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Australian National University (ANU)

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Doctor of Medicine and Surgery

The Doctor of Medicine and Surgery, Medicinae ac Chirurgiae Doctoranda, (MChD) is an AQF Level 9 Extended qualification, leading to pre-registration as a junior doctor. It aims to produce graduates who are committed to compassionate, ethical health care and the expansion of medical knowledge. The MChD is underpinned by four themes. Medical sciences covers a vast scope of ever changing and expanding knowledge that forms the basis of modern medicine. Clinical skills ensures the acquisition of knowledge is accompanied by communication skills, the ability to examine patients and critically appraise information. Population health addresses the relationship between humans, their society and environment. Professionalism and leadership develops these vital skills of a good doctor.The curriculum is built on important frameworks that explore the social foundations of medicine, develop understanding of the indigenous health context in Australia, and provide insights and experience in health care in rural and/or remote Australian settings. Consistent with the research intensive nature of ANU, our program also develops the research skills of our students and provides opportunity for high achieving students to pursue a concurrent research focused degree.

Key details

Duration
4 years full-time
Course Code
8950XMCHD, 077442D
Study Mode
In person

About this course

covers a vast scope of ever changing and expanding knowledge that forms the basis of modern medicine. Clinical skills ensures the acquisition of knowledge is accompanied by communication skills, the ability to examine patients and critically appraise information. Population health addresses the relationship between humans, their society and environment. Professionalism and leadership develops these vital skills of a good doctor.The curriculum is built on important frameworks that explore the social foundations of medicine, develop understanding of the indigenous health context in Australia, and provide insights and experience in health care in rural and/or remote Australian settings. Consistent with the research intensive nature of ANU, our program also develops the research skills of our students and provides opportunity for high achieving students to pursue a concurrent research focused degree.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have completed or be studying the final year of a Bachelor Degree. The Bachelor degree must be an AQF Level 7 qualification, at a minimum.

All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements for Students

Admission is based on:

  • Weighted Grade Point Average (GPA) (25%);
  • GAMSAT score (25%) and;
  • Interview (50%)

The minimum weighted GPA for interview consideration is 5.6.

The GPA calculation is based on the last three years of full-time equivalent study (3.0 EFTSL) in your most recently completed eligible degree/s. For the purpose of the GPA calculation, eligible degrees include Bachelor, Honours and Masters by Coursework programs only.

All sections of the GAMSAT must be passed and an Overall Score of 55 or more achieved.

A percentage bonus may be added to the combined GPA/GAMSAT score when ranking applicants for interview selection if the applicant has completed a standalone Honours degree (2%), Masters by Research (2%) or PhD (4%).

Meeting the minimum criteria does not guarantee an interview.

For detailed information about the entry requirements and how to apply, visit the ANU Medical School website

 

To Apply

  • Domestic applicants apply through GEMSAS

You are a domestic applicant if you are:

  • An Australian Citizen
  • A New Zealand Citizen
  • An Australian permanent resident
  • An Australian humanitarian visa holder
  • A New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA)

If you meet any of these criteria, please click here to apply.

  • International applicants apply here.
Indicative fees Domestic International

Domestic students are eligible for Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)For more information see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments/hecs-help

 

 

 

Domestic Tuition Fees (DTF)

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students $84,143.00 Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Medicine courses at Australian National University (ANU).
80.4%
Overall satisfaction
80.7%
Skill scale
35.1%
Teaching scale
100%
Employed full-time
$68k
Average salary