Key Dates & Application Process (Domestic)

The University of Adelaide

(Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)

Date/Event

1–31 July 2019

Sit the UCAT exam

5 Aug 2019

SATAC applications open

  • Website: www.satac.edu.au

  • SATAC code for this course: 314552 (non-bonded place)

  • SATAC code for this course: 314553 (bonded place)

30 Sept 2019

SATAC applications close

29 Oct 2019

Interview eligibility is released via email

Late Nov – Dec 2019

Interviews are held


The University of Adelaide

(Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

Date/Event

1–31 July 2019

Sit the UCAT exam

5 Aug 2019

SATAC applications open

30 Sept 2019

SATAC applications close 

29 Oct 2019

Interview eligibility is released via email

Late Nov – Dec 2019

Interviews are held



Charles Sturt University

(Bachelor of Dental Science)

Date/Event

1–31 July 2019

Sit the UCAT exam

27 Sept 2019

UAC applications close

Last week of Oct 2019

Interview offers are released

18–22 Nov 2019

Interviews are held



Curtin University

(Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery)

Date/Event

1–31 July 2019

Sit the UCAT exam

4 Aug 2019

TISC applications open

Sept 2019

Applications for Curtin Medical School (CMS) and Curtin Centre for Aboriginal Studies (CAS) close

  • Rural and equity applicants apply to CMS

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants apply to CAS

30 Sept 2019

TISC applications close 

1 Nov 2019

Deadline for school principal to provide predicted ATAR

28 Nov 2019

Special consideration applications close (for December round)

5–6 Dec 2019

Interviews are held (first round)

23 Dec 2019

Course offers released (December round)

6 Jan 2020

Special consideration applications close (for January round)

21–22 Jan 2020

Interviews are held (second round)

31 Jan 2020

Course offers released (January round)



Flinders University

(Clinical Sciences / Medicine)

Date/Event

1–31 July 2019

Sit the UCAT exam

5 Aug 2019

SATAC applications open

30 Sept 2019

SATAC applications close 



Monash University

(Medicine)

Date/Event

1–31 July 2019

Sit the UCAT exam

30 Sept 2019

VTAC applications close 

Late Oct 2019

Eligible applicants receive an email about the interview process and dates

Late Dec 2019

Interview offers are released to Victorian and Dean’s Rural List (DRL) applicants

3, 6–8 Jan 2020 (TBC)

Interviews are held (Victorian and DRL applicants)

15 Jan 2020

Course offers released (Round 1) 

Mid Jan 2020

Interview offers are released to interstate and NZ applicants

21–22 Jan 2020 (TBC)

Interviews are held (interstate and NZ applicants)

Early Feb 2020

Course offers released (Round 2)

Mid Feb 2020

Possible further offers may be made via VTAC



The University of Newcastle / University of New England

(Joint Medical Program)

Date/Event

1–31 July 2019

Sit the UCAT exam

Early Aug 2019

Online course applications open

30 Sept 2019

Online course applications close

30 Sept 2019

UAC applications close

25 Nov – 6 Dec 2019

Interviews held

10 Jan 2020

Offer information released by UAC

20–21 Jan 2020

Interviews held for non-rural applicants outside NSW/QLD/ACT



The University of New South Wales

(Bachelor of Medical Studies / Doctor of Medicine)

Date/Event

1–31 July 2019

Sit the UCAT exam

30 Sept 2019

UAC applications close

30 Sept 2019

Last day to submit UNSW Medicine application through the Medicine Application Portal (MAP)

Dec 2019 (TBC)

Interview offers are emailed to NSW/ACT applicants

18–23 Dec 2019

Interviews held (NSW/ACT applicants)

Jan 2020 (TBC)

Course offers released via UAC (Round 1)

Mid Jan 2020

Interview offers are emailed to IB, interstate and overseas applicants

16–17 Jan 2020

Interviews held (IB, interstate and overseas applicants)

Jan 2020 (TBC)

Course offers released via UAC (Round 2)



The University of Queensland

(Doctor of Medicine – provisional entry)

Date/Event

1–31 July 2019

Sit the UCAT exam

13 Dec 2019

QTAC applications close

15 Jan 2020

Course offers released


The University of Queensland

(Bachelor of Dental Science – Honours)

Date/Event

1–31 July 2019

Sit the UCAT exam

13 Dec 2019

QTAC applications close

15 Jan 2020

Course offers released


University of Tasmania

(Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)

Date/Event

1–31 July 2019

Sit the UCAT exam

27 Sept 2019 (5pm)

Course applications close




The University of Western Australia

(Medicine – direct pathway)

Date/Event

1–31 July 2019

Sit the UCAT exam

5 Aug 2019

TISC applications open

30 Sept 2019

TISC applications close

After WACE exams

WA applicants will be contacted about interview eligibility

Late Nov/early Dec 2019

Interviews held for WA applicants

After ATAR release

Interstate applicants will be contacted about interview eligibility

Mid-late Jan 2020

Interviews held for interstate applicants



The University of Western Australia

(Dental Medicine – direct pathway)

Date/Event

1–31 July 2019

Sit the UCAT exam

5 Aug 2019

TISC applications open

30 Sept 2019

TISC applications close

After WACE exams

WA applicants will be contacted about interview eligibility

Late Nov/early Dec 2019

Interviews held for WA applicants

After ATAR release

Interstate applicants will be contacted about interview eligibility

Mid-late Jan 2020

Interviews held for interstate applicants


Western Sydney University

(Doctor of Medicine)

Date/Event

1–31 July 2019

Sit the UCAT exam

1 Aug 2019

Direct registrations open

End of Sept 2019

UAC applications close

30 Sept 2019

Direct registrations close

Mid Oct 2019

Interview offers released

25–29 Nov 2019

Interviews held

Jan 2020

Course offers released (Round 1)


The University of Auckland

(Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)

Date/Event

1–31 July 2019

Sit the UCAT exam

1 Oct 2019

Course applications close

19–29 Nov 2019

Interviews held


University of Otago

(Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)

Date/Event

1–31 July 2019

Sit the UCAT exam

1 Aug 2019

Course applications open (HSFY category)

  • Complete application through eVision

  • Apply to the ‘Health Sciences Undergraduate Professional Programmes’ and select ‘Medicine’

15 Sept 2019

Course applications close (HSFY category)

20 Dec 2019

Applicants informed of their application outcome by this date



University of Otago

(Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

Date/Event

1–31 July 2019

Sit the UCAT exam

1 Aug 2019

Course applications open (HSFY category)

  • Complete application through eVision

  • Apply to the ‘Health Sciences Undergraduate Professional Programmes’ and select ‘Dentistry’

15 Sept 2019

Course applications close (HSFY category)

8–9 Oct 2019

Interviews held

20 Dec 2019

Applicants informed of their application outcome by this date




University of Sydney

(Bachelor of Arts and Doctor of Medicine)

Date/Event

30 Sept 2019

UAC applications close

17 Dec 2019

ATAR released

20 Dec 2019

Assessment day

  • Eligible candidates must attend the first assessment day after the release of their ATAR results

23 Dec 2019

UAC course offers released (December Round 2)

20 Jan 2020

Assessment day

23 Jan 2020

UAC course offers released (January Round 2)



University of Sydney

(Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Medicine)

Date/Event

30 Sept 2019

UAC applications close

17 Dec 2019

ATAR released

20 Dec 2019

Assessment day

  • Eligible candidates must attend the first assessment day after the release of their ATAR results

23 Dec 2019

UAC course offers released (December Round 2)

20 Jan 2020

Assessment day

23 Jan 2020

UAC course offers released (January Round 2)




University of Sydney

(Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Dental Medicine)

Date/Event

30 Sept 2019

UAC applications close

17 Dec 2019

ATAR released

20 Dec 2019

Assessment day

  • Eligible candidates must attend the first assessment day after the release of their ATAR results

23 Dec 2019

UAC course offers released (December Round 2)

20 Jan 2020

Assessment day

23 Jan 2020

UAC course offers released (January Round 2)




James Cook University

(Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery)

Date/Event

30 Sept 2019

Submit a written application directly to JCU by this date

  • All applicants are required to directly submit a written application AS WELL AS apply via QTAC

3–12 Dec 2019

Interviews held (Round 1)

13 Dec 2019

QTAC applications close

3 Jan 2020

Interviews held (Round 2)

15 Jan 2020

Course offers released



James Cook University

(Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

Date/Event

30 Sept 2019

Submit a written application directly to JCU by this date

  • All applicants are required to directly submit a written application AS WELL AS apply via QTAC

13 Dec 2019

QTAC applications close

15 Jan 2020

Course offers released




La Trobe University

(Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Medical))


Date/Event

30 Sept 2019

VTAC applications close

6 Dec 2019 (5pm)

All applicants must submit a Rurality form by this date

Dec 2019

Interview details released via email

3–6 Jan 2020

Interviews held



La Trobe University

(Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours))

Date/Event

30 Sept 2019

VTAC applications close

  • Website: www.vtac.edu.au

  • VTAC code for this course:

    • Not Applicable: 2100211491 (CSP)

    • Regional Entry: 2100211501 (CSP)




University of the Sunshine Coast

(Bachelor of Medical Science)

Date/Event

27 Dec 2019

QTAC applications close

15 Jan 2020

Course offers released