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The pathway to Fellowship


The RACGP offers a number of programs supporting GPs in Training to achieve Fellowship including the Australian General Practice Training Program (AGPT), Remote Vocational Training Scheme (RVTS) and the Fellowship Support Program.


The interactive path below outlines the pathway to becoming a GP on the Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) Program as an Australian Medical Graduate. You can click on the question marks to reveal information on each step of the journey.

If you’re an International Medical Graduate, your journey to becoming a GP in Australia may look a bit different, however you may still be able to join the Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) Program. Find out more here.

AGPT Pathway to Becoming a GP

Pathway to Fellowship of the RACGP
Pathway to Rural Generalist Fellowship
Combined pathway

High School

6

 
Graduate High School
Graduate Undergrad degree
GraduateMBBS Degree (Undergrad)
or Doctor of Medicine (Postgrad)

Medical School

4-6

Intern (PGY1)

1

Hospital

Resident (PGY2+)

2+

Apply to AGPTGeneral or Rural Pathway
GP ready

AGPT Registrar

1

Hospital

AGPT Registrar

2

Clinic

AGPT Registrar (Rural Generalist Fellowship)

1

Additional rural skills

Exams

Fellowship

FRACGP

Fellowship

FRACGP, Rural Generalist Fellowship

Specialist GP

In Practice


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