Location Darwin, Northern Territory Australia
Entry level School Leaver Provisional
Duration 6 years
Important dates

July: date of UMAT, register for UMAT by early June (dates subject to change) in year 12. September: Applications to SATAC closes in September. Students studying year 12 will be asked to enter their UMAT identification number when they lodge their application on SATAC’s UniWeb.

Indigenous entry pathway

Course Information

Charles Darwin University and Flinders University work in partnership by offering a double degree pathway in the Northern Territory. The Bachelor of Clinical Sciences is available to school leavers or higher education students who have studied for no more than one year and hold year 12 qualifications. There are 12 places available per year. There is a sub quota of 7 places, 5 NT Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander places and 2 National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander places. CDU’s BCSc is a 2 year degree before transitioning into Flinders NT Medical Program (NTMP) is 4 years totalling 6 years double degree.

This program is unique in that students who are successful in transitioning into the Doctor of Medicine with Flinders NT Medical Program qualify for a return to service agreement with the Government where their Medical degrees are funded by the Northern Territory Government in return for their service to the Northern Territory for 4 years, this is an initiative to grow local Doctors and ideally keep the Doctors in the NT.

 

Entry Level: School leaver provisional

School leaver provisional entry pathways are offered by universities that have graduate-entry medical courses. They guarantee school leavers a place in the graduate entry medical program on the condition that they first complete a bachelor level degree course at the university and meet specified conditions (such as maintaining a particular grade point average and finishing the degree in the normal minimum time period).

Indigenous Entry Pathway:

No

Entry Criteria:

The selection into the course is based on your performance in the UMAT and obtaining a competitive ATAR, usually about 92>, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ATAR of 85>

To progress to the Flinders MD Program you will need to maintain a credit average throughout the Bachelor course.

Preparation Course:

None

Length of course:

6 years

Additional information:

* Subject to passing all topics in these first two years and gaining a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5 (Credit average) you will then undertake the existing four year Doctor of Medicine (MD) program.
 

Assistance

Scholarships available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students through Flinders NT Medical Program.

Financial Assistance:

Contacts

Deputy Director Craig Allen
LIME Reference Group Member
Flinders NT
Email: craig.allen@flinders.edu.au
Phone: +61 8 8946 6920

Poche Centre for Indigenous Health & Wellbeing – Northern Territory

Kelly-Anne Browne – Community Engagement Officer
Poche Centre for Indigenous Health and Wellbeing
Email: indigenoussupportnt@flinders.edu.au
Phone: +61 8 8946 7488

Yellow Building 4
Cnr University Dr North & University Dr West
Charles Darwin University Campus
Casuarina NT 0815 Australia
Email: admin.ntcs@flinders.edu.au
Phone: +61 8 89467488