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DOUBLE DEGREE MEDICINE

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE/DOCTOR OF DENTAL MEDICINE

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NOTE: Information in relation to USYD Medicine and Dentistry courses have been extracted from the University of Sydney website. For more detailed and up-to-date information about the courses and programs please visit the University of Sydney webiste.

DOUBLE DEGREE MEDICINE

CourseCodeCampusFee typeDurationStart Date
Bachelor of Arts/Doctor of Medicine 513715 Camperdown/Darlington CSP 7F 22-Feb-2021
Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Medicine 513720 Camperdown/Darlington CSP 7F 22-Feb-2021

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ABOUT

In response to COVID-19, The University of Sydney is moving courses online to enable students to continue their studies. Check the most up-to-date University of Sydney COVID-19 arrangements.

The Double Degree Medicine program comprises a three-year undergraduate degree in either arts or science followed by a four-year graduate-entry Doctor of Medicine. Refer to 513200 Bachelor of Arts and 513910 Bachelor of Science for the undergraduate component.

In order to progress to the Doctor of Medicine, you need to meet all progression requirements (including satisfactorily completing a zero-credit point unit of study in Medicine) during your first-degree studies, as specified under the  Bachelor of Arts/Doctor of Medicine or Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Medicine course rules found in the respective faculty handbook.

You will then be able to begin the Doctor of Medicine without being required to sit for the Graduate Australian Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT) or the University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT), or to participate in the selection process for entry into the Doctor of Medicine.

Areas of study:Arts: A major from 513200 Bachelor of Arts Table A, another major, or a minor, units from the Open Learning Environment, and elective units from Table S.
Science: A major from 513910 Bachelor of Science Table A and a second major, or a minor and elective units, from Table A or Table S, and the Open Learning Environment. Successful applicants for the Bachelor of Science have the option to enrol in the Medical Science stream. For more information on this option refer to 513925 Bachelor of Science (Medical Science).

Career opportunities: General practice or specialisation. Following a compulsory internship, most doctors obtain additional hospital experience. Experience and study under the supervision of one of the specialist colleges is required before gaining specialist qualifications or vocational registration as a general practitioner.

Professional recognition: Graduates are eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia and the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Practical experience: You will undertake clinical placements. throughout the Doctor of Medicine. Contact with patients and observation of the physical aspects of disease commences in the first year of the Doctor of Medicine and continues to the final year.

Fees and charges: The Australian Government subsidises the tuition fee for this course. The remaining balance is paid by the student. Current University of Sydney fee information.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION

Additional selection criteria: Entry to the Double Degree Medicine program is extremely competitive and up to 30 domestic and 10 international places may be offered. Selection is on the basis of your ATAR (expected to be 99.95 for 2021 entry) and performance in an assessment process, including a written assessment and a panel discussion session. The assessments will be held from December 2020 and you will be contacted by email or telephone if you are eligible. Assessment dates are not negotiable and eligible Year 12 candidates must attend the first assessment day after the release of their ATAR results.

You are only eligible for admission to the first available course intake following receipt of your final results. If your results are not available in time to be considered for the 2021 intake (ie prior to the issue of invitations to the January 2021 assessment), you may be eligible to apply for the 2022 intake.

Application process and timeline

Important note: There are limited places available for this course. Applicants who receive an unconditional offer must confirm their place and enrol within ten calendar days of the date of their offer letter or the offer will lapse.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants who wish to be considered under the Gadigal Program need to submit their UAC application along with a separate Gadigal Program application directly to the University. Up to five places may be offered under this program and selection is on the basis of your ATAR (expected to be 90.00 for 2020 entry) and performance in an assessment process, including a written assessment and a panel discussion session. For more information on the Gadigal application process call the Mana Yura Student Support Team on (02) 8627 8619 or email . You can also contact Sydney Medical School at ///" style="margin: 0px 0px -1px; padding: 0px; background: 0px 0px; color: #394049; text-decoration: none; font-family: Raleway, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 0.97em; font-weight: 600; display: inline-block; border-bottom: 1px solid #448532;">

Note: Special requirements and policies apply.

PREREQUISITES

Mathematics Advanced (Band 4)

ADMISSION CRITERIA

Applicants with recent secondary education

Assumed knowledge: Refer to 513200 Bachelor of Arts and 513910 Bachelor of Science. All students must take some study in anatomy, biology, medical science and physiology during their undergraduate degree. All students in the Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Medicine must take some study in mathematics during their undergraduate degree.

Dalyell Scholars: This stream provides mentorship, professional skills development, academic enrichment opportunities and access to a global mobility scholarship. Entry to the Dalyell Scholars program is by invitation.

Early Offer Year 12 (E12) Scheme: Up to five additional places may be offered to E12 applicants who obtain an ATAR of 99.50 or above. Eligible applicants will be invited to attend an assessment as part of the E12 selection process after ATAR results are released in December.

Other applicants

Refer to the University of Sydney general admission criteria.

STUDENT PROFILE

The student profile gives you an indication of who is likely to be studying the course with you. The data provided is from semester 1, 2020.

Note: Data results shown for this course may have been combined with that of similar courses or campuses for this institution.

FURTHER INFORMATION

View all details of 513715 Bachelor of Arts/Doctor of Medicine on the University of Sydney website.
View all details of 513720 Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Medicine on the University of Sydney website.

HOW TO APPLY

How to apply through UAC.

Check UAC application and offer round dates.

Course updates
Courses are added and canceled throughout the admissions year and course details are subject to change. Check the UAC course search regularly.

Global mobility/international experience
At the University of Sydney, every undergraduate student has access to global opportunities. These opportunities may include overseas field schools, global professional placements, and student exchanges (one-year, single semester and shorter-term durations) with more than 300 partner universities worldwide.

