Domestic applicants must apply via GEMSAS. Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, New Zealand citizen. New Zealand permanent residents are not domestic applicants and must apply as an International applicant.
Guaranteed entry for school-leavers to graduate professional entry programs
Domestic applicants eligible to apply as part of the University of Melbourne Guaranteed entry for school-leavers to graduate professional entry programs should submit their application direct to the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (MDHS) Student Centre. To apply you must complete the form available below after the standard application period opens.
Graduate Access Melbourne
Some domestic applicants may be eligible to apply for entry as part of the Graduate Access program. Graduate Access Melbourne provides access to applicants whose personal circumstances have had a sustained adverse effect on their academic achievement at undergraduate level or who are members of a specific group known to be under-represented in higher education.
Applications for the Graduate Access Program should be submitted direct to the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (MDHS) Student Centre during the 2012 application period.
The Melbourne Medical School at the University of Melbourne recognises that rural workforce targets are strategically important to the future of Australian healthcare and aims to encourage and recruit high quality rural origin students into the MD and to provide excellent rural training experiences that will support rural healthcare provision in the future. Applicants who are identified as being of rural origin will be considered separately as part of the Graduate Access Melbourne ranking process.
To qualify as being of rural origin applicants must have lived or studied for at least 5 years (consecutive or cumulative) after commencing primary school in a place classified by the Australian Standard Geographic Classification – Remote Areas (ASGD-RA) system as level 2 – 5 and apply via the Graduate Access program. Applicants can check the classification of places at Rural Health Workforce Strategy website.
Applicants who identify as rural will also need to submit proof of their rurality to GMAC.
Multi-Mini Interview (MMI)
All domestic applicants, whether in Australia or not, must be available to attend an interview in Melbourne in late September.
The interview component will be a 8 station Multiple Mini Interview. Each station takes 5 minutes and has a single interviewer.
The MMI aims to assess non-academic qualities including cultural sensitivity, maturity, collaboration, reliability and communication skills.
The stations could include practical tasks, answering questions, commenting on short films, and explaining your thinking.
Candidates who apply to both Physiotherapy and Medicine at Melbourne will only be offered one MMI in any one academic year. The results of the MMI will be used for both applications.
All domestic applicants must have a current score on the Graduate Australian Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT). Domestic applicants residing outside of Australia must also have a current GAMSAT, other tests such at the MCAT will not be accepted. Only GAMSAT results obtained no more than two years prior to applying will be considered.