Surgery

Graduate Certificate in Surgical Sciences

Master of Surgery

 

  Graduate Certificate in Surgical Sciences Master of Surgery
Course code GCSURGER1000 MASURGER2000
(see stream specific codes below)
CRICOS code N/A 006454K
Degree Abbreviation GradCertSurgSci MS(stream name)
Credit points required to complete 24 48
Time to complete full-time 0.5 years 1 year
Time to complete part-time 1 - 3 years 2 - 6 years

For information about the Master of Surgery (by research) see the Postgraduate Research section.

Overview

Sydney Medical School is home to the largest academic surgical discipline in Australasia. Its courses aim to provide an understanding of the principle of applying the best available research evidence to patient care, as well as the skills required for clinical research.

The Master of Surgery combines research and coursework, with some streams available as coursework only. Students enrol in one of the following streams:

  • breast surgery - MASURGER1BSU
  • cardiothoracic surgery - MASURGER1CTS
  • colorectal surgery - MASURGER1CLT
  • endocrine surgery - MASURGER1EDS
  • hand surgery - MASURGER1HSU
  • head and neck - MASURGER1HNE
  • neurosurgery - MASURGER1NEU
  • orthopaedic - MASURGER1ORP
  • otorhinolaryngology - MASURGER1OTO
  • paediatric surgery - MASURGER1PAS
  • plastic/reconstructive surgery - MASURGER1PRS
  • surgical anatomy - MASURGER1SUN
  • surgical oncology - MASURGER1SUO
  • surgical outcomes - MASURGER1SOU
  • surgical sciences - MASURGER1SUS
  • surgical skills - MASURGER1SSK
  • transplant surgery - MASURGER1TRS
  • trauma surgery - MASURGER1TSU
  • upper gastrointestinal surgery - MASURGER1UGS
  • urology - MASURGER1URO
  • vascular surgery and endovascular surgery - MASURGER1VES.

Course outcomes

The knowledge that graduates obtain will complement the practical experience that advanced trainees receive in teaching hospitals through the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons training program.

Further enquiries

Jayne Seward
Phone: +61 2 9351 2400
Fax: +61 2 9351 2401
Email:
Website: http//sydney.edu.au/medicine/surgery/