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 University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) whereas the latter require the Graduate Australian Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT), or the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT).

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 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 Kensington, Sydney 1960[2] 1967[3] BMedSt/MD[4] MBBS UCAT
New South Wales Western Sydney University Campbelltown, Sydney 2007 2011 BClinSci/MD MBBS UCAT
New South Wales University of Wollongong Wollongong 2006[5] 2007 MD MBBS GAMSAT/MCAT
New South Wales University of Newcastle
University of New England
1982 (BMed at UoN)[7]
2012 (BMed — Joint Medical Program at UoN & UNE)
BMedSc/MD[8] BMed[9]
New South Wales University of Notre Dame School of Medicine, Sydney Darlinghurst, Sydney 2008[10][11] 2011[12] MD MBBS GAMSAT/MCAT
New South Wales Macquarie University School of Medicine Sydney 2018 MD MBBS GAMSAT/MCAT
Queensland Bond University Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine Gold Coast 2005[13] 2009[14] BMedSt/MD MBBS
Queensland Griffith University School of Medicine Southport, Gold Coast

Birtinya, Sunshine Coast
2004[15] 2008[15] MD MBBS GAMSAT/MCAT
Queensland James Cook University School of Medicine and Dentistry Townsville 2000[16] 2005[16] MBBS
Queensland University of Queensland School of Medicine Herston, Brisbane 1936[17] MD MBBS GAMSAT/MCAT/UCAT
South Australia University of Adelaide Medical School Adelaide 1885[18] BMedSt/MD MBBS UCAT
South Australia Flinders University School of Medicine Adelaide 1974[19] BClinSci/MD, MD BMBS GAMSAT/UCAT/MCAT
Tasmania University of Tasmania School of Medicine Hobart 1965[20] BMedSc/MD MBBS UCAT/MCAT
Victoria Melbourne Medical School Parkville, Melbourne 1862 MD[21] BMedSc/MBBS GAMSAT/MCAT
Victoria Monash University Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Clayton, Melbourne 1958 1966 BMedSc/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[22] MD MBBS GAMSAT/MCAT
Western Australia University of Western Australia School of Medicine Perth 1956[23] MD MBBS GAMSAT/MCAT/UCAT
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. ^ "About us | Medicine & Health - UNSW Sydney".
  4. ^ "From MBBS to MD – the benefits explained". University of New South Wales. Archived from the original on 16 July 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
  5. ^ "Campus News" (PDF). University of Wollongong. December 2006. Retrieved 5 June 2014.
  6. ^ "JMP Newsletter" (PDF). Joint Medical Program, University of Newcastle. December 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 31 July 2008. Retrieved 5 June 2014.
  7. ^ "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.
  8. ^ "What you will study". 17 December 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2017.
  9. ^ Bachelor of Medicine – JMP Schedule / Policy Library / The University of Newcastle, Australia
  10. ^ Lane, Bernard (27 January 2012). "Notre Dame on the mend". The Australian. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
  11. ^ Notre Dame welcomes Federal support for Sydney campus
  12. ^ Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney – News
  13. ^ 2013 Undergraduate Guide (Australian Students) – Bond University[permanent dead link]
  14. ^ About the Faculty | Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine | Bond University | Gold Coast, Australia Archived 2013-01-20 at the Wayback Machine
  15. ^ a b Griffith Medicine
  16. ^ a b Welcome to the SMD – JCU
  17. ^ About Medicine at UQ – Med Students Online
  18. ^ "Celebrating 125 years of medical history". University of Adelaide. 24 May 2010. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
  19. ^ "About Us - Human Physiology". Flinders University. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  20. ^ Head of School – School of Medicine – University of Tasmania, Australia Archived 2013-02-05 at the Wayback Machine
  21. ^ Guaranteed entry pathways to graduate degrees for school-leavers Archived 2013-06-19 at the Wayback Machine
  22. ^ "Fremantle School of Medicine graduates first cohort". Archived from the original on 20 October 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2013.
  23. ^ History of the University > The University of Western Australia: The University of Western Australia