Surgery

Table of units of study: Surgery

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Graduate Certificate in Surgical Sciences

Core units of study

SURG5031
Surg Skills and Pract Professionalism
6      Semester 2
SURG5032
Physiology and Pharmacology for Surgeons

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6      Semester 2
SURG5034
Surgical Anatomy based on RACS Part 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is limited to 12 places per semester. Candidates should apply to the Postgraduate Coordinator (pierre.chapuis@sydney.edu.au) to be placed on the waitlist.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PATH5000
Surgical Pathology
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Master of Surgery

Core unit

Students select one of the following core units:
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1

Dissertation units of study

Students pursuing a research path must enrol in 18 credit points of dissertation units, which may be in one semester or split over two semesters. Students must be enrolled in order to submit their dissertation. If a student is not able to submit his/her dissertation after enrolling in 18 credit points of dissertation units of study, he/she must re-enrol in a minimum of 9 credit points of dissertation units of study, with the concomitant financial liability, every semester until he/she submits.
SURG5007
Dissertation A
9      Semester 1
Semester 2
SURG5008
Dissertation B
9      Semester 1
Semester 2

Stream-specific core units

Surgical Anatomy Stream

Students must successfully complete the requirements of the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Clincal Skills (Sugical Anatomy), without graduating, to meet the stream specific core unit requirements of the Surgical Anatomy stream.

Surgical Skills Stream

SURG5031
Surg Skills and Pract Professionalism
6      Semester 2
SURG5032
Physiology and Pharmacology for Surgeons

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6      Semester 2
SURG5034
Surgical Anatomy based on RACS Part 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is limited to 12 places per semester. Candidates should apply to the Postgraduate Coordinator (pierre.chapuis@sydney.edu.au) to be placed on the waitlist.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PATH5000
Surgical Pathology
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

Surgical Sciences Stream

SURG5012
Surgical Metabolism
6      Semester 2
SURG5035
Surgical Research and Evaluation
6    C PUBH5018
Semester 1
SURG5036
Surg Research: Translation & Innovation
6      Semester 2
PATH5000
Surgical Pathology
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective units

SURG5001
Prac. Research Methods for Surgeons I
6      Semester 1
SURG5003
Prac. Research Methods for Surgeons II
6    P SURG5001
Semester 2
SURG5011
Imaging Surgical Patients
6      Semester 2
SURG5012
Surgical Metabolism
6      Semester 2
SURG5013
Safety in Surgery
6      Semester 1
SURG5016
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
6      Semester 2
SURG5017
Microsurgery
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students request permission from the postgraduate coordinator (pierre.chapuis@sydney.edu.au) to enrol in this unit. The coordinator emails the Postgraduate Student Administration Unit advice that the student has permission to enrol.
Semester 1
Semester 2
SURG5020
Advanced Laparoscopic Abdominal Anatomy
6   

Students must contact Unit of Study coordinator as early as possible to receive pre-reading material
Semester 1
SURG5022
Principles & Practice of Transplantation

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6    P SURG5021
N SURG5014

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
SURG5025
Adv. Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery
6      Semester 2
SURG5031
Surg Skills and Pract Professionalism
6      Semester 2
SURG5032
Physiology and Pharmacology for Surgeons

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6      Semester 2
SURG5035
Surgical Research and Evaluation
6    C PUBH5018
Semester 1
SURG5036
Surg Research: Translation & Innovation
6      Semester 2
PATH5000
Surgical Pathology
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

The following Elective Units are ONLY available for students undertaking the Surgical Sciences stream in an online/distance mode.

CEPI5102
Literature Searching
2      Semester 1
Semester 2
CEPI5203
Introduction to Systematic Reviews
2    C CEPI5102
Semester 2a
PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses
6    N BSTA5011
Semester 1
PUBH5211
Multiple Regression and Stats Computing
4    P PUBH5018
Semester 2
PUBH5212
Categorical Data Analysis
2    P PUBH5018
C PUBH5211
Semester 2b
PUBH5213
Survival Analysis
2    C PUBH5211
Semester 2b
PUBH5019
Cancer Prevention and Control
6    P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
PUBH5020
Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
6    P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
In exceptional circumstances, on application to and with written approval from the Head of Discipline or course coordinator, a student may enrol in an elective unit of study not listed above.