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Undergraduate

Indigenous Pre-Medicine and Health Sciences Enabling Course

Indigenous Pre-Medicine and Health Sciences Enabling Course - - EN-INPMHE Centre for Aboriginal Studies
Indicative ATAR Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake February
Duration 1 year full-time

Course overview

The Indigenous Pre-Medicine and Health Sciences Enabling Course is designed to provide an alternate pathway for Indigenous students who don’t meet entry requirements, into a range of undergraduate courses within the Faculty of Health Sciences, including Medicine.

The course will include foundation or introduction units of learning such as Mathematics, Academic Literacy and Study skills, Chemistry and Human Biology.

Two units, Indigenous Cultures and Health Behaviour and Foundation of Professional Health Practices, will contribute to a credit in the undergraduate course upon your successful completion.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students

Indicative TER (ATAR) Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.

STAT entry STAT entry - The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) assesses competencies considered important for success at uni. These tests are provided by the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) to help mature age candidates apply for certain courses.

Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.

Other requirements

Specific requirements

You must be at least 17 years old and of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent. You must also be able to demonstrate literacy and numeracy skills. Students who apply will be required to attend an entry assessment workshop and interview at the Centre for Aboriginal Studies. Applicants are advised to provide any academic transcripts or training documents on application.

Other requirements

Students who successfully complete the Pre-Medicine and Health Sciences Enabling course with an acceptable ATAR score for their preferred medicine or health undergraduate course may be eligible to apply for entry into these courses.

A minimum ATAR score of 70 is required for entry into some health undergraduates courses. Higher ATAR scores are required for various undergraduate courses including Medicine.

Fees

Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

Unfortunately fee information is not available for this course at this time. Please check out our Fee Calculator for an estimation of course fees.

The requirements of this course may attract additional costs. For more information visit other fees and charges.

Why Indigenous Pre-Medicine and Health Sciences Enabling Course?

  • This free course will encourage you to transition into highly qualified areas of health and medicine.
  • It's part of a nationwide initiative to provide better health services to Indigenous people, and to improve Indigenous Australians' health outcomes.