Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery @ UQ

Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery

Introduction:
The Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Queensland is often regarded as an extremely prestigious and desirable degree.

QTAC Code

Admission must be lodged through the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER). See http://www.acer.edu.au/ for details.

 

 

Degree Length

4 years full-time

 

 

Degree Structure

Compulsory units for chosen Major (64 credit points) = 64 units

 

 

Can be combined with

Arts, Science, or Health Sciences.

 

 

Campus

Herston Teaching Hospitals.


Students gain knowledge of the biological, physiological, psychological, clinical and social aspects of medical practice. Logical thinking, strong problem solving skills, team work, effective communication and use of technology are also a focus of this degree. All students participate in a wide variety of practical clinical placements to offer opportunities to effectively engage both their theoretical and practical knowledge of medical sciences. Honours study is offered to those who achieve highly in first and second year, and the honours program is presented as a modified third and fourth year study program.

Core Units: Medical Science 1 & 2; Clinical Skills 1 & 2; Clinical Science 1 & 2; Clinical Practice 1 & 2; Ethics and Professional Practice 1, 2, 3 & 4; Global and Community Medicine 1, 2 & 3; Surgery; Mental Health; General Practice; Medicine in Society; Medicine; Scholarship of Research 1; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Paediatrics and Child Health; Specialities 1 & 2; Clinical Skills; and Elective Placement.

Course Requirements

2012 OP/Rank

1/99 (for all combined degrees)

 

 

2013 OP/Rank

Apply through QTAC and UQ (for all combined degrees)

 

 

Entry Requirements

Overall Position (OP) 1.
Students must have completed and met each threshold score in the Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admission Test (UMAT). See http://umat.acer.edu.au/ for details.

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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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