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 MEDI8013A
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

MEDI8013B

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 - 2017 - Medicine 1A (Block 1)

Events Dates
Start of teaching session 30 January 2017
End of teaching session 16 June 2017
Rural week (week beginning) 20 March 2017
Easter break 17 April - 25 April 2017
Exams (approx) 17 March, 8 June, 15 - 16 June 2017
Census Date 31 March 2017
ANU Student Services & Amenities fee due 10 March 2017

Phase 1 - Teaching session 2 - 2017  - Medicine 1B (Blocks 2 & 3)

Events Dates
Start of teaching session 10  July 2017
End of teaching session 1 December 2017
Mid-year break 19 June - 7 July 2017
Teaching session 2 break 18 - 25 September 2017
Exams (approx)

5 October, 23 October,

27 November - 1 December 2017

Supplementary exams (week beginning) 8 - 19 December 2017
Census Date 31 August 2017
ANU Student Services & Amenities fee due 11 August 2017

Updated December 2016

Year 2

Phase 1 - Teaching session 1 - 2017 - Medicine 2 (Blocks 4 & 5)

Events Dates
Start of teaching session 30 January 2017
End of teaching session 23 June 2017
Easter break/Research week 14 April - 24 April 2017
Exams (approx) 20 March, 30 May, 8 - 9 June 2017
Census Date 31 March 2017
ANU Student Services & Amenities fee due 10 March 2017

Phase 1 - Teaching session 2 - 2017  - Medicine 2 (Blocks 6 & 7)

Events Dates
Start of teaching session 13 June 2017
End of teaching session 10 November 2017
Mid-year break 26 June - 7 July 2017
Rural week (week beginning) 14 August 2017
Teaching session 2 break 18 - 22 September 2017
Exams (approx)

4 October, 9 October, 17 October, 24 October,

6 - 8 November 2017

Supplementary exam (week beginning) 4 December 2017
Census Date 31 August 2017
ANU Student Services & Amenities fee due 11 August 2017

Updated December 2016

Year 3

Phase 2 - Teaching session 1 - 2017 - Medicine 3

Events Dates
Start of teaching session 30 January 2017
End of teaching session 16 June 2017
Easter 14 - 17 April 2017
Census Date 31 March 2017
ANU Student Services & Amenities fee due

10 March 2017

Phase 2 - Teaching session 2 - 2017  - Medicine 3

Events Dates
Start of teaching session 19 June 2017
End of teaching session 23 November 2017
Mid-year break 26 June - 7 July 2017
Exams (approx) 16 - 23 November 2017
Supplementary exam (week beginning) 11 December 2017
Census Date 31 August 2017
ANU Student Services & Amenities fee due 11 August 2017

Updated December 2016

Year 4

Phase 2 - Teaching session 1 - 2017 - Medicine 4

Events Dates
Clinical Elective 4 weeks (3 January - 3 February 2017)
Start of teaching session 6 February 2017
End of teaching session 30 June 2017
Easter 14 - 17 April 2017
Student vacation 3 July - 7 July 2017
Census 31 March 2017
ANU Student Services & Amenities fee due 10 March 2017

Phase 2 - Teaching session 2 - 2017  - Medicine 4

Events Dates
Start of teaching session 5 June 2017
End of teaching session 30 September 2017
Mid-Year vacation 3 - 7 July 2017
Teaching break for exam study 2 - 6 October 2017
Exams (approx) 9 - 20 October 2017
Supplementary exam (week beginning) 13  November 2017
Census Date 31 August 2017
ANU Student Services & Amenities fee due 11 August 2017

Updated December 2016

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