Bachelors of Medicine and Bachelors of Surgery at the University of Adelaide



If you are considering an overseas degree in Medicine, the University of Adelaide should high on your list when considering your study destination.

Here's why

When applying to an Australian university for direct entry onto a degree course in Medicine you will need to first take a test such as the Personal Qualities Assessment (PQA) which means flying to Singapore or Hong Kong and passing an interview with an admissions officer from the University which will also probably involve another flight to Hong Kong or Singapore. You will also need to score 7.0 on the IELTS test.

Therefore, the best option is to join the University of Adelaide Foundation course in Health Sciences.

What will I study on the foundation course?


On the course you will study the subjects required for Bachelors of Medicine and Bachelors of Surgery – Mathematics, Chemistry or Physics or Biology. Students usually take five subjects in all.

In addition you will receive special classes in preparation for the PQA test that you can take in Adelaide and also interview techneques.

How long is the course?

The course is 40 weeks, taught over 2 semesters. The next intake is February 2018

The Bachelors in Medicine and the Bachelors of Surgery will take you five years to complete.

What are the entry requirements for the University of Adelaide College Foundation Program?

You will need to have graduated from a high school in Taiwan and have and IELTS score of 5.5.

Contact GetSet for further information on high school grade requirements.

Where will I live?


You can apply for the University of Adelaide Student Village accommodation, designed especially to cater for a wide range of students’ needs.

There is also the Homestay option if you prefer to live with an Australian family and learn firsthand about Australian culture and customs.

What are the fees for the Foundation in Health Sciences at the University of Adelaide College?

Total cost would be AU$24,950 for the whole two semester course.

Contact GetSet for the accommodation fees.