Medicine

Protect and promote health and wellbeing, alleviate pain and suffering, and help people live full and active lives.


  • Be part of a remarkable health culture

    By studying medicine at the University of Adelaide you'll become part of a rich history of world-class health education and research that stretches back over 135 years. During that time, we've educated 24 health-focused Rhodes Scholars and been associated with four health-related Nobel Laureates. This includes Howard Florey, whose contribution to penicillin's development has helped save hundreds of millions of lives all over the world.

    With a strong emphasis on productive research and teaching partnerships, Adelaide Medical School provides the high-level medical knowledge and clinical skills you need to succeed, and the advanced research and innovation capabilities that industry demands.

    Health excellence is written in our DNA—and we'd be delighted to share it with you.

  • Gain an incredible depth and breadth of experience

    Throughout your time with us you will have continual opportunities to develop and apply the medical knowledge and skills you're building. You'll experience clinical placements in real health care settings. And you’ll learn in facilities that are second-to-none, including:

    • Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences building, our flagship teaching and research facility in the heart of the Adelaide Biomed City precinct
    • The Ray Last Laboratories, our specialist facilities for anatomy and surgical skills training
    • Adelaide Health Simulation, the most technologically advanced health simulation facility in Australasia
  • Career prospects

    Employment growth for the majority of medical roles range from strong to very strong.

Make History in Medicine

Want to help people live life to the fullest? Train to be a medical professional in the most technologically advanced health simulation facility in Australasia, just like current student, Alison.

  • Ranked #59 globally for Clinical and Health*
  • Ranked #92 globally for Life Sciences and Medicine^
  • Most advanced health simulation technology in Australasia

*Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject, 2023
^QS World University Ranking by Subject, 2023
Labour Market Insights, 2021

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I have met some of the best people in Adelaide and have made life-long friends. I have done so many amazing things since moving here, including once-in-a-lifetime opportunities such as a day with the Royal Flying Doctors Service.