Paediatric Medicine

Degree resolutions

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Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Medicine

Graduate Diploma in Paediatric Medicine

Master of Medicine (Paediatric Medicine)


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2000 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code Course and stream title
KG021
Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Medicine
KF064 Graduate Diploma in Paediatric Medicine
KC073 Master of Medicine (Paediatric Medicine)

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to candidate choice.

3 Master's type

The master's degree in these resolutions is a professional master's course, as defined by the Coursework Rule.

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Medicine
(b)
the Graduate Diploma in Paediatric Medicine
(c)
the Master of Medicine (Paediatric Medicine)
(2)
Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria. In exceptional circumstances the Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications who, in the opinion of the Faculty, have qualifications, evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.
(2)
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Medicine requires:
a medical degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification;
(3)
Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Paediatric Medicine requires:
a medical degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification.
(4)
Admission to the Master of Medicine (Paediatric Medicine) requires:
a medical degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in the Table of Units of Study: Paediatric Medicine.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Medicine a candidate must successfully complete 24 credit points from the Paediatric Medicine table of units of study, including:
(a)
a minimum 12 credit points from Part 1 of the Table of Units of Study; and
(b)
a maximum 12 credit points from Part 2 of the Table of Units of Study.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Paediatric Medicine a candidate must successfully complete 36 credit points from the Paediatric Medicine table of units of study, including:
(a)
a minimum 18 credit points from Part 1 of the Table of Units of Study; and
(b)
a maximum 18 credit points from Part 2 of the Table of Units of Study.
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Medicine (Paediatric Medicine) a candidate must successfully complete 48 credit points from the Paediatric Medicine table of units of study, including:
(a)
a minimum 24 credit points from Part 1 of the Table of Units of Study; and
(b)
a maximum 24 credit points from Part 2 of the Table of Units of Study.
(5)
Other postgraduate units of study, not listed in the Paediatric Medicine table of units of study, may be included but require the approval of the Course Coordinator and Unit of Study Coordinator.

7 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to persons who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2011 and persons who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2011 who formally elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2011 complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.