List of medical schools in Australia

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Medical education in Australia is provided by the medical schools and faculties of various universities, accreditation for which is provided by the Australian Medical Council. There are both undergraduate and graduate medical programs; the former require the Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admission Test (UMAT) whereas the latter require the Graduate Australian Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT).

Current medical schools[edit]

State/territory School City Est. First Class Current Degree(s) Previous Degree(s) Notes Admissions Test
Australian Capital Territory Australian National University Medical School Canberra 2004 MChD MBBS GAMSAT/MCAT
New South Wales Sydney Medical School Camperdown, Sydney 1883[1] 1888[1] MD MBBS GAMSAT/MCAT
New South Wales University of New South Wales Faculty of Medicine Kensington, Sydney 1960[2] BMed/MD[3] MBBS UCAT
New South Wales Western Sydney University School of Medicine Campbelltown, Sydney 2007 2011 BClinSci/MD MBBS UCAT
New South Wales University of Wollongong Graduate School of Medicine Wollongong 2006[4] 2007 MD MBBS GAMSAT/MCAT
New South Wales University of Newcastle School of Medicine and Public Health
University of New England School of Rural Medicine
1982 (BMed at UoN)[6]
2012 (BMed — Joint Medical Program at UoN & UNE)
BMedSc/MD[7] BMed[8]
New South Wales University of Notre Dame School of Medicine, Sydney Darlinghurst, Sydney 2008[9][10] 2011[11] MD MBBS GAMSAT/MCAT
New South Wales Macquarie University School of Medicine Sydney 2018 MD GAMSAT/MCAT
Queensland Bond University Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine Gold Coast 2005[12] 2009[13] BMedSt/MD MBBS N/A
Queensland Griffith University School of Medicine Southport, Gold Coast

Meadowbrook, Logan City
2004[14] 2008[14] MD MBBS GAMSAT/MCAT
Queensland James Cook University School of Medicine and Dentistry Townsville 2000[15] 2005[15] MBBS N/A N/A
Queensland University of Queensland School of Medicine Herston, Brisbane 1936[16] MD MBBS GAMSAT/MCAT
South Australia University of Adelaide Medical School Adelaide 1885[17] MBBS N/A UCAT
South Australia Flinders University School of Medicine Adelaide 1974[18] MD BMBS GAMSAT/Ucat
Tasmania University of Tasmania School of Medicine Tasmania 1965[19] MBBS N/A UCAT
Victoria Melbourne Medical School Parkville, Melbourne 1862 MD[20] BMedSc/MBBS GAMSAT/MCAT
Victoria Monash University Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Clayton, Melbourne 1958 1966 BMedSci/MD MBBS (Hons) UCAT
Victoria Deakin University School of Medicine Geelong 2008 2011 MD BMBS GAMSAT/MCAT
Western Australia University of Notre Dame School of Medicine, Fremantle Fremantle 2005 2008[21] MD MBBS GAMSAT/MCAT
Western Australia University of Western Australia School of Medicine Perth 1956[22] MD MBBS GAMSAT/MCAT
Western Australia Curtin University Curtin Medical School Bentley 2017 MBBS UCAT

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Students at the University of Sydney – Senate – The University of Sydney
  2. ^ "University of New South Wales Medicine: Brief History". University of New South Wales. Archived from the original on 7 June 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
  3. ^ "From MBBS to MD – the benefits explained". University of New South Wales. Archived from the original on 16 July 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Campus News" (PDF). University of Wollongong. December 2006. Retrieved 5 June 2014.
  5. ^ "JMP Newsletter" (PDF). Joint Medical Program, University of Newcastle. December 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 31 July 2008. Retrieved 5 June 2014.
  6. ^ "Celebrating 30 years. Newcastle Medical Program 2008" (PDF). University of Newcastle, Australia. 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2012. Retrieved 5 June 2014.
  7. ^ "What you will study". 2013-12-17. Retrieved 2017-01-14.
  8. ^ Bachelor of Medicine – JMP Schedule / Policy Library / The University of Newcastle, Australia
  9. ^ Lane, Bernard (27 January 2012). "Notre Dame on the mend". The Australian. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
  10. ^ Notre Dame welcomes Federal support for Sydney campus
  11. ^ Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney – News
  12. ^ 2013 Undergraduate Guide (Australian Students) – Bond University[permanent dead link]
  13. ^ About the Faculty | Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine | Bond University | Gold Coast, Australia Archived 2013-01-20 at the Wayback Machine
  14. ^ a b Griffith Medicine
  15. ^ a b Welcome to the SMD – JCU
  16. ^ About Medicine at UQ – Med Students Online
  17. ^ "Celebrating 125 years of medical history". University of Adelaide. 24 May 2010. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
  18. ^ "About Us - Human Physiology". Flinders University. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  19. ^ Head of School – School of Medicine – University of Tasmania, Australia Archived 2013-02-05 at the Wayback Machine
  20. ^ Guaranteed entry pathways to graduate degrees for school-leavers Archived 2013-06-19 at the Wayback Machine
  21. ^ Fremantle School of Medicine graduates first cohort
  22. ^ History of the University > The University of Western Australia: The University of Western Australia