Medical Entrance New Zealand – Dunedin

University of Otago

(Dunedin, New Zealand)

Bachelor of Dental Surgery Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Applications for admission to the Health Sciences Professional Programmes in Dentistry, Medical Laboratory Science, Medicine and Physiotherapy are made via the Otago Health Sciences First Year, Second Year of University Study, Competitive Graduate and Alternative Categories of Admission. The closing date for applications is 5 September 2012. Late applications are not accepted. Successful applicants are admitted to second year classes in 2013.

The total number of places available in each of these second year Health Sciences Professional Programmes for domestic students:

* Dentistry 54 * Medical Laboratory Science 60 * Medicine 266 * Physiotherapy 120

Please note these numbers are distributed throughout all categories of admission to each Professional Programme.

For details regarding admission to the Health Sciences Professional Programmes please refer to

Applicants have the opportunity to apply under the Maori and/or Pacific Origins subcategories for entry to the Professional Programmes.  In addition, Medicine applicants can apply under the Rural Origins subcategory.

General Information

Students wishing to enrol in the Health Sciences First Year Programme for 2013 must register by 10 December 2012, although late registrations can be made.

International students wishing to apply for Dentistry, Medical Laboratory Science, Medicine or Physiotherapy should contact the International Office, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Australian citizens and Australian Permanent Residents are not considered international students.

Further information is available at: