International Graduate Programs

MCQ Bridging Course

Preparing students to take the AMC multiple choice question exam

At HEAL, we know what it takes to prepare international medical graduates for the Australian Medical Council (AMC) multiple choice question exam. We’ve been doing it for over 25 years at VMPF. 

So if you need to sit the exam, there’s only one course you should be looking at – our MCQ bridging course.

Designed to give you the best chance of passing, this full-time course is run over six weeks. By the end of it, you will be able to show that you can apply your knowledge in accordance with the exam requirements.

All the support you need

Over the duration of the course, you will be able to:

  • brush up on your knowledge in the five key exam areas of medicine, surgery, paediatrics, psychiatry and obstetrics and gynaecology
  • practice questions and discuss answers as a group in face-to-face sessions with tutors who teach you from the exam perspective
  • continue learning outside the tutorials with our new online e-learning tool and access to Therapeutic Guidelines 
  • take part in one mcq trial exam in the second half of the course, which will help you identify areas that need attention

Class times and location?

Level 7 / 118, Queen St.
Melbourne VIC 3000
Granville TAFE
136 William St.
Granville NSW 2142
Monday to Friday, generally 9am-5pm Monday to Friday, generally 9am-5pm

Course Detail 

The MCQ course is a topic based course using the AMC Handbook of Multiple Choice Questions and a range of other relevant reference books and resources as the basis to teaching. Our structure is tried and proven and our results support this approach.  The HEAL course guides students to be more efficient in their preparation for the MCQ exam by highlighting topics that are likely to be tested and focusing on what is important to pass the exam.  

Our tutors undertake training which observes modern teaching principles, learning styles  and structure and important considerations that can affect the outcome of learning for students.    

HEAL has the services of a medical advisor on staff who guides the program and curriculum. As a Professor of Medicine he is also the medical advisor to Therapeutic Guidelines, a provider of reliable and independent therapeutic information to help health professionals make the best decisions for their patients.

HEAL evaluates its courses via student feedback and makes changes to course structure as required to enhance the experience for its IMGs.

Payment for the course is not required at application stage. If approved, a separate email with a payment link and payment due date will be sent. 

Learn more

To find out more about this bridging course, why not contact us today? You can email us on or call us on +61 3 9642 3450.