deadline; and
  • Attend a Multi-Mini Interview provided they have applied via the University of Melbourne Course Application Portal by the deadline. Satisfactory performance at a multi-mini interview is required to demonstrate adequate communication skills. Students who fail to achieve this will not be eligible for guaranteed entry into the course.

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Applications for 2023 intake have now closed

MD Rural Pathway – Domestic

Applicants applying via the MD Rural Pathway are required to:

  • Submit their course application via the University of Melbourne Course Application Portal (select course code: MC-DMED - Parkville campus) by the deadline; and
    Note: as there is no separate course code for the MD program offered to rural pathway students, candidates who apply through this pathway need to select the Parkville course code in their application
  • Upload documentation supporting their rural residency and/or origin to the online application. Applicants will need to demonstrate they have resided for 5 years consecutively or 10 years cumulatively in a rural area as defined by the Department of Health. Refer to the Modified Monash Model 2019 to check your eligibility ; and
    Note: students graduating from La Trobe’s Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Medical) degree are not required to upload further documentation in support of their rural residency and/or origins
  • If selected, provide a personal statement regarding their connection with their rural or regional community and attend a Multi-Mini Interview. Satisfactory performance at the interview is required to demonstrate adequate communication skills If selected for an interview

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View our FAQ’s on the MD Rural Pathway

Applications for 2023 intake have now closed

MD Indigenous Pathway – Domestic

Applicants applying via the MD Indigenous Pathway are required to:

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Get in touch with the MDHS Indigenous Support Officer

Applications for 2023 intake have now closed

Transferring into the Melbourne MD

It is not possible to transfer into the University of Melbourne's Doctor of Medicine program, from any course. Nor is it possible to gain credit (advanced standing) for studies undertaken previously. All applicants must apply through the standard application process, as outlined above.

Further information

For further details and important information about selection and the application process, ensure that you also view the 5-part series of admissions videos, How to apply: MD, DDS & OD 2023 - (1) Pathways, eligibility, how to apply & our equity scheme, (2) Grade Point Average, Weighted Average Mark & aptitude tests, (3) Multi Mini Interview, (4) Selection, and (5) Fee types, HELP loans, scholarships & quotas.

NOTE ON COVID-19: This information is to be considered as a guide only. Potential changes may occur due to the impact from COVID-19. All applicants are advised to regularly check for updates and changes with GEMSAS and UoM. The information on this page will be updated if/when any changes occur.

Before you apply

  1. Fulfil the selection criteria for the MD course
  2. Sit the GAMSAT*
  3. Apply for entry into the MD course: Please submit your applications via Graduate Entry Medical Schools Application System (GEMSAS) and ensure that you have carefully read the GEMSAS Medicine/Dentistry Admissions Guide prior to submission
  4. Perform a Multiple Mini Interview: Ordinarily Domestic applicants residing in Australia must be available to attend an interview in Melbourne in late September. In 2022, all interviews may be delivered via an online platform (TBC)
  5. Offers are made (conditional and non-conditional): Final results to be submitted. Offer conditions to be met
  6. Note: Domestic applicants are Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or New Zealand citizens. New Zealand permanent residents are not domestic applicants and must apply as an International applicant
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