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					Graduate Australian Medical Schools

Admissions Guide 2013
Application Dates:
Applications from domestic students open on 30 April 2012 and close on 30 May 2012 at 5pm AEST

NO LATE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED




GAMSAT Consortium Medical Schools
Australian National University
Deakin University
Flinders University
Griffith University
Monash University, Gippsland
The University of Melbourne
The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle
The University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney
The University of Queensland
The University of Western Australia
The University of Wollongong
Contents
Timeline............................................................................................................................................................................. 3
Please read this entire guide carefully .............................................................................................................................. 4
How GEMSAS will contact you .......................................................................................................................................... 4
Contact details for further enquiries ................................................................................................................................ 4
Admission policies ............................................................................................................................................................. 5
Application Process ........................................................................................................................................................... 6
There are three components of the application process: ................................................................................................ 6
Bachelor degree .............................................................................................................................................................. 11
Grade Point Average (GPA) ............................................................................................................................................. 11
Interviews........................................................................................................................................................................ 11
   School Briefing ............................................................................................................................................................ 12
Offers .............................................................................................................................................................................. 12
Quotas ............................................................................................................................................................................. 13
   MRBS – Medical Rural Bonded Scholarship Scheme .................................................................................................. 13
   BMP – Bonded Medical Places Scheme ...................................................................................................................... 14
Applicants in special categories ...................................................................................................................................... 14
Rurality ............................................................................................................................................................................ 15
FAQs about the application process ............................................................................................................................... 16
How to Apply................................................................................................................................................................... 19
   Complete the online application form ........................................................................................................................ 19
   Post your supporting documentation ......................................................................................................................... 19
FAQs about completing your application ....................................................................................................................... 21
How to calculate your GPA ............................................................................................................................................. 22
International Applications............................................................................................................................................... 22
Entry requirements – All applicants ................................................................................................................................ 23
Appendix A: Institutions Participating in ARTS (Automated Results Transfer System) .................................................. 53
Appendix B: Undergraduate Grading System Conversion Table .................................................................................... 56
Contact Details ................................................................................................................................................................ 58




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Timeline
      MARCH                          APRIL                     MAY                      JUNE
24 March – Sit               30 April – Medicine      30 May – Medicine        8 June – Supporting
GAMSAT                       Applications open        Applications close       documents due at
                                                                               GEMSAS PO Box.
                             Order academic                                    Includes hard copy
                             transcripts if you                                transcripts if required
                             attended (at any                                  and School-specific
                             time) a school not                                supporting
                             participating in ARTS                             documents.

                                                                               29 June – submission
                                                                               of Rurality supporting
                                                                               documents due at
                                                                               GEMSAS PO Box.


JULY                         AUGUST                   SEPTEMBER                OCTOBER
If you studied at a          29 August – Offers of    Interviews held          Interviews held
non-ARTS institution         interviews for
in 2012, please send         Medicine (and offers                              31 October –
your semester 1              of places at The                                  Offers of places for
results to the               University of                                     Medicine are
GEMSAS PO Box as             Queensland) are                                   released
soon as they are             released
available.




NOVEMBER                     DECEMBER                 JANUARY 2013             FEBRUARY 2013
                             Additional offers        Additional offers
                             made to fill vacancies   made to fill vacancies




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Please read this entire guide carefully
The following information is provided as general guidance to applicants to graduate-entry medicine in Australia.
However, all applicants should routinely check the websites of their chosen institutions for admission updates.




How GEMSAS will contact you
Email will be the primary source of contact between GEMSAS and applicants and there may also be a need to send
you letters by mail to your nominated postal address.

It is essential that you provide a current email address which will be valid from April 2012 to February 2013 and that
you regularly check your emails. Some of the participating universities will only communicate with applicants via
email.

Some email messages may not be accepted or may be flagged as spam by some email providers (e.g. Hotmail or
Yahoo).

Applicants are advised to provide an email address other than Hotmail or Yahoo for the purposes of admission and
are responsible for any delays caused by the above problem.

Neither GEMSAS nor the universities will be held responsible for undeliverable or unread email communication.

Should you need to change your email or postal address, please email the change to info@gemsas.edu.au.




Contact details for further enquiries
If you have further queries regarding the general application process, please contact GEMSAS: info@gemsas.edu.au.
Please check the GEMSAS website for details and FAQs before submitting your query.

For detailed information on the GAMSAT Consortium graduate-entry* courses, as well as university-specific entry
requirements, you should first check the GEMSAS and school websites. Links to the school websites can be found at
www.gemsas.edu.au/medical-schools.

All GPA queries should be addressed to GEMSAS. Please check the GEMSAS website GPA FAQs before submitting
your query.

School specific enquiries should be directed to the schools directly. Contact information can be found on the
website at www.gemsas.edu.au/medical-schools and on page 57 of this Guide.

Information about the graduate-entry medicine admissions process for GAMSAT Consortium schools (GEMSAS) can
be found on the website www.gemsas.edu.au/gemsas-processes.

* The University of Sydney is not participating in GEMSAS. Applicants for places at the University of Sydney must apply direct to the University
of Sydney. Applicants can visit the University website at www.sydney.edu.au.




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Admission policies
Offers
Successful applicants will be given a firm date by which to accept an offer of a place and offers not accepted
according to the school’s instructions by that date will lapse.

If an applicant declines an offer of a place, they will not be considered for another place or receive another offer.


Deferral
Deferral of a place is unlikely. However, some universities permit deferral, particularly to complete an Honours year.
Please consult the schools’ websites or discuss the possibility of being permitted to defer with the universities to
which you wish to apply.


Exclusion
An applicant who has been excluded from any university must indicate this when they apply. The schools may
contact applicants for further detail, on receipt of the application data.


Admission irregularities
Applicants should be aware that the presentation of forged documents is a criminal offence in Australia and that
universities may take appropriate action against such cases. For the purpose of university admission, the
withholding of information and the submission of incorrect or misleading information are deemed fraudulent.
Action taken in such cases may include cancellation of an application for admission, of an offer of admission, or of an
enrolment.


Schools’ policies
Each University may have its own additional admission policies (which may include policies on prior or current
studies, enrolment irregularities and/or transfers). To confirm if there are additional policies, review each school’s
entry in this Guide and the websites of the schools to which you intend to apply.



If you have been offered a place in another course or by an institution not participating in GEMSAS and you intend
to accept that place, then please be considerate of fellow applicants and withdraw your application for all
GAMSAT Consortium courses as soon as possible.




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Application Process
Information in this section is generally common to all the schools, but is subject to the specific requirements outlined
in the school entries and on the school websites.

GEMSAS and the schools make every effort to ensure the accuracy of information provided in this Admission Guide
at the time of publication. However, applicants must consult the university websites for more detailed and specific
information and for updates.




There are three components of the application process:
 GAMSAT (www.gamsat.acer.edu.au)

All applicants for Commonwealth Supported Places and other domestic places at graduate-entry schools (i.e.
citizens/permanent residents of Australia and citizens of New Zealand) must have a current score on the Graduate
Australian Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT).

GAMSAT results are valid for two years: i.e. if you sat the test in 2012 you may use the results obtained to apply for a
graduate entry course commencing in 2013 and/or 2014. As such, GAMSAT 2011 results are also valid for use in
applications to courses commencing in 2013. Your GAMSAT results show a score for each of the three test Sections
and an Overall Score.

The UK and Ireland GAMSAT scores are valid for application in the year following the test. There is a very helpful
table on the GAMSAT website that shows the validity of all the GAMSAT tests.
http://gamsat.acer.edu.au/results/validity-of-results/

All GAMSAT Consortium medical schools (except The University of Melbourne) rank applicants using the Overall
GAMSAT Score (with required minimum Section scores normally around 50). The University of Melbourne uses an
average GAMSAT Score. The acceptable GAMSAT scores may be different for each of the universities, and may vary
from year to year. When deciding whether or not to submit an application, you are advised to make sure that your
GAMSAT scores fall within the acceptable ranges reported in the individual university entries in this Guide. You can
evaluate your standing in relation to other candidates who sat GAMSAT in the same year as you did, by consulting
the chart included with your Statement of Results. Please note that neither GEMSAS nor ACER staff have the
authority to review individual transcripts or GAMSAT results or to offer advice on the likelihood of selection.

Registration for the GAMSAT and application for admission to the graduate programs are separate processes.



 Application

GAMSAT candidates are responsible for determining their eligibility to apply. Applicants are selected for interview
based on one or more of the following criteria:

       performance in GAMSAT;
       performance in a qualifying degree (as indicated by GPA);

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          performance in a portfolio, special application or supplementary form or autobiographical statement.


The Australian National University, Deakin University, The University of Melbourne and The University of Western
Australia combine the first two criteria when ranking applicants for interview.

Griffith University1 and Monash University use the GPA as a hurdle requirement and rank applicants based on
GAMSAT results.

The University of Queensland uses the GPA as a hurdle, then ranks applicants by GAMSAT results using the GPA as a
tie-breaker where necessary.

Flinders University ranks applicants primarily on the basis of GAMSAT results, although applicants with outstanding
GPAs may be given special consideration.

The University of Wollongong, The University of Notre Dame, Australia (Fremantle) and The University of Notre
Dame, Australia (Sydney) rank applicants on combined GPA, GAMSAT results and portfolio/written submission.



 Supporting documentation

Supporting documentation will be required if:

          You studied at a non-ARTS2 university at any time.
          You have a rural background (see page 15)
          You need to supply supporting documentation required by individual schools

When you complete your Application Form, you will be presented with a checklist which you must print and attach
as directed to the documents you are submitting. Failure to include all requested documents may disadvantage you.

       1. If any of your tertiary study is from a non-ARTS university please remember to submit your original
          transcript(s) postmarked no later than 5.00pm your time on Friday 8th June. This can include exchange
          study and study for which you may have received credit towards another degree. Post documents to:

           GEMSAS Operations
           PO Box 120
           Kelvin Grove DC QLD 4059




1
 NOTE: Griffith University is proposing changes for the use of GPA in the selections process from 2013. It is proposed that a rank for selection
to GUMSAA will be derived from a 50/50 combination of GAMSAT and GPA.

2
    See Appendix A
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    2. Applicants to the following universities and for the streams or sub-quotas listed must send their documents
       postmarked no later than 5.00pm your time on Friday 8th June to:

        GEMSAS Operations
        PO Box 120
        Kelvin Grove DC QLD 4059


School                Stream            Documents required
                      Rural Stream      2 page autobiographical statement (see school website for details:
                                        http://medicalschool.anu.edu.au/programs-courses/bachelor-
                                        medicine-bachelor-surgery/rural-stream
                      Indigenous        Australian National University Supplementary Indigenous Form (see
                      students          school website for details:
Australian National                     http://medicalschool.anu.edu.au/programs-courses/bachelor-
University                              medicine-bachelor-surgery/how-apply/indigenous
                      Conjoint          One-page document addressing research experience, reasons for
                      MBBS/PhD          interest in the conjoint degree program, and the link between
                                        Honours (or Masters) research projects and the research proposed
                                        for the combined degree program AND list of publications and/or
                                        conference presentations AND names and addresses of two people
                                        who can comment on the applicant’s aptitude for research, one of
                                        whom must be the Honours/ Masters supervisor (see school website
                                        for details: http://medicalschool.anu.edu.au/programs-
                                        courses/bachelor-medicine-bachelor-surgery/faqs/courses
                      Northern          Statutory declaration (see school website for details:
                      Territory         www.flinders.edu.au/medicine/sites/medical-course/domestic-
                      Medical           applicants/nt-applicants.cfm)
                      Program
                      Riverland Rural   Statutory declaration and autobiographical statement (see school
                      (PRCC) Sub-       website for details:
                      quota             www.flinders.edu.au/medicine/sites/medical-course/domestic-
Flinders University                     applicants/rural-applicants.cfm)
                      Combined          Written submission (see school website for details:
                      MD*/PhD           www.flinders.edu.au/medicine/sites/medical-course/domestic-
                      * subject to      applicants/other-information/combined-bmbsphd-degree.cfm)
                      AMC approval
                      Indigenous        Statutory Declaration/Confirmation of Aboriginality - see School
                      Australian        website for details:
                                        www.flinders.edu.au/medicine/sites/medical-course/domestic-
                                        applicants/indigenousapplicants.cfm




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    3. Applicants to the following universities and for the streams or sub-quotas listed must send their documents
       DIRECTLY to the School to which they are applying postmarked no later than 5.00pm your time on
       Wednesday 30th May, except for The University of Melbourne where noted differently

School               Stream           Documents required
The University of    All applicants   Notre Dame School of Medicine Application Form and all relevant
Notre Dame,                           supporting documentation (see the School’s page in this guide for
Australia                             details).
(Fremantle)
The University of    All applicants   Notre Dame School of Medicine Application Form and all relevant
Notre Dame,                           supporting documentation (see the School’s page in this guide for
Australia (Sydney)                    details).
                     Graduate         Completed University of Melbourne GAM form available at
                     Access The       www.futurestudents.unimelb.edu.au/grad/gradaccess. To be
                     University of    submitted direct to MDHS Student Centre, The University of
                     Melbourne        Melbourne, Victoria 3010 by closing date for applications, i.e.
                     (GAM)            Wednesday 30 May 2012. Refer to
                     applicants       http://www.medicine.unimelb.edu.au/study-here/md for detailed
                     (including       information
The University of    Rural
Melbourne            background and
                     Aboriginal and
                     Torres Strait
                     Islander
                     applicants)
                     All applicants   All applicants who have completed approved prerequisite subjects
                                      do not need to submit course descriptions. Lists of approved
                                      prerequisites subjects can be found at
                                      http://sc.mdhs.unimelb.edu.au/prerequisites

                                      For applicants whose subjects have not been assessed for pre-
                                      requisite equivalence:
                                      All applicants must submit documentation through the web form
                                      http://sc.mdhs.unimelb.edu.au/prerequisites by Friday 4 May for
                                      assessment for pre-requisite equivalency.

                                      Applicants who submit complete documentation by Friday 4 May
                                      will be advised of the subject equivalent before the closing date for
                                      applications. Submissions received after this date will be processed
                                      but applicants will not receive advice about the outcome of the
                                      request until after the closing date for applications.




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    4. All applicants who have completed the rural background questions in the Application Form must send their
       supporting documentation to:

        GEMSAS Operations
        PO Box 120
        Kelvin Grove DC QLD 4059

Note that the supporting documentation must be postmarked no later than 5.00pm your time, Friday 29th June
2012. Please ensure the cover sheet, which is generated when you submit your application, is attached.

This is in addition to any university-specific documents requested in this section.

Please refer to the ‘Rurality’ section on page 15 of this guide.

If you do not provide any required additional documentation, you will not be eligible for consideration for the
category/ sub-quota concerned.




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Bachelor degree
All applicants must have completed, or be in the final year of a Bachelor or Honours degree. Undergraduate
Australian degrees must be from a Commonwealth accredited institution (see http://www.teqsa.gov.au/national-
register). (Note that undergraduate degrees include Bachelor and Honours degree). Overseas degrees must be
recognised by the National office of Overseas Skills Recognition (NOOSR) as equivalent to an Australian Bachelors
degree. Please see https://www.aei.gov.au for more information. For those in the final year of study, satisfactory
completion of the degree in 2012 will be a condition of entry. Note that if you cannot complete and provide
evidence of completion of your degree in the 2012 calendar year, any offer you have received that is conditional
upon completion of your current degree may be withdrawn.

Applicants enrolled in a two-year degree or one-year conversion degree or those who have completed a higher
degree without a prior Bachelor degree should consult their preferred school/s to ascertain eligibility. Note that
not all schools accept such degrees. Please see individual school entries.

Applicants who have completed a higher degree without a prior Bachelor degree should consult their preferred
school/s to ascertain eligibility.


Grade Point Average (GPA)
GEMSAS will calculate a Grade Point Average (GPA) from electronic copies of academic transcripts or paper
transcripts if you have completed any part of your qualifying degree at an overseas university or any university not
included in the list of ARTS institutions in Appendix A.

Applicants may wish to calculate their GPA using the GPA calculator and/or according to the instructions on the
GEMSAS website (www.gemsas.edu.au/gpa-calculations). Applicants whose degrees were completed outside
Australia and New Zealand will not be able to calculate a GPA for themselves. Please note that any GPA calculated
by an applicant will be an estimated GPA and used only for the information of the applicant.

No preference is given to graduates with particular Bachelor degrees. The GAMSAT Consortium encourages
individuals from diverse educational backgrounds who will bring to the profession a variety of talents and interests.

Exception: Applicants to Medicine at the University of The University of Melbourne must have completed approved
prerequisite second year level studies in anatomy, physiology and biochemistry.

The GPA indicates the level of performance in the qualifying degree. There is no differentiation of GPA between
institutions or courses. It should be emphasised that a science major is not a prerequisite, and that academic
excellence in other areas, such as the humanities and social sciences, is encouraged and recognised.


Interviews
No domestic applicant will receive more than one interview offer from a medical school participating in GEMSAS in
the 2012 admissions round, for entry in 20133. The interview is designed to assess qualities considered by the
schools to be associated with success in both medical school and later practice, and is conducted by trained
interviewers. Academic performance is not discussed at the interview.


3
    Note that UWA will interview in 2012 for entry to the MD in 2014.
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Selected applicants receive an invitation to interview by letter or email (except for invitations to Flinders University’
interviews which are made online via the school’s website). This invitation must be presented on arrival at the
medical school, together with a valid passport or current photo-bearing driver’s licence for identification purposes.

Some schools require that you supply a passport photograph prior to interview. If this applies to you, you will be
notified when interview invitations are issued, with instructions on how and when to submit your digital photo.

Applicants must meet all expenses associated with attending the interview.

Exception: The University of Queensland does not interview applicants for the graduate entry program.

Applicants unsuccessful in receiving an interview at any of the medical schools they applied to will be notified by
email by the GEMSAS team. Apart from the possibility of receiving an offer from the University of Queensland,
applicants who were not interviewed will not participate in further processing.

School Briefing
Apologies – we got a little ahead of ourselves. This is something we are investigating implementing in 2013 for 2014
entry to medical schools.


Offers
Selection into graduate-entry medicine is based on up to four criteria:

       performance in GAMSAT;
       performance in the qualifying degree (as indicated by GPA). Please see school entries for details about GPA
        calculations;
       performance in interview (except The University of Queensland);
       performance in a portfolio, special application or supplementary form or autobiographical statement.

The way in which each university combines these criteria when making their final offers varies. For more
information refer to the individual university entries which begin on page 22 of this Guide. Alternatively you can
consult each university’s website for detailed information. Links are available from www.gemsas.edu.au.

A successful application may lead to an offer of one of a range of places, including bonded and full-fee places. When
you apply you will be asked (for each school on your preference list), to list and rank the types of places you will be
prepared to accept. Selection is based on ranked lists and quotas. To maximise your chances of receiving an offer at
the schools of your choice, consider listing all types of places. If you omit (for instance) the BMP offer type and you
are ranked to get a BMP offer, it will not be made and you’ll drop down to your next preferred school for
consideration. Please read carefully all the information about bonded places on the DoHA website at
www.health.gov.au/bmpscheme and www.health.gov.au/MRBScholarships.

When allocations are being made, schools will allocate quotas for each offer type. The allocation will be made using
that school’s ranked list in order: MRBS, CSP, BMP and FEE (if applicable). (Note that the University of Melbourne
uses the order CSP, BMP, MRBS and FEE). If you only list CSP, this means you will effectively exclude yourself from
consideration for at least 25% of places and will therefore need to be ranked in at least the top 75% of applicants to
be successful.


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If you decline an offer of a place, you will not be considered for another place or receive another offer.

If you have been offered a place in another course or by an institution not participating in GEMSAS and you intend
to accept that place, then please be considerate of fellow applicants and withdraw your application for all
GAMSAT Consortium courses as soon as possible.


Quotas
Each university has a quota for the year’s intake of Australian citizens/permanent residents and New Zealand
citizens. This includes Commonwealth supported non-bonded places (CSP) and Commonwealth supported bonded
places (MRBS and BMP) as well as Australian full fee places.

Most schools are obliged to fill at least 25% of all Commonwealth Supported Places with students from a rural
background. Rural background sub-quotas can be filled from a combination of offer types and are not restricted to
only bonded places.

Quotas for 2013 are expected to be:

School places                                                       CSP      MRBS      BMP   Other                        Total
                                                                             CSP       CSP
Australian National University                                      64       3         23    20 international             110
Deakin University                                                   94       4         32    16 international             146
Flinders University                                                 56       5         27    20-25 international          125
                                                                                             12 Northern Territory
                                                                                             Government Bonded
                                                                                             Places
Griffith University                                                 64       3         23    15 international             105
The University of Melbourne                                         182      9         64    40 domestic full-fee         335
                                                                                             40 international full-fee
Monash University                                                   53       3         19    20 international             95
The University of Notre Dame, Australia (Fremantle)                 72       3         25                                 100
The University of Notre Dame, Australia (Sydney)                    43       2         15    52 domestic full-fee         112
The University of Queensland4                                       210      14        75    130 international            429
The University of Western Australia5                                75-76    3-4       26    Up to 15 international       120
(2014 entry)
The University of Wollongong                                        51       Up to 3   18    12 international             84


These quotas are indicative only and are subject to change.

MRBS – Medical Rural Bonded Scholarship Scheme
Information about this scholarship scheme can be found on the Australian Government Department of Health &
Ageing website (www.health.gov.au/mrbscholarships).

Only Australian citizens/permanent residents are eligible. (New Zealand citizens can NOT be awarded these
places.)




4
    Not all these places will be filled through the Graduate Entry pathway
5
    Places will be offered in 2012 for 2014 entry
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BMP – Bonded Medical Places Scheme
Information about this scheme can be found on the Australian Government Department of Health & Ageing website
(www.health.gov.au/bmpscheme).

Only Australian citizens/permanent residents are eligible. (New Zealand citizens can NOT be awarded these
places.)




Applicants in special categories
Applicants in the following categories should refer to the medical school websites, and the tables on pages 7 - 10:

       Combined Degree applicants;
       Indigenous Australian applicants;
       Rural resident applicants;
       Other special sub-quota applicants.




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Rurality
If you have lived in a rural area (ASGC-RA 2 to 5) you may be eligible for consideration in rural schemes and sub-
quotas. You will need to complete the Rurality question in the Application Form and submit supporting
documentation. For information about rural sub quotas or bonus points please view the schools' entry requirements
pages.

The ASGC-RA is a geographical classification tool developed by the Australian Bureau of Statistics in 2006. The
purpose of the RA structure is to classify data from census Collection Districts (CDs) into broad geographical
categories, called Remoteness Areas (RAs). The RA categories are defined in terms of ‘remoteness’ – the physical
distance of a location from the nearest urban centre based on population size. Under this classification system
remoteness is updated each census.

The Graduate Entry Medical School Admissions System (GEMSAS) will use these guidelines in the processing of
Rurality Claims.

The ASGC-RA system is made up of 5 categories:
     RA-1 Major city
     RA-2 Inner regional
     RA-3 Outer regional
     RA-4 Remote
     RA-5 Very remote

If you have lived in an ASGC-RA 2 to 5 area, for 5 years (consecutively or cumulatively) since the commencement of
primary school, and wish to be considered for rural schemes and sub-quotas, you will need to provide documentary
evidence. Note that the rural residence must have been your primary residence. Holiday homes and secondary
residences do not qualify. You can check your ASGC-RA status at:
 http://www.doctorconnect.gov.au/internet/otd/Publishing.nsf/Content/locator

Acceptable supporting documents include:
    School reports
    Transcripts from a regional university
    Supporting letters from a school, university or workplace (signed originals on letterhead)
    Other documents to prove residence such as invoices for telephone, rates, utilities, or bank statements
       showing your (or your family’s) address

Documents can be copies and don’t need to be certified. The exception to this is letters that have been written
specifically in support of your claim. These must be original letters.

Please ensure your documentation supports 5 years of rural living and includes the cover sheet you will print off
when you submit your on-line application.

Please send your supporting documentation and the cover sheet to:
GEMSAS Operations
PO Box 120
Kelvin Grove DC
Queensland 4059

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Note that the supporting documentation must be postmarked no later than 5pm, your time Friday 29th June 2012.


FAQs about the application process
How do I choose between two valid GAMSAT results?
You will have two valid GAMSAT results if you sat the Australian GAMSAT6 in 2011 and 2012. You are advised to
compare both results against the acceptable scores for each university and then select the result you wish the
universities to consider.
Simply record in the Application Form the appropriate candidate identification number, country and year of sitting
for the test you wish to use for selection.
This will be the only GAMSAT result that will be provided to GEMSAS.
It is not possible to mix individual Section scores from different years.

Which school should I apply to?
There are eleven Medical schools in the GAMSAT Consortium. Domestic applicants may nominate up to six
preferences.
There are significant differences in entry requirements between the schools. You might find that you have a much
better chance of gaining admission to one school over another. Please ensure you make your selections with care.
Once preferences are entered you will not be able to change them. Subsequent transfers between Schools are
unlikely.

If you are not prepared to undertake the course at a particular university you should not list it.
You are strongly advised to obtain detailed information from the schools’ websites to ensure you are fully informed
on both the admissions criteria and the structure of the individual programs. If you are offered a place and you
decline it, then your application will be withdrawn from further processing and you will NOT receive another offer.

My degree is more than 10 years old, am I still eligible to apply?
Bachelor degrees that were awarded more than 10 years prior to the anticipated commencement date may not be
acceptable at the school to which you are applying. To confirm whether your degree will be recognised, check the
relevant schools’ entries in this Guide and their websites and contact the schools if you are still in doubt.

I’ve done a postgraduate degree, do I calculate my GPA on that or on my Bachelor?
In general, postgraduate qualifications such as Masters, PhDs, or postgraduate diplomas, are not included in GPA
calculations and selection is based on the performance in the most recent Bachelor degree only, including an
Honours year if applicable. However, because schools do have different rules surrounding the use of these
qualifications you should contact your preferred schools directly for advice.

Some exceptions: Masters and PhDs results are included in GPA calculations for admission to the University of
Queensland.
For The University of Western Australia, Graduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Masters by coursework are
included in a 3-year GPA calculation. It is also proposed that completed PhD study be used for the GPA calculation.




6
    See page 6 for more information about GAMSAT test validity.
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Griffith University will consider applications based on Honours, Masters and PhDs to meet their minimum GPA
requirement. In these instances the GPA from the undergraduate degree will not be considered unless it would
advantage the applicant to do so.


