Surgical Anatomy

Degree resolutions

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Graduate Certificate in Advanced Clinical Skills


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Course Resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

GCADCLSK-01

Graduate Certificate in Advanced Clinical Skills

 


 

2 Attendance pattern


The attendance pattern for this course is full time.
 

3 Streams

(1)
This course is available in the following streams:
(a)
Surgical Anatomy
(2)
Candidates may transfer between streams with approval from stream Head of Discipline.
(3)
This course shall be awarded in the stream in which the candidate enrols. The testamur for the degree shall specify the stream.

 

4 Embedded courses in this sequence


The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Clinical Skills (Surgical Anatomy) acts as an embedded course within the Master of Surgery, specifically the Master of Surgery (Surgical Anatomy). Units completed for the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Clinical Skills (Surgical Anatomy) can be recognised for credit towards the Master of Surgery (Surgical Anatomy).
 

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 and evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.
(2)
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Clinical Skills requires:
(a)
a medical degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification;
(3)
Applicants who have:
(a)
a medical degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification;
and
(b)
a traineeship with the relevant surgical training program of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons or equivalent;
or
employment as resident medical officer in an Australian hospital, satisfactory interview, satisfactory references, and approval by Head of Discipline or his nominee;
or
a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons;
may be eligible for admission to the Surgical Anatomy stream.

 

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the courses are set out in stream specific Table of Units of Study.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate a candidate must complete 24 credit points, including:
(a)
24 credit points of stream specific units of study.