GPA calculations explained
2020 calendar-year results will not be used in the GPA calculation. The below outlines how the GPA will be calculated for applicants at the different stages of studies.
- Applicants completing their qualifying degree in 2020 will have a GPA calculated based on their two most recent years of study prior to 2020.
- Applicants studying in the final year of their qualifying degree in 2020 who have completed at least 0.25 FTE (full-time equivalent) of their final-year requirements prior to 2020, will have their GPA calculated as: Final - 2 x1, Final - 1 x2 and Final x3 / 6.
- Applicants studying in the final year of their qualifying degree in 2020 who have completed less than 0.25 FTE (full-time equivalent) of their final-year requirements, will have their GPA calculated from the Final - 1 and Final - 2 years only. Years will be progressively weighted x5 and x1 / 6 to give greater weight to the most recent results.
- For applicants currently studying a standalone honours degree, the final-year GPA will be calculated using numerical subject grades if at least 0.25 FTE (2 units) was available prior to 2020. If results are not available, the GPA will be calculated on the final 2 years of study in their undergraduate degree with the x1 and x5 / 6 weighting applied.
The approach of not including 2020 results in the GPA calculation will continue to impact selection for a period of 10 years.
Online Multiple Mini Interview
We've also modified our interview process for the 2021 intake. The interview structure will remain in the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) format online with a reduced number of stations. Eligible applicants will be invited to attend the MMI, which will consist of 6 x 5-minute stations addressing:
- communication skills
- commitment to rural and regional practice
- health promotion
- self-directed learning.
When will interviews be held?
Interviews will be held via Zoom in the week of Monday 14 September. Applicants will be provided with further details about the online set-up when invited to an interview.
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