Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

High Academic Achievement Direct Pathway to MD and DMD



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There is a Direct Pathway for high achieving domestic school leavers for the Doctor of Medicine (MD) and the Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD).

Year 12 applicants apply through TISC. 2017 applications (for a 2018 entry school leaver position) will open early-mid August and will close on 29 September 2017.

Successful applicants will receive a conditional place in either the MD or the DMD.  The condition of these places is as follows:

  • A place in the MD and DMD is conditional upon successful completion of a UWA bachelor degree with a minimum Faculty Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 5.5. 

Direct Pathway (High Academic Achievement): 


  • DMD - Approximately 24 places available.
  • MD - Approximately 65 places available including Bonded Medical Places (BMP).  [28.5% of all places will be allocated BMPs].   

Entry Requirements:

Pre-requisite subjects:

Application Process:

  • Applicants are required to lodge a TISC application, entering the relevant TISC course code(s).  Applications for 2018 entry to a Direct Pathway position will open early-mid August and will close on 29 September 2017 
  • Western Australian applicants are also required to submit the Predicted ATAR form by Monday 6 November 2017.

Final Ranking:

  • Final ranking will be based UMAT, ATAR and Interview and will be weighted 1:2:2 respectively. 


Registration, Internships and further training:

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