Application Process

Before applying please read the important information on this page which include deadlines, the selection process and other important details you'll need to know. You can view each page using the menu on the right-hand side.

  1. Apply for and sit UCAT ANZ (University Clinical Aptitude Test for Australia and New Zealand).
  2. Begin your application on the Medicine Application Portal (MAP). Once you've started your application, you'll receive an e-mail containing your password (receipt). You can log back in and work on your application at any time but you must complete and submit your application by the deadline. We do not accept late or incomplete applications. We do not select applicants for interview based on the details provided on the application form. However, some information you provide will be passed on to interviewers prior to your interview.
  3. Complete the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) application by the closing date.
  4. Once both applications have been received, if you're successful based on our selection criteria, you'll be invited for an interview at UNSW Medicine which will also count towards your overall application.
  5. Wait for the outcome of your application. The final ranking of applicants will be completed in January and a list of selected students will be sent to UAC. If you are accepted, your offer will be available through your UAC account.
  6. Accept or decline your offer online as instructed.
  7. Selected applicants will receive UNSW Medicine welcome e-mail with full instructions for enrolment, NSW Health requirements, timetabling and other necessary information.

Admission Process Special Entry Schemes

Additional/different steps may need to be taken by applicants that apply under one of our special entry schemes. Additional information and deadlines are available in our Special Entry Schemes section. 

Late Exam Results

Applications cannot be considered if results or changes to results are made available after applicants have been selected for our last interview round in January (see Important Dates for details). 

* UNSW is continuing to review and monitor the COVID-19 situation and updating students, staff, partners and visitors as new information comes to light.

- Due to COVID-19 pandemic impact on HSC Exams and ATAR release, we are currently reviewing selection dates and admissions processes to make sure the selection process is fair and equitable for all applicants for 2022 entry. 

- Please note that the dates advertised are indicative only and are subject to change, please check our pages regularly for any changes and updates.

- Testing for UCAT ANZ in 2021 is expected to proceed as normal .  UCAT ANZ will advise candidates of any changes. 

- Due to the current situation with COVID-19 and related travel restrictions, UNSW Medicine has made the decision to conduct all interviews for entry into the BMed/MD program for Term 1 2022 online.