Pathways to Medicine

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders students are able to apply for entry into medicine at The University of Notre Dame, Fremantle through the following ways.

  • The standard entry pathway

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can apply for entry to medicine via the GEMSAS process. Details are available on the University website.

  • The Aboriginal entry pathway

    The School of Medicine Fremantle provides an alternative entry pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to study medicine. Interested students will need to complete the Application For Entry Into Medicine at The University Of Notre Dame Australia (for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander People) application form.

    The Application for Entry into Medicine (for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander People) can be found here:

    This form needs to be submitted along with evidence of prior educational achievement such as your Undergraduate Degree or Academic Transcript.

    Prospective students will be interviewed by members of the Aboriginal Health Team as a part of the application and entry process.

  • Entry criteria

    Based on the submitted application, prior academic achievement and outcome of a structured interview.

  • Preparation course

    The Aboriginal Health Team runs a one week intensive pre-Medicine preparation program in early December for commencing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

    For further information:
    Contact – Denise Groves, Student Support Officer or Professor David Paul, Associate Dean of Aboriginal Health.

  • Other resources