Please refer to: DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

The Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery is no longer available.

Duration

4 Years full-time

Commencing 2018

Semester 1

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

64

Faculty

Medicine

Location

Herston, Teaching Hospitals, St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

1. Direct (Graduate) Entry: GPA of 5 in a key degree and GAMSAT (or MCAT for international students).

AQF level

AQF level 7

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2018 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

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Duration

4 Years full-time

Commencing 2018

Semester 1

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

64

Faculty

Medicine

Location

Herston, Teaching Hospitals, St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

1. Direct (Graduate) Entry: GPA of 5 in a key degree and GAMSAT (or MCAT for international students).
View the equivalent qualifications for international students.

CRICOS Code: 001955G

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 7; reading 7; writing 7; speaking 7; listening 7. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

View the entry requirements for international students.

AQF level

AQF level 7

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2018 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the UQ International Admissions Office.

Closing Date

Applications to UQ International to open from April each year and waitlisted once full. For a full list of educational representatives: www.uq.edu.au/international

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

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Why study the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery?

This program is no longer accepting new students. Prospective students should refer to the alternative Doctor of Medicine program.
This graduate entry program produces highly skilled doctors capable of meeting future challenges in a wide variety of careers. The curriculum has been designed with an emphasis on problem-based learning and group work. Students work cooperatively on a series of patient-centred problems, each designed to highlight principles and issues in health and disease. Early patient contact and clinical training develop high levels of clinical skills and medical knowledge.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery.

Click on the course code to view the Course Profile, for further information including advice of courses with shared teaching activities. Refer also to PPL 3.20.02 Course and Program Design - Procedures.

Placement courses

All MBBS students are required to have a Blue Card (The Working with Children Check) issued by the Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian by first day of classes. Students must also have a current Senior First Aid Certificate and provide evidence of immunisation.

Honours

Honours is a modified program of study in year 3 and 4, with entry based on grade point average.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

1. Direct (Graduate) Entry: GPA of 5 in a key degree and GAMSAT (or MCAT for international students).

Additional application information

MBBS (Direct Entry for Graduates): Applications must be lodged through the Graduate Entry Medical School Admissions System GEMSASThe key degree must be completed within the past ten years otherwise the applicant must complete a Graduate Certificate level qualification.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Graduate Entry Medical School Admissions (GEMSAS).

Click here for application procedures for Australian students.

Closing date

Please refer to the GEMSAS website www.gemsas.edu.au for application dates.

Please refer to the QTAC website (www.qtac.edu.au) for details of closing dates for the submission of applications, documentation and changes of preference.

Entry requirements for International students

View the entry requirements for international students.

Prerequisites

1. Direct (Graduate) Entry: GPA of 5 in a key degree and GAMSAT (or MCAT for international students).
View the equivalent qualifications for International students.

Additional application requirements

MBBS Graduate Entry: International students can apply via UQ International, or through an Educational Representative.
MBBS (Provisional Entry for School Leavers):International applicants completing Year 12 in Australia can apply through QTAC. All other applicants must apply via UQ International, or through an Educational Representative.

Only complete applications meeting the minimum entry requirements will be considered for offer. A partnership between UQ and the Ochsner Health System in New Orleans established the UQ-Ochsner MBBS program for approximately 120 USA citizens and USA permanent residents each year. Additional information is located on The School of Medicine website.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 001955G

English proficiency

IELTS overall 7; reading 7; writing 7; speaking 7; listening 7. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the UQ International Admissions Office.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

Applications to UQ International to open from April each year and waitlisted once full. For a full list of educational representatives: www.uq.edu.au/international

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2018 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2018 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Additional costs

  • Students are expected to fund travel and living expenses associated with placements, some of which may be outside the Brisbane metropolitan area.
  • Senior First Aid Certificate (including CPR) (approx $155)

What you can do with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Careers

Medical practitioners may work in private practice; public health; academia/teaching; research; aid organisations; the defence forces; and/or a combination of these areas. Some of the specialties/fields available to graduates are:

  • Academic medicine
  • Accident and emergency
  • Anaesthesia
  • Dermatology
  • General practice
  • Intensive care
  • Medical administration
  • Medicine (general medicine, cardiology etc)
  • Obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Occupational medicine
  • Ophthalmology
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology/histopathology/microbiology (haematology)
  • Psychiatry
  • Public health medicine
  • Radiology
  • Rehabilitation medicine
  • Sexual health
  • Sports medicine
  • Surgery (general surgery, neurosurgery etc)

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following organisations:

  • Medical Board of Queensland

Accrediting body

This program has been accredited by:

  • Medical Board Of Australia

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

To complete the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #64 from the MBBS List. Refer to MBBS rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery.

Program Rules for the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery