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

UCAT: At least 150, however 180 will be considered as competetive score. 

English Communications or Literature or Writing at TQA3 level

Chemistry at TQA3 level

Competitive UCAT 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 on each year.

Requirements - Competitive entry

  • A competitive UCAT score the year of application 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.

Requirements - Guaranteed entry

There are 20 guaranteed entry places into MBBS at the university of Tasmania offered to school leavers who get into the Bachelor of medical research. This option cannot be applied for and students are selected for guaranteed entry by the School of Medicine from the applicant group who apply for both MBBS and BMedRes and don't make it into the MBBS.

Applicants must have successfully achieved:

  • an ATAR of 90 or higher, all pre-requisite requirements
  • a competitive UCAT score, and
  • Successfully completed in 3 year's full time with a credit average (65%)

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. Students on the BMedRes Guaranteed Entry Scheme who fulfil the requirements will be given guaranteed entry into the MBBS the year after completion of the BMedRes. Selection for this scheme is competitive with applicants ranked on performance, and offers are made by the school of Medicine.

If you are chosen for the Guaranteed Entry scheme, you will be informed in late January or early February of the year that you applied into the MBBS.

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