Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

International Direct Pathway to MD and DMD



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There are Direct Pathways for International school leavers for the Doctor of Medicine (MD) and the Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD).

Applicants apply online through the UWA OASys portal.   2017 applications for 2018 entry open on 1 March and close 31 May 2017. 

There are also Direct Pathways for international school leaver applicants to the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) and the Master of Pharmacy (MPharm).

Successful applicants to the Direct Pathways for medicine or dentistry 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 (International School Leavers) for the MD and DMD:


  • MD - Approximately 15 places available
  • DMD - Approximately 3 places available

Entry Requirements:

Pre-requisite subjects:

Application Process:

  • 2017 applications for 2018 entry will open 1 March and close on 31 May 2017.
  • ISAT is required to be sat by 31 May 2017.
  • ISAT results are required to be submitted by 14 June 2017.

Final Ranking:

  • Final Ranking is based on ISAT, ATAR and Interview and is weighted 1:2:2 respectively.


  • Students may be eligible to defer a place in the MD for a period of one year.  Two year deferrals for the MD may be possible where the student is required to complete a 2-year National Service term.
  • Students are not normally able to defer a place in the DMD.

Course Offers

Course offers are normally made from August onwards. 


Registration, Internships and further training:

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