Rural Clinical School


Burnie Campus

The main campus of the Rural Clinical School (RCS) is located between the North West Regional Hospital (NWRH) and the North West Private Hospital (NWPH), Brickport Road, Burnie.

Private Transport

From Bass Highway, exit onto Brickport Road, signposted 'Hospital'. Enter the campus by turning left into the NWPH carpark, signposted 'UTAS Rural Clinical School'.

Pay and Display parking is available in the public hospital car park at $4.00 per 24 hours. The private hospital car park Pay and Display charges $1.50 per hour 8.00AM to 8.00PM, for a maximum of three hours and a $2.00 flat rate outside these times.

Public Transport

A Metro bus service stops directly outside the NWRH, which is co-located with the RCS. Bus route numbers 40,41,50,51 and 54 service the area surrounding the hospital.

Contact Metro Tasmania on + 61 3 6431 3822 for more information or Contact us.

Mersey Centre of Excellence Campus

Our satellite campus is located within the Mersey Community Hospital (MCH) on Bass Highway at Latrobe.

Private Transport

At Latrobe roundabout on Bass Highway, turn onto Moriarty Road and then left onto Torquay Road, signposted 'Hospital'.  Enter the campus by turning right into the MCH carpark.

Free parking is available at the MCH carpark.

Public Transport

A Merseylink bus service stops outside the Mersey Hospital on Torquay Road, which is co-located with UTAS Rural Clinical School. Bus route numbers 40, 45 and 45E service the area surrounding the hospital.

Contact Merseylink on +61 1300 367 590 for more information or Contact us.

North West Tasmania Placements

Medical students attending the RCS enjoy placements at various locations across the North West. The map below shows the locations of medical student placements in the past.