UNSW Medicine offers a six year integrated Medicine program (288 UOC) which leads to the awards of Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMed) and Doctor of Medicine (MD).
The program includes a compulsory Independent Learning Project (30 UOC) to ensure that all graduates acquire knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to Medicine and its professional practice.
The objectives of the Medicine program are:
- To establish an integrated, interconnected and organised medical knowledge base as a platform for a professional and personal life of learning through experience.
- To develop effective interactions with oneself through reflection; interaction with others through communication; and interaction with information and learning resources through information literacy and critical analysis.
- To develop a set of personal attributes and skills appropriate to the professional practice of Medicine.