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    Hi I am an IB student in Hong Kong and is an Australian Citizen.
    I want to apply to Australia Universities next year as an undergraduate local student.

    I am confused with the system that Universities (which offer Medicine) operates.
    Some universities offer MBBS as a postgraduate (Syndey) and some as undergraduate (UNSW) and some you have to study an undergraduate course in thier university before studying a postgraduate course in Medicine in their school.

    I don't know which universities operates on which system. I mean in the third example, if i take a undergraduate course prior to a postgraduate Medical course, would i have to study for a longer duration as a result?

    And also is there some ranking on the Medical Universities in Australia which i can refer to?

    Thank you so much!

    This is quite a complicated issue. UNSW, UWS, Adelaide, UWA, JCU, Bond, UQ, Newcastle, Monash, UTas (hopefully I havent missed any) all have undergraduate medicine. Most if not all will require a stellar UAI and very good UMAT results, and a good interview. Some like Newcastle and Adelaide have the UAI or IB score as a hurdle requirement.

    USyd, UMelb, UQ, Monash Gippsland, Griffith, Flinders and a few more have graduate medicine, meaning you need a prior degree usually in any discipline (Umelb requires some specific prerequisites). You need to do the GAMSAT, sit an interview (except for UQ and I think Unimelb) and get a good GPA.

    Courses range from 4.5 years (bond) as they use a trimester system, to minimum of 7 years if you do grad med (3 yr bachelor, + 4 year MBBS).

    Rankings mean nothing in Australia unlike other countries. A doctor from one university is the same as one from another university.


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