Our five-year, direct-entry medical degree is designed for school-leavers and is the only undergraduate entry program in Western Australia. This means you don’t need a three-year bachelor degree to enter the course.

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Our medical course

Our Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, MBBS(Curtin), course has a strong emphasis on primary care to position graduates well for rural and remote practice, and outer suburban locations, where there is a shortage of doctors. For the latest entry requirements, please visit our admissions page and for important dates, please visit our key dates for applicants page.

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History of Curtin Medical School

In 2009, Curtin announced a proposal to establish a medical school to help address the health and workforce needs of West Australians. A feasibility study was undertaken by the University, which confirmed that the proposal was viable.

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Making the grade at med school

Indigenous student, Isaiah Attkins, has worked hard and overcome challenges to earn a place at the Curtin Medical School.

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Inspiring a new generation of doctors

Sean Bong's childhood experiences with doctors and the medical profession inspired him to choose medicine as a career.

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