Students may apply for the elective periods outlined below. Students in their penultimate or final year of study are eligible to apply. Placements must be 2-4 weeks in length.
Rural Clinical Elective Application Form
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Submission Time Frames
Important Notice for Elective Placement Period
Period Submission Commencement Submission Deadline Review Period
University of Notre Dame Elective Period (28 October 2024 – 22 November 2024) 27-Nov-23 26-Jul-24 29 July – 9 August 2024 (Offers to follow)
Summer Elective Period (open to Australian and international students) (25 November 2024 – 17 January 2025) 27-Nov-23 04-Aug-24 5 – 16 August 2024 (Offers to follow)
Curtin Medical School Elective Period (30 December 2024 - 24 January 2025) 01-Jun-24 04-Aug-24 5 - 16 August 2024 (Offers to follow)

Please note that we will not assess applications received outside of the above timeframes.
Personal Details

Please ensure you prefix the number with your country code.


Students who are offered a placement will be charged a non-refundable placement fee which is paid online once details are confirmed:

  • International medical students: $1,000.00
  • Australian and NZ medical students: $220.00
  • UWA, Notre Dame Fremantle & Curtin Perth medical students: No fee
Student’s Knowledge of English

Documents required to be uploaded when submitting this Application:

  • A copy of the identification pages of your passport endorsed by your Faculty representative (not applicable for UWA, Notre Dame Fremantle or Curtin Perth medical students);
  • Proof of proficiency in written and spoken English — if not your first language, or your course is not taught in English, IELTS or TOEFL or a statement from your university. You must be able to understand, write and speak English competently;
  • A letter from your Faculty confirming your student status and level and in good standing;
  • Your current CV;
  • Any additional documentation you deem appropriate to submit.

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By submitting this form, you:

  • agree that the specified fees are non-refundable; and
  • have supplied the correct information in the form; and
  • attached the required identity and eligibility documentation.