A world-class medical program, delivered locally.
Launch your medical career in a world-class medical degree program. This program has been designed to ensure it is and remains relevant to a rapidly changing health care environment. You will graduate having learned the medical expertise and skills to help maintain and promote individual and community health in Australia and around the world.
Gain your qualification with support from medical education experts and medical and inter-professional health care practitioners. The five-year Bachelor of Medical Science degree and Doctor of Medicine – Joint Medical Program (MD-JMP) is offered by the University of Newcastle in partnership with the University of New England and Hunter New England Local Health District and Central Coast Local Health District.
In 2018, the University of Newcastle celebrates the 40th Anniversary of medicine and the 10th year of the Joint Medical Program. Since 1978, our globally recognised, regionally based, medical program has graduated doctors with a dedication to excellence in all aspects of patient care with the skills and capacity to adapt and respond effectively to new and emerging future health needs.