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Doctor of Medicine

Ready to apply? How to submit your application depends on what type of applicant you are.

Provisional Entry applicants (school leavers)

If you're a Provisional Entry applicant, apply through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).

When you apply, use these QTAC codes:

  • 721302 (MD Provisional Entry for School Leavers)
  • 721402 (MD Provisional Entry for School Leavers – Bonded Medical Place).

To apply to start studying in 2021, you'll need to submit your application by 30 September 2020

Apply through QTAC

You don't need to apply for your preferred undergraduate degree. We'll contact you about this when you receive an offer.

What happens next

Once your application has been assessed, we'll email you to let you know if you've been invited for a multiple mini interview (MMI).

Following the interview, we'll let you know if you've received an offer for the Doctor of Medicine. Offers for the 2021 intake will be made in January 2021.

If you receive an offer to study with us, congratulations!

Once you accept your offer, we'll contact you and ask you to nominate your preferred undergraduate degree. We'll then send you information about studying the Doctor of Medicine.

Selection for interviews

Applicants are selected for interviews based on their aggregate score from the first 4 sections of the UCAT ANZ.

Applicants with the same aggregate score are ranked by their UCAT ANZ section 5 score. If this score is also the same, the UCAT ANZ section 1 score is used.

Selection for offers

Applicants who meet the entry requirements are selected for an offer based on their final score, which is made up of their:

  • ATAR (25%)
  • UCAT ANZ section 1–4 aggregate score (25%), and
  • MMI score (50%).

Applicants with the same final score are ranked by their MMI score.

Direct Entry applicants (university graduates)

If you're a Direct Entry applicant, apply online through the Graduate Entry Medical School Admissions System (GEMSAS).

See the GEMSAS website for advice on:

Apply through GEMSAS

What happens next

Once your application has been assessed, we'll email you to let you know if you've been invited for a multiple mini interview (MMI).

Following the interview, we'll let you know if you're selected for a place in the Doctor of Medicine.

If you receive an offer to study with us, congratulations! Once you accept your offer, we'll send you information about studying the Doctor of Medicine.

Selection for interviews

Applicants are selected for interviews based on their combined:

  • unweighted average GAMSAT score (50%), and
  • GPA (50%).

If applicants have the same combined score, they are ranked by their GPA.

Selection for offers

Applicants who meet the entry requirements are selected for an offer based on their final score, which is made up of their:

  • GPA (25%)
  • unweighted average GAMSAT score (25%), and
  • MMI score (50%).

Provisional Entry applicants (school leavers)

The application you need to complete will depend on where your high school studies are from.

Applicants completing high school from Australia

If you’re a Provisional Entry applicant and you're currently completing high school from Australia, apply online through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC). This applies if you're currently studying:

  • Australian Year 12 – either in Australia or overseas, or
  • the International Baccalaureate (IB) in Australia.

When you apply, use this QTAC code:

  • 721302 (MD Provisional Entry for School Leavers).

Check QTAC's key dates and fees for application dates and fees.

Apply through QTAC

You don't need to apply for your preferred undergraduate degree. If you're eligible to receive an offer, we'll contact you about this.

All other Provisional Entry applicants

If you’re a Provisional Entry applicant and you're not currently completing high school from Australia (Year 12 or International Baccalaureate), submit an application directly to UQ.

You'll need to select the postgraduate MD program (code 5578). You can complete the application yourself or apply through an approved UQ agent in your country. 

To be included in our main round of 2021 applications, you'll need to apply before 13 June 2020. There may be a smaller round of applications considered after this date. 

You'll need to pay a A$100 fee when you submit your application. This fee can't be refunded.

Apply to UQ

You don't need to apply for your preferred undergraduate degree. If you're eligible to receive an offer, we'll contact you about this.

What happens next

We'll assess your application to see if you meet the minimum entry requirements.

Once your application has been assessed, we'll email you to let you know if you've been invited for a multiple mini interview (MMI). Applicants are selected for interviews based on UCAT ANZ or ISAT scores. 

Following the interviews, all applicants are ranked and we'll let you know if you're selected for a place.

If you're selected, we'll ask you to nominate your preferred undergraduate degree before we send you an offer. 

As there are limited places, we can't guarantee that a place will be available for everyone who accepts an offer. If you've received an offer, make sure you respond as soon as possible. 

If you accept an offer and all places have been filled, you'll be added to our waitlist. 

Graduate Entry applicants (university graduates)

If you've already completed a bachelor degree or equivalent, apply online directly to UQ.

You'll need to select the postgraduate MD program (code 5578). You can complete the application yourself or apply through an approved UQ agent in your country.

To apply to start studying in 2021, you'll need to submit your application by:

  • 15 June 2020 to be considered for the interviews on 15, 16 and 17 July 2020
  • 3 August 2020 to be considered for the interviews on 1 September 2020
  • 7 September 2020 to be considered for the interviews on 2 October 2020
  • 19 October 2020 to be considered for the interviews on 17 November 2020.

You'll need to pay a A$100 fee when you submit your application. This fee can't be refunded.

Apply to UQ

What happens next

We'll assess your application to see if you meet the minimum entry requirements.

Once your application has been assessed, we'll email you to let you know if you've been invited for a multiple mini interview (MMI). Applicants are selected for interviews based on GAMSAT or MCAT scores.

Following the interviews, all applicants are ranked and we'll let you know if you're selected for a place.

As there are limited places, we can't guarantee that a place will be available for everyone who accepts an offer. If you've received an offer, make sure you respond as soon as possible.

If you accept an offer and all places have been filled, you'll be added to our waitlist.