Child and Adolescent Health (GDMP3138)


Child and Adolescent Health is the Child and Adolescent Health Block undertaken by medical students enrolled in Stage 3 of the MBBS onwards. This is a Specialty Block.

Further unit of study information


The Children's Hospital at Westmead, School of Rural Health and/or affiliated sites


In-Block assessments comprising 70% of total UoS mark including an Observed Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE), a written SBA summative assessment, and a short-answer Clinical Task Paper (CTP). In addition, the Child and Adolescent Health module in the Barrier exam will comprise 30% of the total Child and Adolescent Health mark and will contribute to the total Barrier score in Year 3/ Year 4 depending on the student's stream. 100% attendance is required.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


GDMP2021 and GDMP2022 and GDMP2023 and GDMP2024 and GDMP2025

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.