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ATAR and Medicine

Apart from your ATAR / OP, entry requirements for undergraduate medicine may also include a UCAT score, an interview, and a written application. Some universities also have different entry requirements for Indigenous students and students from a rural background. For the most up-to-date information, it is advisable to consult the individual university websites. 

Last updated: July 2020 

University

Title of Qualification

 ATAR

UCAT

MMI/ Interview

Prerequisite Subjects

Direct Path

Bond University

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Bachelor of Medical Studies and Doctor of Medicine

96+

No - but all applicants must complete Bond psychometric test.

Yes - Candidates will be assessed via an MMI interview assessment criteria.

Advanced English plus one of Chemistry, Maths Methods or Physics

* Please always check the official university page for any updates. 

Yes - double degree

Curtin University

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  • Bachelor of Med. and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy

Medicine: 95

Oral Health: 83

Yes: for medicine only.

Y - Med candidates will be assessed via an MMI interview assessment criteria. (Medicine only)

Med: Chemistry ATAR

* Please always check the official university page for any updates. 

Yes

Flinders University

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Bachelor of Clinical Science and Doctor of Medicine

95

Yes

 Not specified

None Specified

* Please always check the official university page for any updates. 

Yes - double degree

Charles Sturt University

Dentistry at CSU...

Medicine at CSU...

  • Doctor of Medicine (joint program with WSU)
  • Bachelor of Dental Science
  • Bachelor of Oral Health

Medicine: 95.5

Dentistry: 90+

Oral Health: 70+

Yes: for medicine and dentistry only. Yes -  Candidates will be assessed via an MMI interview assessment criteria. (Med. & Dent. only)

Med. & Dent.: English, Math + plus one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics

* Please always check the official university page for any updates. 

Yes

James Cook University

Medicine at JCU...

Dentistry at JCU...

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Bachelor of dental surgery 

93+

No - requires a very well written application form.  

Yes - Intensive panel interview assessment criteria

English, Math B and Chemistry

* Please always check the official university page for any updates. 

Yes

La Trobe University

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  • Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Oral Health Science

Dentistry: 99

Oral Health: 85.95

Yes: For dentistry only.

Not specified

Dentistry: English, Chemistry & Biology

* Please always check the official university page for any updates. 

Yes

Monash University

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Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine (MD)

90 (more realistically 95+)

Yes

Yes -  Candidates will be assessed via an MMI interview assessment criteria.

English, Chemistry. Biology is highly recommended.

* Please always check the official university page for any updates. 

Yes - double degree

NT Medical Program: Charles Darwin & Flinders University Medical Program

More info...

2 Years of Bachelor of Clinical Science at CDU followed by 4 years of Doctor of Medicine through Flinders University NT. Limited places available and limited to NT and indigenous applicants only

90

Yes

Not specified 

None Specified

* Please always check the official university page for any updates. 

Yes - double degree

Sydney University

Medicine at USYD...

Oral Health at USYD...

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science & Doctor of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Oral Health 

Medicine: 99.95

Oral Health: 83 

 No

Yes: Oral Health applicants will be assessed via MMI interview criteria. 

For medicine, applicants must undergo a panel discussion.

Band 4 in Math

* Please always check the official university page for any updates. 

Med: double degree. 

Oral Health: direct

University of Adelaide

Medicine at AU...

Dentistry at AU...

Oral Health at AU...

  • Bachelor of Medical Studies / Doctor of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • Bachelor of Oral Health 

Medicine: 90 (realistically 95+)

Dentistry: 90 (realistically 93+)

Oral Health: 70

Yes

Yes - Two 15 minute session with five minutes in between. Two interviewers per session.

No interview for Oral Health

One of Biology, Chemistry or Maths Methods

For dentistry two science subjects are required.

Yes

USC Griffith 

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Bachelor of Medical Science at USC & Doctor of Medicine Griff

99.95

 No Not specified 

None Specified

* Please always check the official university page for any updates. 

Yes - Conditional

UNE & UON JMP

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Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine

94.3

Yes + Personal Qualities Assessment onsite computer test

Yes - Candidates will be assessed via an MMI interview assessment criteria.

None Specified

* Please always check the official university page for any updates. 

Yes

UNSW

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Bachelor of Medical Studies and Doctor of Medicine

96.2

Yes

Yes - Intensive panel interview assessment criteria

None Specified

* Please always check the official university page for any updates. 

Yes

University of Queensland

Med. at UQ page...

Dent. at UQ page...

  • Doctor of Medicine – provisional entry path
  • Dental Science (Hon.)

Med. & Dent: 99

Yes

Yes -  Medicine pathway candidates will be assessed via an MMI interview assessment criteria.

English & Chemistry (Biology also recommended)

* Please always check the official university page for any updates. 

Medicine: provisional

Dentistry: direct

University of Tasmania

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Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery

95

Yes

 Not specified 

English, chemistry

* Please always check the official university page for any updates. 

Yes - double degree

Western Sydney University

Visit WSU page...

Doctor of Medicine (Joint program with CSU)

General: 95.5

GWS: 93.5

Yes

Yes - Candidates will be assessed via an MMI interview assessment criteria.

None specified

* Please always check the official university page for any updates. 

Yes

University of Western Australia

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  • Doctor of Medicine – direct pathway
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine 

General: 99

Rural & BDY: 96

Yes

Yes - Candidates will be assessed via an MMI interview assessment criteria.

Recommended: Chemistry, Biology, Math, physics

* Please always check the official university page for any updates. 

Yes

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