What happens to my application?
GEMSAS is a computerised matching system which calculates GPAs and bonuses; assesses applications for eligibility;
and uses an algorithm to rank and allocate eligible applicants to their highest preferenced medical school. For more
details about the matching algorithm, please refer to www.gemsas.edu.au/gemsas-processes.
Applications will be assessed according to the selection rules of each preferenced school. GEMSAS will assess the
eligibility and competitiveness of all applicants for their first preference medical school. If the applicant is not eligible
or not ranked highly enough he or she will be assessed for the second preference school and so on until the
applicant has either been allocated an interview at a preferenced medical school or all preferences have been
exhausted. Applicants not interviewed will subsequently only be considered to fill possible vacancies at the
University of Queensland.
Applications will be assessed again after interviews according to the selection rules of each preferenced school.
Interview scores will be standardised and used by all participating schools (except the University of Queensland).
GEMSAS will assess the competitiveness of all interviewed applicants for their first preference medical school. If the
applicant is not ranked highly enough he or she will be assessed for the second preference school and so on until the
applicant has either been offered a place at a preferenced medical school or all preferences have been exhausted.
You cannot be considered for an offer at a school which is a higher preference than the school at which you were
interviewed. They have already decided you don't meet their minimum criteria or you were not ranked highly
enough to get an interview offer and that can't change in the subsequent offer round despite how well you do at
interview.


If you decline an offer of a place, you will not be considered for another place or receive another offer.
If you do not receive an offer of a place in the main round of offers after interview, your application will remain in
the system.
Additional offers may be made during December and January after final results of applicants completing their
qualifying degree are known.
It is NOT possible for applicants to change their preferences after the application closing date.


What happens to my application after interview?
If you are not made an offer by the School at which you were interviewed, your application will remain in the system
and will automatically be considered by your lower preference schools (at which you are eligible for consideration)
or by the School at which you were interviewed (for a later offer) until you are either offered a place or all
preferences have been exhausted.
If you are interviewed by your final preference school, your application cannot be considered by any lower
preference school.


What happens if I am also applying for courses outside the GAMSAT Consortium medicine course?


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There are many applicants for medical school places who will not be offered an interview or a place. If you have
been offered a place in another course or by an institution not participating in GEMSAS and you intend to accept
that place, then please be considerate of fellow applicants and withdraw your application for all GAMSAT
Consortium courses as soon as possible. Withdraw by emailing info@gemsas.edu.au quoting your GAMSAT ID. You
will be contacted by telephone to confirm your withdrawal.




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How to Apply

 Complete the online application form
To apply for admission to a course commencing in 2013, you must complete the online Application Form – on the
GEMSAS website – by no later than 5.00pm AEST Wednesday 30th May 2012.

Late applications will NOT be accepted.

The application fee is paid by credit card, when completing the online application form.

In 2012, for 2013 entry, the application fee is:

Medicine - AUD$120

Don’t forget to include info@gemsas.edu.au in your email address book, to ensure messages from the GEMSAS are
not treated as spam and sent to your Junk folder.



 Post your supporting documentation
After completing the online Application Form and making your payment, you may need to submit some hard copy
documents. All additional documentation must be postmarked according to the dates listed below. Wherever
possible they should be dispatched earlier. Please refer to the list below for information about where you need to
send the required documentation.

ORIGINAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS
Due date: Postmarked no later than 5.00pm your time on Friday 8th June, 2012

If any of your tertiary studies were undertaken at a university not listed in Appendix A (as an institution whose
results can be retrieved through ARTS), you MUST send an original transcript for all such studies along with a copy of
your printed checklist to:
GEMSAS Operations
PO Box 120
Kelvin Grove DC QLD 4059

Transcripts will not be returned.



ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION (if required)
Due date: Postmarked no later than 5.00pm your time on Friday 8th June, 2012

The universities listed in the tables on pages 7 to 10 require applicants to submit additional documents. Additional
documentation for the Australian National University and Flinders University should be sent along with a copy of
your printed checklist to:
GEMSAS Operations
PO Box 120
Kelvin Grove DC QLD 4059


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Additional documentation for the University of Melbourne, the University of Notre Dame Australia (Fremantle) and
the University of Notre Dame Australia (Sydney) should be sent directly to the relevant university.

Due date: Postmarked no later than 5.00pm your time on Wednesday 30th May 2012, except for The University of
Melbourne where noted differently on Page 9



SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS FOR APPLICANTS FROM A RURAL BACKGROUND
Due date: Postmarked no later than 5.00pm your time on Friday 29th June, 2012

All applicants who have completed the rural background questions in the Application Form must send their
supporting documentation along with a copy of your printed checklist to:
GEMSAS Operations
PO Box 120
Kelvin Grove DC QLD 4059




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FAQs about completing your application
I didn’t receive confirmation of my submitted information or my checklist for submitting supporting
documentation.
After completing the Application Form you will reach a “Success” screen just prior to submitting your application and
making payment. This will enable you to save and/or print all the responses you have made, and will allow you to
save and print your checklist for submission of supporting documentation (if applicable).
If you do not reach the “Success” screen or cannot save or print either of the documents mentioned above, please
email info@gemsas.edu.au.

I don’t have an original transcript, can I submit a copy?
No, only original transcripts may be supplied where these are required. Scanned or photocopied transcripts,
including certified copies, are not acceptable.
A statement of results is not acceptable and is not considered in place of a full transcript, nor is a printout of an
academic record.


I’m still studying this year; do I need to submit a 2012 transcript?
Applicants completing their degree in 2012 will be assessed on the basis of the information available at the time of
application. Semester 1 (or Trimester 1), 2012 results will be included in the assessment for interview if they are
available at the time of assessment. If your results are from an ARTS university, your semester 1, 2012 results will be
electronically retrieved. For study at a non-ARTS university in semester 1, 2012, please supply an original transcript
as soon as possible to the GEMSAS PO Box.
Applicants completing their degree in 2012 will only be offered an interview if their GPA at the time of application or
with 2012 results to date meets the required level.
Such applicants should also note that while decisions on interview offers will be made on the basis of results
available at the time of application, final 2012 results may be used to determine offers of a place. Refer to each
school’s entry in this Guide for more information.


How do I know if my supporting documents have arrived?
It is strongly recommended that you use a postal service which provides a tracking mechanism (Registered Post,
Express Post, courier, etc), so that you can be certain your supporting documents have arrived at GEMSAS.
You may wish to include a stamped, self-addressed envelope with your supporting documents. This will be returned
to you when your documents are processed as confirmation that they have been received.
You cannot phone GEMSAS to confirm whether your envelope has arrived.
If you have no other way of tracking your supporting documents, and did not include a stamped, self-addressed
envelope, you may email GEMSAS with your full name, application number and the date you posted your
documents. As soon as it is possible to confirm the arrival of your documents, we will do so.




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How to calculate your GPA
A GPA calculator will be available on the GEMSAS website, www.gemsas.edu.au. This will provide an estimated GPA
for your use and information only.

For information on Grade point averages and how to calculate your GPA please view the documents on our website,
http://www.gemsas.edu.au/gpa-calculations/.

In general this information applies to all schools, but please note local variations outlined on university websites and
in the university specific information pages in this Guide.

Before you calculate your GPA, you should read the sections ‘Before You Apply’ and ‘How To Apply’




International Applications
International applicants must apply directly to all universities at which they wish to study. GEMSAS is receiving and
processing applications from domestic applicants only.




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Entry requirements – All applicants
Australian National University (ANU)
Medical School
Contact details:
Telephone                      (02) 6125 1304
Fax                            (02) 6125 3622
Email                          medadmissions@anu.edu.au
Web                            http://medicalschool.anu.edu.au
Places Available in 2013:
CSP                            64
BMP                            23
MRBS                           3
International                  Up to 20
Bachelor Degree/ GPA           Generally applicants should have a weighted GPA of 5.6 or higher as it is unlikely that
                               applicants with a weighted GPA of less than 5.6 will be invited to interview.

                               The weighted GPA is calculated from the final three full-time-equivalent years (including
                               Honours, where applicable). Weighting is applied by weighting the Final-2 GPA by 1, the
                               Final-1 GPA by 2 and the GPA-Final by 3.

                               Applicants with ANU as a preference who have a PhD qualification should calculate their
                               weighted GPA with a GPA-Final of 7. This will be used as GPA-Final in the ANU calculation
                               only.

Currency of qualification      Applicants who have completed their Bachelor degree more than 10 years previously will
                               only be considered if there is evidence of continuing tertiary level academic study in the
                               intervening period. Applicants should have completed at least one year at 0.5 full-time
                               equivalent (EFT) of postgraduate study at award or non-award level in a federally approved
                               and tertiary accredited program.

Bonuses                        A percentage bonus is applied to the combined weighted GPA and Overall GAMSAT score
                               for completed postgraduate study above the level of Graduate Diploma.

GAMSAT                         Applicants must have achieved a minimum score of 50 in all Sections of GAMSAT to be
                               considered. Applicants with a GAMSAT Overall Score of less than 55 are unlikely to be
                               ranked highly enough to be offered an interview.

Indigenous Applicants          An additional two places are available to Indigenous applicants. Further information is
                               available at
                               http://medicalschool.anu.edu.au/programs-courses/bachelor-medicine-bachelor-
                               surgery/how-apply/indigenous

Interview                      The decision of whether an applicant will be asked for interview is determined by ranking
                               each applicant using their GAMSAT Overall Score and weighted GPA, which are weighted
                               50:50. A final rank order is obtained after adding a small bonus for one of the following
                               completed degrees, if applicable: Graduate Diploma, Masters or PhD.

                               Interviews for domestic applicants will be conducted in late September in Canberra.
                               Interviews will be semi-structured and include multi-stations.

Offers                         Offers will be based on a final ranking using a 50: 50 combination of the interview score
                               and the composite score, previously used for ranking students for an interview offer.



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International students       Applicants will be short-listed for interview on the basis of weighted GPA and either
                             GAMSAT or MCAT score. For those sitting MCAT, a minimum score of 8/8/M/8 is required.
                             Selection for interview and offer is based on the same criteria as for domestic applicants.

                             International applicants must meet ANU English Language requirements.

                             Further information is available at
                             http://medicalschool.anu.edu.au/programs-courses/bachelor-medicine-bachelor-
                             surgery/how-apply/international

Open Days and Information    Graduate Studies Information Evening
Sessions                     Tuesday 22 May, 4.00-7.00 pm
                             Further information is available at
                             http://info.anu.edu.au/studyat/graduate_recruitment/graduate_events

                             ANU Open Day
                             Saturday 25 August, 9.00 am – 4.00 pm
                             Further information is available at
                             http://info.anu.edu.au/studyat/Student_Recruitment/openday




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Deakin University
School of Medicine
Contact details:
Telephone                    (03) 9251 7777
Email                         health-enquire@deakin.edu.au
Web                          www.deakin.edu.au/health/medicine/admission.php
Places Available in 2013:
CSP                          94
BMP                          32
MRBS                         4
International                16
Bachelor Degree/ GPA         A minimum weighted GPA of 5.0 is required. The GPA is to be based on academic grades
                             obtained during the final three full-time equivalent years of the most recent undergraduate
                             degree (including an Honours year if applicable).Years are progressively weighted x1, x2
                             and x3, to give greater weight to the most recent results.

                             The completed undergraduate degree must be from an Australian university or a Higher
                             Education Institution recognised by the Australian Qualifications Framework, or a
                             recognised Bachelor qualification listed in the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition
                             (NOOSR) Guide.

                             Deakin does not recognise 2 year bachelor degrees or 1 year conversion degrees for the
                             purposes of admission to the medical course.

Currency of qualification    Applicants are required to have been awarded their undergraduate degree within 10 years
                             of their projected commencement date. Applicants whose undergraduate degree was
                             completed outside the 10 year period may be considered for admission only if they have
                             successfully completed the equivalent of one year of tertiary study (i.e. one full year of the
                             curriculum) at Honours or Graduate Diploma level, or higher, at an Australian university or
                             Higher Education Institution recognised by the Australian Qualifications Framework, or at a
                             recognised International university listed in the NOOSR Guide. Postgraduate study should
                             also have been completed within 10 years of the projected commencement date of the
                             medical course.

Bonuses                      Invitations to interview will be sent to approximately 200 applicants based on GAMSAT +
                             GPA Score (50:50) with additional weighting for :

                             Rural/Regional residency:
                             Applicants who meet defined regional and rural residency criteria have a bonus added to
                             the combined GPA and GAMSAT/MCAT score. To qualify for a bonus for rural/regional
                             residency, 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 (ASGC-RA) system as level 2-5. The
                             bonus is also given to applicants who have lived or studied in the City of Greater Geelong
                             for at least 5 years (consecutive or cumulative) after commencing primary school.

                                     Residence in ASGR-RA 2 or the City of Greater Geelong: a bonus of 2% of the
                                      combined GPA and GAMSAT/MCAT score.
                                     Residence in ASGC-RA 3-5: a bonus of 4% of the Combined GPA and
                                      GAMSAT/MCAT score.

                             Prior clinical experience in a health discipline:
                             Applicants who have completed one year of clinical practice as a registered health
                             professional, receive a 2% bonus. The following health disciplines will attract a 2% bonus:
                             chiropractic, dentistry, nursing, midwifery, optometry, osteopathy, pharmacy,
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                             physiotherapy, podiatry, psychology, occupational therapy, dietetics, speech pathology,
                             paramedics, and practitioners of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Chinese
                             Medicine and Medical Radiation.

                             Demonstration of financial disadvantage:
                             Applicants who can demonstrate financial disadvantage, which may have impacted on
                             academic performance during their undergraduate degree, may qualify for a bonus for
                             financial disadvantage. The School of Medicine recognises the following Centrelink
                             benefits: ABSTUDY, AUSTUDY, Parent Payment (Partnered or Single), Youth Allowance,
                             Disability Pension, Veterans Means Assessed Pension.
                             StudyLink benefits apply for applicants from New Zealand. Please note, this does not
                             include a StudyLink loan.

