Discover the wonder of the human body in health and disease and gain knowledge and skills for your post-graduate Doctor of Medicine degree with our Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Medicine Pathway). Our courses include human anatomy and physiology, microbiology, pharmacology, genetics, cell and molecular biology, nutrition, biochemistry, psychology and First Nations studies. You will also have the option to study eight courses of your choosing from a wide selection. You will gain extensive theoretical and practical knowledge and skills. By investigating authentic medical problems, as well as undertaking work placements in rural, regional and remote settings and participating in undergraduate research experiences you will be well-prepared for the Doctor of Medicine degree. Upon successful completion of the course within three years and with a minimum Grade Point Average of 5.0, you will gain direct entry into The University of Queensland’s Toowoomba-based Doctor of Medicine Program. The University of Queensland’s Doctor of Medicine is a program of four years duration, The Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Medicine Pathway) is part of the Darling Downs South West Medical Pathway, a collaboration between University of Southern Queensland, University of Queensland, Darling Downs Health and South West Hospital and Health Service. The goal of the collaboration is to provide end to end medical training in the Darling Downs and South West regions to enhance our rural, regional and remote medical workforce.
Workplace experience is an integral component of the program and each student is required to undertake and satisfactorily complete 75 hours of workplac experience in a rural or regional community setting in Queensland. This will require travel outside of Toowoomba.
Students must satisfy the safety and security requirements of the University of Southern Queensland and Queensland Health for work placement. These include evidence of immunity to or vaccination against notifiable and contagious diseases, Queensland Health student checklist and placement, privacy and consent deeds, and a University of Southern Queensland Student Clinical Placement Policy Declaration.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to UniSQ’s website.
English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicant must be a Current Year 12 student; Interview; Portfolio
30 September 2022
Applicants must be completing year 12 (first year attempted) in the year of applying.
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander alternate admission pathway requirements are:
1. Submit a resume, copy of the latest report card and a personal statement on the candidate’s reasons for seeking entry into the program and future medical career plans to QTAC.
2. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend a semi-structured interview with UniSQ’s Office of the PVC (First Nations Education and Research) where they will discuss their application and reasons for applying for the program in more detail.
3. Shortlisted applicants will then be invited to progress to the next stage of the selection process and participate in the multiple mini-interviews (MMIs).
For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.
Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.
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Students enrolled in the Medicine Pathway major who have maintained a GPA of 5.0 or above and completed their program in three years will enter The University of Queensland Doctor of Medicine program (Rural Clinical School, Toowoomba) following completion of the Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Medicine Pathway).
3 years Full time