Bachelor of Arts/Doctor of Medicine

To qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Arts and Doctor of Medicine, students must complete 336 credit points in total, including 144 credit points to qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Arts as specified in the course rules.

The requirements are:

  • A major (48 credit points) listed in Table A
  • A minor (36 credit points) or second major (48 credit points) as defined in Table A subject areas or Table S
  • 12 credit points of units of study in the Open Learning Environment as listed in Table O
  • 18 credit points of foundational knowledge units of study for medicine offered by the Faculty of Science comprising:
    - BIOL1XX7
    - PHSI2X05 or MEDS2001, ANAT2011 or MEDS2005; and
    - one zero credit point unit (SMTP3007)
  • Where appropriate, elective units from Table A subject areas or Table S and
  • If enrolled in a stream, complete the requirements for the stream as specified in Table S; and
  • 192 credit points specified by the resolutions for the Doctor of Medicine

Table S - Interdisciplinary Studies (Shared pool)

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts and Doctor of Medicine can complete a second major or minor in a wide range of subject areas offered by the University of Sydney through the shared pool of majors and minors.

The available subject areas for majors and minors and their requirements can be found in the Interdisciplinary Studies Handbook.

Table O - Open Learning Environment (OLE)

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts and Doctor of Medicine are required to complete at least 12 credit points in units of study from the Open Learning Environment (OLE) to meet the requirements for their degree/s.

Details of available OLE units can be found in Table O in the Interdisciplinary Studies Handbook.