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Doctor of Medicine

To apply for the Doctor of Medicine, you need to know which entry pathway you're eligible for.

At UQ, the Doctor of Medicine (MD) is a 4-year postgraduate program.

There are several entry routes to our MD program for high school students and university graduates.

Provisional Entry (for school leavers)

If you're in your final year of high school (Queensland Year 12 or equivalent), there are several pathways you can take to apply for provisional entry.

Graduate Entry (for university graduates)

If you've completed, or are in your final year of, a minimum of a 3-year bachelor's degree (6 semesters full-time), you can apply for the Graduate Entry pathway.

This pathway provides direct entry into the MD.

At UQ, the Doctor of Medicine (MD) is a 4-year postgraduate program.

There are 2 entry pathways into our MD program:

  • Provisional Entry (for school leavers)
  • Graduate Entry (for university graduates).

If you're a US citizen or permanent resident, you may be eligible for the MD-Ochsner program. For advice on applying to this program, see MD-Ochsner admissions.

Provisional Entry (for school leavers)

If you're in your final year of high school (Queensland Year 12 or equivalent), you can apply for the Provisional Entry pathway.

This pathway guarantees entry into the MD if you:

  • achieve minimum entry requirements, and
  • successfully complete your first bachelor's degree at UQ.

Graduate Entry (for university graduates)

If you've completed, or are in your final year of, a minimum of a 3-year bachelor's degree (6 semesters full-time), you can apply for the Graduate Entry pathway.

This pathway provides direct entry into the MD.