Doctor of Medicine

Deakin University

Enjoy extensive clinical training in health services, with an emphasis on rural and regional medicine. The Doctor of Medicine is a graduate entry program for students wishing to qualify as medical practitioners. Learn about anatomy, physiology, and pathology, plus clinical procedural skills, public health issues, and managing chronic diseases. During the clinical placement component of this course, all students will complete at least four weeks of a dedicated rural attachment (to comply with Commonwealth Department of Health requirements).

Course Fee:

Australian: $262,984
International: $296,224

Entry Requirements:

A Bachelor qualification completed no more than 10 years before the course commencement date, with a final GPA (weighted) of 5.0 or greater, as calculated by the GEMSAS, and a minimum score of 50 in each of the three sections of the Graduate Australian Medical Schools Admission Test (GAMSAT), and an overall score of 50 or greater. The score on the GAMSAT must have been obtained no more than two years before the course commencement date.

Structure:

32 credit points. All units are core units (these are compulsory).

Subjects you can Study:

Medicine 1A; Medicine 1B; Medicine 2A; Medicine 2B; Medicine 3A; Medicine 3B; plus more

Further information:

For other information please contact Health enquiries at health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

Recognition:

This course is accredited with the Australian Medical Council (AMC). Graduates who satisfactorily complete pre-registration training will qualify as Registered Medical Practitioners in Australia and New Zealand.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Related Careers:

Medical Practitioner,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Waurn Ponds No info No Full time 4 years

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

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Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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