Frequently Asked Questions
These differ between universities. Most courses require you to satisfy the three criteria: NCEA, UCAT and Interviews. We encourage all students to contact the admissions officer of each course they are interested in to find out the specific entry requirements.
For a general overview, please see the resources on our university admissions page.
Note that all MedEntry packages include a comprehensive University Admissions Guide, with valuable information about the admissions process.
Not necessarily! Entry into medicine in general is dependent upon three criteria: GPA, UCAT and interviews. The better your UCAT and interview performance, the lower the required GPA. The minimum GPA for Auckland and Otago University is 6, which is equivalent to a B+ average.
You can find out more about each individual universities admissions process by visiting our university admissions page our visiting their website.
- University of Auckland Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
- University of Otago Division of Health Sciences
For guidance on how to write an application, login to your account, launch the Online Platform and from the side, click on University Admissions. Then read the Written Application Guide for help in writing your application.
To have your application reviewed, click on My Purchases and then Extra Purchase Options. Select Application Review Service (note: there is one for UNSW and one for JCU/other) and purchase. Once you have paid for this service, login and upload your application (in Microsoft Word format) by clicking on 'My Purchases' and then Application Review.
- Each Application Review Service is valid for one application.
- Please ensure that you allow at least three working days to process your application.
- Applications must be submitted in Microsoft Word format. If they are submitted in any other format, it will be difficult to provide feedback.
Once your application is reviewed, it will be emailed back to you with feedback recorded using the 'Track Changes' feature of Microsoft Word.