Bachelor of Science / Doctor of Medicine

Sample pathway

Requirements:

  • 336 cp total
  • 144 cp to qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Science as specified in the degree resolutions for the Bachelor of Science
  • 18 credit points of foundational knowledge units of study for medicine offered by the Faculty of Science comprising:
    - BIOL1XX7 From Molecules to Ecosystems
    - PHSI2X07 or MEDS2001 Key Concepts in Physiology
    - ANAT2011 Fundamentals of Human Anatomy or MEDS2005 Human Anatomy and Histology
    - one zero credit point unit (SMTP3007 Observational Elective)
  • 192 credit points to qualify for the award of the Doctor of Medicine as specified in the resolutions for the Doctor of Medicine.
  • 12 cp of Open Learning Environment units
  • and where appropriate, elective units from Table A, Table S or Table O.
General pathway

Note that other arrangements are also possible.

 

Semester

Unit of study 1 & credit points

Unit of study 2 & credit points

Unit of study 3 & credit points

Unit of study 4 & credit points

Unit of study 5 & credit points

Unit of study 6 & credit points

Total

Year 1

1

Science Table A Major

1XXX

Table A or S Major/Minor

1XXX

Mathematics Degree Core

1XXX

Mathematics Degree Core

1XXX

Elective - 1000-level Science

1XXX

 

 

6

6

3

3

6

 

24

2

Science Table A Major

1XXX

Table A or S Major/Minor

1XXX

Mathematics Degree Core

1XXX

Mathematics Degree Core

1XXX

Medicine Foundational Knowledge unit

BIOL1X07

From Molecules to Ecosystems

 

 

6

6

3

3

6

 

24

Year 2

1

Science Table A Major

2XXX

Table A or S Major/Minor

2XXX

OLE

Medicine Foundational Knowledge unit

PHSI2007/MEDS2001

Key Concepts in Physiology

 

 

 

6

6

6

6

 

 

24

2

Science Table A Major

2XXX

Table A or S Major/Minor

2XXX

OLE

Medicine Foundational Knowledge unit

ANAT2011/MEDS2005

Fundamentals of Human Anatomy/Human Anatomy and Histology

 

 

 

6

6

6

6

 

 

24

Year 3

 

 

 

 

 

1

Science Table A Major

3XXX

Science Table A Major

3XXX

Table A or S Major/Minor

3XXX

Table A or S Major/Minor

or

Elective

1XXX/2XXX/3XXX

 Foundational Knowledge unit

SMTP3007

Observational Elective

 

 

6

6

6

6

 0

 

24

 

2

Science Table A Major

3XXX

Science Table A Major

3XXX

Table A or S Major/Minor

3XXX

Table A or S Major/Minor

or

Elective

1XXX/2XXX/3XXX

 

 

 

6

6

6

6

 

 

24

Year 4 1

Medicine Unit

MDMP5111

Basic and Clinical Sciences 1

Medicine Unit

MDMP5112

Patient and Doctor 1

Medicine Unit

MDMP5113

Population Medicine 1

Medicine Unit

MDMP5114

Personal and Professional Development 1

     

12

6

3

3

     24
2

Medicine Unit

MDMP5122

Patient and Doctor 2

Medicine Unit

MDMP5123

Population Medicine 2

Medicine Unit

MDMP5124

Personal and Professional Development 2

Medicine Unit

MDMP5125

Basic and Clinical Sciences 2

 Medicine Unit

MDMP5126

MD Research Methods/MD Project Development 1

   

6

3

3

 10  2    24
Year 5 1

Medicine Unit

MDMP5211

Basic and Clinical Sciences 3

 Medicine Unit

MDMP5212

Patient and Doctor 3

Medicine Unit

MDMP5213

Population Medicine 3

 Medicine Unit

MDMP5214

Personal and Professional Development 3

     
12 6 3  3      24
2

Medicine Unit

MDMP5221

Clinical Sciences 4

Medicine Unit

MDMP5222

Patient and Doctor 4

 Medicine Unit

MDMP5223

Population Medicine 4

Medicine Unit

MDMP5224

Personal and Professional Development 4

 Medicine Unit

MDMP5225

MD Project Development 2

   
10 6  3  3  2    24
Year 6 1

Medicine Unit

MDMP5341

Medicine Year 3

Medicine Unit

Core Block 1

Medicine Unit

Specialty Block 1

Medicine Unit

MDMP5310

MD Project 3 Part 1

 Medicine Unit

MDMP5318

Population Medicine 7

   
6 6 8 2  2   24
2

Medicine Unit

MDMP5316

Basic and Clinical Sciences 7

Medicine Unit

MDMP5317

Patient and Doctor 7

Medicine Unit

MDMP5319

Personal and Professional Development 7

Medicine Unit

Specialty Block 2

Medicine Unit

Specialty Block 3

Medicine Unit

MDMP5320

MD Project 3 Part 2

 
2 2 2 8 8 2 24
Year 7

Medicine Unit

MDMP5408

Elective

Medicine Unit

MDMP5410

MD Project 4

Medicine Unit

MDMP5442

Medicine Year 4

Medicine Unit

Specialty Block 4

     
6 4 6 8     24

Medicine Unit

Core Block 2

Medicine Unit

MDMP5426

Basic and Clinical Sciences 8

Medicine Unit

MDMP5427

Patient and Doctor 8

Medicine Unit

MDMP5418

Population Medicine 8

 Medicine Unit

MDMP5419

Personal and Professional Development 8

Medicine Unit

MDMP5435

Pre-Internship Term

 
6 4 4 2  2 6  24

Total credit points:

336

Information on Medicine units can be found in the Medicine and Health Postgraduate Handbook.

Example pathway: Physiology major and Medicinal Chemistry major

Note that other arrangements are also possible.

