• 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.
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Please note effective 20 March 9pm AEDT, the Australian Government implemented new travel bans and restrictions whereby only Australian citizens, Permanent Residents, their spouses and dependants could enter the country. For students who would like to study a course that’s offered on campus, we will work with you to enrol you online first and transition you to campus once the travel restrictions change.

Why study Clinical Sciences, Doctor of Medicine program at Flinders University  

  • Enables school leavers to complete a medical degree in six years
  • 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

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.

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

  • 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.

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    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Prerequisites: Specific admissions test required. Refer to additional requirements.
  • To gain direct general admission to an undergraduate course at Flinders, you must have successfully completed a recognised secondary education qualification overseas or in Australia, and satisfy our English language proficiency 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

    40000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40000 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

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