Graduate entry

Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine (MD) - Graduate Entry

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 - 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, south-eastern Victoria or 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.
  • Australian Indigenous applicants should have a degree with significant and broad biomedical science content

Monash is committed to facilitating the entry of Indigenous students into the graduate entry program. For further information visit the webpage and/or contact the MNHS Indigenous Engagement Officer.

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.

Graduate Entry Medicine Requirements

Key dates

* As from 2020 intake year,  application date (for either pathway) will be the same.


Biomedical Sciences Pathway

(50 places allocated)

Biomedical Sciences Pathway


Other Pathway

(25 places allocated)

Other Pathway


2019 Entry YearApplications are closedInterviews have already been heldApplications are closedWill be held on 24 or 25 September 2018
2020 Entry Year *Applications open May to June 2019Will be held in September 2019Applications open May to June 2019Will be held in September 2019

Applications will be direct to Monash Online Admission and Scholarship Applications. Please do not apply if you do not meet the eligibility criteria

The above dates are relevant for domestic students and international students applying via the Biomedical Science pathway. International applicants should note that interview and SJT are held at various times throughout the year.