Doctor of Medicine (MD)

There is a nation-wide push to graduate doctors whose purpose is to serve, especially in areas of unmet need. This includes specific needs in rural/remote regions and outer metropolitan areas of Western Australia, where there are current shortages of doctors in some medical discipline areas.

The course uses national and international referencing and benchmarking with other Australian universities and professional bodies to ensure the quality of its graduates. The School has been accredited by the Australian Medical Council as meeting national standards of medical education.

The 2017 GEMSAS Guide is available on the GEMSAS website.

For upcoming important dates and for an overview of the application timeline please refer to the ‘Key Dates’ on the GEMSAS website.

Course Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Duration 4 yrs full-time
Practicum Third and fourth year clinical placements
Entry Requirements For full details see the GEMSAS Guide
WA Residency SchemeApplicants who have resided cumulatively in Western Australia for 10 years or more prior to the application closing date will have this taken into consideration in the scoring of the Notre Dame portfolio.
Campus Fremantle (also available at Sydney)
Study Mode Full-time
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Outline of Studies

The Doctor of Medicine (MD) at Notre Dame is a four-year course undertaken by students in full-time mode. This course is available to graduates with a recognised undergraduate university degree from any discipline.

The aim of the Notre Dame course is to produce well-rounded graduates. In addition to acquiring excellent medical skills, all graduates are required to participate in a liberal arts education of philosophy, theology and ethics, which will underpin their decision making as professionals.

The Doctor of Medicine (MD) is accredited by the Australian Medical Council as meeting national standards of medical education, permitting graduates to receive provisional registration and become a junior doctor (also known as a doctor-in-training) and enter the medical workforce.

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