Level: Postgraduate coursework
Sleep medicine is a sub-specialty that impacts a number of fields, including respiratory medicine, cardiology, neurology, dentistry and psychology. The discipline also has wider implications for health sciences and public health. The postgraduate program in sleep medicine at Sydney Medical School aims to provide up-to-date information on the theory and practice of sleep medicine through distance education. The courses provide training in clinical, theoretical and research techniques in the field of sleep medicine and help to establish criteria for best practice in the field.
Offered at master's degree and graduate diploma level, the program is designed for professionals already working in the area of sleep medicine, or for graduates wishing to embark on a career in the field. The Master of Medicine (Sleep Medicine) is open to applicants who hold a medical qualification (MBBS). The Master of Science in Medicine (Sleep Medicine) is open to applicants who hold a non-medical qualification. The two master's degrees offer the same course of study.