Doctor of Medicine

Flinders University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00114A

The Doctor of Medicine - Graduate Entry requires not less than four years of full-time study. The course is offered by the College of Medicine and Public Health.


Throughout the course there are 3 broad topics or themes: Doctor and Patient: The practical communication, examination and procedural skills essential for effective interaction between the doctor and patients and for constructive interaction with other health professionals. Knowledge of Health and Illness: Knowledge of the structure, function and development of the normal human body at all levels of organisation, from the molecular and cellular to the whole individual. Health Professions and Society: Consideration of health and illness in the wider contexts of family, cultural group, community and political and economic influences in society.


  • Medicine

Standard entry requirements

Applicants must hold an approved degree from an Australian university or tertiary institution deemed to be of equivalent standard, or be due to complete such a degree before starting the course. Applicants who are Australian citizens or permanent residents must sit for the Graduate Australian Medical Schools Admission Test (GAMSAT) unless they are eligible to apply in the Indigenous Entry Stream. International applicants may choose to sit either the GAMSAT or the North American Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT). Selection for interview is based largely on performance in the Admissions Test. Final ranking is determined by combining scores for the test, performance in the first degree and personal qualities, as assessed at interview.Indigenous Entry Stream (IES)Applicants of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent who hold a degree from an Australian university or tertiary institution deemed to be of equivalent standard, or who are due to complete such a degree before starting the course may apply for admission through the Indigenous Entry Stream. There are three elements in the IES selection process: a written application, an interview and a 4-5 week Preparation for Medicine Program (PMP). Selection for interview will be based on assessment of the written application. Selection for admission will be based on performance in the interview and in the Preparation for Medicine Program. IES applicants who have satisfactory results in GAMSAT and at interview may be exempt from the PMP.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Bedford Park International: $221,412 No
  • Full-time : 4 years

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