Issues, Controversies in Pain Management (PAIN5006)


This is the capstone unit in the Masters of Medicine (Pain Management) and the Master of Science in Medicine (Pain Management). The unit provides participants with an opportunity to draw together their learning that has taken place during the award, synthesise this with their prior learning and experience, and draw conclusions that will form the basis for further investigation, and intellectual and/or professional growth.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


Online, approximately 10 hours of study per week (equals 140 hours in total)


participation in online discussion (40%). 2000 -3000 word written assignment/s (or equivalent) (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


PAIN5001 and PAIN5002 and PAIN5003 and PAIN5004.

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.