Bachelor of Medical Science (Griffith MD Provisional Entry for School-Leavers)
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Sunshine Coast

Course outline

This highly competitive program provides high-achieving secondary school leavers with a direct pathway to graduate studies in medicine. Students learn about the human body and the impacts of diseases, infections and clinical disorders. They also build knowledge in public health and clinical practice. Students who achieve a program GPA of at least 5.0 and a pass grade in the course Communication Skills for Medicine will be offered provisional direct entry into Griffith University’s Doctor of Medicine at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. This program also provides a strong foundation for further research. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Medical Science at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Other requirements

Before undertaking a clinical placement, students must provide evidence of hepatitis B immunisation, undergo a criminal history check and obtain a Blue Card; refer to institution. The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years; Current or Recent Year 12 with no previous attempt at tertiary study

Fixed closing date

Applications lodged after 9 December 2022 may not be considered in time for the mid-January offer round. Applications for this program close 26 December 2022. After this date, no new applicants can apply, but existing applicants can reorder this preference.

Additional entry requirements

This program is for current Year 12 applicants or applicants who completed Year 12 no more than three years prior to application and who have not previously attempted tertiary study at diploma level or higher.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

99.95

99.80

99.80

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

99.80

99.80

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.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

0

0

0

N/P#

0

<5*

0

21

Percentage of all students

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

N/P#

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Medical practitioner (primary care and rural medicine), clinical practitioner, healthcare administrator, medical scientist, medical educator.

Membership

Australian Society for Biotechnology; Australian Society for Immunology; Australian Society for Microbiology; Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Public Health Association of Australia; Australian Physiological Society.

Course Code
013231
Start Date
Offer rounds
Fee
CSP/$8016 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

3 years Full time

Location
Sunshine Coast