Coursework

Doctor of Medicine

  • CRICOS code: 071304G

What will I study?

Overview

The Doctor of Medicine (MD) is a four year full-time course comprising:

  • One year of integrated bioscience and clinical learning featuring an innovative case-based teaching approach
  • Two core clinical training years which facilitate learning with patients in a wide range of settings
  • Discovery subjects which provide students flexibility to explore areas of particular interest
  • The option to complete an immersive research experience in an area of interest
  • A capstone semester in which you will "rehearse" the skills required for effective and safe clinical practice
  • An annual medical conference which will provide opportunities to interact with leaders in research, policy and clinical healthcare.

Clinical electives

You will also have the option of undertaking a clinical elective of least one week duration during any non-teaching period.

Discovery subjects

Discovery will enable you to look deeper into an area aligned with the core curriculum that has piqued your curiosity.

  • In year 1 of discovery, you’ll lay the foundation of knowledge and understanding (Discovery 1 - Foundation)
  • In year 2, you’ll be applying your learning to the clinical setting (Discovery 2 - Application)
  • In year 3, you’ll be integrating multiple concepts into your practice of medicine (Discovery 3 - Integration)
  • In year 4, your discovery subject culminates in using what you’ve learned to create something new (Discovery 4 - Creation)

Redesigned Course Structure (launched in 2022)

Redesigned MD Course structure

Find out more about MD Discovery here.

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