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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.

      Scholarships

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

      Find a scholarship that's right for you

      Other guarantees available

      DegreeFULL-FEE GUARANTEED ENTRY SCHEME
      Doctor of MedicineApplicants from the University of Melbourne's guaranteed entry pathway (who achieved an ATAR of 99.0 or above
      and then completed an undergraduate degree at Melbourne immediately after Year 12) are guaranteed a full-fee paying place
      in the MD, provided they successfully maintain a weighted average mark (WAM) of 75 per cent in their undergraduate degree,
      successfully complete the MMI and pass the prerequisite subjects on their first attempt.