A bachelor degree in medicine, plus on-the-job training, is needed to work as a Medical Oncologist. Many Medical Oncologists complete postgraduate studies.
You must also be registered with the Medical Board of Australia. Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians may also be needed to specialise.
Checks, licences and tickets
You may need:
- national police check
- working with children check
- be up to date with immunisations
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Search and compare thousands of higher education courses, and their entry requirements from different institutions across Australia at Course Seeker website.
- Compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes on the QILT website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.
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