University of Tasmania

Hobart, Australia

Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery

Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Tasmania is a 5-year degree program. You will study at the following campuses: Hobart (Years 1-3) + Hobart Clinical School, Launceston Clinical School or Rural Clinical School (Years 4-5)

Once you've completed the course, you'll be eligible for provisional registration to work in approved hospitals whilst undertaking training as an intern for one year. On successful completion of your internship you can gain full registration to work in Australia and New Zealand and can choose, if you wish, to study in an area of specialisation, whilst continuing to work.

Admission requirements:

School Leavers

  • ATAR: 95
  • English Communications or Literature or Writing at TQA3 level
  • Chemistry at TQA3 level
  • A UCAT mean score greater than or equal to the 50th percentile (combined scores of the 4 cognitive sections, i.e. first 4 sections and excluding the situational judgement test).

Any applicants who meet the above criteria will be ranked by their ATAR score.

Interviews are not part of the selection process.

Tertiary level education pathway

Students studying the University of Tasmania's Bachelor of Medical research may attempt to enter the MBBS at the end of each year. 

Requirements - Competitive entry

  • A UCAT mean score greater than or equal to the 50th percentile in their year of application to the MBBS (combined scores of the 4 cognitive sections, i.e. first 4 sections and excluding the situational judgement test). AND
  • Distinction average (70%) in year 1 or 2 OR
  • Credit average by the end of year 3.

Students are required to complete this course with a full time load with no leaves of absence or deferral, no failures and no recognition of prior learning. This is a competive entry scheme and entry into MBBS is not guaranteed. If you are interested in this option then put the Bachelor of Medical Research as one of your preferences. Ranking will be by average cumulative result in the BMedRes (GPA).

Students commencing the BMedRes in 2020 or latercan apply to enter the MBBS only on completion of their course (with application in their third BMedRes year for MBBS entry in 2023 or later).

Non-year 12 leaver entry to the MBBS from 2023 will be on completion of a bachelor’s degree only. With 50% of non-year 12 applicants (approximately 12/13 out of 25 places) being from the preferred pathway course, the Bachelor of Medical Research.