Deakin University Medicine Summary
Deakin University's medical degree is a postgraduate degree so you need to have completed previous university study if you want to do medicine at Deakin.
Scroll down to see the available entry paths to Deakin University medicine
There is only 1 path to medicine at Deakin University, making things very simple and straightforward.
Path 1 - Undergraduate degree (any degree, any university)
There are no prerequisite undergraduate degrees and no requirement for undergraduate degrees to have been completed at Deakin University, so this means, if you have a degree from any recognised university, you're able to apply. The proviso is the degree must be less than 10 years old. If it's older, you need to complete 1 year tertiary study at honours, graduate diploma or higher. Any postgraduate study also needs to have been completed within 10 years of commencing the Deakin medical degree.
How selection works
The selection criteria for Deakin University medicine comprises a 2 stage process (like many other universities):-
Stage 1: Your GPA and GAMSAT results (50% for each) plus any eligible bonuses are used to determine who's offered an interview.
Deakin provides bonuses that relate to (for domestic applicants) rural/regional residency, prior clinical experience, work experience, financial disadvantage or Deakin study. International applicants may be eligible for a bonus pertaining to relevant prior clinical experience.
Stage 2: Your interview results are then combined with the GPA and GAMSAT plus any eligible bonuses, to determine offers of a place in Deakin University's medical degree.
An important qualification
Study Medicine information has been compiled from Australian university information sources and therefore is a guide. Authoritative information is provided by the university only. Make sure you obtain information directly from the university before making any decisions.
The above information is intended to help you understand the Deakin University medical degree and the available paths to gain entry. Remember, information can always change, so ensure you keep up to date by regularly checking directly with Deakin University.