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Aspiring doctors head offshore due a lack of graduate-entry options

New Zealand is losing aspiring doctors to other countries because it lacks a graduate-entry medical programme.

The Government is currently considering a proposal by two major Waikato players – the university and the district health board – to create the country’s third medical school.

The proposed Waikato med school would be graduate-entry, as it will focus solely on students who already have a tertiary degree.

 Read the full article on Stuff. 

Flinders University Professor Paul Worley, dean of the School of Medicine, said offering a graduate-entry medical ...

Photo credit: Christel Yardley – Flinders University Professor Paul Worley, dean of the School of Medicine, said offering a graduate-entry medical programme allowed the university to attract a more diverse range of students.
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