The vast majority of direct entry or provisional entry medical programmes in Australia and New Zealand require you to sit the UCAT ANZ.
The table below summarises which Australian and New Zealand medical schools require you to provide a UCAT ANZ score as part of the admissions process and how the score is used for invitation to the interview and final selection.
Note that some universities offer more than one mode of entry (direct and graduate entry or provisional and graduate entry). In these medical schools, the UCAT ANZ is only required for direct or provisional entries.
* Percentage values are not specified in the bracket when the exact weighting is unknown. For invitation to the interview, it is assumed that academic requirements (pre-requisite subjects and minimum ATAR) have been met.
After you sit the UCAT ANZ, you should think tactically. If your UCAT ANZ score is not so great, look for the medical schools that place less emphasis on the UCAT ANZ. On the other hand, if you have a high UCAT ANZ score, maximise your chance of success by applying to medical schools that value it highly.
If your UCAT ANZ score is very low, you can apply to direct or provisional entry medical programmes at the following universities:
These universities do not require you to provide a UCAT ANZ score as part of the admissions process.
For now, we strongly advise preparing as much as possible for the UCAT ANZ to maximise your chances for success. The UCAT ANZ can also open up doors for a number of non-medical courses in Australia and New Zealand.
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