Bond University Undergraduate Medicine

The Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMedSt) is the first of two sequential degrees at Bond University that must be completed in order to be eligible to practise medicine.

The Bachelor of Medical Studies is an undergraduate program, located at level 7 of the Australian Qualifications Framework.

ModeOn Campus
Duration2 years 8 months (8 semesters)
Starting semestersPlease see important dates and deadlines.
Program typeBachelors Degree
Study areaMedicine
Program codeCC-60026
CRICOS code0101292
Credit for prior studyFor more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]

Entry requirements

Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMedSt)

The Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMedSt) is open to Year 12 school leavers and to students who have started or completed an undergraduate program, with a competitive ATAR/OP or GPA. Bond University will be offering 80% of total places to undergraduate applicants and 20% of total places to graduate applicants.

For entry into the Medical Program, the following definitions apply:

  • Undergraduate – An applicant who has completed High School Senior Certificate (equivalent to Queensland Year 12) with, or without, incomplete tertiary studies.
  • Graduate – An applicant who has completed a bachelor degree.

Enrolments in the program are strictly limited to ensure small class sizes and sufficient clinical placements. As such, entry is extremely competitive.

Domestic and international students eligible to graduate from the Bond University programs: the Bachelor of Biomedical Science (in the Pre-Health Professional major), the Master of Occupational Therapy, the Doctor of Physiotherapy or the Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice, meeting the minimum required GPA will be eligible to be considered for selection to enter Year 2 of the Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMedSt). Currently, this is the only pathway into the Bachelor of Medical Studies available via graduate entry, and to international students.

Please note that psychometric testing has now been included as part of the selection process from the 2018 intake for the Medical program. For more information regarding entry requirements visit the Entry requirements page.

How to apply

How to apply: Undergraduate applicants

  1. Applications for 2020 entry must be lodged through QTAC, which opens for Bond University on January 16, 2020, ( and should include all required documentation, providing evidence of your subject prerequisites.
  2. Applications are via application to QTAC Course Code 020712: The Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMedSt) 
  3. QTAC will determine your eligibility based on an assessment of academic performance.
  4. Bond University will invite short-listed applicants to undertake psychometric testing and further successful applicants will be asked to attend an on-campus interview.

Key dates and timeline for 2021 admission

2021 intake

Thursday 14 January 2021
(9:00 am QLD time)
QTAC applications open for the Medical Program^ applicants (all Domestic applicants apply through QTAC regardless of where they live – either in Australia or overseas). Applications to the Medical Program^ is via application to one of:Undergraduate: 020712: The ^Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMedSt) and the ^Doctor of Medicine (MD);Graduate: 020741: The ^Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMedSt) and the ^Doctor of Medicine (MD) (Graduate Entry) 
Thursday 28 January 2021
(Midnight QLD time)
QTAC applications close to the Medical Program^ (Undergraduate and Graduate).
Friday 29 January 2021
(4:30 pm QLD time)
Deadline for all supporting documentation to be provided to QTAC by applicants where QTAC requests additional documents.
Friday 12 February 2021Testing invitations will be sent out by email progressively to selected applicants from 2:00 pm onwards.
Monday 15 February to Tuesday 16 February 2021Psychometric testing conducted on-line.Opens from 9:00 am 15 February  and closes 9:00 am 16 February 2021 (QLD AEST)
Friday 19 February 2021Interview invitations will be sent out by email progressively to selected applicants from Friday, 19 Feb 2021 until all available interview spaces are filled.
Tuesday 2 March, Wednesday 3 March and Friday 5 March 2021Medical Program^ interviews coordinated and conducted at the Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine.
 Interviews will usually take about 3 hours to complete from registration.
Friday 12 March 2021 (8:30 am QLD time)Round 1 offers released and available from QTAC website. Round 1 offer letters released by Bond University.
Tuesday 16 March 2021Lapse date for Round 1 offers.
Tuesday 4 May 2021O-Week commences (compulsory attendance for Medical students)

Note: The above information is correct at the time of publication. Please note information may be subject to change and applicants will be notified via email.

^ The Medical Program is comprised of two sequential degrees – the Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMedSt) and the Doctor of Medicine (MD). All students selected for entry into the Medical Program^ will have to complete both the BMedSt and MD to be eligible for registration as a medical practitioner in any state or territory in Australia or New Zealand.

Domestic enquiries

Office of Future Students
Toll-free: 1800 074 074 (in Australia)
Tel: +61 7 5595 1024 (international)
Email: [email protected]

Enquiries for domestic applicants living overseas

Office of Future Students
Tel: +61 7 5595 1024 
Email: [email protected]