Joint Medical Program (JMP)

Delivered across two universities, the Joint Medical Program (JMP) is an Australian first. The Program capitalises on the University of Newcastle's internationally recognised and respected medical program, and the University of New England's strong rural standing and expertise in delivering nursing, health and science programs. The Program also provides a strong base for postgraduate training and research in urban, regional, rural and remote medicine.

An overview

Study Mode: On-campus

Course Duration: 5 years full time

Commencement: Semester 1*

Fees: Commonwealth Supported Place

Entry Requirements: Admission to candidature shall be determined on the basis of previous Year 12 studies, or Higher education qualifications, and results of the Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admissions Test (UMAT); and a series of Personal Qualities Assessments.

Assumed knowledge is any two units of English.

Rural/Remote students: Students who can demonstrate a significant rural/remote background may be eligible to apply under the Rural/Remote Admissions Scheme (RRAS). For further information call the Enquiry Centre, University of Newcastle (02) 4921 5000 or School of Rural Medicine, University of New England (02) 6773 3796.

Indigenous students may apply for admission through the Joint Medical Program (JMP) Indigenous Medical Entry Program. For further information concerning indigenous selection and application requirements call Wollotuka Institute, University of Newcastle (02 4921 6863).

Joint Medical Program (JMP) - UoN site

Admission Enquiries (University of Newcastle)

Enquiry Centre
University of Newcastle
Callahan NSW 2303
Phone:  02 4921 5000

*Please note: the Joint Medical Program operates on the University of Newcastle's Semester calendar, rather than UNE's Trimesters.