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GAMSAT Information - Domestic Applicants

 

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All domestic applicants to the graduate pathways to the Doctor of Medicine (MD) and the Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) must sit GAMSAT.  Applicants to the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) are required to either sit GAMSAT OR satisfy certain prerequisite subjects.

GAMSAT is not required for the Master of Pharmacy.

The purpose of GAMSAT is to assess your ability to understand and analyse material, to think critically about issues and, in the case of the Written Communication section, to organise and express your thoughts in a logical and effective way. Information on the test can be found on the GAMSAT website

GAMSAT:

  • All domestic applicants to the graduate pathways of the MD, DMD and DPM* must have a valid GAMSAT score. International applicants have the choice of GAMSAT or MCAT.
  • Please refer to the GAMSAT Australia website for information on registration, preparation strategy, test dates and test venues.
  • Applicants to the DPM and DMD will be required to submit their GAMSAT results with their application. MD applicants will be required to enter their GAMSAT ID on their GEMSAS application.
  • GAMSAT scores are valid for two years and must be valid as at the closing date of applications, therefore applicants may sit the test from their penultimate year of bachelor study.
  • Applicants for the MD from 2018 will require a minimum test scores of 50 in each of the three sections, and a minimum overall score of 60 in order to be eligible for consideration.  Please see our threshold website  for previous years scores.
  • Applicants for the DMD from 2018 will require minimum test scores of 50 in each of the three sections, and a minimum overall score of 50 in order to be eligible for consideration.
  • Applicants applying for DPM* require overall score of at least 50 and no section score less than 50.
  • Applicants will be shortlisted for interview based equally on GAMSAT and GPA.
  *Applicants to the DPM are required to either sit GAMSAT OR satisfy certain prerequisite subjects.
 
 
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