Undergraduate

At UNSW Medicine you can start your medical career journey at the undergraduate level. Whether it’s with our award-winning Bachelor of Medical Studies/Doctor of Medicine degree, our Exercise Physiology program or the Bachelor of International Public Health, you’ll gain the theoretical understanding and the practical experience needed to launch your career as a medical professional.   

Medicine 2021 Undergraduate Guide

Bachelor of Medical Studies/Doctor of Medicine

Our award-winning double degree is the most in-demand undergraduate degree for high school leavers in NSW. We aim to make graduates life-long learners that demonstrate a high degree of professionalism via an outcome-based approach. From day one, you’ll be learning in real hospitals and within our state-of-the-art Clinical Skills Centre, gaining hands-on experience and vital clinical skills to tackle the constantly evolving and complex issues in the medical industry. 

 

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Bachelor of Exercise Physiology

When you study the Bachelor of Exercise Physiology, you’ll benefit from expert training in the medical sciences and gain clinical practice within our medicine faculty. You’ll play a vital role in the prevention and management of chronic disease and injury and pursue rewarding careers in a range of clinical work environments including public and private hospitals, aged care facilities, physical activity programs and workplace health and rehabilitation.

 

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The Bachelor of International Public Health is the only international public health undergraduate degree in Australia that is offered fully online. Our innovative degree will expose you to best international practice and is designed to help you develop solutions to global challenges.

Clerkships

We offer Clinical Clerkships (or electives) to non-UNSW medical students via our clinical teaching hospitals. You’ll have the opportunity to further develop your knowledge and skills in your selected subject area. Successful applicants will attend clinics, ward rounds and with permission, record the history and perform physical examinations of patients.

 

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Indigenous & Rural Entry Schemes

UNSW Medicine offers a Rural Entry Scheme and an Indigenous Entry Scheme to support applicants and students living in a rural location or who are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin. Learn more about the eligibility criteria and the selection process when applying.   

 

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