Bachelor of Arts and Doctor of Medicine

University of Sydney

The Bachelor of Arts/Doctor of Medicine gives you the opportunity to study in the area of arts and social sciences before undertaking medicine. This pathway allows school leavers who have achieved exceptional results to commence a three-year undergraduate arts degree and follow on with the four-year graduate-entry Doctor of Medicine (MD).

With a deeper understanding of the fundamentals that underpin the health profession combined with your study of the arts, you will be better prepared for any career in medicine, from specialisation to research and teaching.

The University of Sydney Medical School offers unparalleled opportunities to study medicine in Australia. When you study with us you will have access to world-class teaching hospitals, internationally-acclaimed academics, early patient care and a wide range of placement opportunities across Australia and overseas.

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has a history of excellence spanning 165 years. By joining a community of students from around Australia and the globe, you will be inspired to pursue your passion and combine your interests across the arts and social sciences and medical fields.

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Arts/Doctor of Medicine you will be committed to rational, compassionate healthcare and medical research of the highest quality. You will also maintain lifelong, self-directed learning and pursue evidence-based medical practice. You will initiate, lead and support advances in clinical medicine, research, education and community service.

At a Glance

Course level Undergraduate
CRICOS Code 093751B
Institution Name University of Sydney
Campus Location Camperdown/Darlington campus
Institution Type University
Course Duration Duration full time: 7 years full time for Domestic and International students
Course University University of Sydney

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