Program structure & dates

Structure

The course content is divided into blocks and rotations, each focussing on a different aspect of medicine.

Phase Year Description Courses Codes
1 1
  • Block 1: Foundation Block
  • Block 2: Cardiorespiratory and Renal
  • Block 3: Endocrinology and Reproductive Health
Medicine 1A MEDI8011
Medicine 1B MEDI8012
Research project MEDI8013
2
  • Block 4: Digestive Diseases and Nutrition
  • Block 5: Haematology, Oncology and Infectious
  • Block 6: Musculoskeletal and Neuroscience
  • Block 7: Consolidation

Medicine 2

MEDI8020A

MEDI8020B

Research project MEDI8013
2 3
  • Two curriculum blocks comprised of a series of clinical rotations:
  • Foundations of Internal Medicine and Surgery
  • Integrated Community and Child Health
Medicine 3 MEDI8030AMEDI8030B
4
  • Four clinical rotations:
  • Senior Medicine and Surgery Block
  • Acute Care Block
  • Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine Block
  • Women's Health and Newborn Care Block
Elective  
Medicine 4

MEDI8040A

MEDI8040B

* During Phase 1, students are required to complete a student research project. * During Phase 2, students are required to complete a clinical elective.

Year 1

Phase 1 - Teaching session 1 - 2016 - Medicine 1A (Block 1)

Events Dates
Start of teaching session 1 February 2016
End of teaching session 10 June 2016
Rural week (week beginning) 21 March 2016
Easter break 25 March - 3 April 2016
Exams 16 - 17 June 2016
Census 31 March 2016
Student amenities fee due 4 March 2016

Phase 1 - Teaching session 2 - 2016  - Medicine 1B (Blocks 2 & 3)

Events Dates
Start of teaching session 11 July 2016
End of teaching session 22 November 2016
Mid-year break 18 June - 10 July 2016
Teaching session 2 break 17 - 26 September 2016
Exams 28 November - 9 December 2016
Supplementary exam (week beginning) 19 December 2016
Census 31 August 2016
Student amenities fee due 5 August 2016

Updated December 2015

Year 2

Phase 1 - Teaching session 1 - 2016 - Medicine 2 (Blocks 4 & 5)

Events Dates
Start of teaching session 1 February 2016
End of teaching session 3 June 2016
Easter break/Research week 25 March - 3 April 2016
Exams 9 - 10 June 2016
Census 31 March 2016
Student amenities fee due 4 March 2016

Phase 1 - Teaching session 2 - 2016  - Medicine 2 (Blocks 6 & 7)

Events Dates
Start of teaching session 14 June 2016
End of teaching session 1 November 2016
Mid-year break 2 - 17 July 2016
Rural week (week beginning) 15 August 2016
Teaching session 2 break 17 - 26 September 2016
Exams 7 - 11 November 2016
Supplementary exam (week beginning) 5 December 2016
Census 31 August 2016
Student amenities fee due 5 August 2016

Updated December 2015

Year 3

Phase 2 - Teaching session 1 - 2016 - Medicine 3

Events Dates
Start of teaching session 1 February 2016
End of teaching session 17 June 2016
Easter break 25 - 28 March 2016
Census 31 March 2016
Student amenities fee due 4 March 2016

Phase 2 - Teaching session 2 - 2016  - Medicine 3

Events Dates
Start of teaching session 20 June 2016
End of teaching session 11 November 2016
Mid-year break 25 June - 10 July 2016
Exams 18 - 24 November 2016
Supplementary exam (week beginning) 12 December 2016
Census 31 August 2016
Student amenities fee due 5 August 2016

Updated December 2015

Year 4

Phase 2 - Teaching session 1 - 2016 - Medicine 4

Events Dates
Start of teaching session 8 February 2016
End of teaching session 27 May 2016
Easter break 25 - 28 March 2016
Student vacation 28 May - 5 June 2016
Census 31 March 2016
Student amenities fee due 4 March 2016

Phase 2 - Teaching session 2 - 2016  - Medicine 4

Events Dates
Start of teaching session 6 June 2016
End of teaching session 30 September 2016
Mid-Year break 2 - 10 July 2016
Student vacation 12 - 16 October 2016
Exams 10 - 21 October 2016
Supplementary exam (week beginning) 14  November 2016
Census 31 August 2016
Student amenities fee due 5 August 2016

Updated December 2015

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