 

Semester

Unit of study 1 & credit points

Unit of study 2 & credit points

Unit of study 3 & credit points

Unit of study 4 & credit points

Unit of study 5 & credit points

Unit of study 6 & credit points

Total

Year 1

1

Physiology Major

CHEM1111

Chemistry 1A*

Elective

PSYC1001

Psychology 1001

Mathematics Degree Core

MATH1021

Calculus of One Variable

Mathematics Degree Core

MATH1002

Linear Algebra

Elective

BIOL1008

Human Biology

 

 

6

6

3

3

6

 

24

2

Physiology Major

BIOL1007^

From Molecules to Ecosystems

Medicinal Chemistry Major

CHEM1112

Chemistry 1B

Mathematics Degree Core

MATH1023

Multivariable Calculus and Modelling

Mathematics Degree Core

MATH1005

Statistical Thinking with Data

Elective

PSYC1002

Psychology 1002

 

 

6

6

3

3

6

 

24

Year 2

1

Physiology Major

PHSI2007

Key Concepts in Physiology^

Medicinal Chemistry Major

CHEM2521

Molecular Stability and Reactivity

OLE units

OLET1652 How to Estimate Anything

AND

OLET1622 Numbers and Numerics

AND

OLET2628 Research Data Management

Elective

HPSC2100

The Birth of Modern Science

 

 

 

6

6

6

6

 

 

24

2

Physiology Major

PHSI2008

Integrated Physiology

Medicinal Chemistry Major

PCOL2021

Key Concepts in Pharmacology

OLE units

OLET1605 Communication in STEM

AND

OLET1616 The Science of Health and Wellbeing

AND

OLET1644 How we make decisions

Medicine Foundational Knowledge unit

ANAT2011

Fundamentals of Human Anatomy

 

 

 

6

6

6

6

 

 

24

Year 3

 

 

 

 

 

1

Physiology Major

PHSI3009

Frontiers in Cellular Physiology

Physiology Major

PHSI3010

Reproduction, Development and Disease

Medicinal Chemistry Major

MCHM3001

From Molecules to Therapeutics

Medicinal Chemistry Major

PCOL3012

Drug Design and Development

 Foundational Knowledge unit

SMTP3007

Observational Elective

 

 

6

6

6

6

 0

 

24

 

2

Physiology Major

PHSI3012

Physiology of Disease

Physiology Major

SCPU3001

Science Interdisciplinary Project

Medicinal Chemistry Major

MCHM3888

Medicinal Chemistry Interdisciplinary Project

Medicinal Chemistry Major

CHEM3115

Synthetic Medicinal Chemistry

 

 

 

6

6

6

6

 

 

24

Year 4 1

Medicine Unit

MDMP5111

Basic and Clinical Sciences 1

Medicine Unit

MDMP5112

Patient and Doctor 1

Medicine Unit

MDMP5113

Population Medicine 1

Medicine Unit

MDMP5114

Personal and Professional Development 1

     

12

6

3

3

    24
2

Medicine Unit

MDMP5122

Patient and Doctor 2

Medicine Unit

MDMP5123

Population Medicine 2

Medicine Unit

MDMP5124

Personal and Professional Development 2

Medicine Unit

MDMP5125

Basic and Clinical Sciences 2

 Medicine Unit

MDMP5126

MD Research Methods/MD Project Development 1

   

6

3

3

 10  2   24
Year 5 1

Medicine Unit

MDMP5211

Basic and Clinical Sciences 3

 Medicine Unit

MDMP5212

Patient and Doctor 3

Medicine Unit

MDMP5213

Population Medicine 3

 Medicine Unit

MDMP5214

Personal and Professional Development 3

     
12 6 3  3     24
2

Medicine Unit

MDMP5221

Clinical Sciences 4

Medicine Unit

MDMP5222

Patient and Doctor 4

 Medicine Unit

MDMP5223

Population Medicine 4

Medicine Unit

MDMP5224

Personal and Professional Development 4

 Medicine Unit

MDMP5225

MD Project Development 2

   
10 6  3  3  2   24
Year 6 1

Medicine Unit

MDMP5341

Medicine Year 3

Medicine Unit

Core Block 1

Medicine Unit

Specialty Block 1

Medicine Unit

MDMP5310

MD Project 3 Part 1

 Medicine Unit

MDMP5318

Population Medicine 7

   
6 6 8 2  2   24
2

Medicine Unit

MDMP5316

Basic and Clinical Sciences 7

Medicine Unit

MDMP5317

Patient and Doctor 7

Medicine Unit

MDMP5319

Personal and Professional Development 7

Medicine Unit

Specialty Block 2

Medicine Unit

Specialty Block 3

Medicine Unit

MDMP5320

MD Project 3 Part 2

 
2 2 2 8 8 2 24
Year 7

Medicine Unit

MDMP5408

Elective

Medicine Unit

MDMP5410

MD Project 4

Medicine Unit

MDMP5442

Medicine Year 4

Medicine Unit

Specialty Block 4

     
6 4 6 8     24

Medicine Unit

Core Block 2

Medicine Unit

MDMP5426

Basic and Clinical Sciences 8

Medicine Unit

MDMP5427

Patient and Doctor 8

Medicine Unit

MDMP5418

Population Medicine 8

 Medicine Unit

MDMP5419

Personal and Professional Development 8

Medicine Unit

MDMP5435

Pre-Internship Term

 
6 4 4 2  2 6 24

Total credit points:

336

* Unit is double counted as part of the Physiology major and Medicinal Chemistry major.

^ Unit is double counted as part of the Physiology major and the Medicine Foundational Knowledge unit.

Information on Medicine units can be found in the Medicine and Health Postgraduate Handbook.