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. Applications for 2020 commencement will open mid August 2019 and close late September 2019.

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.  Applications will open during August and close late September according to TISC timelines.
  • Western Australian applicants are also required to submit the Predicted ATAR form.  WA Applicants will be contacted soon after the application closing date via the email address used in their TISC application.

Final Ranking:

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


Registration, Internships and further training: