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Doctor of Medicine

    • CRICOS Code: 071304G

    Where will this take me?

    Overview

    International recognition from a world-class, contemporary medical school awaits those who immerse themselves in this highly sought-after course. Designed specifically for future leaders, the Doctor of Medicine will guide you through your formative years of practice to a range of strong career pathways post-graduation.

    Opportunities

    Doctor of Medicine graduates lead by being different.

    As a graduate of the Doctor of Medicine program, you will have access to many clinical and research-based opportunities, both locally and internationally. Graduates from the Doctor of Medicine degree are highly sought after in a variety of clinical, research and health leadership fields.

    Based at the heart of Melbourne’s medical precinct, University of Melbourne students are ideally placed to take advantage of close relationships with top tier hospitals through the ‘clinical schools’ model. With access to the resources of multiple major institutions – including the Royal Melbourne, St Vincent’s and Austin Hospital, as well as strongly community-connected hospitals in northern and western Melbourne and rural Victoria – graduates have many opportunities to access exemplary resources and internship opportunities upon graduation.

    As a student of the Doctor of Medicine program, you also have the opportunity to join Australia’s rural workforce. Through rural practice, you’ll see first-hand the effects of your service as a medical professional upon the local community.

    As a member of the Doctor of Medicine cohort, you may be presented with the opportunity to complete a semester overseas. Many previous students have completed terms at some of the best schools in the world.

    Other overseas opportunities include a four-week international elective focused on a clinical specialty of your choosing.

    An internationally recognised qualification

    Graduates of the Doctor of Medicine at the University of Melbourne leave with an internationally recognised qualification, ensuring quick acceptance to practice in many other countries. Those graduates who choose to practice in countries requiring extra accreditation often report excellent pass rates.

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