Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 01032F

The Doctor of Medicine (MD) course at the School of Medicine, Fremantle is a 4-year postgraduate course open to students from a wide range of undergraduate degrees; the course prepares graduates to become medical interns in hospitals in Australia and New Zealand. The aim of the course is to produce doctors who are excellent clinicians and able to practice in a variety of clinical settings. The graduates will be committed to life-long learning through reflective practice, engage in research and demonstrate highly developed clinical skills and judgment in the context of evidence based practice. Ethical issues in professional life underpin the MD program as well as the principles of patient-centred care and professional medical practice. . Health and illness across a range of populations will be explored throughout the program with an aim to address disparities in health and health care delivery.

Structure

800 units of credit

Subjects

  • Medicine

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree (from a TEQSA-accredited institution) completed within the last 10 years, or other eligible study as published in the GEMSAS Guide
  • Applicants are ranked for interview on the basis of GPA, GAMSAT Score and Portfolio. Interviewees are ranked for place offers on a combination of GPA, GAMSAT, Portfolio and Interview scores
  • Detailed entry requirements for the Doctor of Medicine program are published each year in the GEMSAS Guide. Applicants are advised to visit www.gemsas.edu.au in April of the application year for the requirements particular to that year

Recognition

Australian Medical Association (AMA)

Study pathways

No deferrals or transfer available.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Fremantle
  • ATAR: The admission requirements at Notre Dame are based on a selection rank which includes your academic results, unique experiences, interests and contributions to the society.
No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Sydney
  • ATAR: The admission requirements at Notre Dame are based on a selection rank which includes your academic results, unique experiences, interests and contributions to the society.
No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Further information

The School of Medicine Fremantle provides an alternative entry pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to study medicine.

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