Western Sydney University is an undergraduate medical degree. Even so, Western Sydney University also accepts students who have completed degrees and also students who have incomplete degrees. All applicants need to complete the UCAT (even graduates).  


Scroll down to see the available entry paths to Western Sydney University medicine



Available paths 


There are 2 possible paths to medicine at Western Sydney University. 

Path 1: Direct entry for school leavers

There are no subject prerequisites for medicine at Western Sydney University. Academic requirements do, however vary, with applicants able to demonstrate association (based on your postcode) with the greater Western Sydney region, having an ATAR requirement lower than those who are not from this area. International student ATAR requirements are also the same as greater Western Sydney region applicants.


Path 2: University degree (any degree, any university) complete or incomplete degree. 

Western Sydney University accepts applications from students who have partially degrees, as well as from those with completed tertiary studies. 



How selection works


The selection criteria for Western Sydney University medicine comprises a 2 stage process (like many other universities):-

Stage 1: Criteria for Interview

Your academic results from school (ATAR) or from your complete or incomplete degree (based on your ATAR or grade point average) are combined with your UCAT score, to determine who's offered an interview. This process takes into consideration your connections with the greater Western Sydney region, with a lower minimum ATAR requirement for applicants from the greater Western Sydney region and international students.

Stage 2: Criteria for an offer of a place in the medical degree

Your interview and UCAT results are assessed, to determine who is offered a place. Western Sydney University does not disclose the selection criteria weightings used for this assessment but do indicate that the interview has greater emphasis. 




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 Western Sydney 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 Western Sydney University.