Psychological and Addiction Medicine (MDMP5336)


Psychological and Addiction Medicine is the Psychological and Addiction Medicine Block undertaken by medical students enrolled in Stage 3 of the MD. This is a Specialty Block.

Further unit of study information


Undertaken at the student's assigned Clinical School and other locations as advised


In-Block assessments comprising 70% of total UoS mark including an observed Long Case and a written SBA summative assessment.. In addition, the Psychological and Addiction Medicine module in the Barrier exam will comprise 30% of the total Psychological and Addiction Medicine mark and will contribute to the total Barrier score in Year 3/ Year 4 depending on the student's stream.100% attendance at all required learning activities is required.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


MDMP5221 and MDMP5222 and MDMP5223 and MDMP5224 and MDMP5225

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.