                             Applicants who are able to demonstrate that they have been in receipt of a
                             Centrelink/StudyLink benefit, for at least 12 calendar months during their undergraduate
                             degree, receive a 2% bonus..

                             Applicants who wish to apply for the prior clinical experience in a health discipline bonus
                             or the financial disadvantage bonus, must provide supporting documentation,
                             postmarked no later than 5:00pm AEST on Friday 8 June 2012.

                             Applicants who wish to apply for the Rural/Regional residency bonus, must provide
                             supporting documentation, postmarked no later than 5:00pm AEST, Friday 29 June 2012.

                             Please send your supporting documentation and the cover sheet to:
                             GEMSAS Operations
                             PO Box 120
                             Kelvin Grove DC QLD 4059

                             Acceptable supporting documents include:
                             Rural/Regional residency bonus =
                             -School reports, transcripts from a regional university, supporting letters from a school,
                             university or workplace (signed originals on letterhead), other documents to prove
                             residence such as invoices for telephone, rates, utilities, or bank statements showing your
                             (or your family’s) address. Please ensure that your documentation supports 5 years of rural
                             living and includes the cover sheet you will print off when you submit your on-line
                             application.

                             Prior clinical experience in a health discipline bonus =
                             -Supporting letters from your employer stating length of employment and duties,
                             registration documentation, payslips or tax returns. Please ensure that your
                             documentation supports at least 12 months of clinical experience, as a registered health
                             professional and includes the cover sheet you will print off when you submit your on-line
                             application.

                             Financial disadvantage bonus =
                             Supporting letters from Centrelink or StudyLink, PAYG Payment Summary, tax returns.
                             Please ensure that your documentation supports at least 12 calendar months of being in
                             receipt of a Centrelink or StudyLink benefit, during your undergraduate studies and
                             includes the cover sheet you will print off when you submit your on-line application.

GAMSAT                       A minimum GAMSAT Overall Score of 50 with a minimum of 50 in each of the three
                             Sections is required to be considered for interview.




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Interview                    Approximately 200 applicants will be interviewed. Interviews will be held in Geelong during
                             late September 2012. Interviewees will be selected based on GAMSAT and weighted GPA
                             (50:50).The ranking for interview will include additional bonus points for:

                                    Relevant prior clinical experience (2%);
                                    Rural/Regional residency (ASGC-RA 2 to 5) (2% - 4%);
                                    Demonstration of financial disadvantage during undergraduate degree (2%).

                             Interviews will use the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) format in which applicants are
                             interviewed at up to 10 consecutive stations with 5 minutes for each interaction. Qualities
                             to be assessed at interview include communication skills, professionalism, social
                             awareness, ethical behaviour, and commitment to rural and regional practice.

Offers                       The final ranked list, from which offers will be progressively made, is based on an entry
                             score calculation which gives equal weighting to GPA, GAMSAT and Interview. Additional
                             bonus points, previously listed, will be included in this calculation. Offers will be made
                             during November 2012–January 2013. Offers for applicants in the final year of their degree
                             will be provisional. Please note that deferrals are not permitted.

International students       International applicants may apply with GAMSAT or MCAT scores. The minimum GAMSAT
                             score is at least 50 in each Section and a score of at least 50 overall. The minimum MCAT
                             score is 8/8/M/8. Bonuses will be awarded for relevant prior clinical experience. Students
                             who have undertaken their undergraduate studies in a non-English speaking country must,
                             in addition, obtain a minimum overall IELTS score of 7.0 (with 7.0 or over in the written
                             band and 7.0 or over in the spoken band). Applicants whose undergraduate degree was
                             conducted and examined entirely in English are considered for exemption for IELTS testing.
                             A combination of GAMSAT/MCAT score, GPA score and bonuses will be taken into
                             consideration when selecting applicants for interview.

                             NB: International applicants must apply directly to International Admissions at Deakin
                             University (http:www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/international/apply-entry/how-to-
                             apply.php). All international applicants must fill out the Deakin University International
                             Supplementary Information form, which is available on the School website:
                             http://www.deakin.edu.au/health/medicine/admission-intl-students.php

Open Days and Information    Information Nights
Sessions                     When: Tuesday 15 May, 6.00pm -8:30pm
                             Where: Peter Thwaites Lecture Theatre (Building ia, Room 1.006), Deakin University,
                             Geelong Campus at Waurn Ponds

                             When: Wednesday 16 May, 6.00pm – 8:30pm
                             Where: Education Resource Centre, Ballarat Hospital, Drummond Street.

                             When: Thursday 17 May, 6.00pm -8:30pm
                             Where: LT13, Building hc2.005, Deakin University, Melbourne Burwood Campus

                             Open Day
                             Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, Pigdons Road, Sunday 19 August 2012, 9.00am - 3.00pm

                             Please note: This information is correct at the time of publication.




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Flinders University
School of Medicine
Contact details:
Telephone                         (08) 8201 3800
Fax                               (08) 8201 3905
Email                             medadmissions@flinders.edu.au
Web                               www.flinders.edu.au/medicine/sites/medical-course/medicine_home.cfm
International                     International applicants should direct telephone enquiries to Dr Ruth Sladek
                                  (+61 8 8204 4262)
Places Available in Adelaide in
2013:
CSP                               56
BMP                               27
MRBS                              5
International                     20-25
Places Available in Darwin in
2013:
Northern Territory Government     12
Bonded Places
                                  These numbers are based on information correct at the time of preparation of this Guide.

                                  Note: Subject to approval, the Flinders Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery course
                                  will become a postgraduate extended Masters level degree with the title Doctor of
                                  Medicine (MD) in 2013.

                                  Applicants are strongly advised to check the School website for updates relating to 2013
                                  admissions.

                                  The Flinders Medical Program is offered both in Adelaide and in Darwin in the Northern
                                  Territory (NT). The places available in Darwin, are NT Government Bonded Medical places
                                  and preference for these places is given to residents of the Northern Territory and
                                  Australian Indigenous applicants.

                                  For further information about the NT places see:
                                  www.flinders.edu.au/medicine/sites/medical-course/domestic-applicants/nt-
                                  applicants.cfm


                                  For information about the types of places available in Adelaide, see:
                                  http://www.flinders.edu.au/medicine/sites/medical-course/domesticapplicants/medical-
                                  school-places.cfm

Bachelor Degree/ GPA              Flinders does not set a minimum GPA, but weighted GPA is a significant component in
                                  ranking applicants (after interview) for offers, and a Distinction/Credit or B average is
                                  generally needed to be competitive. A GPA will be calculated for each of the last three full-
                                  time-equivalent years of their most recent undergraduate degree, including an Honours
                                  year if applicable. The three GPAs are weighted x1, x2 and x3 so that the most recent
                                  results contribute most to the weighted GPA used in ranking.

Currency of qualification         Flinders does not have a ten year rule and applicants who completed their undergraduate
                                  degrees more than ten years ago are eligible to apply.




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GAMSAT                       Minimum Section scores and an Overall cut-off score for interview are determined by the
                             Admissions Committee annually. Normally the minimum Section scores are 50 in Sections I
                             and III and about 46 in Section II. For applicants who achieve the minimum Section scores,
                             the GAMSAT Overall Score required for interviews has ranged from 61-64 in recent years.
                             Applicants with slightly lower Overall Scores may be offered interviews in the special entry
                             to interview scheme (on the basis of an outstanding GPA). For applicants in special groups
                             or sub-quotas (e.g. Indigenous, Rural, Riverland Rural-Parallel Rural Community Curriculum
                             (PRCC), Northern Territory) where additional criteria may apply, cut-offs for interview may
                             vary.

Indigenous Applicants        Flinders has an Indigenous entry stream. For further information, see:
                             http://www.flinders.edu.au/medicine/sites/medical-course/domestic-
                             applicants/indigenous-applicants.cfm

Interview                    Interview offers will be made to about 175 domestic applicants for places in Adelaide and
                             about 24 applicants for places in Darwin. Applicants shortlisted for the Riverland Rural
                             (PRCC) sub-quota will be interviewed in the Riverland as well as in Adelaide. Interview
                             offers will be made online only via the School’s website.

                             Interviews will be held on specified days in late September. Applicants selected for
                             interview for the places in the Northern Territory will be interviewed in Darwin. Interviews
                             are in semi-structured format and conducted by a panel of trained interviewers. Qualities
                             assessed include communication skills, quality of motivation, decision-making, learning
                             style and team skills, personal management and self-evaluation skills, and pro-social
                             attitude.

Offers                       After interview, applicants are ranked by combining scores (on a scale of 0-100) calculated
                             from GAMSAT Overall Score, weighted GPA and interview score. These three components
                             are weighted equally in determining an Entry Score for ranking. During the admissions
                             process, applicants are asked to nominate the categories of medical school place for which
                             they are eligible and for which they wish to be considered, in order of preference. The
                             preferences given by each applicant will guide the offer process as the Admissions
                             Committee works through the ranked list of applicants. Subject to approval, offers of
                             admission will be made on the basis of results available at the time of interview and for
                             those applicants with incomplete degrees, will be subject to degree completion.

                             If all of your study has been completed at an ARTS participating university (see Appendix
                             A), you do not need to provide an academic transcript of your results.

                             If any of your study was completed at a non-ARTS participating university (see Appendix A),
                             you will need to submit an original academic transcript for that component. For an entire
                             degree completed at a non-ARTS university, you will need to submit a transcript detailing
                             all results and completion of your degree. For part of a degree, a transcript detailing the
                             final results of the relevant topics undertaken is required. Please send transcripts to:

                             GEMSAS Operations,
                             P.O. Box 120,
                             KELVIN GROVE QLD 4059

International students       The admissions process for international applicants is slightly different to that for
                             Australians and applications are made direct to Flinders. See:
                             http://www.flinders.edu.au/medicine/sites/medical-course/international-applicants/




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Open Days and Information    Flinders will hold an information evening about graduate entry to its medical course on
Sessions                     Tuesday 22nd May at 7.30pm.The event will be held on the Flinders Adelaide campus at
                             Bedford Park, and details of the exact location will be placed on the website closer to the
                             time.

                             For more information visit:
                             www.flinders.edu.au/medicine/sites/medical-course/medicine_home.cfm
                             or phone (08) 8201 3800




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Griffith University
School of Medicine
Contact details:
Telephone                    1800 677728
Fax                          (07) 5552 8706
Email                        medicine@griffith.edu.au
Web                          www.griffith.edu.au/health/school-medicine
Places Available in 2013:
CSP                          64
BMP                          23
MRBS                         3
International                15
Bachelor Degree/ GPA         GPA is not included in calculation of the overall ranking of applicants for offers; however,
                             all applicants receiving an offer must have achieved a minimum GPA of 5.0 (using the
                             equation in this Guide). Applicants who are in the final year of a Bachelor degree at the
                             time of application may be offered provisional admission, subject to completion of the
                             Bachelor degree and achievement of the required minimum GPA. Applicants in this
                             category will be considered for a provisional offer only if their GPA at the end of Semester
                             1, 2012 averages at least 5.0.

                             Applicants with Masters or PhD qualifications will be deemed as having a GPA sufficient for
                             application.

                             Griffith recognises 2 year bachelor degrees or 1 year conversion degrees for the purposes
                             of admission to the medical course. The GPA will be calculated over all study that
                             contributed to the award of the degree.

                             NOTE: Griffith is proposing changes for the use of GPA in the selections process from 2013.
                             It is proposed that a rank for selection to GUMSAA will be derived from a 50/50
                             combination of GAMSAT and GPA.

GAMSAT                       Applicants must achieve a minimum standard in each of the three Sections of GAMSAT in
                             order to be considered. Griffith University determines the standard annually, but would
                             normally expect applicants to achieve a minimum score of 50 in each Section. The Overall
                             Score required to secure an offer to interview is also determined annually, but is expected
                             to be in the mid 60’s. The number of interviews is based on a ratio of approximately 1.5
                             interviews for each quota place.

Indigenous Applicants        Griffith upholds a commitment to assist people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island
                             descent to pursue a medical career. All indigenous applicants committed to a career in
                             medicine are encouraged to apply.

Interview                    Applicants who meet the minimum GPA requirement are selected for interview based on
                             GAMSAT Overall Score.

                             The interview or Griffith University Multiple Station Admissions Assessment (GUMSAA) is
                             designed to assess personal qualities deemed desirable in medical students and medical
                             practitioners and will take the form of scenario based, multi-station interviews.

                             GUMSAA for 2013 entry is scheduled to be held on Wednesday September 19th, 2012.

                             NOTE: Griffith University will not offer places in the MBBS to any candidate who has
                             achieved an interview score of more than one standard deviation below the mean. This will
                             be applied regardless of where applicants are interviewed.

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Offers                       Offers are made based on an overall ranking of interviewed applicants. This ranking is
                             calculated as 50% each of the GAMSAT and GUMSAA scores. The first round of offers will
                             be made in late October. If required, ‘top up’ offers will be made in subsequent offer
                             rounds. Tie-breaking mechanisms, if needed, may include GPA, and/or consideration of
                             under-represented or minority groups in the medical professions.

International students       Griffith University will be accepting applications from international students for 2013 entry.
                             There are a total of 15 International places available including those reserved for
                             international students transitioning from the B. Medical Science pathways program.

Open Days and Information    Brisbane:
Sessions                     Date: Monday 21 May 2012
                             Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
                             Venue: Ian Hanger recital Hall, Griffith University Conservatorium of Music, South Bank

                             Gold Coast campus:
                             Date: Wednesday 23 May 2012
                             Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
                             Venue: Institute for Glycomics: (G25/26), Griffith University Parklands Campus

                             Open Day (All campuses)
                             Sunday 12 August 2012
                             10:00am – 3:00pm




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Monash University
Gippsland Medical School
Contact details:
Telephone                    (03) 5122 6445
Fax                          (03) 5122 6841
Email                        gippslandmed@monash.edu.au
Web                          www.med.monash.edu.au/medical/gippsland
Places Available in 2013:
CSP                          53
BMP                          19
MRBS                         3
International                20
Bachelor Degree/ GPA         Applicants should have achieved a weighted Grade Point Average of 5.0. GPA is assessed
                             on the last three full-time equivalent years of the most recent undergraduate degree,
                             including an Honours year if applicable. Successive years are weighted x1, x2 and x3 so that
                             the greatest weight is given to the most recent results. Additional points will be given (by
                             Monash) to applicants with PhD or Masters by research qualifications (0.2 and 0.1 points,
                             respectively).

                             The completed undergraduate degree must be from an Australian university or a Higher
                             Education Institution recognised by the Australian Qualifications Framework, or a
                             recognised Bachelor qualification listed in the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition
                             (NOOSR) Guide.

                             Monash does not recognise 2 year bachelor degrees or 1 year conversion degrees for the
                             purposes of admission to the medical course.

GAMSAT                       Applicants must have obtained a minimum score of 50 in each of the three Sections.

Indigenous Applicants        Applicants should submit their application to the Gippsland Medical School directly.
                             For more information: http://www.monash.edu.au/study/life/indigenous/

Rural entry                  Rural / Regional Applicants should follow the GEMSAS “Rurality Process” which is available
                             at http://www.gemsas.edu.au/gemsas-processes/

                             Rural Gippsland
                             Complete the questions in the application form and submit required supporting
                             documentation.

Interview                    Interviews will be conducted on the Gippsland campus of Monash University in mid – late
                             September. The interview is in semi-structured multi-station format, otherwise known as
                             the Multiple Mini-Interview (MMI). Approximately 110 Australian applicants will be
                             interviewed.

Offers                       The final selection of applicants will be based on consideration of standardised scores for:

                                     Interview (60%);
                                     GAMSAT (40%).

                             The weighted GPA is incorporated into the selection process as a hurdle eligibility
                             requirement only. Offers will be made to applicants according to their ranking.




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International Students       International applicants should apply by contacting Monash International Recruitment
                             Services for an application form
                             http://www.monash.edu.au/study/international/apply/

                             Email: study@monash.edu
                             Telephone +61 3990 34788

Open Days and Information    The Monash University Gippsland Campus Open Day will be held in August. For more
Sessions                     information please see http://www.monash.edu.au/openday/




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The University of Melbourne
Doctor of Medicine
Contact details:
Telephone                      (03) 8344 5890
Fax                            (03) 9347 7084
Email                          mdhs-sc@unimelb.edu.au
Web                            www.mdhs.unimelb.edu.au
Places Available in 2013*:     *These quotas are subject to change.

                               Extended Rural Cohort (ERC) stream - 30 places

                               Students enrolled in the ERC stream will undertake their clinical education in hospitals and
                               community-based practices within the Northern Victoria Regional Medical Education
                               Network. This network brings together the clinical resources of Monash University and the
                               University of Melbourne in northern Victoria. Preference will be given to applicants from
                               northern Victoria, as well as applicants from other rural and regional locations, however,
                               any domestic Commonwealth Supported or Full Fee applicant may be offered an ERC place.
                               International students are not eligible for admission to the ERC stream. Further information
                               see:
                               http://www.ruralhealth.unimelb.edu.au/undergraduate%20study/extended%20rural%20c
                               ohort/index.html

                               Students are allocated to the ERC stream in approximately the same proportions as occurs
                               overall for the domestic places.

CSP                            182
BMP                            64
MRBS                           9
Full-fee                       40
International full-fee         40
Bachelor Degree/ GPA/ GAMSAT   A minimum GPA or GAMSAT has not been set for the Doctor of Medicine (MD).

                               Applicants are ranked for interview based on the weighted GPA and the GAMSAT
                               score (where each of the three sections is weighted equally) to provide a rank list of
                               applicants for selection.

                               As a result of using this method there were no discrete cut-off marks for either GPA or
                               GAMSAT. Applicants who were successful in gaining an interview for 2012 entry averaged
                               an overall GAMSAT score of 65 and an average GPA of 6.6.

                               The Grade Point Average (GPA) will be measured by considering the last 3 years of the
                               applicant’s undergraduate coursework studies (including Honours, where applicable).
                               Weightings will be applied by weighting the first of the final three years by 1, the second
                               year by 2 and the final year by 3.

                               An undergraduate degree is defined as a degree of at least three years duration when
                               studied full-time, or equivalent, from a recognised university. Therefore, 2 year bachelor
                               degrees or 1 year conversion degrees are not recognized for the purposes of admission to
                               the medical course.




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Currency of qualification    Degree: undergraduate degree to have been completed within 10 years of commencing
                             the Doctor of Medicine, or for applicants whose most recently completed undergraduate
                             degree was completed 10 or more years before 1 January 2013, a Graduate Diploma,
                             Master or PhD degree or equivalent completed within 10 years before 1 January 2013.

                             Pre-requisites: subjects to have been completed within 10 years of commencing the
                             Doctor of Medicine.

MCAT                         Only international students who are resident outside Australia may apply using an MCAT
                             score. No minimum MCAT cut-off has been set. It is likely that applicants would need a
                             minimum score of 8/8/M/8 to be competitive.

Indigenous Applicants        Must meet all selection criteria. An Indigenous Australian who is not otherwise selected
                             must be admitted if the selection committee decides that the applicant is likely to succeed
                             in the proposed course of study.

Special entry schemes        Graduate Access Melbourne (GAM): Applicants approved for the Graduate Access scheme
                             may be re-ranked based on their level of disadvantage. GAM applications must be
                             submitted direct to the University of Melbourne by the closing date for applications. Please
                             refer to http://www.medicine.unimelb.edu.au/study-here/md for further information.

                             Guaranteed entry: Applicants eligible for entry under the Guaranteed entry scheme should
                             refer to http://www.medicine.unimelb.edu.au/study-here/md for further information to
                             confirm eligibility and for detail about the application process. An applicant eligible for a
                             Full Fee guarantee may submit an application under the scheme direct to the University of
                             Melbourne AND apply for a Commonwealth Supported Place via GEMSAS subject to
                             meeting the selection criteria.

Rural entry                  The University of Melbourne is committed to providing equitable access for applicants
                             from a rural background to its graduate courses via the Graduate Access Melbourne
                             program. The Melbourne Medical School at the University of Melbourne recognizes the
                             importance of building and sustaining a rural medical workforce and will therefore offer
                             priority access to at least 65 places in the Melbourne MD applicants from a rural
                             background subject to the standard selection policies and procedures.

Interview                    Multi Mini Interviews (MMI): The interview component will be an 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.

Offers                       Offers will be made on the basis of a combined ranked list where ranks by GPA, GAMSAT
                             (or MCAT) and interview are given equal weighting.

Pre-requisite subjects and   The three pre-requisite subjects are anatomy, physiology and biochemistry successfully
equivalents                  undertaken at 2nd year level.
                             A table of approved pre-requisite equivalent subjects can be found at
                             http://sc.mdhs.unimelb.edu.au/prerequisites.

                             If the subjects you have studied are not included in the published lists, please review the
                             instructions on how to have your subjects assessed at the pre-requisite website. The

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                             deadline for submitting subjects for assessment is Friday 4 May 2012.

                             Applicants enrolling in pre-requisite subjects in 2012 must have results available by
                             Wednesday 2 January 2013. Applicants should confirm with their enrolling institution that
                             results will be available by this date. If results will not be available, applicants should apply
                             for the 2014 intake.

                             Subjects must have been completed within 10 years of commencing the Doctor of
                             Medicine.

Selection Criteria           For detailed selection criteria, refer to the University of Melbourne website
                             http://www.medicine.unimelb.edu.au/study-here/md

International students       International students may apply with either a score from GAMSAT or MCAT. International
                             applicants with an MCAT cannot be considered if they are residing in Australia.
                             Applicants who have undertaken their undergraduate studies in a language other than
                             English should consult the website
                             www.futurestudents.unimelb.edu.au/int/entry-req/grad/english-req for information about
                             minimum English language requirements.
                             For further updates and information about information sessions refer to
                             http://sc.mdhs.unimelb.edu.au/

Open Days and Information    University Open Day: Sunday 19 August 2012 http://openday.unimelb.edu.au/
Sessions                     For    further   updates    and   details of      Information   Sessions refer                to
                             http://sc.mdhs.unimelb.edu.au/




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The University of Notre Dame Australia
School of Medicine Fremantle
The Objects of The University of   a. The provision of university education, within a context of Catholic faith and values; and
Notre Dame Australia are:
                                   b. The provision of an excellent standard of:
                                      i. teaching, scholarship and research;
                                      ii. training for the professions; and
                                      iii. pastoral care for its students.

Contact details:
Telephone                          (08) 9433 0537
Email                              admissions@nd.edu.au
Web                                www.nd.edu.au/fremantle/schools/medicine/medFreo.shtml
Places Available in 2013*:         *The expected number of places available in 2013 is subject to change. Please check the
                                   Notre Dame website for updates/changes
CSP                                72
BMP                                25
MRBS                               3
Selection Process                  Candidates are selected for admission on the basis of the following selection criteria:
                                         Personal qualities and motivation to study medicine;

                                           GAMSAT Overall Score. The minimum acceptable score will normally be 50.
                                            However, Notre Dame may consider applicants who achieve below this on the
                                            basis of their performance against the other selection criteria;

                                           Grade Point Average. The minimum acceptable score will normally be 5.0.
                                            However, Notre Dame may consider applicants who achieve below this on the
                                            basis of their performance against the other selection criteria; and

                                           Interview.

Bachelor Degree/ GPA               Applicants are normally expected to have a weighted Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or
                                   above on a 7 point scale for their undergraduate degree. While Notre Dame does not
                                   adhere to fixed minimum scores, a GPA of 5.0 or above is generally needed to be
                                   competitive.

                                   Years are progressively weighted x1, x2, and x3 so that the greatest weight is given to the
                                   most recent results. The undergraduate degree, which may include an honours year, must
                                   be a minimum 3 year bachelor degree.

Currency of qualification          Applicants are required to have graduated from their undergraduate degree within 10
                                   years of the closing date. Applicants whose undergraduate degree was completed outside
                                   the 10 year period may still be considered for admission if:
                                        within 10 years of the application submission closing date they have completed
                                            the equivalent of one year’s full-time tertiary studies at Graduate Diploma level or
                                            higher at an Australian university recognised by the Australian Qualifications
                                            Framework (AQF) or an overseas university listed in the National Office of
                                            Overseas Skills Recognition Guide (NOOSR); or
                                        they can demonstrate through other activities that they hold current high level
                                            academic skills.

Bonuses                            Additional points will be given to applicants with a completed higher degree of a PhD or
                                   Masters by research/coursework in the scoring of the SOMAF.


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GAMSAT                       Applicants are normally expected to achieve an overall GAMSAT score of 50 or greater.
                             While Notre Dame does not adhere to fixed minimum scores, a GAMSAT of 50 or above is
                             generally needed to be competitive.

Application process                  All applicants (including CSP, MRBS and BMP) must submit a three-part
                                      application.

                                 1.   GEMSAS Application. Applications must be submitted to GEMSAS (by no later
                                      than 30 May 2012 at 5.00pm [EST]);

                                 2.   Notre Dame Online Application. Applicants must submit an online registration
                                      directly with Notre Dame via the Notre Dame website (http://www.nd.edu.au);
                                      and

                                 3.   School of Medicine Application Form (SOMAF). Applicants must submit the
                                      SOMAF in hard copy to the Notre Dame Admissions Office. The SOMAF will be
                                      available on the Notre Dame website on 30 April 2012. The SOMAF must include a
                                      personal statement that outlines the applicant’s motivation to pursue a career in
                                      Medicine and to study at Notre Dame. This should detail an applicant’s experience
                                      of leadership, community involvement, capacity to work with others, service to
                                      others as expressed by the Objects of the University and the Mission of the Notre
                                      Dame School of Medicine, Fremantle.

                                     The Notre Dame Online Application and SOMAF must be submitted directly to the
                                      Admissions Office at the Fremantle Campus by no later than Wednesday 30 May
                                      2012 at 5.00pm.

Indigenous Applicants        Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are invited to apply through the general
                             admissions process whereby bonus points will be allocated within the SOMAF
                             Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are also encouraged to contact directly the
                             Notre Dame Admissions Office to be eligible for special consideration via the alternative
                             entry scheme.

Rural applicants             25% of Commonwealth Support Places will be available to applicants of rural background. If
                             you have lived in an ASGC-RA 2 to 5 area and wish to be considered for Notre Dame’s rural
                             scheme you will need to provide documentary evidence to GEMSAS as detailed on the
                             GEMSAS website and in this publication. Notre Dame will award bonus points for
                             applicants who have lived in an ASGC-RA 2 to 5 area. Bonus points will be allocated within
                             the SOMAF score.

Interview                    Approximately 170* applicants will be interviewed. Interviews will be held in Fremantle
                             during October with interview offers made in August. Interviews are semi-structured and
                             undertaken by a minimum of two trained interviewers. Interviews cover ethics, motivation,
                             group work, communication skills and recognition and acceptance of the Objects of the
                             University.
                             *subject to change

Offers                       Applicants are ranked by combining the standardised scores calculated from a combination
                             of the GPA, GAMSAT and School of Medicine Application Form (SOMAF) with the
                             applicant’s interview score. The overall weighting is set at 50% attributed to the
                             combination of GPA, GAMSAT, SOMAF plus 50% attributed to the overall interview score.

                             Offers will be made in October. Selection for all places is in order of ranked position at
                             completion of the selection process.


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Other requirements           Students will need to have by the date of enrolment:

                                     documentation regarding vaccination status;

                                     completed an Australian Registered Senior First Aid Course;

                                     obtained State and Federal Government Police Clearance; and

                                     obtained a Working with Children clearance.

International Students       There will be no places available for international students in 2013.

Open Days and Information    Open Day Festival
Sessions                     19 August 2012
                             10am - 4pm
                             19 Mouat Street
                             Fremantle WA 6959

                             To RSVP please contact the Prospective Students Office on 08 9433 0533 or at
                             future@nd.edu.au

Changes/Updates              Applicants are strongly advised to regularly check the Notre Dame website for
                             updates/changes to any of the information on this form.




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The University of Notre Dame Australia
School of Medicine Sydney
The Objects of The University of   a. The provision of university education, within a context of Catholic faith and values; and
Notre Dame Australia are:
                                   b. The provision of an excellent standard of:
                                      i. teaching, scholarship and research;
                                      ii. training for the professions; and
                                      iii. pastoral care for its students.

Contact details:
Telephone                          (02) 8204 4404
Email                              sydney@nd.edu.au
Web                                www.nd.edu.au/sydney/schools/medicine
Places Available in 2013*:         *The expected number of places available in 2013 is subject to change. Please check the
                                   Notre Dame website for updates/changes
CSP                                43
BMP                                15
MRBS                               2
Full-fee                           52
Selection Process                  Candidates are selected for admission on the basis of the following selection criteria:
                                         Personal qualities and motivation to study medicine;

                                           GAMSAT Overall Score. The minimum acceptable score will normally be 50.
                                            However, Notre Dame may consider applicants who achieve below this on the
                                            basis of their performance against the other selection criteria;

                                           Grade Point Average. The minimum acceptable score will normally be 5.0.
                                            However, Notre Dame may consider applicants who achieve below this on the
                                            basis of their performance against the other selection criteria; and

                                           Interview.

Bachelor Degree/ GPA               Applicants are normally expected to have a weighted Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or
                                   above on a 7 point scale for their undergraduate degree. While Notre Dame does not
                                   adhere to fixed minimum scores, a GPA of 5.0 or above is generally needed to be
                                   competitive.

                                   Years are progressively weighted x1, x2, and x3 so that the greatest weight is given to the
                                   most recent results. The undergraduate degree, which may include an honours year, must
                                   be a minimum 3 year bachelor degree.

Currency of qualification          Applicants are required to have graduated from their undergraduate degree within 10
                                   years of the closing date. Applicants whose undergraduate degree was completed outside
                                   the 10 year period may still be considered for admission if:
                                        within 10 years of the application submission closing date they have completed
                                            the equivalent of one year’s full-time tertiary studies at Graduate Diploma level or
                                            higher at an Australian university recognised by the Australian Qualifications
                                            Framework (AQF) or an overseas university listed in the National Office of
                                            Overseas Skills Recognition Guide (NOOSR); or
                                        they can demonstrate through other activities that they hold current high level
                                            academic skills.




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Bonuses                      Additional points will be given to applicants with a completed higher degree of a PhD or
                             Masters by research/coursework in the scoring of the SOMAF.

GAMSAT                       Applicants are normally expected to achieve an overall GAMSAT score of 50 or greater.
                             While Notre Dame does not adhere to fixed minimum scores, a GAMSAT of 50 or above is
                             generally needed to be competitive.

Application process                  All applicants (including CSP, MRBS, BMP and domestic fee-paying students) must
                                      submit a three-part application.

                                 1.   GEMSAS Application. Applications must be submitted to GEMSAS (by no later
                                      than 30 May 2012 at 5.00pm [EST]);

                                 2.   Notre Dame Online Application. Applicants must submit an online registration
                                      directly with Notre Dame via the Notre Dame website (http://www.nd.edu.au);
                                      and

                                 3.   School of Medicine Application Form (SOMAF). Applicants must submit the
                                      SOMAF in hard copy to the Notre Dame Admissions Office. The SOMAF will be
                                      available on the Notre Dame website on 30 April 2012. The SOMAF must include a
                                      personal statement that outlines the applicant’s motivation to pursue a career in
                                      Medicine and to study at Notre Dame. This should detail an applicant’s experience
                                      of leadership, community involvement, capacity to work with others, service to
                                      others as expressed by the Objects of the University and the Mission of the Notre
                                      Dame School of Medicine, Sydney.

                                     The Notre Dame Online Application and SOMAF must be submitted directly to the
                                      Admissions Office at the Sydney Campus by no later than Wednesday 30 May
                                      2012 at 5.00pm.

Indigenous Applicants        Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are invited to apply through the general
                             admissions process whereby bonus points will be allocated within the SOMAF
                             Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are also encouraged to contact directly the
                             Notre Dame Admissions Office to be eligible for special consideration via the alternative
                             entry scheme.

Rural applicants             25% of Commonwealth Support Places will be available to applicants of rural background. If
                             you have lived in an ASGC-RA 2 to 5 area and wish to be considered for Notre Dame’s rural
                             scheme you will need to provide documentary evidence to GEMSAS as detailed on the
                             GEMSAS website and in this publication. Notre Dame will award bonus points for
                             applicants who have lived in an ASGC-RA 2 to 5 area. Bonus points will be allocated within
                             the SOMAF score.

Interview                    Approximately 180* applicants will be interviewed. Interviews will be held in Sydney during
                             October with interview offers made in August. Interviews are semi-structured and
                             undertaken by a minimum of two trained interviewers. Interviews cover ethics, motivation,
                             group work, communication skills and recognition and acceptance of the Objects of the
                             University.
                             *subject to change

Offers                       Applicants are ranked by combining the standardised scores calculated from a combination
                             of the GPA, GAMSAT and School of Medicine Application Form (SOMAF) with the
                             applicant’s interview score. The overall weighting is set at 50% attributed to the
                             combination of GPA, GAMSAT, SOMAF plus 50% attributed to the overall interview score.


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                             Offers will be made in November. Selection for all places is in order of ranked position at
                             completion of the selection process.

International Students       There will be no places available for international students in 2013.

Open Days and Information    Information Evening
Sessions                     Darlinghurst Campus Course Information Evening
                             160 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
                             When: Tuesday 22 May 6.00pm – 8.00pm

                             To RSVP, email the Prospective Students Office at sydney@nd.edu.au or call
                             (02) 8204 4404

                             Open Day
                             Where: 104 Broadway, Broadway NSW 2007
                             When: Saturday 25 August, 10.00am-4.00pm

Changes/Updates              Applicants are strongly advised to regularly check the Notre Dame website for
                             updates/changes to any of the information on this form.




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The University of Queensland
School of Medicine
Contact details:
Telephone                         (07) 3365 5278
Fax                               (07) 3365 5433
Email                             admissions@som.uq.edu.au
Web                               www.som.uq.edu.au
Places Available in 2013:
*Includes the Provisional Entry
students ready to enter the
MBBS program in 2013

CSP                               210
BMP                               75
MRBS                              14
International                     130
Bachelor Degree/ GPA              Applicants must have achieved a minimum converted GPA of 5.0 in their most recent key
                                  degree. A key degree is a Bachelor degree, Honours, Masters (coursework or research), or a
                                  PhD.

                                  The undergraduate degree or Masters (by coursework) GPA is calculated over the entire
                                  duration of the degree, and is not divided into years. All subjects studied while enrolled in
                                  the degree program are included in the calculation, whether or not they counted towards
                                  the award of the degree. Any other study for which credit was given towards the degree
                                  must be included. Where the degree was completed as part of a combined degree or
                                  parallel degree program, all subjects studied towards both degrees are included in the
                                  calculation of the GPA. Grades, not percentages, are used in all GPA calculations by the
                                  University of Queensland (UQ).

                                  PhD and Masters (by research) receive a converted GPA of 7.0. Honours (by research)
                                  receive a GPA as per the Honours category in the conversion table on page 55.

                                  The GPA for Bachelor degrees with ‘on-course Honours’ (typically 4- or 5-year degrees) may
                                  be calculated using whichever method gives the highest result. That is, either the converted
                                  coursework GPA calculation based on the subject results, or from the Honours category.

                                  GPA calculations are often incomplete at the time of offers. You are advised not to apply if
                                  your GPA does not or will not meet the required minimum. The GPA is not used to rank
                                  applicants, but is used as a tiebreaker when necessary.

Currency of qualification         The key degree must have been completed within 10 years of the projected commencement
                                  date. Applicants whose key degree was completed outside the 10 year period are
                                  considered for admission if they have completed or are due to complete the equivalent of 1
                                  or 2 semester’s full time postgraduate tertiary studies – Graduate Certificate or Graduate
                                  Diploma – within 10 years of the projected commencement date.

GAMSAT                            Applicants must achieve a minimum score of 50 in each section. Applicants with any section
                                  score below 50 will immediately be deemed ineligible. Applicants will be ranked in order of
                                  merit by their GAMSAT Overall Score, and offers will be made accordingly.

Indigenous Applicants             Applicants should submit their application directly to the School of Medicine. For more
                                  information:
                                  http://www2.som.uq.edu.au/som/FutureStudents/MBBS/Admissions/DomesticStudents/Pa
                                  ges/AboriginalandTorresStraitIslanderApplicants.aspx

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Rural entry                  For 2013 entry to the UQ MBBS Program the University will offer approximately 60 places
                             for students from a rural background through standard selection policies and procedures

                             Students will be eligible for consideration in the Rural Background Students (RBS) sub quota
                             if they have spent at least 5 years living in a rural Australian area as determined by the
                             ASGC-RA (Australian Standard Geographical Classification - Remoteness Area) system.

                             If you wish to be considered through this scheme you will need to provide documentary
                             evidence to GEMSAS as detailed on page 15 and the GEMSAS website.

Interview                    UQ no longer interviews applicants for the graduate program.

Offers                       QTAC will be processing all applications and releasing the major offer round in August 2012.
                             (NB: 50 places will be to study at UQ’s Ipswich campus).

Deferrals                    UQ allows the deferral of an offer for one year. Automatic approval is given for students
                             wanting to undertake an Honours year or to complete non-degree requirements for the
                             purpose of obtaining professional registration related to the current Bachelor degree. All
                             other reasons must be requested in writing and will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis by
                             the Executive Dean.

Failure to Enrol             An offer of a place is only available in that year’s intake. An applicant who accepts an offer
                             but does not enrol must reapply to undertake the program in a subsequent year.

International Students       International applicants must apply directly to the University of Queensland and not
                             through GEMSAS.

                             International students may apply with either GAMSAT or MCAT scores. Selection is based on
                             the same criteria as for domestic applicants. Applicants with MCAT scores must have
                             achieved minimum scores of 8/8/M/8 to be eligible.

                             If English is not your first language, you may meet the requirement by: (1) providing official
                             evidence of study in a recognised degree program undertaken for two years in the five years
                             prior to commencement at UQ at an accredited University at which English is the primary
                             language of instruction and assessment in the program undertaken; or (2) an IELTS test
                             (Academic), with the minimum Overall score of 7.0; Listening-7.0; Reading-7.0, Writing –7.0;
                             Spoken – 7.0

Open Days and Information    The University of Queensland Open Day will be held in August. For more information please
Sessions                     see http://www.youruq.com/openday/




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The University of Western Australia
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences
Contact details:
Telephone                      (08) 6488 4646
Fax                            (08) 6488 4848
Email                          meddentadmissions@uwa.edu.au
Web                            www.meddent.uwa.edu.au/admissions
Places Available in 2014:      Approximately 105 CSP, of which:
                                     up to 25% are available for rural applicants;
                                     up to 10% of places are available for specified Metropolitan students (see
                                        information below on eligibility)
                                     up to 10% of places are available for Indigenous students.
                                     25% are BMP places;
                                     Approximately 3-4 are MRBS places (number to be confirmed)
CSP                            75-76
BMP                            26
MRBS                           3-4
International                  Up to 15 places
Doctor of Medicine (MD)        The MD is a 4-year postgraduate course which commences in 2014. Please note that there
                               is no medicine intake at UWA in 2013; however we will be accepting applications in both
                               2012 and 2013 for the 2014 intake of the MD.

                               Successful 2012 applicants will be notified of their offer within the standard 2012
                               application offer timelines but will not physically commence the MD course until 2014.

                               For information on the benefits of a 2012 application for 2014 entry to the UWA MD,
                               please see:
                                http://www.meddent.uwa.edu.au/courses/postgraduate/apply-professional/domestic-
                               std-path/why-md

                               We will have approximately 105 domestic places available in 2012 for the 2014 intake with
                               a further approximate 105 domestic places available in 2013 for the same intake. These
                               numbers include various sub-quotas (see above).

Bachelor Degree/ GPA           In order to be eligible for entry, applicants must have completed a recognised* bachelor
                               degree, or will complete a recognised* bachelor degree by the end of the application year.

                               Applicants must have achieved a GPA of at least 5.5 at time of interview selection. The
                               Faculty includes Bachelor, Honours (if already completed), Graduate Certificate, Graduate
                               Diploma, and Masters by coursework level of study in the GPA calculation. Applicants with
                               postgraduate qualifications (or additional undergraduate results) should indicate this study
                               on the application form. Additional study does not need to be completed. The GPA is not
                               weighted.

                               Applicants who are eligible for a course offer but are studying (at any level) in semester
                               two, 2012 will be made a conditional offer requiring them to maintain a GPA of 5.5.
                               Applicants who have not yet completed their initial bachelor degree will also be required to
                               complete their bachelor degree by the end of 2012 as part of their offer conditions.

                               UWA will accept 2-year bachelor degrees and 1-year conversion degrees for the purposes
                               of admission to our medical course. However, applicants undertaking a 1-year conversion
                               degree who have not completed a previous bachelor degree must complete that course
                               before applying for entry to UWA (i.e. applicants cannot apply during the conversion
                               course).

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                             *The completed undergraduate degree must be from an Australian university or a Higher
                             Education Institution recognised by the Australian Qualifications Framework, or a
                             recognised Bachelor qualification listed in the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition
                             (NOOSR) Guide

Currency of qualification    There is no 10-year rule for entry to UWA.

Bonuses                      Completed Masters by research qualifications are not included in the GPA calculation.
                             Instead the Faculty will add a small bonus to the overall GPA for applicants with this
                             qualification. Subject to university approval, it is proposed that students who have
                             completed a PhD (from a recognised Institution) by the time of application will be awarded
                             a GPA of 7.0.

GAMSAT                       Applicants must reach the minimum threshold in each of the three Sections of GAMSAT
                             (likely to be at least 50), as well as the Overall Score minimum threshold.

                             The Faculty determines thresholds annually. Applicants who receive one Section score
                             marginally below 50 should see our website at:
                             http://www.meddent.uwa.edu.au/courses/postgraduate/apply-professional/domestic-std-
                             path/gradmed-gamsat for eligibility advice

Indigenous Applicants        The Faculty encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to consider applying
                             for entry into the MD. In addition to the pathways listed here, there are alternative
                             pathways available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants. These are available
                             through the Centre for Aboriginal Medical and Dental Health (see www.camdh.uwa.edu.au
                             for further details).

Choose Medicine: Rural and   Applicants must meet eligibility requirements in order to apply for either the Rural or the
Metropolitan Pathways        Metropolitan Pathway.

                             Applicants, who wish to apply for the Choose Medicine (Rural) Pathway, must complete the
                             relevant questions in the application form and submit supporting documentation to
                             GEMSAS by 29 June 2012 in order to prove their eligibility for the pathway.


                             Applicants who wish to apply for the Choose Medicine (Metropolitan) Pathway must have
                             completed Year 12 at one of the identified UWA Broadway Western Australian Schools. A
                             list of the schools can be found on our website at:
                             www.meddent.uwa.edu.au/courses/postgraduate/apply-professional/metro

                             Choose Medicine: Rural and Metropolitan applicants are encouraged to contact the Faculty
                             at: rural-metro-fmdhs@uwa.edu.au

Interview                    Selection for interview is based equally on GAMSAT Overall Score and GPA. Structured
                                                                                            nd   th
                             interviews will be held in Perth, within the period: 22 -29 September inclusive.
                             Applicants will need to attend their interview in Perth, in person.

Offers                       Applicants are ranked by combining and equally weighting standardised scores calculated
                             from the: GAMSAT Overall Score; GPA; and interview score. For rural applicants, a rural
                             rating will be included in the ranking.

Deferral                     As the MD does not commence until 2014, all successful applicants from the 2012
                             admissions cycle will in effect “defer” their offer of a place. That is, successful 2012
                             applicants will receive their UWA MD course offer during the normal 2012 offer period but
                             will not commence the course until 2014. There are no restrictions placed on what

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                                    successful applicants are permitted to do during 2013. 2012 applicants who are made a
                                    2014 UWA MD offer are able to spend 2013 any way they choose, including undertaking
                                    further study, practicums, work or travel.

Credit/Exemption                    As the course is postgraduate, no credit or exemptions can be granted from undergraduate
                                    courses, including graduate entry MBBS courses.

International Students              UWA will have approximately 15 places available in 2012 for 2014 entry as well as a further
                                    approximate 15 places available in 2013 for the same intake of 2014 entry. International
                                    applicants will need to apply directly to the UWA International Centre by 1 June 2012 and
                                    can find an application form at:
                                    http://www.meddent.uwa.edu.au/courses/postgraduate/apply-professional/int-std-
                                    path/applications. Applicants may sit either GAMSAT or MCAT provided their results are
                                    available by 1 June 2012. All applicants must have a minimum GPA of 5.5. Applicants must
                                    have a minimum overall GAMSAT of 50 and usually require minimum sectional scores of
                                    50; however applicants with one sectional score marginally below 50 should contact the
                                    Faculty for advice on eligibility and competitiveness. Applicants sitting MCAT will require
                                    minimum test scores of 8/8/M/8 but again, applicants with one sectional score marginally
                                    below these thresholds should contact the faculty for advice. Interviews will be held in
                                    Singapore and Malaysia (most likely in July) or in Perth (most likely in September/October).
                                    All interviews must be conducted in person.

Open Days and Information           The Faculty will host an information evening for graduate applicants to the MD on
Sessions                            Wednesday 23 May at 7.00pm in the Social Sciences Lecture Theatre, UWA (Crawley
                                    Campus).




Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) & Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM)

The University of Western Australia will admit its first applicants into the 4-year DMD and DPM courses in 2013.

Selection for the DMD will be based on suitable GAMSAT (or MCAT for international applicants), a minimum GPA of 5.5 and
interview. Applicants to the DMD will also be required to sit a manual dexterity test and a spatial awareness test. Selection for
the DPM will be based on suitable GAMSAT (or MCAT for international applicants) and a minimum GPA of 5.5 (there is no
interview).

Please see our website for further admission information and quotas. Applications will be handled directly by the Faculty and
applicants should visit: http://www.meddent.uwa.edu.au/courses/postgraduate/apply-professional/domestic-std-path for the
application form. Applications for the DMD will close on 1 June 2012 for both domestic and international applicants.
Applications for the DPM will close on 1 October 2012 for both domestic and international applicants.




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University of Wollongong
Graduate School of Medicine
Contact details:
Telephone                     1300 367 869 (within Australia)
                              + 61 2 4221 3218 (International)
Email                         uniadvice@uow.edu.au
Web                           http://www.uow.edu.au/gsm
Places Available in 2013:     Approximately 80-84 places will be available. Students will be allocated to either
                              Wollongong campus or Shoalhaven campus for the first 18 months of the programme
                              (Phase 1). All students will also be required to undertake short and long term clinical
                              placements in other regional and rural communities.

CSP                           51
BMP                           18
MRBS                          Up to 3
International                 12
The UOW MBBS program          The UOW MBBS aims to lead development and implementation of strategies that
                              effectively address the shortage of medical practitioners in regional, rural and remote
                              Australia.

                              The GSM curriculum reflects the latest approach to medical education and incorporates
                              extensive use of medical education and information technologies. The four year graduate
                              entry programme has been designed based on the best educational evidence from medical
                              schools around the world with innovative integrated spiral curriculum based around a case
                              Based learning core.

                              The GSM benefits from purpose built facilities, featuring dedicated teaching and resource
                              space. The GSM also features Clinical Skills Centres where the students use a combination
                              of modern technology and traditional bedside clinical teaching to develop their skills in
                              diagnosis and management of a wide variety of diseases and conditions. Clinical exposure
                              occurs early in the program, with students exposed to hospitals, primary care settings,
                              community health centres and patient volunteers from their first semester of study.

                              Students spend significant time during their training undertaking both short and long term
                              clinical placements in many regional and rural communities. These attachments allow
                              students to gain insight into life in regional, rural and remote communities, and appreciate
                              the kind of medicine practiced there. Students will receive a broad based education with a
                              focus on rural medicine, graduating with the skills and ability to practice in any geographic
                              setting and to commence training in any specialty.

Bachelor Degree/ GPA          All applicants must have a weighted Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or above on a 7
                              point scale at the time of application, to be eligible to apply. The GPA score required to
                              receive an offer for interview may fluctuate annually. This GPA will be calculated based on
                              the most recently completed Bachelors degree (including an Honours year if applicable).
                              Postgraduate qualifications will not be included in GPA calculations.

                              GPA years will be progressively weighted Year 1 x1, Year 2 x2 and Year 3 x3, and then
                              divided by 6, to give greater weight to the most recent results. Details on how the
                              weighted GPA is calculated from the final three full-time-equivalent years (including the
                              Honours year) are available on the GEMSAS website.

                              UOW does not normally recognise 2 year Bachelor degrees or 1 year conversion degrees
                              for the purpose of admission to the medical course. Please contact the school for details.



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Currency of qualification    Applicants are required to have graduated from their undergraduate degree within 10
                             years of the closing date of applications. Applicants whose undergraduate degree was
                             completed outside the 10 year period may still be considered for admission if they have
                             completed the equivalent of one year’s full-time tertiary studies at Graduate Diploma level
                             or higher at a recognised university within the last 10 years; or if they can demonstrate
                             through other activities that they hold current high level academic skills. Please contact
                             the school directly for clarification of this requirement.

Bonuses                      No GPA bonuses are awarded for postgraduate study, however applicants are encouraged
                             to include these academic experiences in their portfolio as they will be viewed favourably
                             during scoring. Rural applicants should read the sections below for further information.

GAMSAT/MCAT and Portfolio    A minimum GAMSAT Overall Score of 50 with a minimum of 50 in each of the three
                             Sections is required to be considered for interview.

                             The GEMSAS application form also incorporates the GSM Admissions Portfolio which must
                             be completed by all applicants. The portfolio, application and rural residency forms should
                             be submitted electronically directly to GEMSAS and will be used as one of the criteria to
                             rank your eligibility for interview. This information must be submitted regardless of the
                             UOW ranking on your preference form as applicants who fail to submit a portfolio will not
                             be considered. The GSM Admissions Portfolio may take time to complete and it is
                             recommended that applicants commence preparation early and submit well prior to the
                             closing date.

                             To assist in your preparation, a draft portfolio template will be available from the GSM
                             website for your consideration from 30 April 2012. This is a template only to be used as a
                             guide - only portfolios submitted in the approved format via GEMSAS will be accepted.
                             Please note that all activities highlighted in the portfolio require a current email contact for
                             verification.

                             The application form and portfolio must be completed electronically via GEMSAS by 30
                             May 2012.

Indigenous Applicants        The GSM has a commitment to training Indigenous doctors and has allocated a sub-quota
                             of three places for applicants who are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent. To be
                             considered for these places, applicants must indicate their Indigenous status at the time of
                             application. Applicants will be contacted by the GSM to supply relevant supporting
                             documentation if required.

                             Applicants in this category are required to reach acceptable levels of performance in
                             portfolio, GPA, GAMSAT, and interview as determined by the school. Unfilled places in this
                             sub-quota will be transferred to the domestic quota.

Rural applicants             The UOW GSM is committed to producing medical graduates with a focus on regional, rural
                             and remote communities. Rural applicants do not need to apply specifically for a rural
                             subquota as the GSM gives preference to students who can demonstrate ties to regional,
                             rural and remote communities.

                             The UOW GSM uses the rural residency/schooling part of the application to assess your
                             background as far as living and studying in rural and regional areas. The information on
                             your form is assessed and scored using the Australian Standard Geographical Classification
                             - Remoteness Area (ASGC-RA). GSM will require rurality verification of your schooling and
                             residential address details as outlined in your Admissions Portfolio.

                             The application form and portfolio must be completed electronically by 30 May 2012.

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                             Rurality supporting documentation must be submitted directly to GEMSAS as per the
                             instructions on Rurality on page 15 of this guide.

Campus and place type        At the time of application applicants will need to indicate their preferred campus
preference                   (Wollongong or Shoalhaven) for the first 18 months of the programme. This preference will
                             be considered but not guaranteed. Student campus preference will have no bearing on the
                             offers made. Extenuating circumstances for campus preference may be considered.
                             Applicants will be contacted by the GSM to supply relevant supporting documentation if
                             required.

Interview                    Applicants to UOW are ranked for interview using the overall total of their weighted GPA,
                             GAMSAT and Portfolio scores (including rurality). Approximately 155 applicants will be
                             invited to interview. Invitations will be sent in August.

                             Domestic interviews are conducted by formally trained interviewers in a multi-station
                                                                                                           nd
                             format on both the Wollongong and Shoalhaven Campuses commencing 22 September
                                           th
                             through to 28 September 2012 (including sessions on Saturday and Sunday). Interviewees
                             are rated on personal qualities including their communication skills, empathetic and ethical
                             approach, reflective manner, teamwork and decision making skills.

Offers                       On the completion of the interview process, candidates’ interview scores and portfolio
                             scores are used to rank for offer. The candidates’ GPA and GAMSAT results are not
                             included in the formula after interview. Candidates’ campus and place type preferences
                             also have no influence on the decision for offer.

                             Offers are made in November with a small number of subsequent offers in December and
                             January (if required). Offers are made for a specific status, campus and year only. Offers to
                             UOW GSM may not be deferred.

                             Students will need to have by the date of enrolment:
                                  documentation regarding vaccination status;
                                  completed an Australian Registered Senior First Aid Course;
                                  obtained State and Federal Government Police Clearance; and
                                  obtained a Working with Children clearance.
                             Further details on these requirements will be made available to successful applicants.

                             Offers to successful candidates completing their degree in 2012 will be conditional to their
                             maintenance of the minimum required GPA. Documentary evidence must be produced for
                             the offer to be ratified.

International Applicants     International application processes are slightly different and international applications are
                             assessed on a rolling basis from March 2012. International applicants should apply directly
                             to the GSM. International students from USA and Canada may also apply via agents in
                             North America: Globalinks Learning Abroad www.globalinksabroad.org/

                             Please check the UOW GSM website for further information regarding international
                             applications at http://www.uow.edu.au/gsm




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                                                                                   th
Open Days and Information    An information evening will be held Wednesday 16 May 2011 – Students considering
Sessions                     UOW GSM will have the opportunity to view facilities, meet current students and academic
                             staff and to ask questions regarding all aspects of the programme offered. Details of the
                             evening will be posted on the UOW GSM website. Applicants who are unable to attend the
                             information evening will have access to the presentations electronically. Interested
                             applicants are also free to contact GSM Admissions to discuss their application if they wish.

                             Please check information on the UOW GSM website at http://www.uow.edu.au/gsm for
                             more information on the school and the MBBS program. Please do not hesitate to contact
                             Uniadvice uniadvice@uow.edu.au or the GSM gsm-admissions@uow.edu.au if you
                             require more information.

                             Applicants are strongly advised to regularly check the GSM website for updates/changes
                             to any of the information on this form.




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Appendix A: Institutions Participating in ARTS (Automated Results Transfer
System)
OOQ Code FROM LOCALITY INSTITUTION NAME
You do NOT need to provide academic transcripts for studies undertaken at the following institutions:

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

ACU National                            Canberra CAE                           Canberra University College
Australian National University          Canberra Institute of the Arts         Signadou College of Education
Australian Catholic University          Canberra School of Art                 University of Canberra
ACT Australian Defence Force
Academy                                 Canberra School of Music



NEW SOUTH WALES

Alexander Mackie CAE                    Kuring-gai CAE                         United Theological College
Armidale CAE                            Lismore Teachers College               University of New England,
                                                                               Orange Agricultural College (1990-
Armidale Teachers College               Macarthur Inst. of Higher Education
                                                                               1994)
ACU National                            Macquarie University                   University of New England, Armidale
                                                                               University of New England, Northern
Australian Catholic University          Milperra CAE
                                                                               Rivers
NSW Australian College of Physical
                                        Mitchell CAE                           University of New South Wales
Education
Australian College of Theology          Mt Saint Mary College of Education     University of Newcastle
Australian Film, Television and Radio
                                        National Inst. of Dramatic Art         University of Sydney
School
                                                                               University of Sydney, Faculty of Health
Avondale College                        Nepean CAE
                                                                               Sciences
                                                                               University of Sydney, Faculty of Rural
Balmain Teachers College                Newcastle CAE                          Management
                                                                               (formerly Orange Agricultural College)
                                        New South Wales College of Para-
Bathurst Teachers College                                                      University of Technology, Sydney
                                        Medical Studies
Catholic College of Education, Sydney   New South Wales Inst. of the Arts      University of Western Sydney
                                        New South Wales State
Catholic Institute of Sydney                                                   University of Wollongong
                                        Conservatorium of Music
Catholic Teachers College               Newcastle Teachers College             Wagga Agricultural College
Charles Sturt University                Northern Rivers CAE                    Wagga Wagga Teachers College
City Art Institute                      Nursery School Teachers College        Westmead Teachers College
College of Fine Arts, UNSW              Polding College                        William Balmain College
Cumberland College of Health Sciences   Riverina CAE                           Wollongong Inst. of Education
                                        Riverina-Murray Inst. of Higher
Good Samaritan Teachers College                                                Wollongong Teachers College
                                        Education
Goulburn CAE                            Royal Military College, Duntroon       Wollongong University
Goulburn Teachers College               Southern Cross University              WS and LB Robinson University College
Guild Teachers College                  Sydney CAE
Hawkesbury Agricultural College         Sydney College of Chiropractic Ltd
Hunter Inst. of Higher Education        Sydney College of the Arts
Kingswood CAE                           Sydney Kindergarten Teachers College




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NORTHERN TERRITORY

Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (formerly Batchelor College)
Charles Darwin University (formerly Northern Territory University)
Darwin Institute of Technology
TAFE NT



QUEENSLAND

                                                                                    Queensland Institute of Business and
ACU National                              James Cook University                     Technology (QIBT)
Australian Catholic University - Qld      Kedron Park Teachers College              Queensland Institute of Technology
Bond University                           Kelvin Grove CAE                          Queensland Teachers College
Brisbane CAE                              Kelvin Grove Teachers College             Queensland University of Technology
Brisbane Kindergarten Teachers
College                                   McAuley College                           Townsville CAE
Capricornia IAE                           Mt Gravatt CAE                            Townsville Teachers College
Christian Heritage College                Mt Gravatt Teachers College               University College of Central Qld
                                                                                    University College of Southern
CQ University                             North Brisbane CAE                        Queensland
Darling Downs IAE                         Queensland Agricultural College           University of Queensland
Gold Coast CAE                            Queensland College of Art                 University of Southern Queensland
Griffith University                       Queensland Conservatorium of Music        University of the Sunshine Coast



SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Adelaide CAE                              Murray Park CAE                           Sturt CAE
Adelaide College of the Arts and
                                          Roseworthy Agricultural College           TorrensCAE
Education
Bedford Park Teachers College             Salisbury CAE                             University of Adelaide
Flinders University                       South Australian CAE                      University of South Australia
Hartley CAE                               South Australian Inst. of Technology      Wattle Park Teachers College
Kingston CAE                              South Australian School of Arts           Western Teachers College



TASMANIA

Australian Maritime College
Tasmanian CAE
Tasmanian State Inst. of Technology
University of Tasmania




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VICTORIA

Australian Catholic University VIC   La Trobe University                School of Occupational Therapy
                                                                        School of Physiotherapy and Speech
Bendigo CAE                          Lincoln Inst. of Health Sciences   Therapy
Bendigo Inst. of Technology          Longerenong Agricultural College   State College of Victoria- all campuses
                                     Marcus Oldham Farm Management
Bendigo Teachers College             College                            Swinburne College of Technology
Burnley Horticultural College        Melbourne CAE                      Swinburne Inst. of Technology
Burwood Teachers College             Melbourne College of Textiles       Swinburne University of Technology
                                     Melbourne Kindergarten Teachers
Caulfield Inst. of Technology        College                            Toorak Teachers College
Chisholm Inst. of Technology         Melbourne State College            University of Ballarat
Coburg Teachers College              Melbourne Teachers College         University of Melbourne
                                                                        Victoria College - all campuses 1985
Deakin University                    Monash University                  onwards
                                                                        Victoria University (formerly Victoria
Dookie Agricultural College          Phillip Inst. of Technology        University of Technology)
                                                                        Victorian College of Agriculture and
Emily McPherson College              Prahran CAE                        Horticulture
Footscray Inst. of Technology        Preston Inst. of Technology        Victorian College of Pharmacy Ltd
Footscray Technical College          RMIT University                    Victorian College of the Arts
Frankston Teachers College           Rusden State College               Warrnambool IAE
Geelong Teachers College             School of Forestry - Creswick      Western Institute
                                     School of Mines and Industries,
Gippsland IAE                        Ballarat                           Wodonga Inst. of Tertiary Education



WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Bunbury IAE                          Edith Cowan University             Murdoch University
Churchlands College                  Graylands Teachers College         University of Western Australia
Churchlands Teachers College         Mount Lawley College               Western Australian CAE
Claremont Teachers College           Mount Lawley Teachers College      Western Australian Inst. of Technology
Curtin University of Technology      Muresk Agricultural College        Western Australian School of Mines



AUSTRALIA

Open Universities Australia



PLEASE NOTE: Any qualification undertaken in a language other than English must be documented by a certified copy
of the original transcript accompanied by an officially translated certified copy of same, in English.

Please note: extract translations are not acceptable, full translations are required.




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Appendix B: Undergraduate Grading System Conversion Table
A             GPA           B             C              D          E              F            G             H
100%          7.0
99            7.0
98            7.0
97            7.0
96            7.0
95            7.0
94            7.0
93            7.0               HD/7          HD             HD
92            7.0                7.0          7.0            7.0
91            7.0
                                                                        HD/≥7/A        HI            ≥8           A+/A/A-
90            7.0
                                                                          7.0          7.0           7.0            7.0
89            7.0
88            7.0
87            7.0
86            7.0
85            7.0
84            7.0
83            7.0
82            7.0
81            7.0
80            7.0                D/6           D              D
79            6.5                6.75         6.75           6.75
78            6.5
                                                                                       H2A                          B+
77            6.5
                                                                                       6.5                          6.5
76            6.5
75            6.5                                                   D/DI/6/B/DN                      7
74            6.0                                                       6.25                        6.25
73            6.0
                                                                                       H2B                           B
72            6.0
                                                                                       6.0                          6.0
71            6.0
70            6.0               CR/5           CR
69            5.5               5.75          5.75
68            5.5
                                                              C                        H3                           B-
67            5.5
                                                             5.5                       5.5                          5.5
66            5.5
65            5.5                                                        CR/5/C                      6
64            5.0                                                         5.25                      5.25
63            5.0
                                                                                                                    C+
62            5.0
                                                                                                                    5
61            5.0
60            5.0                          Pass Div 1
59            4.5                            4.75
58            4.5
                                 P/4                                                    P                            C
57            4.5
                                 4.5                                                   4.5                          4.5
56            4.5
55            4.5                                             P          P/PA/4                      5
54            4.0                                            4.25         4.25                      4.25
53            4.0
                                           Pass Div 11                                                              C-
52            4.0
                                               4.0                                                                  4.0
51            4.0
50            4.0
49            3.5
48            3.5                                                       CP/3/NC/
                            UP/CQ/PC/3                       PC                                     PC/PX            D
47            3.5                                                       PC/C*/NI
                                3.5                          3.5                                     3.5            3.5
46            3.5                                                          3.5
45            3.5
<44#          0                 F/N/<3        F/N             F      F/2/I/N/N2        F/N           F              E
                                   0           0              0           0             0            0              0
* Conceded pass, faculty pass, etc. – GPA grade of 3.5

# If you have a percentage mark where the minimum for an unrestricted pass grade is 50 per cent, use column A to read off the corresponding
GPA grade.

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Honours degree
Award                                                    GPA Grade
First                                                    7.0
2A                                                       6.0
2B                                                       5.0
Third                                                    4.0



Conversion Table Code
Column
A          Use Column A if you have an official record of your mark (percentage)
B          ACU, Adelaide, Bond, Canberra, Central Queensland, Charles Sturt, Flinders, Griffith, James Cook,
           Macquarie, Newcastle, New England, NSW, Notre Dame, Queensland, QUT
C          South Australia
D          Charles Darwin
E          ANU, Ballarat, Deakin, Edith Cowan, La Trobe, Monash, Murdoch, RMIT, Tasmania, Victoria, Western
           Australia
F          Melbourne
G          Curtin
H          New Zealand Universities




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Contact Details
GENERAL ENQUIRIES
GEMSAS (for all general application and processing enquiries)
E: info@gemsas.edu.au
W: www.gemsas.edu.au

ACER (for GAMSAT enquiries only)
E: gamsat@acer.edu.au
W: www.gamsat.acer.edu.au

Australian National University                              Deakin University
Medical School                                              School of Medicine
T: (02) 6125 1304                                           T: (03) 9251 7777
F: (02) 6125 3622                                           E: health-enquire@deakin.edu.au
E: medadmissions@anu.edu.au                                 W: www.deakin.edu.au/health/medicine/admission.php
W: http://medicalschool.anu.edu.au/
Flinders University                                         Griffith University
Faculty of Health Sciences                                  Future Student Contact Centre
T: (08) 8201 3800                                           T: 1800 677728
F: (08) 8201 3905                                           F: (07) 5552 8706
E: medadmissions@flinders.edu.au                            E: medicine@griffith.edu.au
W: www.flinders.edu.au/medicine/sites/medical-              W: www.griffith.edu.au/health/school-medicine
course/medicine_home.cfm
Monash University                                           The University of Melbourne
Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Services, Gippsland   Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Student Centre
Campus                                                      T: (03) 8344 5890
T: (03) 5122 6445                                           F: (03) 9347 7084
F: (03) 5122 6841                                           E: mdhs-sc@unimelb.edu.au
E: gippslandmed@med.monash.edu.au                           W: www.mdhs.unimelb.edu.au
W: www.med.monash.edu.au/medical/gippsland
The University of Notre Dame Australia                      The University of Notre Dame Australia
School of Medicine Fremantle                                School of Medicine Sydney
T: (08) 9433 0540                                           T: (02) 8204 4404
E: admissions@nd.edu.au                                     E: sydney@nd.edu.au
W:                                                          W: www.nd.edu.au/sydney/schools/medicine
www.nd.edu.au/fremantle/schools/medicine/medFreo.shtml
The University of Queensland                                The University of Western Australia
School of Medicine                                          Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
T: (07) 3365 5278                                           T: (08) 6488 4646
F: (07) 3365 5433                                           F: (08) 6488 4848
E: admissions@som.uq.edu.au                                 E: meddentadmissions@uwa.edu.au
W: www.som.uq.edu.au                                        W: www.meddent.uwa.edu.au/admissions
The University of Wollongong
Graduate School of Medicine
T: 1300 367 869 (Australia)
+61 2 4221 3218 (International)
F: (02) 4221 3233
E: uniadvice@uow.edu.au
W: www.uow.edu.au/gsm




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