Admissions - Important dates for 2018 admission

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

1. Admission Timeline - Doctor of Medicine - Graduate Entry

2018 entry - Domestic Applicants

Note:
1) Dates below are subject to change
2) Times and dates listed below are Sydney, Australia time
3) Last updated: 12 September 2017

2017 Date Event
March Sat 25

GAMSAT 2017 test day.

April Mon 3

QAS applications open.

NOTE:

1.  For 2018 entry, the designated period for submitting a QAS application is between 3 April and 13 June 2017.

2.  Sydney Medical School and the Faculty of Dentistry recommend that MD and DMD applicants do not submit a QAS application to the UAC until they have read and understood the information outlined in the Admissions Guide 2018.
May

Thu 4

Domestic Admissions Guide 2018 published online
  Mid-late May GAMSAT results released.
  Wed 17

Sydney Student online domestic applications open.

 

Information Evening.

June Tue 13

UAC Qualifications Assessment Service applications close at 12am (midnight).

NOTE: For 2018 entry, the designated period for submitting a QAS application is between 3 April and 13 June 2017. No late applications will be considered.

  Wed 14

Sydney Student online applications closed at 10am.

NOTE: No late applications will be considered.

  Tue 20

Supporting documents must be received by the UAC.

Supporting documents must be received by the University Admissions Office.

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

August Tue 1

Online confirmation page invitations sent via email.

The projected minimum GAMSAT cut-off score for standard admission to the MD in 2018 is 69. The projected minimum cut-off score for admission through the special admission scheme for rural applicants to the MD in 2018 is 57.  

The projected minimum GAMSAT cut-off score for standard admission to the DMD in 2018 is 59. The projected minimum cut-off score for admission through the special admission scheme for rural applicants to the DMD in 2018 is 57.

 

Fri 11

Interview invitations sent via email.

The minimum GAMSAT cut-off score for standard admission to the MD in 2018 is 69. The minimum cut-off score for admission through the special admission scheme for rural applicants to the MD in 2018 is 57.  

The minimum GAMSAT cut-off score for standard admission to the DMD in 2018 is 59. The minimum cut-off score for admission through the special admission scheme for rural applicants to the DMD in 2018 is 57.

August-September

Mon 28 August - Thu 21 September

Face-to-face MMI interviews to take place (most Mondays will be PM only, and no Fridays nor weekends sessions).

Note: The interview schedule is subject to change.
September

Wed 27

Skype MMI for domestic interviewees with exceptional circumstances to be held.

Note: Date is subject to change.

 October

Wed 4

Additional interviews will be held (e.g. applicants with exclusion record, former medical or dental students etc.). Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the additional interview in person. Interviews via Skype will be permitted only in exceptional circumstances.

  Mid-late October

First-round offers to be made for the MD. Offers may continue to be made until January 2018.

First-round offers to be made for the DMD. Offers may continue to be made until February 2018.

2018    
January Fri 5 Students who are made a conditional offer must ensure that the required documents have been received by the University.
  TBA Sydney Student online enrolment.
    Offers for the MD may continue to be made until January 2018.
  TBA NSW Ministry of Health compliance checks.
  Mon 29

Commencement of the MD and DMD course for 2018 intake.

February  

Offers for the DMD may continue to be made until February 2018.

2018 entry - International Applicants

Note:
1) Dates below are subject to change
2) Times and dates listed below are Sydney, Australia time
3) Last updated: 12 September 2017

2017 Date     Event
March Sat 25 GAMSAT 2017 test day.
May Thu 4 International Admissions Guide 2018 published online
  Mid-late May GAMSAT results released.
  Wed 17

Sydney Student online applications open.

 

Information evening.

  Fri 19 Last test date to sit MCAT for 2018 entry.
June Tue 13

International Admissions Guide 2018 (Second edition, revised) published online.

There are changes in relation to the US DAT and CDAT results (see pages 2, 14 and 24) that can be used for international DMD entry.

  Wed 21

Sydney Student online applications closed at 10am.

NOTE: No late applications will be considered.

 

Tue 27

Supporting documents from applicants must be received by the University Admissions Office.

July

Tue 18

Interview invitations sent via email

July-August

Mon 31 July - Fri 11 August

Skype MMIs for international applicants.

August Thu 24 First round offers to be made for MD and DMD. Offers may continue to be made until December 2017.
October Wed 4

Additional interviews will be held (e.g. applicants with exclusion record, former medical or dental students etc.).

December TBA

Offers may continue to be made until December 2017.

2018

   
January Fri 5 Students who are made a conditional offer must ensure that the required documents have been received by the University.
  TBA Sydney Student online enrolment.
  TBA NSW Ministry of Health compliance checks.

Mon 29

Commencement of course for 2018 intake.

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

Please see the Double Degree Medicine page for details.