Medical Schools in Australia
School of Medicine Schools in Australia
Medical programs in Australia may be offered at the undergraduate or postgraduate level. Students may study Medical School in Australia directly from high school or from university. Those Canadian students interested in postgraduate entry in Australia must possess a completed undergraduate degree, along with acceptable MCAT scores. In some cases an interview is required before final assessment is made. Some Medical programs may require supplementary applications with mandatory fees.
Following the successful completion of the Medical Program in Australia, graduates will be awarded with a Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). Graduates then enter the medical workforce in Australia, primarily in the major public teaching hospitals and complete a 1-year internship program. It is only on the successful completion of this internship that junior doctors are eligible to receive full registration with the State Medical Board or Council. In general, registration in one state of Australia entitles the doctor to registration in other states. Most junior doctors undertake an additional year of hospital training before commencing postgraduate medical training leading to specialization. Specialist medical training is carried out by the relevant specialty medical college in conjunction with the state public health system. This training is not conducted by universities.
It is the student’s responsibility to contact their local credentialing body for re-entry pathways.
All students interested in studying Medicine in Australia & the UK should contact KOM Consultants for full details on application processes.
Canadian Students: Students entering into the medical professional contact the Medical Council of Canada for their home country requirements and international credentialing. For information on pathways back to Canada after completing your medical degree in Australia, refer to the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials-Medicine website.
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