Please refer to: DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

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

Duration

4 Years full-time

Commencing 2015

Semester 1

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

64

Faculty

Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Location

Herston, Teaching Hospitals, Ipswich, 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).
2. Provisional Entry School Leavers: OP1 or equivalent, Year 12 or equivalent English and UMAT (or ISAT for International students). International - minimum of 50 in each section of UMAT or minimum of 60 in each section of ISAT. Offer conditional on admission to a bachelor program at UQ in the year after completion of grade 12 and completing first degree in the minimum time with a GPA of 5.

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 2015 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.

Enquiries for Australian students

Program being discontinued - no further intakes.

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Duration

4 Years full-time

Commencing 2015

Semester 1

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

64

Faculty

Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Location

Herston, Teaching Hospitals, Ipswich, 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).
2. Provisional Entry School Leavers: OP1 or equivalent, Year 12 or equivalent English and UMAT (or ISAT for International students). International - minimum of 50 in each section of UMAT or minimum of 60 in each section of ISAT. Offer conditional on admission to a bachelor program at UQ in the year after completion of grade 12 and completing first degree in the minimum time with a GPA of 5. 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 2015 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.

Enquiries for International students

Program being discontinued - no further intakes.

Phone: n/a

Web: n/a

Enquire online

Why study the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery?

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. The program's key features include: the simultaneous learning of basic, clinical, biological and social sciences; the improved teaching of communication skills; learning approaches that encourage lifelong learning skills; ethics and professional development; and the incorporation of information technology and computing skills to ensure that graduates are able to utilise technological advances to improve their learning skills and knowledge acquisition. A new partnership between UQ and the Ochsner Health System in New Orleans has developed the UQ-Ochsner MBBS program for approximately 80 USA citizens and USA permanent residents each year.

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. Further information can be obtained from the School of Medicine website: http://www.som.uq.edu.au.

Students in years three and four of the program undertake clinical rotations within the School's clinical schools (including Rural clinical school). Students are liable for additional costs associated with attending clinical placements.

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

This program has been discontinued and will not be taking new students from 2015. Please see the Doctor of Medicine for details of our new alternative program from 2015.

Entry requirements for International students

This program has been discontinued and will not be taking new students from 2015. Please see the Doctor of Medicine for details of our new alternative program from 2015.

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 2015 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 2015 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)

To find out more about where a career in Medicine can take you, visit the www.uq.edu.au/health/careers

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