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. 2018 applications (for 2019 commencement) will open 6 August and will close on 28 September 2018.

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 for 2019 entry to a Direct Pathway position will open early-mid August and will close on 28 September 2018 
  • Western Australian applicants are also required to submit the Predicted ATAR form by Tuesday 30 October 2018.

Final Ranking:

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


Registration, Internships and further training: