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Curtin University

Perth, WA

Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery

Curtin’s five year direct-entry medical degree is the only undergraduate entry program in Western Australia, and has a strong emphasis on primary care, which will position graduates well for rural and remote practice, as well as outer suburban locations, where there is an acute shortage of doctors.

Selection Criteria

  • ATAR of 95

  • UMAT (minimum of 50 in each section required)

  • Curtin University Interview, MMI style. 

ATAR and subject prerequisites:

Academic score based on minimum ATAR of 95 (inclusive of any bonus points) or equivalent year 12 studies. Applicants must also satisfy Chemistry and English prerequisites to be considered for interview.


Applicants must achieve a threshold score of at least 50 on each of the three UMAT constructs.

Ranking for interview: 

Applicants are ranked and selected for interview based on the weighted sum of their academic merit score (ATAR or equivalent) and their UMAT score in the ratio of 60:40. Please note this course is a very competitive course with restricted places, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee you a place in the course.

If you have or expecting to receive an interview offer for Curtin University then you should consider enroling into Medical Interview training workshop. Register and secure your spot now as NIE only accepts a small number of students per session. 

Please note, above is just a short summary of the admission guide into Medicine at Curtin University. We highly encourage to read the full information if you are considering to apply for this course. 

Curtin Medicine Interview dates


Late November


First round offers are released. Top ranked applicants are invited to attend selection interview.

2 and 3 December Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI) held.



4 January 



Change of preferences for first round offers closes.

17 January  First round offers.
22 January Change of preferences for second round offers closes.
22 and 23 January Second round offers MMI held.
31 January Second round offers released.
12-16 February  Curtin Medical School Pre-Orientation Program.
19-23 February Curtin Orientation (O Week).
26 February Curtin Semester 1 begins.


Curtin University 2018 MBBS Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery Admission Guide contains information for applicants about admission criteria, requirements and eligibility.


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