Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Important dates for undergraduates


2 June, 5pm AEST Last day for UMAT registrations.
26 July UMAT test date
1 October

Application closing date for

  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)
  • Bachelor of Optometry (BOptom)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm)
21 November - 30 November Interviews for all MBChB, BOptom and BPharm applicants
8 December

Application closing date for

  • Bachelor of Health Science (BHSc)
  • Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science specialisation)
  • Bachelor of Nursing (BNurs)
  • Certificate in Health Science (CertHSc)
11 - 15 December Interviews for MAPAS students (CertHSc, BHSc, BNurs)
22 December Offer of place for the MBChB, BOptom and BPharm programmes made following receipt of results and completion of interview process


Late January Offer of places for BHSc, BNurs and CertHSc made following receipt of results and completion of interview process
19 February (TBC) MBChB, BPharm Orientation and Part II begins
19 - 23 February (TBC) Faculty Orientation Day
26 February Semester One begins


Interviews for BNurs (alternative admissions only) will be held from October to December each year.

Please continue to consult the important dates section above for the most current information. The University of Auckland reserves the right to change the above schedule when necessary.

Please note:

  • Late or incomplete applications will NOT be accepted.
  • All short-listed applicants must be available to attend an interview in Auckland during the periods indicated above. Applicants not able to attend their interview on the relevant date will not be considered further.