Local (domestic) applicants.
To be eligible for a place in MBBS, applicants must meet three criteria:
Applicants who meet both academic and UCAT thresholds are subsequently invited to interview. Final rankings for offers for the MD will be based on interview performance, plus UCAT ANZ scores (with a greater emphasis being on the interviews).
The WSU interview is a Multistation Mini Interview (MMI) and will be held between 25-29 November 2019. This involves the applicant being asked a series of questions; each question is asked by a separate interviewer in a separate interview station. Applicants will have approximately eight minutes to respond to the question before being asked to move to the next interview station.
If you have or expecting to receive a medical interview offer for WSU Medicine then you should consider:
Enrolling into Medical Interview training workshop. Register and secure your spot as NIE only accepts a small number of students per session.
The UCAT threshold can change each year and is impacted by the performance of all applicants competing for a place. The School of Medicine has a policy not to disclose the UCAT threshold. GWS applicants may have a slightly lower ATAR and UCAT threshold for than non-GWS applicants.
10.00 am Sydney time, Monday 4th of November 2019 and will close at 4.00 pm, Wednesday 6th of November 2019. Failure to provide statements will result in limited interview time being used to provide statements, instead of being used by candidates to demonstrate their strengths.
WSU will issue interview invitations on the 25th of October 2019.
There will be only one round of interviews held from 25-29 November 2019.
1 March 2019
UCAT ANZ Registration and booking opens
17 May 2019
UCAT ANZ Registration closes
1 - 31 July 2019
UCAT ANZ testing dates
1 August 2019
Applications for 2020 intake open
30 September 2019
Applications close for 2020 intake
25 October 2019.
Applicants invited to interviews/assessments
25-29 November 2019
WSU MMI interviews held
Interviews for domestic applicants (Australian citizens and permanent residents)
ATAR release date
Round 1 offers released
10 February 2020
2020 MD Commencement Year 1 (International Students)
17 February 2020
2020 MD Commencement Year 1 (Domestic Students)
There are five MBBS categories and it is important to know what category you fall into for the MBBS application process:
There are five applicant categories and it is important you identify and apply under the correct category:
Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents and New Zealand citizens. Includes current school leavers, non-current schools leavers (i.e. on a gap year or partially completed a university degree) and graduates. A graduate, for the purposes of applying to MBBS, is someone who has either completed their university degree or anticipates completing in the year of application.
Includes current school leavers, non-current school leavers and graduates. Following admission to the MBBS, rural students will study the same program as students who come through the general entry. For details on how to apply, go to Rural Entry Admission Scheme.
Eligible applicants may apply under this scheme - please visit the ATSI site (opens in new window)Opens in a new window for further information. For details on how to apply, visit Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Applicants.
Please note transfer requests are NOT guaranteed. "Transfer requests" are only accepted from Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents and New Zealand citizens who are currently (or have previously been) enrolled in a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (or equivalent course, including combined medical degrees) within Australia or New Zealand. If you have only studied medicine at an overseas university, you should apply via the General Entry pathway. Transfer request category are not eligible to apply via any other pathway. If such an applicant is found to have gained a place in the MBBS or MBBS/BA program via any other pathway, the place will be rescinded.
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