Next Course Dates – May or August 2024

3 – 27 May (concludes Monday). There are weekend labs on 11 and 18 May.

16 August – 9 September (concludes Monday). There are weekend labs on 24 and 31 August.

Candidates must have their own laptop for this course. The GSSE course is limited to 25 people. 


Mock exams

In May, the exams will be open from Saturday 25 May until 11pm on Tuesday 4 June with marks released by Friday 7 June.

In August, the exams will be open from Monday 9 September until 11pm on Monday 23 September with marks released by Friday 27 September.



Course Location:

Dunedin Leisure Lodge, 30 Duke Street, Dunedin

You can stay at this venue at a rate of $175/night which includes a continental breakfast. To Book please use this link

Alternatively, please phone the hotel reservations team +64 3 477 5360 and quote promo code DRCOURSE24.

Saturday morning anatomy sessions will be held in the Anatomy Department, University of Otago, 270 Great King Street.

The Dunedin Leisure Lodge is nestled within two acres of beautifully kept gardens. Neighbouring the stunning Dunedin Botanic Garden, this tranquil oasis is just 6 minutes drive from the city centre and within walking distance to the University of Otago.
The Lodge is near the Gardens Shopping Mall and cafes.

Otago Peninsula

It is usual that the course practice exams are held over the final three days of the course dates.

RACS Examinations

Details regarding dates and venues for the RACS examinations (including the Clinical) to be held during 2024 can be found at

Exam Dates:

12 and 13 June 2024.
9 and 10 October 2024.