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University of Adelaide Medical School Undergraduate Entry


KOM Consultants is the official Canadian representative for the University of Adelaide in Australia. Canadian applications to the University of Adelaide’s Undergraduate Entry Bachelor of Medical Studies / Doctor of Medicine (BMD) programs are submitted directly through KOM Consultants 1-877-318-8203 or info@komconsultants.com.


University of Adelaide Bachelor of Medical Studies and Doctor of Medicine Overview


The new integrated Bachelor of medical Studies and Doctor of Medicine (BMD) at the University of Adelaide (replacing the Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery degrees), lifts the University ranking even higher.  Students will  graduate with an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) level 7 qualification AND a Masters level AQF 9.   The Doctor of Medicine is a widely noted qualification internationally and offers near-universal recognition.  The University of Adelaide offers one of the most complete and globally recognized health education environments.

The University of Adelaide is Australia’s third oldest university with a history of excellence in education spanning more that 145 years.   In 2017, the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences opened a new 14-floor, $246 million AHMS building located in the heart of Adelaide Biomed city, right alongside the Royal Adelaide Hospital and South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute.   This building brings together over 1600 students and 700 health researchers working hand-in-hand in a vibrant, innovative environment.

This new building also includes the Adelaide Health Simulation facility, the most high-tech health care teaching facility in Australia and the only Australian simulation facility accredited with the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.  It includes 24 real-life simulation spaces, four critical-care operation theaters, eight acute-care ward suites and four virtual home environments.


Course Structure

Course Structure

The University of Adelaide Bachelor of Medical Studies offers partnerships with outstanding clinicians in a state-of-the-art Health and Medical Sciences building.  You will gain a deep understanding of how the health care system works, including from the “consumer” perspective where from year one you will have the opportunity to see patients and learn about their interactions with various health services and providers.

The Bachelor of Medical Studies program highlights:

  • working in small groups to address scenario-based problems relating to common and imprtant individua, community, Indigenous and global health issues
  • developing safe and effective clinical skills in cutting-edge simulation facilities
  • investigating the social determinants of health and health behaviours
  • learning collaboratively in inter-professional teams with nursing students

The Doctor of Medicine program highlights:

  • undertake multiple placements in diverse setting, including primary care, rural hospitals, outreach clinics and more
  • be encouraged to broaden your horizons by doing one or more placements interstate and/or overseas
  • do internship rotations in medicine, emergency medicine, surgery and psychiatry
  • have the opportunity to explore a discipline of particular interest in greater depths
  • gain a solid grounding in non-clinical aspects of a career in medicine in areas such as: practice management / entrepreneurship / working with industry
  • explore the future of medicine, including the exciting possibilities of AI / gene therapy / personalized medicine

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Prerequisite subjects: one of Chemistry / Mathematics / Biology – taken at year 12 level
  • Ontario High School diploma with 85% / Alberta High School diploma with 90% (level 30 with exam mark) / BC Dogwood diploma with 73% (contact KOM for more information)
  • International Baccalaureate score minimum 34
  • Student with University study (partial or complete) are eligible to apply
  • **UCAT ANZ test **  (replaces PQA)
  • Interview by invitation – based on UCAT  and GPA results.  Interviews held in Toronto via video conferencing in September/October
  • Outcomes issued mid October up to and including February of year of intake.  Acceptance required within 1 week of receiving offer

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

BMD students are required to register with the Medical Board of Australia. This process is undertaken by the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

KOM Consultants understand the process and requirements needed to enter the legal profession in Canada. Contact KOM Consultants for more information.

All students applying directly through KOM Consultants will be supported with the latest information on the accreditation process.

Current News

University of Adelaide Undergraduate Entry latest news

Award Title:Bachelor of Medical Studies / Doctor of Medicine (BMD)
Length of Program:6 years
Prerequisites:Yes – see Entry Requirements
UCAT ANZ Test Required:Required – see Entry Requirements
Interview:Required – see Entry Requirements
Applications Open:February
Application Deadline:30 June Australia time
Seats Available:34
Annual Tuition Fees:Contact KOM Consultants – 1-877-318-8203
Faculty:Health Sciences