UNSW's Medicine degree (Bachelor of Medical Studies/Doctor of Medicine) is a six-year combined undergraduate/postgraduate program. The next available intake is February 2025. 

Admission to our Medicine program is based on Academic results (such as accepted secondary school qualifications and/or recognised tertiary studies), results from either the International Student Admissions Test (ISAT) or UCAT ANZ and an interview. Applicants who choose to sit both admissions tests will be assessed on the higher of the two. Interviews are offered on a rolling basis once applications have been assessed and are held via Zoom, telephone or in-person.  

You will be assessed differently depending on how much tertiary study you have completed:

  1. If you have completed less than 0.75 FTE (full time equivalent) of tertiary study at the end of the year in which you apply, you will be assessed only on your secondary school results.
  2. If you have completed an equivalent of 0.75 FTE (full time equivalent) or more of tertiary study in a single incomplete degree, you will be assessed for admission to Medicine on either your tertiary study results OR your secondary school results (ATAR or equivalent). To be eligible for consideration, you must have met a minimum of a 96 ATAR (or equivalent) in your secondary school studies and your tertiary studies must reach a WAM of 70 (or equivalent). Once an applicant has met the minimum requirement, the “best of” algorithm will apply and the qualification with a higher selection rank will be used as a final selection rank for admission.
  3. If you have completed a tertiary degree before the end of the year in which you apply, only the tertiary qualification will be considered for admission to the Medicine program. Your tertiary studies must reach a minimum WAM/GPA equivalent of a 96.00 ATAR. As you have completed a tertiary degree, we will no longer consider your secondary qualification, i.e. a minimum 96.00 ATAR (or equivalent) is not applicable.
If you haven't completed at least one year of full-time equivalent university study by the end of the year preceding your potential start, you will be assessed on your final secondary school qualification only. 

Please note that due to the requirements of the Medical Board of Australia, no credit can be awarded for courses already completed with the exception of up to 2 General Education courses.

To be considered for an offer, you are required to submit an application through the Apply Online portal. Further information regarding our application process can be found here. Applications for the 2024 intake are closed. Applications for 2025 opened on April 3rd 2024. You are welcome to submit your application without having all your documents; you can upload these at a later date.