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Monash Medical School undergraduate-entry applications are open for second round

Earlier this year, the Monash Medical School application deadline was February 15, 2013, and the in-Canada interviews were held March 18 – 22, 2013.

The medical school at Monash University has just advised OzTREKK that the applications for the undergraduate-entry MBBS program are being reopened for the 2014 intake, as the Monash Medical School representatives will be in Canada in October to conduct interviews.

What does this mean for you?

This means that if you have missed the previous application deadline of February 15, you now have time to apply to Monash Medical School for the 2014 intake. It is important to note that the undergraduate entry MBBS program at Monash Medical School is only available to
– current Grade 12 students; or
– applicants who have completed Grade 12 (or equivalent) no more than two years previously and have not since undertaken any post-secondary studies.

If you have completed a bachelor degree, you may apply to the graduate-entry MBBS program at Monash Medical School.

Round One

Application deadline: February 15, 2013
ISAT: Before February 15, 2013
Interviews: March 18 – 22, 2013

Round Two

Application deadline: September 27, 2013 (Please note that all application documents must arrive at the OzTREKK office by this date.)
ISAT: Must be sat by September 27, 2013
Interviews: October 28 (Toronto) and October 31 (Vancouver)

About the Monash Undergraduate-entry MBBS program

The undergraduate-entry medical program at the Monash University Clayton Campus (main campus) is only offered to high school leavers (and for up to two years after) who have not undertaken any other studies at a post-secondary level. The course is 5 years in duration and there is only one intake per year, which is in February.

The course is thematic and places emphasis on clinical communication skills, with clinical contact visits to medical practices, community care facilities and hospitals commencing in the first year. Students are also required to spend time in rural areas as part of a health care team.

Approximately 190 international students are accepted into the medical program at Clayton Campus each year, offering international students an opportunity to study medicine as a student in one of Australia’s most respected and prestigious undergraduate medicine programs.

Program: Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Location: Clayton Campus, Melbourne, Victoria
Semester intake: February
Duration: 5 years
Application deadline: September 27, 2013

Admissions Criteria/Entry Requirements for Canadians

1. Grade Point Average (GPA)

Grade 12 prerequisite subjects include English and Chemistry (minimum of 80% in each), and applicants must demonstrate a high level of academic achievement: a minimum of 89% – 90% overall average in Grade 12 subjects. Averages and calculations depend upon province. Please see Monash University’s Information for Canadian Applicants 2014 and 2015 entry for detailed information.

2. ISAT Results

International applicants are required to undertake the International Student Admissions Test (ISAT) before September 27, 2013.

3. Interview Results

Successful applicants are then considered for an interview, which is to be undertaken in Canada, October 28 in Toronto, and October 31 in Vancouver.

Selection into the medical program is based upon a combination of the applicant’s aptitude test, academic studies, and performance in a multi-mini interview (MMI). This interview format allows the faculty to better determine applicants who possess the desired personal qualities required to succeed in the MBBS program. The MMI format allows each applicant to be assessed by trained interviewers. MMI stations comprise a series of scenarios and associated questions focusing on an applicant’s relevant personal qualities including motivation, communication skills, critical thinking and ethical/empathetic reasoning.

Total Number of Places in the Program: 190

Number of Places Available for International Students: approx. 65

Apply to Monash Medical School’s undergraduate-entry medical program!

Important Dates to Remember

  • Application Deadline for the February 2014 intake is Friday, September 27, 2013. (Please note that all application documents must arrive at the OzTREKK office by this date.)
  • ISAT must be sat by September 27.
  • Interviews will be held in Toronto on Monday, October 28, 2013, and in Vancouver on Thursday, October 31 (locations TBA).

Find out more about the Monash University medical program. View a Monash University Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery Information for Canadian Applicants 2014 and 2015 entry.


Learn more about Monash Medical School and the undergraduate-entry medical program, and about other Australian Medical Schools. Contact OzTREKK Medical Schools Admissions Officer Broghan Dean for more information. Email Broghan at broghan@oztrekk.com or call toll free in Canada at 1 866-698-7355.


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