School of Biomedical Sciences

Transfer to Medicine or Dentistry

Transfer to Medicine or Dentistry

You can apply to transfer to Medicine or Dentistry after your first year of study.

This option is open to home and international students on any of our undergraduate programmes. Transfer is into the first year of either the Medicine or Dentistry programme.

You can transfer to Medicine and Dentistry from any of the following programmes in the School of Biomedical Sciences:

BSc Honours in Biomedical Sciences, Biochemistry, Biomedical Genetics, Pharmacology, Physiological Sciences
MSci in Biomedical Sciences, Biomedical Genetics, Biochemistry

Please note Sport and Exercise Science students and Food and Nutrition students are not eligible to apply.

Download our‌ transfer to medicine or dentistry guide (PDF: 1 MB).

Get more information about the Medicine transfer route and Dentistry transfer route.

Read more about the Medicine and Dentistry degree courses.


This scheme is very competitive.

In Medicine, 68 students applied for transfer in 2016-2017. 15 were asked for interview and 6 students were given conditional offers (subject to Semester Two results).

In Dentistry, 12 students applied for transfer in 2016-2017.  7 were interviewed and two students were made a conditional offer (subject to Semester Two results).

Past transfer students

Take a look at what past transfer students have to say about the process: