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Australian National University, Florey Building
54 Mills Road, Acton ACT 2601


Phone: +61 2 6125 1304 / +61 2 6125 4964
Admissions e-mail:

Program Information

  • Doctor of Medicine and Surgery (MChD)
    • 4 years in length
    • Themes of the program are founded on:
      • Medical Sciences
      • Clinical Skills
      • Population Health
      • Professionalism and leadership
  • Joint programs are also available:
    • Doctor of Medicine and Surgery/Master of Philosophy (MChD/Phil)
    • Doctor of Medicine and Surgery/Doctor of Philosophy (MChD/PhD)

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The curriculum of the MChD is divided into two sections:

  • Year one and year two: Each week the students are given a Problem Based Learning (PBL) study case included with tutorials, lectures, and a weekly clinical day. As well, all students engage in a research project.
  • Year three and four: Students engage in clinical rotations, and given experience in the rural realm, as well as elective experiences.

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Admission Requirements

  • All applicants must have completed or be in their final year of a Bachelor's degree at the date of application.
  • There is no preferred baccalaureate degree or prerequisite subjects
  • The applicant's degree must be within ten years of the application date.
  • Two-year accelerated bachelor degrees are accepted, but must be completed by the application date.
  • ANU may provide a percentage bonus for applicants who complete a Honors, Masters of Research, or PhD.


  • The university uses a weighed grade point average (wGPA) calculation.
  • The calculation uses the last 3 years of the applicants most recently completed baccalaureate degree.
  • The minimum required wGPA for interview consideration is 5.6


  • MCAT must have been written within 2 years of application deadline
  • Applicants must achieve 125 in each section to be considered for an interview.

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  • Graduate Australian Medical Schools Admission Test
  • GAMSAT results are valid for only two years.
  • A minimum overall result of 55 is required, with no less than 50 for each section.

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  • Either MCAT or GAMSAT is admitted for the application.

Supporting Documents

  • Applicants must complete the Undergraduate Application form online
  • Official transcript for your Bachelor degree and any post-baccalaureate degrees and graduate studies.
  • Official MCAT or GAMSAT results
  • Proof of English language proficiency (note: international students should be aware of the English requirements for internship registration in Australia, which requires a minimum of IELTS level 7 in all four components).

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  • Your GPA and MCAT/GAMSAT score will be weighted 50:50 to produce a ranked list of applicants. Interviews will be offered to applicants with a range of wGPA/MCAT/GAMSAT score combinations. A small bonus for completed postgraduate study, eg Graduate Diploma, Masters, PhD, will be added to the composite score.
  • Applicants should be aware that meeting the minimum criteria does not guarantee interview
  • The interview takes place in July/August each year conducted via a Skype call.
  • The interview consists of a wide range of topics and scenarios.

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Selection Ranking

  • wGPA: 25%
  • GAMSAT/MCAT: 25%
  • Interview: 50%
  • Applicants with completed graduate studies will earn bonus points.

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Timeline 2017/2018

  • February 2, 2017: GAMSAT registration closes
  • March 25, 2017: GAMSAT held
  • Mid-May 2017: GAMSAT Results released
  • June 30, 2017: International Applications closes
  • August 26, 2017: ANU Open Day
  • Mid-July: International interviews held
  • Late July: International offers made
  • November 2017-January 2018: Additional offers made
  • January 30, 2018-February 3, 2018: Orientation week

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Tuition 2017/2018

  • First year tuition (international student) - US$ 72,480.00

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For information on admission scholarships, click here