Bachelor of Medical Science (BMedSci)

Entry Level

School Leaver Provisional

Location

Gold Coast or Nathan Campus, QLD, Australia

Duration

2 years

Important Dates

QTAC applications for Trimester 1 close in December. Please see “how to apply” on the website here for exact dates.

Indigenous Entry Pathway
University

Griffith University

School of Medicine

Griffth University, Gold Coast Campus
Centre for Medicine and Oral Health
16 High St
Southport QLD 4215
Australia

Contact Information

Overview

This program is an intensive two-year degree that will be offered full-time at the Gold Coast or Nathan on-campus mode. The program is only offered as an accelerated mode and includes both winter and summer semesters. There will be no break between semesters for the duration of the program.

You will develop knowledge and skills in modern biosciences and clinical sciences, with an emphasis on their application to the development of medicine, biomedical research and healthcare services. Provided you achieve a grade point average of 5.0 for the program and a minimum grade of Pass in the designated course `Human Skills for Medicine’ this intensive program will prepare you for entry into Griffith’s medical degree.

Please see ‘Doctor of Medicine’ for further study.

Admissions

Entry Level

School leaver provisional
School leaver provisional entry pathways are offered by universities that have graduate-entry medical courses. They guarantee school leavers a place in the graduate entry medical program on the condition that they first complete a bachelor level degree course at the university and meet specified conditions (such as maintaining a particular grade point average and finishing the degree in the normal minimum time period).

Entry Criteria

Based on academic marks and the successful completion of required pre-requisite subjects.

Preparation Course

No

Length of course
2 years

Pathways

Indigenous Entry Pathway

Additional Information

The University’s Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy will apply.

This program is quota managed for which there is a limited number of places available to ensure that sufficient resources are available to support the students. Meeting the admission requirements for this program may not result in an applicant receiving an admission offer.

Prior OP students: Applicants who graduated with an OP in or before 2019 can apply to Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) for an ATAR statement. For more information visit qcaa.qld.edu.au/senior/australian-tertiary-admission-rank-atar.

Admission to the Bachelor of Medical Science will be determined by the following criteria:

  • academic achievement for Year 12 applicants in the year before entry
  • OR academic achievement for applicants who have completed their senior secondary studies up to three years prior to application and who have not previously attempted tertiary study at Diploma level or higher
  • all prerequisite subjects (or their equivalent) must be met.

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Support

What assistance is available to me?

GUMURRII Student Support Unit
GUMURRII is the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Support Unit at Griffith University. Subject to eligibility, Unit staff can organise personal tutoring, help you apply for grants, scholarships and assist students with a smooth transition into Griffith University.

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