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Becoming a doctor: unknowns explored

Tomorrow's doctors will start in the unlikeliest of places.

Disease or doctor: which drives medicine?

At UQ, we're exploring the uniquely human skill sets that will help develop the doctors of the future.

Find out how we're shaping the face of medicine to own the unknown.

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Explore your options

To study the Doctor of Medicine (MD), you'll first need to complete a bachelor's degree with 2 prerequisites. With 3 pathway options to choose from, you can follow your interests – creating doctors from diverse backgrounds and areas.

Pathway A

Pathway A programs cover the prerequisite courses you'll need, and provide health professional registration before you enter the MD.

Pathway C

Pathway C programs allow you to choose electives that may cover the prerequisites you need to complete before you enter the MD.

Applying for the Doctor of Medicine

Find out everything you need to know before you apply.

How to apply  


Go deeper

What could your UQ experience be like? Hear from our current students and staff.

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What's it really like to study medicine at UQ?

What opportunities are there for hands-on experience?

What's a typical day like? Get a personal perspective from Rosie, a medicine student, and Professor Stuart Carney, the Medical Dean from the Faculty of Medicine.

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Get to know Professor Stuart Carney

Professor Stuart Carney has faith that medicine can make a difference. As a lecturer, Professor Stuart is passionate about improving the outcomes for patients by challenging students to push the boundaries of knowledge.