• Application Deadline
  • 72 months
The Clinical Sciences, Doctor of Medicine program at Flinders University provides a high standard of academic, clinical and professional medical training to equip graduates with the skills necessary to take up positions as hospital interns and thereby qualify for medical registration in Australia.


Why study Clinical Sciences, Doctor of Medicine at Flinders University

  • Enables school leavers to complete a medical degree in six years
  • Can be undertaken either in Adelaide or Darwin
  • Adelaide students can choose either a health sciences or medical science focus in the clinical sciences degree
  • Co-located with Flinders Medical Centre in Adelaide, providing authentic, patient-centred clinical experiences from early on in your studies
  • 92% of Flinders medical and health sciences research at or above world standard in the Australian Government’s latest Excellence in Research Australia rankings 
  • Sub-quotas available for Indigenous, rural and remote applicants

Your career

To qualify for registration with the Medical Board of Australia, on graduation you will need to complete a year as a hospital intern. Internship allocations in South Australia are managed by South Australian Medical Education and Training.

In addition to pursuing further training in a wide range of medical specialities, graduates may work in research, public health or community aid around the world, or in health administration.

Potential occupations include:

  • medical intern
  • general practitioner
  • hospital medical officer
  • medical specialist
  • general practitioner in urban, rural and remote settings


The Flinders medical program received the highest endorsement from the Australian Medical Council in 2015, having been granted the second consecutive maximum length of reaccreditation in Australia.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Evolution of Biological Diversity  
  • Molecular Basis of Life  
  • Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Care
  • Australian Healthcare System(s): Concepts and Controversies
  • Contemporary Health Issues in Australia 
  • How Your Body Works: Human Physiology and Structure

        English Language Requirements

        You only need to take one of these language tests:

        • Minimum required score:


          The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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        • Minimum required score:


          The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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        Academic Requirements

        Specific admissions test required. Refer to additional requirements.

        CRICOS: 080922F

        Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

        • You are considered ineligible for admission
        • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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        Tuition Fee

        • International

          37000 AUD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 37000 AUD per year and a duration of 72 months.
        • National

          8749 AUD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 8749 AUD per year and a duration of 72 months.
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        Living costs for Adelaide

        • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
          Living Costs

        The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


        Check the programme website for information about funding options.

        Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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        Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.