Admissions - Important dates for 2016 admission

  1. Doctor of Medicine - graduate entry
  2. Double Degree Medicine - undergraduate entry

1. Admission Timeline - Doctor of Medicine - Graduate Entry

2016 entry - Domestic Applicants

Note:
1) Dates below are subject to change
2) Times and dates listed below are Sydney, Australia time
3) Last updated: 28 July 2015

2015 Date Event
March On or around
Mon 30
The Admissions Guide 2016 will be published.
April Wed 15 Online applications open from 10am.
May Wed 20 Medicine and Dentistry Information Evening. For more information and to register follow the link 
  Mid-late May GAMSAT results released.
  Mon 25

UAC Qualifications Assessment Service applications close at 12am (midnight) Sydney, Australia time.

NOTE: No late applications will be considered by the University of Sydney.

  Tue 26

Online applications close 10am Sydney, Australia time.

Supporting documents must be received by the Student Recruitment and Admissions Group (SRAG).

NOTE: No late applications will be considered. Any documents received by the SRAG after the stipulated deadline will not be considered or processed.

June Mon 1

Supporting documents must be received by UAC by 5pm.

NOTE: Any documents received by UAC after the stipulated deadline will not be considered or processed. It is your responsibility to ensure that the documents are received by UAC by the deadline.

 

Mon 22

The projected minimum GAMSAT cut-off score for standard admission to the Doctor of Medicine (MD) in 2016 was 67. The projected minimum cut-off score for admission through the special admission scheme for rural applicants was 57. 

The projected minimum GAMSAT cut-off score for standard admission to the Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) in 2016 was 59. The projected minimum cut-off score for admission through the special admission scheme for rural applicants was 54. 

Note: It is likely that the actual GAMSAT cut-off score will be higher than the projected minimum cut-off.

Eligible applicants will be required to complete an online confirmation page.

Unsuccessful applicants will be notified.

July Mon 6

Invitations to interview were sent to eligible applicants.

The minimum GAMSAT cut-off score for standard admission to MD in 2016 was 68, and for rural applicants was 57.

The minimum GAMSAT cut-off score for standard admission to DMD in 2016 was 60, and for rural applicants was 54.

 

Thu 9

Online interview booking system will be closed at 10am
 

Tue 14 - Fri 24

MMI for domestic applicants. Information on interviews is available here. Also see Professor Stewart Dunn talk about the MMI process
 

Mon 27

MMI via Skype for domestic applicants with exceptional circumstances.

 

TBA

Additional interview for applicants with exclusion record.

September Early September TBA First round offers will be sent to domestic MD applicants. Deadline for acceptance of a domestic offer will normally be two weeks after an offer is sent.
  Early September TBA First round offers will be sent to domestic DMD applicants. Deadline for acceptance of a domestic offer will normally be two weeks after an offer is sent.
November Sun 30 Deadline for deferment requests
2016    
January Fri 8 Students who are made a conditional offer must ensure that the required documents have been received by the University.
  Mid Jan Offers may continue to be made until mid-January 2016
  TBA NSW Ministry of Health compliance checks.
  TBA Sydney Student online enrolment.
February TBA Commencement of course for 2016 intake

2016 entry - International Applicants

Note:
1) Dates below are subject to change
2) Times and dates listed below are Sydney, Australia time
3) Last updated: 2 July 2015

2015 Date     Event
March On or around
Mon 30 March
The Admissions Guide 2016 will be published.
April Wed 1 Online applications will open.
May Wed 20 Medicine and Dentistry Information Evening. For more information and to register follow the link
  Late May GAMSAT results released.
  Fri 22 Last test date to sit MCAT for the Jul-Aug round interview.
July Fri 10

Online applications for the Jul-Aug round will close 10am. 

Note: The closing date has been extended to 10 July. Applicants must have valid admissions test results at the time of application.

(DMD only- For 2016 entry, the last date to sit the CDAT was 21 February 2015 and the last date to sit the DAT will be 20 May 2015. Official DAT and CDAT results must be submitted with your application.)

 

Fri 24

Invitations to interview for the Jul-Aug round were sent to eligible applicants.

Online interview booking and confirmation page opened for international interviewees.

*MD: For the new MCAT from April 2015, international applicants who meet the minimum overall score of 500 (and the minimum GPA requirement) will be invited for interview. Applicants who achieve an overall score between 496 and 499 will be placed on a reserve list which we will consider as further MCAT scores are available. (Note: No minimum section score is required.) Please enter your overall score in the “Verbal Reasoning (VR)” field on the online application form and leave the other fields blank.

July-Aug

FROM Thu 30 Jul

Skype MMIs for international applicants.

Information on interviews is available here. Also see Professor Stewart Dunn talk about the MMI process.

August

On or around Wed 19

Offers will start to be sent to international applicants who attended a Jul-Aug interview. 

  Sat 22 Last test date to sit MCAT for the October round interview (MD only).
September Mon 14

Online applications for the October offer round will close 10am (MD only).
NOTE: Candidates interviewed in the October round interview will not be at a disadvantage.

Late applications for the MD may be considered if places are still available. An online form will be posted for applicants who have valid admissions test results to express an interest.

  On or around
Thu 24

Invitations to interview for the October offer round will be sent to international applicants (MD only).

Online interview booking and confirmation page will be open for international interviewees (MD only).

October FROM Tue 6

Skype MMIs for international applicants (MD only).

Information on interviews is available here. Also see Professor Stewart Dunn talk about the MMI process.

  Wed 14

Offers will start to be sent to international applicants.

2016

   
January Fri 8 Students who are made a conditional offer must ensure that the required documents have been received by the University.
  TBA NSW Ministry of Health compliance checks.
  TBA Sydney Student online enrolment.
February
TBA Commencement of course for 2016 intake.

2. Timeline for 2015 admission - Double Degree Medicine - Undergraduate entry

Please see the Double Degree Medicine page for details.