Graduate degree pathway

How to become a doctor

      Entry requirements

      Standard entry

      1. Undergraduate degree

      First you must meet the entry requirements for your undergraduate degree.

      2. Graduate degree

      The Doctor of Medicine also has specific prerequisite and grade entry requirements to be considered for entry, including completion of an undergraduate degree in science or biomedicine with prerequisite subjects in anatomy, biochemistry and physiology at a second year level.

      Applicants applying for standard entry must also complete the Graduate Australian Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT) and a Multi Mini Interview.

      Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholars

      Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholars are guaranteed a place into the graduate degree of their choice following successful completion of their undergraduate degree.


      The University offers a range of scholarships at both undergraduate and graduate level.

      Find a scholarship that's right for you

      Other guarantees available

      DegreeGuaranteed Entry Requirements
      Doctor of MedicineApplicants who receive an ATAR (or notional ATAR) between 99.00 and 99.85 in Year 12 and commence and complete an undergraduate course at the University of Melbourne with a weighted average mark of 75% or higher are guaranteed an Australian fee place (for domestic students) or international fee place. All students who commence their undergraduate degree at Melbourne after the 2016 intake will be required to pass on the first attempt any subject course pre-requisites taken at The University of Melbourne. Students who fail to achieve this, will not be guaranteed entry to the course. Applicants eligible for guaranteed entry do not need to complete the Graduate Australian Medical School Admission Test (GAMSAT).