Sleep Medicine

Degree resolutions

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Graduate Diploma in Sleep Medicine

Master of Science in Medicine (Sleep Medicine)

Master of Medicine (Sleep 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
KF067
Graduate Diploma in Sleep Medicine
KC041 Master of Medicine (Sleep Medicine)
KC042 Master of Science in Medicine (Sleep 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 degrees in these resolutions are professional master's courses, as defined by the Coursework Rule.

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Diploma in Sleep Medicine
(b)
the Master of Medicine (Sleep Medicine) or the Master of Science in Medicine (Sleep 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 according to the following admissions criteria. In exceptional circumstances the Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications but whose evidence of experience and achievement is deemed by the Dean to be equivalent.
(2)
Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Sleep Medicine requires:
a medical degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification;
or
a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate discipline such as biology or health sciences and a minimum of 12 months research or work experience in the field or pass a preliminary examination(s) as prescribed by the Faculty.
(3)
Admission to the Master of Medicine (Sleep Medicine) requires:
a medical degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification.
(4)
Admission to the Master of Science in Medicine (Sleep Medicine) requires:
successful completion of a Graduate Diploma in Sleep Medicine;
or
a bachelor's degree with first or second class honours from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate discipline such as biology or health sciences and a minimum of 12 months research or work experience in the field or pass a preliminary examination(s) as prescribed by the Faculty

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: Sleep Medicine.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Sleep Medicine a candidate must successfully complete 36 credit points, including:
(a)
34 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
2 credit points of elective units of study.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Medicine (Sleep Medicine) or Master of Science in Medicine (Sleep Medicine) a candidate must successfully complete 48 credit points, including:
(a)
46 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
2 credit points of elective units of study.

7 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to persons who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2012 and persons who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2012 who formally elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2012 and elect not to proceed under these resolutions complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.