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GAMSAT Swotvac Program, Preparation Course

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
Melbourne, Australia
The primary aim of the GAMSAT Swotvac Program at METC Institute is to provide students with the complex reasoning skills required to gain successful entry into Medicine. This is achieved through completion of various courses offered by the METC Institute.
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The GAMSAT Swotvac Program at METC Institute consists of a total of three-course subjects.Firstly, the GAMSAT Essentials Course (CR100) which aims to provide GAMSAT candidates with insights into how to prepare for GAMSAT, and to maximise/orient student efforts. Candidates are provided with a method for studying the exam with this method focuses on both the content that needs to be covered, but also how best to study this content. 

Secondly, students train to focus on concepts and apply knowledge, instead of rote memorising content. Finally, the subject gives candidates a study syllabus covering all important aspects of their preparation.

The GAMSAT Swotvac Program also offers preparation for Section 2 through the GAMSAT Short Essay Writing Course. This course provides students with the opportunity to receive detailed feedback and recommendations for improvement for a selection of GAMSAT essay tasks. Additionally, it allows students to quickly formulate a structured and organized approach to GAMSAT essay writing.

Program aims

In summary, students who complete the GAMSAT Swotvac Package will:

  • Develop a successful method for studying and preparing for the exam;
  • Display superior and advanced complex reasoning skills in Humanities and Science;
  • Apply critical and analytical skills and methods to the identification and resolution of problems;
  • Be equipped with proven strategies to maximise scores and performance in GAMSAT;
  • Formulate a structure for essays that enhances effectiveness of the written piece, and finally;
  • Be able to formulate and write superior essays within limited timeframes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • GAMSAT Essentials
  • GAMSAT Advanced Strategies
  • GAMSAT Short Essay Writing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    13.5 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • The GAMSAT Swotvac Program is designed for students who wish to pursue a future career in medicine. 
  • All students should consult the ACER Information Booklet and the Graduate Australian Medical Schools Admissions Guide for specific information regarding eligibility requirements to specific University Medical Schools.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1097 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1097 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1097 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1097 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


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