Open Learning Environment (OLE)
Open Learning Environment (OLE) courses are short, on-demand and workshop-supported. They enable you to broaden your skills in areas such as entrepreneurial thinking, persuasive communication, project management and ethical reasoning. Zero credit point OLEs are available to all students at the University, while students in liberal studies degrees (Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Commerce or combined Bachelor of Advanced Studies) and some specialist degrees (Bachelor of Economics) will be required to take 12 credit points of OLE units during their studies.

Faculty handbooks
View available first-year subjects in the University of Sydney handbooks.

ATAR PROFILE TABLE

ATAR-based offers only (semester 1, 2020)

CodeLowest ATARMedian ATARHighest ATARLowest selection rankMedian selection rankHighest selection rank
513715 N/A N/A N/A 99.55 99.95 99.95
513720 99.95 99.95 99.95 99.50 99.95 99.95



BACHELOR OF SCIENCE/DOCTOR OF DENTAL MEDICINE

CourseCodeCampusFee typeDurationStart Date
Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Dental Medicine 513705 Camperdown/Westmead/Sydney Dental Hospital CSP 7F 22-Feb-2021

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ABOUT

In response to COVID-19, The University of Sydney is moving courses online to enable students to continue their studies. Check the most up-to-date University of Sydney COVID-19 arrangements.

The Double Degree Dentistry program allows you to complete foundation studies in science with graduate studies in dentistry. The dentistry curriculum emphasises practical delivery and problem-based learning within a medical and dental context.

In order to progress to the Doctor of Dental Medicine, you need to meet all progression requirements (including satisfactorily completing a zero-credit point unit of study in Dentistry) during your first-degree studies, as specified under the Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Dental Medicine course rules

You will then be able to begin the Doctor of Dental Medicine without being required to sit for the Graduate Australian Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT) or the University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT), or participate in the selection process for entry into the Doctor of Dental Medicine.

Areas of study: Refer to 513910 Bachelor of Science. For Doctor of Dental Medicine: Clinical dentistry, life sciences, research project.

Career opportunities: A major from 513910 Bachelor of Science Table A and a second major, or a minor and elective units, from Table A or Table S, and the Open Learning Environment. For Doctor of Dental Medicine: Clinical dentistry, oral biosciences, research project.

Professional recognition: Graduates of the Doctor of Dental Medicine are eligible for immediate registration with the Dental Board of Australia. Canadian students can undertake the examination of the National Dental Examining Board of Canada, allowing registration and practice in their home country.

Practical experience: Practical experience commences in the first year of the Doctor of Dental Medicine and increases throughout the program. Practical experience includes simulation practice, patient treatment in public dental clinics and a rural placement.

Fees and charges: The Australian Government subsidises the tuition fee for this course. The remaining balance is paid by the student. Current University of Sydney fee information.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION

Additional selection criteria: Entry to the Double Degree Dentistry program is extremely competitive. Selection is on the basis of your ATAR (expected to be 99.60 for 2021 entry) and performance in an assessment process, including a written assessment and a panel discussion session, where you may be asked to demonstrate a firm commitment to the study of dentistry and a career in dentistry. The assessments will be held from December 2020 and you will be contacted by email or telephone if you are eligible. Note that meeting the minimum ATAR for consideration does not guarantee an invitation to the assessment process. Assessment dates are not negotiable and eligible Year 12 candidates must attend the first assessment day after the release of their ATAR results.

You are only eligible for admission to the first available course intake following receipt of your final results. If your results are not available in time to be considered for the 2021 intake (ie prior to the issue of invitations to the January 2021 assessment), you may be eligible to apply for the 2022 intake.

Important note: There are limited places available for this course. Applicants who receive an unconditional offer must confirm the place and enroll within 10 calendar days of the date of the offer letter or the offer will lapse.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants who wish to be considered under the Gadigal Program need to submit their UAC application along with a separate Gadigal Program application directly to the University. For more information on the Gadigal application process call the Mana Yura Student Support Team on (02) 8627 8619 or email .

Note:Special requirements and policies apply.

Inherent requirements: To successfully complete this course, a student must be able to carry out a list of inherent requirements outlined on the University of Sydney website.

PREREQUISITES

Mathematics Advanced (Band 4).

ADMISSION CRITERIA

Applicants with recent secondary education

Assumed knowledge: Mathematics Extension 1 (depends on subjects chosen). All students must take some units of study in Mathematics and Biology throughout the course.

Dalyell Scholars: All students in the Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Dental Medicine will take part in the Dalyell Scholars stream. This stream provides mentorship, professional skills development and academic enrichment opportunities and access to a global mobility scholarship.

Early Offer Year 12 (E12) Scheme: Eligible applicants will be invited to attend an assessment as part of the E12 selection process after ATAR results are released in December.

Other applicants

Refer to the University of Sydney general admission criteria.

STUDENT PROFILE

The student profile gives you an indication of who is likely to be studying the course with you. The data provided is from semester 1, 2020.

Note: Data results shown for this course may have been combined with that of similar courses or campuses for this institution.

FURTHER INFORMATION

View all details of this course on the University of Sydney website.

HOW TO APPLY

How to apply through UAC.

Check UAC application and offer round dates.

Course updates
Courses are added and canceled throughout the admissions year and course details are subject to change. Check the UAC course search regularly.

Faculty handbooks
View available first-year subjects in the University of Sydney handbooks.

ATAR PROFILE TABLE

ATAR-based offers only (semester 1, 2020)

CodeLowest ATARMedian ATARHighest ATARLowest selection rankMedian selection rankHighest selection rank
513705 99.60 99.80 99.90 99.45 99.70 99.80

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