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Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery application requirements

If you’re looking to apply for our Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) course, please refer to the MBBS Admissions Guide before completing your application.

The MBBS Admissions Guide contains information about admission criteria, requirements and eligibility. It is imperative that applicants familiarise themselves with the guide to ensure they understand the requirements of the admission and application process.

Domestic students
2023 Admissions Guide

International students
2023 International Admissions Guide

In addition, applicants should be aware that medicine can be a demanding profession, with a number of inherent and professional requirements for students.

Note as a requirement of the MBBS, students are expected to undertake clinical placements, working directly with patients. As part of eligibility, students are required to obtain clearance in several areas. Please refer to the MBBS Admissions Guide.

Applicants may be required to provide additional supporting documentation with their application. The additional forms are now available to download below.

Rural Entry Pathway (For Domestic applicants only)

An additional application form will be required for rural background entry. This form is to be submitted directly to the Curtin Medical School (Discipline of Medicine). Download the form

Equity Entry Pathway (For Domestic applicants only)

From 2023 admissions intake, Equity places will be available to Western Australian (WA) school leaver applicants who qualify for Curtin University’s StepUp Bonus scheme and meet the MBBS course admissions criteria. There is no separate application form for StepUp to Curtin based on school and applicants will be advised of their eligibility for the StepUp Bonus scheme in their Universities Admissions Advice Letter (UAAL). WA School leaver applicants experiencing financial hardship may be eligible for StepUp Bonus Scheme and should refer to StepUp to Curtin for instructions on how to apply.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Entry Pathway (For Domestic applicants only)

Applicants for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander entry pathway must complete and submit the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander entry application to Curtin Medical School (Discipline of Medicine) and applicants must meet the minimum admission criteria set out in the form. Download the form

Predicted ATAR form (For Domestic and International applicants)
For school leavers, a predicted ATAR form is to be provided by their secondary school principal. Download the form

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