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GAMSAT Foundations and Complex Reasoning Course, Preparation Course

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
Melbourne, Australia
This course is suitable for students with all backgrounds including science or the humanities and teaches core principles needed for exceptional performance in GAMSAT.
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The purpose of the GAMSAT course is to provide students with a good foundation and working knowledge of core topics in Sections 1, 2, and 3 of the GAMSAT exam. It also focuses on complex reasoning and requires a detailed understanding of core principles taught throughout the course. 

The faculty of the METC Institute recommends the Foundations of GAMSAT course to any student wishing to develop a solid platform for success in GAMSAT. This includes students with a past science or allied health background as complex reasoning and GAMSAT-type knowledge are the key to success in this examination.

Program aims

The Foundations of GAMSAT course provides essential core knowledge of GAMSAT topics. Students completing this course are expected to:
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in core GAMSAT topics in Humanities and Science;
  • Apply analytical skills and also methods to the identification and resolution of problems;
  • Show working understanding and also the technique of GAMSAT-typewritten communication frameworks
  • Have a framework for additional study in other areas of GAMSAT and in other courses offered by the METC Institute including GAMSAT Advanced Science, GAMSAT Advanced Strategies and GAMSAT Intensive Essay Writing courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • GAMSAT Humanities – Introduction & Analysis of Prose
  • GAMSAT Humanities – Analysis of Poetry
  • GAMSAT Humanities – Analysis of Social Sciences
  • GAMSAT Humanities – Analysis of Editorial Cartoons
  • GAMSAT Humanities – Critical Literature Evaluation & Research
  • GAMSAT Essay Writing – TAS Structure & Analysis
  • Biology – The Cell
  • Biology – Principles of Genetics
  • Biology – Principles of Biochemistry
  • Biology – Respiratory Physiology
  • Biology – Cardiovascular Physiology
  • Biology – Renal Physiology
  • Biology – Endocrine Physiology
  • Biology – Reproductive Physiology
  • GAMSAT Mathematics

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
    12.5 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • This GAMSAT course is pre-medical subject 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.
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    897 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 897 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    897 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 897 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

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