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University of Melbourne

  • 37% international / 63% domestic

Doctor of Medicine

  • Doctorate (PhD)

As the first Australian professional entry masters level program, the Melbourne MD creates a new benchmark in 21st century medical education.

Key details

Degree Type
Doctorate (PhD)
Duration
4 years full-time
Course Code
071304G
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Jan
Domestic Fees
$322,742 total

About this course

As the first Australian professional entry masters level program, the Melbourne MD creates a new benchmark in 21st century medical education.

Designed for students who have completed their undergraduate studies and are committed to professional training, this unique MD recognises both the personal and professional development of each individual.

The degree builds on prerequisite knowledge of anatomy, physiology and biochemistry acquired through undergraduate study. It delivers advanced clinical and academic training to ensure students are prepared for the challenges of a high quality medical internship. There are three clinical school zones involved with the MD course and individual hospitals within each zone.

Study locations

Parkville

What you will learn

The Doctor of Medicine (MD) is a four year full-time course comprising:

  • One year of integrated bioscience and clinical learning featuring an innovative case-based teaching approach
  • Two core clinical training years which facilitate learning with patients in a wide range of settings
  • MD Research Project in which you will be immersed in a single medical discipline and complete a research project
  • A capstone semester in which you will "rehearse" the skills required for effective and safe clinical practice
  • An annual medical conference which will provide opportunities to interact with leaders in research, policy and clinical healthcare

Career pathways

International recognition from a world-class, contemporary medical school awaits those who immerse themselves in this highly sought-after course. Designed specifically for future leaders, the Doctor of Medicine will guide you through your formative years of practice to a range of strong career pathways post-graduation.

How to apply

Application process

Domestic applicants (excluding Guaranteed Entry, Indigenous Pathway and Rural Pathway applicants) are required to apply through the Graduate Entry Medical School Admission System (GEMSAS).

The GEMSAS Admissions Guide is available to download from the GEMSAS website.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Medicine courses at University of Melbourne.
78.1%
Overall satisfaction
75.1%
Skill scale
53.8%
Teaching scale
98.5%
Employed full-time
$78k
Average salary