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Medicine, MD

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #83 (QS) Auckland, New Zealand
The Doctor of Medicine at University of Auckland  is a professional doctorate that provides an opportunity for experienced medical clinicians to undertake advanced study and research.
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Overview

The Doctor of Medicine at University of Auckland  is a professional postgraduate doctorate involving advanced study and research. This research can directly investigate current clinical and practice issues.

Completing this degree enables candidates to provide leadership in the profession through their advancement and dissemination of knowledge. The degree may be undertaken on or off campus and may report research that has been undertaken prior to enrolment for the degree if it hasn’t been submitted as part of a previous degree or diploma.

Career:

The research undertaken during your MD can be directly applied toward clinical and practice issues. Completing this degree enables candidates to provide leadership in the profession through their advancement and dissemination of knowledge. We advise that the University of Auckland is not involved in the employment of graduates and can make no guarantee of post-qualification registration or employment in New Zealand or any other country.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3 to 4 years

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

  • On entry to the MD programme, you will be enrolled provisionally.
  • By the end of your first year, you must meet a number of goals to be confirmed into the MD programme.
  • After confirmation, you will continue to work on your research before submitting your thesis for examination, usually after three years and within four years of your start date. The examination process may include an oral exam.
  • There is a provision for candidates to report on original research completed before entry to the MD programme, provided it has not been submitted as part of a previous degree or diploma.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Meeting our academic requirements does not guarantee entry.

  • You must demonstrate an ability to research independently, and possess a high level of theoretical understanding. Acceptance is subject to staff availability for supervision, and appropriate resources and facilities.
  • All students must meet our English-language requirements as a condition of entry.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26544 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    4413 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4413 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • National: NZ$7,108.80
  • International: NZ$42,754.80

Living costs for Auckland

  • 1400 - 2200 NZD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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