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University of Newcastle

Newcastle , New South Wales ,Australia

Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine (Joint Medical Program)

A world-class medical program, delivered locally.

Launch your medical career in a world-class medical degree program. This program has been designed to ensure it is and remains relevant to a rapidly changing health care environment. You will graduate having learned the medical expertise and skills to help maintain and promote individual and community health in Australia and around the world.

Gain your qualification with support from medical education experts and medical and inter-professional health care practitioners. The five-year Bachelor of Medical Science degree and Doctor of Medicine – Joint Medical Program (MD-JMP) is offered by the University of Newcastle in partnership with the University of New England and Hunter New England Local Health District and Central Coast Local Health District.

Campus Information

Newcastle - Callaghan

The University of Newcastle's main campus at Callaghan is only 12 kilometres from beaches and the heart of Newcastle - a city named as one of the world's top 'Smart Cities' to watch in 2017 by Global magazine National Geographic Traveler.

Intakes

  • Feb

Application Processing Time in Days: 21

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career opportunities

University of Newcastle medicine students are sought after by employers with 100% securing employment within four months of graduating. Medicine graduates have a wide range of career options available to them. Following graduation, you can choose to continue your studies and specialise in an area that interests you.

Possible career options include:

  • general practitioner
  • emergency medical specialist
  • epidemiologist
  • medical oncologist
  • neurologist
  • obstetrician and gynaecologist
  • paediatrician
  • palliative medicine specialist
  • psychiatrist
  • surgeon
  • university lecturer/academic

PSW Opportunity

  • 3 years

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools..

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