Surgery

Errata
Item Change Date
1.

The following units are not on offer in 2016:

SURG5001 Prac. Research Methods for Surgeons I
SURG5003 Prac. Research Methods for Surgeons II

20/1/2016

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
Surgical Skills
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Waitlist: Due to the limitation of students, please contact the Discipline of Surgery office to be waitlisted for this course.
Semester 2
SURG5032
Physiology and Pharmacology for Surgeons
6      Semester 2
SURG5034
Surgical Anatomy based on GSSE
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is limited to 24 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

Graduate Certificate in Surgery (Breast Surgery)

Stream-specific core units of study

SURG5037
Basic Sciences and Benign Breast Disease
6    A Applicants must have completed basic surgical training.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study is aimed at surgeons who are currently participating in Fellowship training in breast surgery or who are currently practising breast surgery. It is not suitable for junior surgical trainees or those hoping to train in surgery. Prior to being enrolled in this unit, the candidate must notify the the unit coordinators if they are a post-fellowship trainee.
Semester 1
SURG5038
Malignant Breast Disease & MDTs
6    A Applicants must have completed basic surgical training.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study is aimed at surgeons who are currently participating in post-fellowship training in breast surgery or who are currently practising breast surgery. It is not suitable for junior surgical trainees or those hoping to train in surgery. Prior to being enrolled in this unit, those candidates who are post-fellowship trainees must notify their unit coordinators of their course commitment.
Semester 2
Additional units of study will be available in 2017
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
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010
Semester 1
Semester 2

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

Breast Surgery Stream

SURG5037
Basic Sciences and Benign Breast Disease
6    A Applicants must have completed basic surgical training.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study is aimed at surgeons who are currently participating in Fellowship training in breast surgery or who are currently practising breast surgery. It is not suitable for junior surgical trainees or those hoping to train in surgery. Prior to being enrolled in this unit, the candidate must notify the the unit coordinators if they are a post-fellowship trainee.
Semester 1
SURG5038
Malignant Breast Disease & MDTs
6    A Applicants must have completed basic surgical training.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study is aimed at surgeons who are currently participating in post-fellowship training in breast surgery or who are currently practising breast surgery. It is not suitable for junior surgical trainees or those hoping to train in surgery. Prior to being enrolled in this unit, those candidates who are post-fellowship trainees must notify their unit coordinators of their course commitment.
Semester 2
Addition stream specific core units of study will be available in 2017.

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
Surgical Skills
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Waitlist: Due to the limitation of students, please contact the Discipline of Surgery office to be waitlisted for this course.
Semester 2
SURG5032
Physiology and Pharmacology for Surgeons
6      Semester 2
SURG5034
Surgical Anatomy based on GSSE
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is limited to 24 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 and 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
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. Waitlist: Due to the limitation of students, please contact the Discipline of Surgery office to be waitlisted for this course.
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
SURG5021
Transplantation Immunobiology
6      Semester 1
SURG5022
Principles and Practice of Transplantation
6    P SURG5021
Semester 2
SURG5025
Adv. Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
6      Intensive September
Semester 2
SURG5031
Surgical Skills
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Waitlist: Due to the limitation of students, please contact the Discipline of Surgery office to be waitlisted for this course.
Semester 2
SURG5032
Physiology and Pharmacology for Surgeons
6      Semester 2
SURG5035
Surgical Research and Evaluation
6    C PUBH5018
Semester 1
SURG5036
Surg Research: Translation and 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,CEPI5100
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.