Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree available at Curtin Medical School is a five-year undergraduate course. The overall aim of the Curtin Medical School is to graduate doctors who are competent and ready to practice safely and effectively, with care and compassion for patients and their families. Curtin Medical School graduates will have a strong foundation for further medical training and lifelong learning. Throughout the course, students will develop: an understanding of medical and scientific knowledge; communication and clinical skills; skills as a health advocate; an awareness of ethical and professional responsibilities to patients; and strategies to cope with the challenges of medicine. Graduates of the course will be well prepared to begin an internship and pursue further medical training in specialty fields.
Standard entry requirements
Please refer to http://study.curtin.edu.au for further information on entry to this course.
This course is accredited by the Australian Medical Council (AMC). Curtin will work with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency to ensure all student registrations are completed with the Medical Board of Australia after enrolment. After graduation and before being admitted to full registration as a medical practitioner in Australia, graduates receive provisional registration. Graduates will enter the workforce as an intern and must serve at least 12 months in an approved hospital.
Students who have successfully completed common or shared units in the first year of another health sciences course at Curtin University and have been successful in their application to the medical course may be granted credit transfer for those units.
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