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Foundation Program for Medicine 

NIC is the Navitas pathway provider to the University of Newcastle in Australia which is currently ranked in the top 1% of world universities. NIC offers the Foundation Program for Medicine – a unique pathway into the Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine at the University of Newcastle.

NIC’s Foundation Program for Medicine consists of eight academic courses which are completed over eight months - from April to November. Students will be required to achieve an overall Average Mark of 90%.

Students who achieve 90% will be invited to attend and pass a day of Personal Qualities Assessment (PQA) and Multiple Skills Assessments (MSA) which consists of interviews and online testing. This is conducted by the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Newcastle.

If students meet the minimum requirement of the NIC Program and also the School of Medicine and Public Health’s assessment, they will be considered for a place in the Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine. It is a two-step process!

PROGRAM

PROVIDER

DURATION

Foundation Program for Medicine

CRICOS course code 089335G

NIC

Eight Months

Bachelor of Medical Science and

Doctor of Medicine

CRICOS course code 082394J

University of Newcastle

Three Years +

Two Years

NIC takes a maximum of 30 students per year.

The School of Medicine and Public Health guarantee a minimum of 4 places, however in recent years they have accepted more.

If students do not gain a place in the Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine, they may be eligible for their second degree preference provided they meet the required Average Mark.

Click here to find out more about other bachelor degree programs offered by the Faculty of Health and Medicine at the University of Newcastle

Kind regards,

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Prof. Gary Prosser

College Director and Principal

Newcastle International College (NIC)
The University of Newcastle
Level 3, GP Building, University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308 Australia

Phone:

+61 2 4921 6443

Email:

info@nic.nsw.edu.au

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CRICOS Provider Codes: NIC 03293B; The University of Newcastle 00109J