Medical Program* entry assessment table

Applicants for the Bachelor of Medical Studies will be assessed for academic merit on the criteria outlined in the following table.  The qualification/s used for assessment must have been undertaken within nine years immediately preceding the close of applications for the relevant application period.

Important note on Full Time Equivalent Study (FTE): Applicants are required to contact their home institution to determine the amount of FTE that will be completed (and for which documented evidence can be provided) by the time applications close for the relevant application period.

Highest Completed QualificationFurther Incomplete StudiesBasis of Academic Assessment
Year 12 or equivalent
Plus:
No further studiesYear 12 results.
You must apply as an undergraduate applicant.
Undergraduate program (completed less than 1 year full-time equivalent)Year 12 results only.
You must apply as an undergraduate applicant.
Undergraduate program (completed 1 year but less than 1.5 years full-time equivalent)Combination (50% / 50%) of Year 12 results and GPA for incomplete undergraduate program.
You must apply as an undergraduate applicant.
Undergraduate program (completed greater than or equal to 1.5 years full-time equivalent)GPA for incomplete undergraduate program only.
You must apply as an undergraduate applicant.
More than one incomplete undergraduate programCompleted a sum of less than 1 year full-time equivalent. The basis of assessment will be Year 12 results.
Completed a sum of more than 1 year but less than 1.5 years full-time equivalent. The basis of assessment will be a combination (50% / 50%) of Year 12 results and GPA for incomplete undergraduate programs.
Completed a sum of greater than or equal to 1.5 years full-time equivalent. The basis of assessment will be the GPA for the incomplete undergraduate programs.
You must apply as an undergraduate applicant.
High school or incomplete tertiary qualifications (completed greater than 9 years immediately preceding the close of applications) are ineligible.
You need to undertake the following:
Complete greater than or equal to 1.5 years full-time equivalent study in a recognised undergraduate program.
You must apply as an undergraduate applicant.
Undergraduate program
Plus:
No further studiesGPA for completed undergraduate program.
You must apply as a graduate applicant.
Incomplete undergraduate programGPA based on all subject results from completed and incomplete undergraduate programs.
You must apply as a graduate applicant.
Incomplete graduate diploma or master’s coursework program (completed less than 1 year full time equivalent)GPA for completed undergraduate program.
You must apply as a graduate applicant.
Graduate diploma or master’s coursework program (completed 1 year or greater full time equivalent)GPA for incomplete graduate diploma or master’s coursework program only.
You must apply as a graduate applicant.
Graduate diploma or master’s coursework program (completed 1 year or greater full-time equivalent)
Plus:
No further studiesGPA for the completed graduate diploma or master’s coursework program only.
You must apply as a graduate applicant.
Incomplete undergraduate programGPA based on all subject results from completed graduate diploma or master’s coursework program and incomplete undergraduate program.
You must apply as a graduate applicant.
Incomplete graduate diploma or master’s coursework program (completed less than 1 year full time equivalent)GPA for the completed graduate diploma or master’s coursework program only.
You must apply as a graduate applicant.
Incomplete graduate diploma or master’s coursework program (completed 1 year or greater full time equivalent)GPA for incomplete graduate diploma or master’s coursework program only.
You must apply as a graduate applicant.
More than one completed undergraduate program or graduate diploma or master’s coursework program (completed 1 year or greater full-time equivalent)GPA from latest completed undergraduate program or graduate diploma or master’s coursework program.
You must apply as a graduate applicant.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD);
Master by Research program (where 2/3 or greater is research/thesis); or
Honours by Research program (where 2/3 or greater is research/thesis).
Research programs ineligible.
GPA for completed highest coursework-based qualification only.
Undergraduate or graduate diploma or master’s qualifications (completed greater than 9 years immediately preceding the close of applications) are ineligible.
You need to complete one of the following:
Complete an undergraduate program; or
Complete minimum of 1 year full time equivalent in a graduate diploma or master’s coursework program.
You must apply as a graduate applicant.
* The Medical Program is comprised of two sequential degrees – the Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMedSt) and the Doctor of Medicine (MD). All students selected for entry into the Medical Program^ will have to complete both the BMedSt and MD to be eligible for registration as a medical practitioner in any state or territory in Australia or New Zealand. Both degrees are awarded at the completion of Year 5.