Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery @ University of Adelaide

Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery

Introduction:
A Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree provides an undifferentiated education in the foundational areas of Scientific Basis of Medicine, Medical Personal and Professional Development, and Clinical Practice in a state of the art, integrated educational program.

SATAC Code

314552
314553 (Rural Background Entry)

 

 

Degree Length

6 years full-time

 

 

Degree Structure

Level I: 24 core units + Level II: 21 core units, 3 elective units + Level III: 24 core units + Level IV: 24 core units + Level V: 24 core units + Level VI: 24 core units = 144 units.

 

 

Campus

North Terrace campus


This program includes internships and placements at teaching hospitals and workplaces in the broader medical community, with a strong emphasis on practical learning. The option of an honours year is available to students who pass the third year examinations. As of July 2010, all medical students will be registered with the Medical Board of Australia to ensure graduates meet and maintain the appropriate professional standards. Graduates may seek employment as medical practitioners in Australia, after completing a twelve month internship at an approved hospital, and follow on with a wide range of professional placements, whether these be in the industry, the armed forces, or in research environments.

Core units: Scientific Basis of Medicine I-III; Clinical Skills I-III; Medical Professional & Personal Development I-III; Fundamentals of Biomedical Science A-B; Medical Professional & Personal Development II-III; Medical Microbiology and Immunology II-III; Research and Clinical Reasoning; Medical Home Unit; Surgical Home Unit; Psychiatry; Musculoskeletal Medicine; Medical & Scientific Attachment III-V; Geriatrics and General Practice; Anaesthesia, Pain Medicine & Intensive Care; Paediatrics and Child Health; Human Reproductive Health; Medicine Internship and Year 6 Teaching Series; Surgery Internship; Emergency Department Internship; Medicine VI; Primary Care VI; Psychiatry VI; Surgery VI; and Core Skills Program.

Course Requirements

2012 ATAR

90.00 (indicative minimum ATAR)

 

 

Entry Requirements

SACE or equivalent, successful completion of the UMAT
Prerequisites: SACE Stage 2: Biology or Chemistry or Mathematical Studies. IB: Biology (SL grade 4/HL grade 3) or Chemistry (SL grade 4/HL grade 3) or Mathematics (SL grade 4/HL grade 3)

 

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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).

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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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