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Study medicine and make a difference in your community with the new Joint Program in Medicine from Charles Sturt University and Western Sydney University: the Doctor of Medicine, offers key learnings to students studying medicine in Australia.
"Thank you, doctor." Those three words are being spoken right now, right across Australia. They tell a story of expert medical care, reassurance and support. Regional Australia needs more doctors to hear them and help address the healthcare crisis in the bush.
That’s why Charles Sturt University and Western Sydney University have partnered to create a new Joint Program in Medicine. It’s a five-year undergraduate entry Doctor of Medicine based in Orange, New South Wales, starting in 2021. It means you can prepare for your career in medicine, right here in the regions. By studying the Charles Sturt University and Western Sydney University medicine degree, you will gain the skills required to help these communities.
Studying an undergraduate medicine degree in regional New South Wales allows for unique learning experiences that will become invaluable to future study and career opportunities.
Choose your career
Help solve the rural health crisis
Do you believe rural and regional communities deserve the best in medical care? We do, too. That’s why the majority of our medical students will be from rural and regional backgrounds. Medicine is a dynamic field where cutting-edge scientific innovation solves real-world problems. You can choose to train in any of a range of specialties, from general practice, emergency medicine, surgery, paediatrics, and obstetrics, to medical research and education. You could work in hospitals, private practice, public healthcare, medical administration, medical education and scientific institutes. You’ll also gain transferable communication, time management, teamwork and research skills that can be applied to a broad range of careers within and beyond the field of medicine.
Getting hands-on from day one. It’s what we do.
When studying Charles Sturt University medicine, you'll gain a wide knowledge of practical experience in brand-new facilities and on clinical placements throughout your course.
Medicine information night
Discover everything you need to know about our Doctor of Medicine at our online event on Wednesday 29 March 2023, 6.00–7.30pm