The Medical Program is designed to equip graduates with the foundational knowledge, skills and attributes required to safely and effectively practise medicine in today’s complex healthcare environment. The first of Bonds 2-part Medical Program (the Bachelor of Medical Studies), is distinguished by its strong educational focus on problem-based learning, interactive workshops and clinical simulation. With small class sizes, students learn in a highly personalised environment with state-of-the-art equipment.
The second of Bonds 2-part Medical Program (the Doctor of Medicine) must be completed for students to be eligible for registration as a medical practitioner in any state or territory in Australia or New Zealand. The MD is distinguished by its strong focus on evidence-based medicine and integrated clinical practice. Due to Bonds tri-semester structure, graduating students will have the advantage of entering the workforce as a Doctor in only 14 semesters. For detailed information about the Bond University medical program please visit the Bond University Website
The interview offers for Bond University Medicine are expected to come out week starting 17th of February 2020.
The MMI interview medicine offers for Bond University will be based on the results of the Psychometric Test. 250 students will receive an interview offer.
Confidence Development Strategy for Medical Interview - Online webinar conducted by Luan Williams.
Bond University Interview Training Workshop. Register early to secure your spot, we only accept a small number of students.
For those students who applied for Bond Medicine, based on academic achievement, about 50% of applicants will be offered an opportunity to complete a compulsory Bond University Psychometric online test. The test will be in the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) format and will consist of two timed parts. Part A will take 30 minutes to complete, and Part B is 40 minutes.
This Psychometric test is an emotional intelligence test which has been designed to choose applicants with character traits important for a successful career as a doctor, for example, resilience, logical reasoning and empathy. Moreover, the test is designed to “rule out” personality traits such as narcissism, which has been recognised as a common cause of rogue (dishonest and unprincipled) medical practitioners. Applicants are also encouraged to have discussions with dentists, dental specialists, dental academics; observing a dental practitioner in a variety of practice settings; hands-on experience e.g. dental assistant work.
Mid-February 2020, successful applicants will be notified via email if they have received an offer to sit the Psychometric Test. The fee for this test which will have to be paid by the student is $140.
Contact us to find out about our tuition for the Bond University Psychometric Test and Medical Interview Training.
English (Qld Certificate of Education four semesters at least sound achievement or equivalent) (applicable to Undergraduate applicants only) Plus one of:
AQF levels are an indication of the relative complexity and/or depth of achievement and the autonomy required to demonstrate that achievement. AQF level 1 has the lowest complexity and AQF level 10 has the highest complexity. AQF Level 7 is an Australian Bachelor Degree. Conceded passes may not be used to satisfy subject prerequisites. Applicants who are unable to satisfy the above prerequisite requirements will be required to:
Successfully complete an approved bridging or preparatory programs; and Be able to produce documentary evidence to QTAC by the time applications close for the relevant application period.
Enrolments in the Bond University Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Program are strictly limited to ensure small class sizes and sufficient clinical placements. Entry is extremely competitive. Applicants are selected through a rigorous assessment process based on outstanding academic achievement in combination with personal attributes such as knowledge and critical thinking; leadership, initiative and teamwork; communication skills; and responsibility. Short-listed applicants are required to attend an interview in person at Bond University on the Gold Coast where their general suitability to medicine and preparedness to undertake a highly demanding course will be examined at an interview.
As the MBBS is an undergraduate program, Bond will be offering 80% of total places to school leavers and 20% of total places to graduate applicants.
The Bond MBBS program is only open to Australian Citizens, Australian permanent residents and holders of an Australian Humanitarian visa. Applications are also open to New Zealand Citizens but not to New Zealand permanent residents. Bond University may accept applications from applicants on behalf of Foreign Governments to which it has entered into specific arrangements.
Applicants are evaluated on the following criteria:
All applications to be submitted via QTAC. Further information is available here.
Short-listed applicants will be required to attend an interview in person at Bond University where their general suitability to medicine and preparedness to undertake a highly demanding course will be examined in structured multiple mini interviews (MMI).
Contact NIE to find about the structure and styles of the interview questions for Bond University Medicine.
Thursday,16 January, 2020
QTAC applications open for the Medical Program* applicants (all Domestic applicants apply through QTAC regardless of where they live – either in Australia or overseas). Applications to the Medical Program* is via application to one of:
|Thursday, 30 January, 2020
(Midnight QLD time)
|QTAC applications close to the Medical Program* (Undergraduate and Graduate).|
|Friday, 31 January, 2020
(4:30pm QLD time)
|Deadline for all supporting documentation to be provided to QTAC by applicants.|
|Monday, 10 February and
Wednesday, 12 February, 2020
|Testing conducted online: open from 9.00am 10 February and closes 9.00pm 12 February 2020 (QLD time).|
|Tuesday, 25 February, Wednesday, 26 February, and Friday, 28 February, 2020||Medical Program* interviews coordinated and conducted at the Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine.|
|Friday, 6 March, 2020||(8:30am QLD time) Round 1 offers released and available from QTAC website. Round 1 offer letters released by Bond University.|
|Tuesday, 10 March, 2020||Lapse date for Round 1 offers.|
|Tuesday, 4 May, 2020||O-Week commences (compulsory attendance for Medical students).|
The Bond Medical Program is open to Year 12 school leavers and to applicants who have completed an eligible tertiary program.
For entry into the Bond Medical Program, the following definitions apply:
Bond University will offer approximately 80% of available places to undergraduate applicants and the remainder to graduate applicants.
Applicants should also refer to the Entry Assessment table for guidance on whether to apply as an undergraduate or graduate applicant. Qualifications older than nine years immediately preceding the close of applications for the relevant application period cannot be considered.
Applicants must be 17 years of age at the time of commencement of the Bond Medical Program. If the applicant does not meet the age requirement, they will not be permitted to enrol even if they have met all admission requirements. The applicant will have to re-apply for admission when they are able to meet this requirement.
Enrolments in the program are strictly limited to ensure small class sizes and sufficient clinical placements. As such, entry is extremely competitive, therefore applicants are selected through a rigorous assessment process:
Applicants will be assessed on their prior academic record and prerequisites through their QTAC application. Top-ranked applicants will be invited to complete Step 2 of the assessment process.
Selected applicants are offered the opportunity to complete an online psychometric test. This test will be available for a specific time period and incur a fee, to be paid by the applicant directly to the test provider. The results of the psychometric test will determine if an applicant is shortlisted for an interview (the next step of the assessment process).
Shortlisted applicants are invited to an interview in person at Bond University on the Gold Coast, where their general suitability to medicine and preparedness to undertake a highly demanding course will be examined in a structured multi mini interview (MMI).
Applicants will be assessed on the following:
Once the interviews are complete, successful applicants are made on offer into the Bond Medical Program. This offer must be accepted within a specified timeframe. Bond University may make subsequent offers until all available places are filled.
Direct entry into the Bond Medical Program is currently only open to Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, holders of an Australian Humanitarian visa and New Zealand citizens (but not New Zealand permanent residents) at the time of application.
Students, including New Zealand citizens, who are not Australian citizens or permanent residents may not be automatically entitled to registration, internship, and access to a provider number in Australia. Graduates who wish to stay in Australia after graduation must make their own enquiries regarding their situation related to these matters as they lie beyond the control of the University.
In Australia, the number of internships is controlled by the relevant health industry in each state/territory, and Australian citizens and permanent residents currently receive priority for internship access. Graduates wishing to register in their home country or graduates wishing to practise medicine in countries other than Australia must contact the professional medical associations in that country to determine requirements to practice. Bond University is not responsible for organising any internship or medical registration of students upon their graduation.
International students may gain entry to the Bond Medical program via an approved Bond University pathway.
Domestic and international students eligible to graduate from the following Bond University programs: Bachelor of Biomedical Science (in the Pre-Health Professional major), the Master of Occupational Therapy, the Doctor of Physiotherapy or the Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice are eligible to be considered for entry into Year 2 of the Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMedSt) program. Places in Year 2 of the BMedSt are limited to graduates of these programs only and are subject to availability.
Students must achieve a minimum GPA to be selected for psychometric testing and the interview. Successful students will commence in Year 2 of the Bachelor of Medical Studies and subject to satisfactory academic progress, progress into the Doctor of Medicine (MD).
Bond University questions about the MMI medical interviews and Bond University medicine interview dates can also be viewed via the Bond University School of medicine website.