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The University of Auckland

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) entry requirements for medicine

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Important: Following information has been adopted as a form of reference from the Auckland University website in July 2022. We highly recommend that you visit Auckland University official website for the most up-to-date and more comprehensive information about the Bond University medical program. 

 

Degree/s - Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) - undergraduate
Campus locations Grafton
Duration Medicine - 6 Years Full time (Undergraduate)
Start Date February
Entry requirements ATAR: For outside New Zealand

2 Entry Pathways
Domestic applicants completing an undergraduate degree outside New Zealand are not eligibble to apply directly for the MBChB programme at the underisty of the Auckland. Applicants are required to either:
- Apply under the First year category - complete the first year of the BHSc or BSc Biomedical Science at The University of Auckland.
- Apply as a Graduate applicant - complete an undergraduate or a post-graduate qualificatioin at any New Zealand Unviersity.


Category 1 - First year entry from the Biomedical science (BSc) or Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc)
- School leavers cannot directly apply into thee MBChB, they are advised to apply via FIrst Year Entry
- 8 pre-requisite courses are required and must be completed on a full-time basis in the year of application for MBChB
- Only the
first attempt for these courses will be considereed for MBChB admission in the First Year category

Subject prerequisites:

First year BHS courses
- Chem 110
- BIOSCI 107
- MEDSCI 142
- POPLHLTH 111
- POPHLTH 102
- HLTHPSYC 122
- General Education

First Year BSc (Biomedical Science Courses)
- CHEM 110
- BIOSCI 107
- MEDSCI 142
- POPLHLTH 111
- BIOSCI 101
- PHYSICS 160
- BIOSCI 106
- General Education

Recommended subjects -
BHSc - Applicants need to have takaen at least one Science subject. For potential applicants to medicine completion of both biology and chemistry at a year 13 level is strongly recommended.

BSc - No science subject requirements. Applicants are encouraged to take biology, chemistry and physics. At least one English rich subject is also recommended.


UCAT: Required for both medicine and dentistry at University of Auckland. There is no set cut-off for UCAT for admission. The UCAT ANZ scores will determine a ranked list for interview. The level of achievement the university requires will vary each year, determined by the performance of all applicants competing for a place in the Medicine course and will not be disclosed.
Medical Interview Auckland University:
For medicine -
You will need to achieve a minimum GPA of 6.0 across all eight first year courses, with no fails, to be eligible for consideration for an admission interview. If eligible, you will be ranked for interview invitation. If your final grades are not available at the time of interview ranking, an interim (highest possible) will be temporarily assigned. Official final results will be used for the final selection. Interviews are conducted as a Multi-Station Mini Interview (MMI). You will be asked a series of questions in relation to a scenario at each of the eight interview stations and you will have eight minutes to respond. Interviewed applicant's final ranking is based on a weighting of the following components: GPA for four core courses (60%), UCAT ANZ Final Score (15%), Multi-mini interview (25%).
Interview questions at the University of Auckland assess:

1.Fluency in oral English
2.Excellent communication skills
3.Resilience and adaptability in responding to challenges
4.Commitment to self-reflection and life-long learning
5.Ability to lead and contribute positively within groups
6.Awareness of the nature of the health profession
7.A strong commitment to the study and practice of health care
8.Empathy, sensitivity, and enthusiasm for people and their well-being
9.Social responsibility including an awareness of prevailing community needs and global health issues
10.Commitment to supporting safe, inclusive, and equitable access to health care for all people in Aotearoa, New Zealand, including:
- Māori as tangata whenua of Aotearoa
- Pacific communities
- LGBTQITakatāpui+ communities
- Those living with disabilities
- Refugees
- Those living in material hardship/poverty
- Multifaceted communities and cultures
- Others experiencing inequities in society and health
11.Well-rounded abilities and interests across a variety of areas


Category 2 - Graduate Entry
Domestic applicants

To apply for the MBChB under the Graduate entry category, domestic graduates must have successfully completed, normally in the minimum academic time and no more than five years prior to the date of application, a degree, postgraduate degree or postgraduate diploma from a New Zealand university with a minimum Grade Point Average of 6.0 (B+) or equivalent.

Depending on your previous study, you may need to undertake some or all of the First Year courses before commencing Part II. If you are required to take Part I courses, you must pass all these courses within one year in order to proceed to Part II. This will be assessed as part of your application for admission.

Citizens and permanent residents of Australia and applicants from the Cook Islands, Tokelau or Niue who are New Zealand citizens, are eligible for enrolment on the same basis as New Zealand applicants.

International applicants

To apply for the MBChB under the Graduate entry category, international applicants need to have completed a relevant degree on a full time basis at a recognised university. Your last year of full time study must be no more than five years prior to the year of application. Shortlisted international graduate applicants will be interviewed over Skype/phone. International Graduate applicants are not required to sit UCAT ANZ.

Interview Eligibility
In order to be eligible for consideration for an admission interview (MMI – Multi Mini Interviews), domestic applicants will need to complete, normally in the minimum academic time and no more than five years prior to the date of application, a degree, postgraduate degree or postgraduate diploma from a New Zealand university with a cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 6.0 (B+) or equivalent.

Interview Ranking
If eligible you will be ranked for interview invitations. This ranking will be based on the cumulative GPA from your qualifying programme. If your final grades are not available at the time of interview ranking, an interim grade (highest possible grade) will be temporarily assigned. Official final results will be used for the final selection.

Final Selection (Offer) Ranking
Applicants will be ranked for final offer selection based on a weighting of the following components:

- Cumulative GPA from your qualifying programme: 60%
- UCAT ANZ Final Score: 15%
- Multi Mini Interview: 25%

University of Auckland medicine interview dates: University of Auckland Medical Interviews should take place online from 15-25 November 2022. Plase check Auckland University Medicince website page for any changes or updates to interview dates.

Number of places - 257 domestic places available each year / up to 30 places for international students available in the MBChB programme
Additional information For detailed information about the application process and up to date course admission guides, please visit the University of Auckland official website.

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