Guide to Entry Requirements for Australian Medical Schools 2021

This table is intended to give you an overview of the entry requirements for domestic students to study medicine in Australia. More detailed information about interview processes is available here and on university websites. Insight Medical Consulting offers individualised guidance to help medical students choose the best specialty option for them.

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UNIVERSITY

 

COURSE TYPE

 

ATAR CUT-OFF / MINIMUM GPA

 

UCAT* / GAMSAT

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION PROCESS

NSW

 

University of New South Wales

 

Undergraduate

ATAR 96.00 OP3

IB 37

 

UCAT

  • UAC application
  • UNSW Medicine Application
  • Interview

 

University of Newcastle / University of New England

 

Undergraduate

 

ATAR 94.30

ATAR 91.40 (rural applicants)

 

UCAT

  • UAC application
  • Joint Medical Program online application
  • Interview with Personal Qualities Assessment and Multiple Skills Assessment

 

Western Sydney University

 

Undergraduate

ATAR 95.50 or IB 38

ATAR 93.50 or IB 36 (GWS or rural applicants)

 

UCAT

  • UAC application
  • UWS MBBS Registration form
  • MMI interview

 

University of Sydney

Undergraduate (Provisional Entry Program) **

 

ATAR 99.95

 

N/A

  • UAC application
  • Selection process includes written assessment and panel discussion

 

University of Sydney

 

Postgraduate

 

GPA 5.0

GPA 4.5 (rural applicants)

 

GAMSAT (minimum overall score of 50 with minimum score of 50 in each section)

  •  QAS application through UAC
  • USYD Doctor of Medicine application
  • MMI interview

 

 

UNIVERSITY

 

COURSE TYPE

 

ATAR CUT-OFF / Minimum GPA

 

UCAT* / GAMSAT

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION PROCESS

 

University of Wollongong

 

Postgraduate

 

GPA 5.0

 

GAMSAT (minimum overall score of 50 with minimum score of 50 in each section)

  • GEMSAS application with admissions portfolio
  • CASPer test
  • MMI interview

 

University of Notre Dame

 

Postgraduate

 

GPA 5.2

 

GAMSAT (average score 50 or above)

  • GEMSAS application with admissions portfolio
  • MMI interview

 

Macquarie University

 

Postgraduate

 

GPA 5.0

 

GAMSAT (minimum overall score of 50 with minimum score of 50 in each section)

  • GEMSAS application with personal statement
  • MMI interview

QLD

 

James Cook University

 

Undergraduate

 

N/A

 

N/A

  • QTAC application
  • Application form to JCU
  • Interview

 

Bond University

 

Undergraduate

ATAR 96.00 OP1-3 IB 38

 

N/A

  • QTAC application
  • Psychometric test
  • MMI interview

 

 

UNIVERSITY

 

COURSE TYPE

 

ATAR CUT-OFF / Minimum GPA

 

UCAT* / GAMSAT

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION PROCESS

 

Bond University

 

Postgraduate

 

GPA 6.0

 

GAMSAT (if entering Year 2 of BMedSt from specified Bond University programs)

  • QTAC application
  • Psychometric test
  • MMI interview

 

Griffith University

 

Undergraduate (Provisional Entry Program)*

 

ATAR 99.00 OP1

 

N/A

  • QTAC application

 

Griffith University

 

Postgraduate

 

GPA 5.0

 

GAMSAT (minimum score of 50 in each section)

  • GEMSAS application
  • Interview

 

University of Queensland

 

Undergraduate (Provisional Entry Program)*

 

ATAR 99.0 OP1

 

UCAT

  • QTAC application

 

University of Queensland

 

Postgraduate

 

GPA 5.0

 

GAMSAT (minimum score of 50 in each section)

 

  • GEMSAS application

 

 

UNIVERSITY

 

COURSE TYPE

 

ATAR CUT-OFF / Minimum GPA

 

UCAT* / GAMSAT

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION PROCESS

VIC

 

Monash University

 

Undergraduate

 

ATAR 90.00

 

UCAT

  • VTAC application
  • MMI interview

 

Monash University

 

Postgraduate (Only applicants with specified Monash University degree)

 

N/A

 

N/A

  • Direct application to university
  • MMI interview
  • Situational Judgment Test

 

University of Melbourne

 

Undergraduate (Provisional Entry Program)*

 

ATAR 99.90

 

N/A

  • Direct application to university
  • MMI interview

 

University of Melbourne

 

Postgraduate

 

GPA 5.0

 

GAMSAT (minimum score of 50 in each section)

  • GEMSAS application
  • MMI interview

 

Deakin University

 

Postgraduate

 

GPA 5.0

 

GAMSAT (minimum overall score of 50 with minimum score of 50 in each section)

  • GEMSAS application
  • MMI interview

 

 

UNIVERSITY

 

COURSE TYPE

 

ATAR CUT-OFF / Minimum GPA

 

UCAT* / GAMSAT

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION PROCESS

ACT

 

Australian National University

 

Postgraduate

 

GPA 5.6

 

GAMSAT (minimum overall score of 55 with minimum score of 50 in each section)

  • GEMSAS application
  • Interview

SA

 

University of Adelaide

 

Undergraduate

ATAR 90.00

IB 33

 

UCAT

  • SATAC application
  • Interview

 

Flinders University

 

Undergraduate

 

ATAR 95.00

 

UCAT

  • SATAC application
  • Interview

 

Flinders University

 

Postgraduate

 

No minimum GPA

 

GAMSAT 

  • Direct application to university
  • Interview

WA

 

Curtin University

 

Undergraduate

 

ATAR 95.00

 

UCAT

  • TISC application
  • Interview

 

 

UNIVERSITY

 

COURSE TYPE

 

ATAR CUT-OFF / Minimum GPA

 

UCAT* / GAMSAT

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION PROCESS

 

University of Western Australia

 

Undergraduate (Provisional Entry Program)*

 

ATAR 99.00

 

UCAT

  • TISC application
  • Interview

 

University of Western Australia

 

Postgraduate

 

GPA 5.5

 

GAMSAT (minimum score of 50 in each section)

  • GEMSAS application
  • Interview

 

University of Notre Dame

 

Postgraduate

 

GPA 5.0

 

GAMSAT (average score 50 or above)

  • GEMSAS application with admissions portfolio
  • MMI interview

TAS

 

University of Tasmania

Undergraduate

ATAR 95.00

UCAT

  • UTAS application

NT

Although there are no medicine courses offered in NT universities, Flinders University (SA) and James Cook University (QLD) offer the Northern Territory Medical Program, which allows students to undergo their entire medical training in the NT.

 

*For entry to undergraduate programs from 2020, UMAT will be replaced by UCAT. Details of requirements for individual courses will be confirmed later in 2019

**Provisional Entry Programs require applicants to complete an undergraduate degree at the university and meet certain selection criteria in order to progress directly into the graduate medicine program.

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