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Rural and regional Queensland Doctor of Medicine (MD) admissions

Pursue your medical studies and be part of a community that’s committed to improving regional, rural and remote health in Queensland.

Provisional entry

If you're in your final year of high school (Queensland Year 12 or equivalent) on your first attempt, you're eligible to apply for provisional entry into our pathway programs.

Medical student in operating theatre

Central Queensland and Wide Bay regional medical pathway

Based in Rockhampton and Bundaberg, study your undergraduate pathway to medicine program at CQUniversity (CQUni) and complete your MD at our UQ Rural Clinical School in Central Queensland or Wide Bay.
Medical student in operating theatre

Darling Downs and South West Qld medical pathway

Based in Toowoomba, study your undergraduate pathway to medicine program at the University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ) and complete your MD at our UQ Rural Clinical School in the Darling Downs – South West region.

Graduate entry

If you already have a degree and want to study in rural or regional Queensland, you can apply through GEMSAS and nominate your preferred region.

Medical student in operating theatre

Central Queensland – Wide Bay Regional Medical pathway

Study your MD through the UQ Rural Clinical School in Central Queensland or Wide Bay.
Medical student in operating theatre

Darling Downs and South West Qld medical pathway

Spend the first year of your MD in Greater Brisbane, and the remaining years at UQ Rural Clinical School sites in the Darling Downs and South West regions.

Our rural and regional medical pathways are for domestic students only.

See other pathways into the Doctor of Medicine.