A Doctor of Medicine is a doctorate-level degree that requires at least six years of study, research, and hands-on practice to earn. To obtain an M.D., students must complete medical school followed by an internship and a residency in a general hospital or specialty clinic.
M.D.s in Australia
The Medical Program is comprised of two sequential degrees – the Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMedSt) and the Doctor of Medicine (MD). All students selected for entry into the Medical Program will have to complete both the BMedSt and MD to be eligible for registration as a medical practitioner in any state or territory in Australia or New Zealand with the knowledge, skills and attributes that a doctor requires to safely and effectively practise medicine in today’s complex healthcare environment. [+]
This program is currently only open to Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, holders of an Australian Humanitarian visa and New Zealand citizens (but not New Zealand permanent residents).ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
The Medical Program^ is comprised of two sequential degrees – the Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMedSt) and the Doctor of Medicine (MD). All students selected for entry into the Medical Program^ will have to complete both the BMedSt and MD. Both degrees are awarded at the completion of Year 5.The Medical Program^ commences with the Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMedSt) which is an undergraduate program and so is open to Year 12 school leavers. The BMedSt is also open to students who have completed an undergraduate program.Enrolments in the program are strictly limited to ensure small class sizes and sufficient clinical placements. As such, entry is extremely competitive.Postgraduate applicants will be evaluated based on the following criteria:... [-]