Students who commenced their course before 2012 should consult the rules below.

Note: This course is only available to re-enrolling students.

Applicability of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Rules and the Student Rules, policies and procedures
11.1.55.1(1) The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Rules 8.2.2.6 to 8.2.2.20 apply to the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery component of the combined course except as set out in the rules which follow.

(2) The Student Rules, policies and procedures in the Student Procedures, Rules and Policies section apply except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Admission
11.1.55.2 The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences may accept into the combined course an applicant who—

(a) has completed at least the Level 1 requirements of the course for the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery of this University, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty;

and

(b) has achieved a final weighted average of at least 65 per cent in the units undertaken towards the course for the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery of this University;

and

(c) has a proposed project which is longitudinal in nature and would suit research over a three-year period.

Submission of research proposal
11.1.55.3 No later than one month before the date of first enrolment in the combined course a student must submit a research proposal through the appropriate head of school and supervisor(s) to the Associate Dean (Research) for consideration.

Course structure
11.1.55.4 The course consists of units to a total value of 3201 points comprising a Bachelor of Medical Science component to the value of 48 points and a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery component to the value of 2721 points, at least 48 points of which are comprised of units completed within the single degree course for the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

1 These totals include all units completed in the single degree course for the MB BS prior to enrolment in the combined course.

Bachelor of Medical Science component
11.1.55.5 The Bachelor of Medical Science component consists of units to a total value of 48 points comprising all units in Table 11.1.55a (Combined Course Bachelor of Medical Science core units).

Award of Bachelor of Medical Science degree
11.1.55.6 The Bachelor of Medical Science degree is awarded with honours of the appropriate class.

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery component
11.1.55.7(1) The Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery component consists of units to a total value of 272 points comprising—

(a) the units in Table 8.2.2a (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery core units) with the exception of the following:

AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
IMED4501Research and Discovery Part 1 (2 points)
IMED4502Research and Discovery Part 2 (2 points)

and

(b) one Level 1 unit chosen with the approval of the Faculty from among the Level 1 units offered by the University with the proviso that students who, in the opinion of the Faculty, do not have adequate knowledge of physics must complete—

AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
PHYS1131Introductory Physics (6 points)

(2) All units completed by a student towards the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery single degree course prior to enrolment in the combined course are credited towards the combined course.

Award of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with honours
11.1.55.8 The degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery is awarded with honours to students who, in the opinion of the Board of Examiners in Medicine, achieve an appropriately high standard of work in each of the sets of units required at Levels 1 to 6 respectively for the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery component of the course.