Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine (MD) - Graduate Entry
Last Updated: February 2021
The four-year Graduate Entry degree is designed for students who have completed their undergraduate studies and are prepared to enter professional training to become a doctor.
Course content emphasises clinical communication skills and early clinical contact visits to medical practices, community care facilities and hospitals.
Students will complete their first year of study, Year A (pre-clinical year), at the School of Rural Health in Churchill in Gippsland with regular visits to the Clayton campus as part of their studies. The following three years of the program are all spent in clinical environments, and students have the opportunity to complete these placements (Years 3B, 4C and 5D) in metropolitan Melbourne, rural south-eastern Victoria or rural north-west Victoria.
The entry requirements for Graduate Entry Medicine are:
- Domestic applicants must have a specified Monash University degree to be eligible.
- International applicants must have an internationally recognised degree with significant and broad biomedical science content.
Graduate Entry End-to-End Cohort
Each year 30 places within Graduate Entry medicine are set aside for students who wish to be part of the Monash Rural End-to-End cohort. This is a cohort of graduate entry students undertaking the majority of their academic and clinical learning in rural and regional Victoria through Monash Rural Health. All applicants who apply for graduate entry medicine will be eligible to apply to be part of this cohort and will be asked to submit their interest once applications for the course have closed.
Please note: The Rural End-to-End initiative is not a separate program or course. There is only one Monash graduate entry course. The end-to-end student cohort are a group within this graduate entry course.
Graduate Entry Medicine Requirements
- Domestic applicants
- International applicants
Graduate Entry Offers
Offers into the graduate entry medicine program, including the Rural End-to-End cohort, are made based on the ranking of applicants once interviews have been completed and final results have been received. The ranking is based on academic performance 40% and interview/SJT 60%.
Applicants should note that deferrals will not be allowed except under exceptional circumstances. Requests to defer will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. Please click on the link below for further information about your options to study Graduate Entry Medicine at Monash.
Key dates (domestic)*
UPDATE : In light of the continuing situation regarding COVID-19, the Faculty is yet to make on decision regarding the format of the interview. It will be either by online or face to face on the Churchill campus.
|Applications||Monday 4th May to Friday 30th July 2021|
|Dean's Rural List||Communication regarding how to apply for the Dean's Rural List (DRL) and link to apply will be sent by Friday 6th August 2021. See here for more details about the Dean's Rural List.|
|Applications for DRL and Rural End-to-End Cohort||Close of business - 20th August 2021|
|Interviews||The week commencing 27th of September 2021|
|Invitations for Interview||Invitations for an interview will be sent via email by Monday 30th August (TBC)|
|Offers||Sent out via email one week after final year results have been released|
*Dates may be subject to change
Key Dates (international)
Interviews for international applicants are held in various locations - see Important Dates - International applicants
The above dates are relevant for domestic students and international students applying via the Biomedical Science pathway. International applicants should note that interviews and SJT are held at various times throughout the year.