Medicine Interview Online Scenarios (IN301)
The Medicine Interview Online Course (IN301) provides candidates with the materials and the practice required to perform in the high-pressure Medical and Dental admissions interview. Prepared by medical specialists and senior lecturers from leading Australian University Medical Schools, the course allows students to learn, and remotely practice execution of skills fundamental to success in the admissions interview.
About the Program
The Medicine entrance interview represents the final step for acceptance into Medicine.
The aim of the Medicine Interview Online Scenarios (IN301) is to provide candidates with the materials and strategies needed to fully prepare for the admissions interview and to stand out from the crowd. This includes medical interview questions and their ideal responses. Students are able to practice the skills needed to perform well whatever the given scenario in the interview. The course helps to build skills around interviewing and increase confidence.
Prepared by Medical Specialists and Senior Lecturers from leading Australian University Medical Schools, the Medicine Interview Online Course (IN301) allows students to practice skills they need to succeed in the admissions interview. Consequently, candidates who review the medical interview questions and scenarios enter their interview with knowledge and confidence. This then strengthens their chances of acceptance into the Medical or Dental School of their choice. IN301 is suitable for students from either undergraduate (UCAT) or postgraduate (GAMSAT) streams.
The Medicine Interview Online Scenarios (IN301) is an online course created for those preparing for the medicine interview via correspondence. Candidates are provided with 100 medical interview questions as well as exemplar responses. Additionally, candidates have access to the medicine interview theory modules to assist preparation. Candidates are thus provided with the materials and also the skills required to perform in the high-pressure Medical and Dental admissions interview.
In total, students receive 100 Interview questions/scenarios that have been previously used at Australian Medical School Admissions Interviews. Detailed ideal responses are provided for each scenario. Students are able to work through the scenarios at their own pace via IME's dedicated student learning portal. Additionally, candidates have access to the medicine interview theory modules to assist preparation. These modules are outlined below.
Module 1: Introduction to the Medical/Dental School Interview scenarios: understanding the purpose, intent and success criteria for medicine admissions interviews.
Module 2: Giving/Taking Instructions: displaying confidence, technical communication and appropriate social skills, dealing with frustration, maintaining a sense of proportion in the face of the task.
Module 3: Emotional Communication: demonstrating mature social skills and a realistic perspective.
Module 4: Problem Solving: demonstrating the ability to take a comprehensive approach to a problem while maintaining a sense of proportion.
Module 5: Resilience and Maturity: demonstrating life experience and a realistic outlook in dealing with problems.
Module 6: Enthusiasm for Medicine: exploring curiosity and enthusiasm about Medicine and lifelong learning.
Module 7: Ethics: demonstrating a grounded perspective and an awareness of ethics as an issue.
Module 8: Awareness of Common Issues in Medicine: using Rural Medicine as a focus to demonstrate some familiarity with health care systems.
Candidates can access the above modules via IME's dedicated student portal. This Online Learning Management System also provides the student with various tools and advanced e-learning strategies to facilitate their learning.
This Interview course is designed for students who wish to pursue a future career in Medicine, Dentistry, or Optometry. Students should consult the specific universities to ensure they meet other entry requirements of the course, and will be eligible for an interview should they be successful in their application.
How to enrol
To enrol in this course and make payment, click on the ‘Enrol’ button at the top of the page. Access is provided to students within 24-hours.
Course fees include access to the online modules for 1 year (365 days). Further fees apply for extensions and may only be granted on application. Please refer to our published refunds policy as a condition of enrolment.ENROL
Performance of candidates will be assessed by completion of Medicine Interview Online Modules.
This Interview course is designed by Specialist Doctors and Senior Lecturers from leading Australian University Medical Schools and Teaching Hospitals. Minimum qualification standards include MBBS with specialist qualification and registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA). All courses are delivered by experienced lecturers with proven success in Medical Interviews.
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