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Inherent requirements for the Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery

These inherent requirements apply to the Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS).

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Why are inherent requirements essential for studying this course?

The Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at Curtin University is professionally accredited and graduating students will need to meet the requirements of the professional body to register to work in this profession. Students should be familiar with the requirements set out by the following accrediting bodies and Standards which may impact their progression throughout their studies and in entering the profession:

Australian Medical Council

The AMC’s purpose is to ensure that standards of education, training and assessment of the medical profession promote and protect the health of the Australian community.

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency works in partnership with the National Boards to ensure that Australia’s registered health practitioners are suitably trained, qualified and safe to practise.

Medical Board of Australia (MBA)

The Medical Board of Australia has developed codes and guidelines to guide the profession. It sets out the principles that characterise good medical practice and makes explicit the standards of ethical and professional conduct expected of doctors by their professional peers and the community.

Medical Council of New Zealand

The principal function of the Medical Council of New Zealand is to protect the public by ensuring that doctors are competent and fit to practise.

Inherent requirement statements

The inherent requirements should be read in conjunction with other course information as well as Medical Board of Australia (MBA) publications: Guidelines for Mandatory Notification and Good Medical Practice – A Code of Conduct for Doctors in Australia.

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