Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery @ UNSW

Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery

Introduction:
The Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery degree is unique at UNSW, as students with high ATAR and UMAT scores, can be considered for entry without completing an undergraduate degree.

UAC Code

428000

   

Degree Length

6 years full-time

   

Degree Structure

Medicine core units (276 credit points) + General Education elective units (12 credit points) = 288 credit points

   

Can be combined with

Arts

   

Campus                                        

Kensington campus


While graduate entry is available for students who have achieved well (particularly students enrolled in the Bachelor of Medical Science at UNSW), UNSW offers competitive entry straight out of high school. Students learn both the knowledge and skills necessary to become registered medical practitioners. Subjects range from the theoretical, to practical learning styles, learning under trained professionals inside and outside of the classroom. These learning domains include: Beginnings, Growth and Development; Health Maintenance; Ageing and Endings; and Society and Health.

Students also develop the skills they need to become personable and professional practitioners of medicine. Students will often have the chance to apply their knowledge in professional environments, during training periods at clinical centres designated by UNSW. Part of the degree includes clinical placement to a rural location for a minimum of four weeks, under the care of medical practitioners. Clinical placements will take place in some of the following locations: St Vincent’s Hospital; St George Hospital; Kogarah; Randwick Campus Hospitals; South Western Sydney Clinical School; and Rural Clinical Schools (based in the Greater Murray and mid-north coast areas).

Core units: Foundations; Beginnings, Growth and Development A & B; Health Maintenance B; Ageing and Endings A & B; Society & Health; Introduction to Clinical and Communication Skills; Bridging; Foundations; Society and Health 3; Beginnings, Growth and Development 3; Health Maintenance 3; Ageing and Endings 3; Independent Learning Project 1-3; Medicine; Surgery; Psychiatry; Primary Care; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Children's Health (Paediatrics); Emergency/Selective; and Selective.

Course Requirements

2013 ATAR

N/A (minimum ATAR score of 96.00, competent UMAT score and interviews conducted by UNSW)

   

Entry Requirements       

HSC or equivalent

Assumed knowledge: any 2 units of HSC English (Band 4 or higher) (Chemistry is recommended).

UMAT Score

 

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Student Profiles in Medicine

Taimoor

Taimoor is a 20 year old student in his third year of a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at UNSW (Kensington campus).

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Vekram

Vekram is a 22 year old student in his fifth year of a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery at UNSW (Kensington campus).

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Taimoor

Taimoor is a 20 year old student in his third year of a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at UNSW (Kensington campus). He expects to graduate in 2013.

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Vekram

Vekram is a 22 year old student in his fifth year of a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery at UNSW (Kensington campus). He expects to graduate in 2011.

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Medicine at other universities:
Medicine @ USyd
Medicine @ Notre Dame
Medicine @ UWS
Medicine @ ANU


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