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The University of Western Australia

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NOTE: Information in relation to UWA courses have been extracted from the University of Western Australia's official website. For more detailed and up-to-date information about the courses and programs please visit the UWA website...

Degree - Doctor of Medicine (MD) - direct pathway
- Dental Medicine - direct pathway
Campus locations Nedlands, Perth
Western Australia
Start Date February
Entry requirements ATAR:
Most of the pathways into medicine and dentistry at UWA will require ATAR of 98+ for High Academic Achivers and 96 for Rural or Broadway applicants.

Recommended Subject:
Chemistry, biology and mathematics. English competancy is essential as part of the addmission criteria.

UCAT: Applicants are required to sit the UCAT for both Medicine and Dentistry. The minimum required score aggregate depends on the performance of applicants and available places in the MD program. This varies each year and cannot be determined in advance.

Candidates will be assessed via an MMI interview assessment criteria.

UWA medicine & dentistry interview dates:

Late November / early December - WA-based applicants based on UCAT ANZ and predicted ATAR or equivalent. Applicants applying to the Doctor of Medicine (direct entry pathway) will have very limited choice of interview dates so should ensure they are available for the whole interview period.

Interviews for all domestic school leavers are planned to take place during the period 27 November through 8 December 2023.

Mid to late January - applicants based outside WA who are eligible based on UCAT ANZ and actual ATAR (or equivalent).

Final ranking will be based on ATAR or equivalent (30%), interview (50%) and UCAT ANZ score (20%)

Number of places Medicine: There are 206 domestic places in this course and a further 40 places for international students. 50% of places are allocated via school leaver entry and all remaining places via graduate entry.
Dentistry: 36 Places
Additional information For detailed information about the application process and up-to-date course admission guides, please visit University of Western Australia medicine page.

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