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Study Medicine or Dentistry at University of Western Australia

Study Medicine or Dentistry in Australia

At the University of Western Australia, The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences offers courses, training and research opportunities in a range of scientific and clinical disciplines to benefit the health of Australian and international communities. Our Faculty has an important role in delivering knowledge and discoveries to guarantee we have healthy futures. We strive to deliver research-led teaching in high-quality facilities and are supported by in this venture by professional mentors and valued alumni. We offer our students a world-class student experience and education.

Why study medicine or dentistry at the University of Western Australia?

UWA Health Campus connects students and researchers with hospitals, institutes and healthcare providers and Public health at UWA is ranked in the world’s top 51-75 (ARWU 2019). UWA is 8th in the world on Clinical Medicine and 1st in Australia with HMS researchers awarded $19 million+ in research funding (Jan-Apr 2018).

Doctor of Medicine

As a doctor, you will need to fulfil a number of roles including that of a professional, leader, advocate, clinician, educator and scholar, and these key roles form the themes around which the UWA Doctor of Medicine curriculum is structured. As well as undertaking relevant bioscience learning and development of clinical knowledge and skills reasoning, you will develop effective communication, leadership and teamwork skills for collaborative patient care. You may also pursue opportunities for depth of study in areas of your interest, through electives and scholarly activity. This course prepares graduates with the professional attributes required for successful medical internships.

Entry requirements

  • Minimum A*A*A for direct pathway (students may alternatively apply for Biomedical Sciences degree with BBC and then apply for the postgraduate medical degree while undertaking their first degree)
  • Grade B on English for Academic Purposes module from the NCUK International Foundation Year
  • Students need to take ISAT

Doctor of Dental Medicine

You’ll be based at the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia, a high-tech dental teaching hospital and learning facility on the UWA Health campus in Nedlands. You will learn by treating patients under close supervision by highly experienced and skilled tutors, or by observing general and specialist dentists treating a wide range of dental conditions. Successful graduates can register with the Dental Board of Australia as a dentist and enter the profession immediately.

Entry requirements

  • Minimum A*A*A for direct pathway (students may alternatively apply for Biomedical Sciences degree with BBC and then apply for the postgraduate medical degree while undertaking their first degree)
  • Grade B on English for Academic Purposes module from the NCUK International Foundation Year

Tuition fees and Scholarships

  • Doctor of Medicine

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points. Course credit points 192. Total course fee for 2020: $318,800.00

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  • Doctor of Dental Medicine

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points. Course credit points 192. Total course fee for 2020: $318,800.00

For the most up to date information regarding tuition fees, please click here.

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area. For more information, please visit the university’s website.

 

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