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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 rural backgrounds. For the most up-to-date information, it is advisable to consult the individual university websites. 

Last updated: Aug 2022 

University

Title of Qualification

 ATAR

UCAT

Interview

Prerequisite Subjects

Direct Path

Auckland University 

Visit Bond page...
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery  See the university page for details  Yes: for medicine and dentistry Yes - selected candidates will be assessed via MMI interview format

Chemistry and Biology are strongly recommended.

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

Yes - 6 Years full time 

Bond University

Visit Bond page...

Bachelor of Medical Studies and Doctor of Medicine MD

96+

No - but all applicants must complete the Bond psychometric test for interview selection.

Yes - selected via MMI interview assessment criteria.

English (any level)

Chemistry is highly recommended

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

Yes - double degree

4 years and 8 months

Central Queensland University

Visit CQU page...

Bachelor of Medical Science (CQU) + Doctor of Medicine by (UQ) 

Bachelor of Dental Science

95+ (Lower for rural) Yes: for medicine and dentistry Yes - for medicine, selected via MMI interview assessment criteria.

Med: Yr 12 Engish and one of Biology, Chem. or Physics

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

Yes - double degree

7 years for medicine

Charles Darwin University

Visit CU page...

Bachelor of Clinical Science & Doctor of Medicine

Doctor of Med. Postgraduate

90+

85+ for First Nations

Yes: For undergraduate medicine 

No - For Undergraduate

Yes - For postgraduate 

None

Mathematics and Chemistry recommended

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

Yes - 6 years 

or 4 years postgrad.

Curtin University

Visit CU page...

Bachelor of Med. and Bachelor of Surgery

Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy

Medicine: 95+

Oral Health: 83+

Yes: for medicine only.

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

Med: Chemistry ATAR 

Mathematics is recommended

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

Yes

Griffith University

Visit Grif. Uni. page...

Bachelor of Medicine Science & Doctor of Medicine

Bachelor of Dental Health Science

Medicine: direct entry ATAR 99.85+

Dentistry: 99+

Yes: for dentistry only.

Not for undergraduate medicine applicants. 

Yes: for dentistry. MMI format 

Medicine: Yr 12 English

Dentistry: Yr 12 English and Chemistry

Yes

Flinders University

Visit Flin page...

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

6 Years

Charles Sturt University

Dentistry at CSU...

Medicine at CSU...

Doctor of Medicine (joint program with WSU)

Bachelor of Dental Science

Medicine: 91.5 (rural) 95.5 for non-rural 

Dentistry: 90+

Yes: for medicine and dentistry Yes - Candidates will be assessed via MMI interview for medicine and a panel interview for dentistry 

None Specified

* 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 

Highest 99.9

Median 98.55

Lowest 87.5

No - requires a very well-written application form.  

Yes - Intensive panel interview assessment criteria

English C, Maths Methods C, and Chemistry

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

Yes

6 Years

La Trobe University

Visit La Trobe page...

Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours)

Bachelor of Oral Health Science

Dentistry: 99.05+

Oral Health: 85+

Yes: For dentistry only.

No interview for dentistry.

Dentistry: English, Chemistry & Biology

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

Yes

Monash University

Visit MONU page...

Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine (MD)

90+ 

Realistically 95.5+

Yes

Yes - Candidates will be assessed via 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

University of Sydney 

Medicine at USYD...

Bachelor of Arts or Science & Doctor of Medicine

Doctor of Dental Medicine

Medicine: 99.95

Dentistry: 99.6

 No

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

For medicine & Dentistry, applicants must undergo a panel discussion

Band 4 in Math

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

Med & Dent. : 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 96+)

Dentistry: 90 (realistically 94+)

Oral Health: 70

Yes

Yes - 6 STN MMI Interview for medicine and dentistry 

No interview for Oral Health

One of Biology, Chemistry or Maths Methods

For dentistry two of Chem. Bio. Physics & Maths Methods

Yes

USC Griffith 

Visit USC page...

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 & NEWCASTLE UNI. JMP.

Visit JMP page...

Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine

94.3 general

91.4 rural 

Yes + PQA Personal Qualities Assessment onsite computer test

Yes - Candidates will be assessed via MSA interview assessment criteria.

None Specified

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

Yes

Also offers non-standard paths.

UNSW

Visit UNSW page...

Bachelor of Medical Studies / Doctor of Medicine

97.2 general

91.65 rural

Yes

Yes - Timed panel interview assessment criteria

Assumed knowledge of English Standard.

ESL and Fundamentals in English are not considered. 

* 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 pathway

Dental Science (Hon.)

Med. & Dent: 95

Yes

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

Yr 12 English

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

Medicine: provisional

Dentistry: Direct

University of Tasmania

Visit UTAS page...

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery

95+

Yes

 No interview 

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 MMI interview assessment criteria.

None Specified

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

Yes

University of Western Australia

Visit UWA page...

Doctor of Medicine direct pathway

Doctor of Dental Medicine 

General: 99

Rural & BDWY: 96

Yes

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

Recommended: Chemistry, Biology & Math

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

Yes

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