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Curtin Medical School

The Curtin Medical School offers school leavers a five-year, direct-entry medicine degree. It is the only undergraduate entry program in Western Australia. For the latest entry requirements, please visit our admissions page.


The Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery has a strong emphasis on primary care to position graduates well for rural and remote practice, as well as outer suburban locations, where there is an acute shortage of doctors.

The school is part of the Faculty of Health Sciences and was approved by the Australian federal government in 2015.

The Australian Medical Council and the Medical Board of Australia have now accredited the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) medical program through to 2023 to provide qualifications for the purposes of registration in the medical profession.

Key dates

KEY DATES 
2017
2 JuneRegistrations close for the Undergraduate Medicine and Health
Sciences Admissions Test (UMAT)
26 JulyUMAT held
AugustTertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) applications open (must provide UMAT ID)
Applications open for rural and equity applicants (apply to Curtin Medical School) and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants (apply to Curtin Centre for Aboriginal Studies)
Late SeptemberUMAT results released
29 September TISC applications close
30 SeptemberSpecial Consideration applications final submission
1 NovemberPredicted ATAR for school leavers to be provided by the relevant school principal to Curtin Medical School
10 NovemberTop ranked applicants are invited to attend a Multi
Mini Interview (First Round)
From 2 DecemberMultiple Mini Interviews held (First Round)
19 DecemberWA ATAR results released
2018
4 January Change of preferences for first round offers closes
17 January First round offers
22 JanuaryChange of preferences for second round offers closes
24 January Multiple Mini Interviews held (Second Round)
31 January Second round offers
12-16 February Curtin Medical School Pre-Orientation Program
19-23 FebruaryCurtin Orientation (O Week)
26 FebruaryCurtin Semester 1 begins