Doctor of Medicine




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
Medicine is potentially one of the most exciting and challenging of all professions. A Doctor of Medicine aims to produce knowledgeable, caring and competent graduates, well prepared to practise medicine under supervision as interns, and subsequently to commence vocational training in any area of medicine. UOW's School of Medicine offers a four-year program of study to high performing graduates. We encourage applications from high performing students from a diverse range of backgrounds. No preference is given to any particular undergraduate degree. This degree The School of Medicine curriculum reflects the latest approach to medical education, and incorporates extensive use of existing and emerging medical education and information technologies. Local medical and other health practitioners are extensively involved in all aspects of the educational, clinical, and research and governance components of the program. The curriculum is delivered using a combination of teaching approaches:
Clinical teaching in hospitals, clinics, and general practice surgeries Large and small group clinical presentations Seminars, tutorials and small group work
Course Learning Outcomes
At the successful completion of the course student will be able to:
Integrate knowledge of research and critical analysis principles cohesively within the practice of medicine.
Demonstrate coherent knowledge of the principles and concepts of medical science within the context of the medical profession.
Effectively employ evidence based practice, use critical thinking, and perform as a collaborative, reflective practitioner and health advocate.
Demonstrate clinical competency at the level expected of an intern.
Display and practice professional and personal behaviour expected of a medical practitioner.
Integrate knowledge of medical science, clinical medicine, research and critical analysis and professional and personal behaviour into the practice of medicine.
Demonstrate the knowledge skills and attitudes required of a medical intern.
Prospective domestic candidates will be expected to provide evidence of having lived in, or have had significant ties to areas 2 - 7 on the Rural, Remote and Metropolitan Areas (RRMA) classification scale in order to demonstrate a commitment to regional, rural and remote Australia.


Which department am I in? Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants should have a minimum of four years of study at degree level, either a four-year Bachelor degree, or a Bachelor degree plus Masters by Coursework, with a minimum Credit average (65% or GPA 3.0 out of 4.0), or equivalent. English language requirements: IELTS - 6.0; TOEFL - 79, Pearson PTE - 57.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Applicants must be in their final year or have a successfully completed a recognised Bachelor degree. For full information regarding admission criteria and compliance with other additional requirements.
English Language Requirements: IELTS Academic Overall Score of 7.0, reading 6.5, writing 6.5, listening 6.5, speaking 6.5; TOEFL (Internet-based) score of 100, reading 20, writing 20, listening 20, speaking 20; Cambridge English: CAE and CPE score of 185; PTE Academic overall score of 72 (Reading and Writing 72, Speaking and Listening 65).

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)

Full Time (4 years)

A$42,720.00 (US$ 33,416) per year

Expected January 2019

University of Wollongong Wollongong Campus, UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG, New South Wales, 2522, WOLLONGONG, Australia