Resolutions of the Senate

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The following information outlines the degree, diplomas and certificates available through Sydney Medical School, in accordance with the resolutions of the Faculty and resolutions of the courses listed below.

 

Resolutions of the Senate

1 Degrees, diplomas and certificates of the Faculty of Medicine

(1)
With the exception of the Doctor of Medical Science and the Doctor of Philosophy, the Senate, by authority of the University of Sydney Act 1989 (as amended), provides and confers the following degrees, diplomas and certificates, according to the rules specified by the Faculty of Medicine. The Doctor of Medical Science and the Doctor of Philosophy are provided and conferred according to the rules specified by Senate and the Academic Board.
(2)
This list is amended with effect from 1 January, 2014. Degrees, diplomas and certificates no longer open for admission will be conferred by the Senate according to the rules specified by the Faculty at the time.

2 Degrees

Code

Course title

Abbreviation

Credit points

KA003

Doctor of Medical Science

DMedSc

Published work

KB000

Doctor of Philosophy

PhD

Research

KC083

Master of Philosophy

MPhil

Research

KC000

Master of Surgery

MS

Research

KB004

Doctor of Clinical Surgery

DClinSurg

144

KC105

Doctor of Medicine

MD

192

KC099

Master of Bioethics

MBEth

48

KC044

Master of Biostatistics

MBiostat

72

KC089

Master of Brain and Mind Sciences

MBMSc

48

KC090

Master of Brain and Mind Sciences in Psychiatry

MBMScPsychiatry

72

KC096

Master of Clinical Trials Research

MClinTRes

48

KC095

Master of Genetic Counselling

MGC

96

KC054

Master of Health Policy

MHPol

48

KC097

Master of HIV, STIs and Sexual Health

- Clinical Medicine

- Counselling

- Laboratory

- Nursing

- Public Health


MHSSH

48

KC068

Master of Indigenous Health (Substance Use)

MIndigH(SubUse)

48

KC069

Master of International Ophthalmology

- Community Ophthalmology

- Post Vocational Ophthalmology


MIOphth

48

KC053

Master of International Public Health

MIntPH

48

 

Master of Medicine

   

KC102

Cataract and Refractive Surgery
MMed(RefCatSurg)

48

KC055

Clinical Epidemiology

MMed(ClinEpi)

48

KC050

Infection and Immunity

MMed(InfnImm)

48

KC047

Ophthalmic Science
- Oculoplastic Surgery

MMed(OphthSc)

MMed(OpthSc-OcPlasSurg)

48

 

KC073

Paediatric Medicine

MMed(Paed)

48

KC057

Pain Management

MMed(PainMgt)

48

KC012

Psychotherapy

MMed(Psychotherapy)

72

KC077

Reproductive Health Sciences and Human Genetics

MMed(RHHG)

48

KC041

Sleep Medicine

MMed(Sleep Medicine)

48

KC052

Master of Public Health

MPH

48

KC088

Professional Practice

MPH(Professional Practice)

60

KC106

Chronic Disease Prevention
MPH(Chronic Disease Prevention)  60

KC087

Master of Qualitative Health Research

MQHR

48

 

Master of Science in Medicine

 

 

KC056

Clinical Epidemiology

MScMed(ClinEpi)

48

KC051

Infection and Immunity

MScMed(InfnImm)

48

KC048

Ophthalmic Science

MScMed(OphthSc)

48

KC058

Pain Management

MScM(PainMgt)

48

KC045

Psychotherapy

MScMed (Psychotherapy)

72

KC078

Reproductive Health Sciences and Human Genetics

MScMed(RHHG)

48

KC042

Sleep Medicine

MScMed(Sleep Medicine)

48

KC049

Master of Surgery

- Breast Surgery

- Cardiothoracic Surgery

- Colorectal

- Endocrine Surgery

- Hand Surgery

- Head and Neck

- Neurosurgery

- Orthopaedic

- Orthopaedic

- Otorhinolaryngology

- Paediatric Surgery

- Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery

- Surgical Anatomy

- Surgical Oncology

- Surgical Outcomes

- Surgical Sciences

- Surgical Skills

- Transplant Surgery

- Trauma Surgery

- Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

- Urology

- Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Surgery


MS

48

KH006

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery^ (Admission suspended)

MBBS

192


Note: Italicised items below degree names are streams within that degree.
^ May be awarded with honours in an integrated program.

3 Double degrees

Code

Course title

Abbreviation

Credit points

KC098

Master of HIV, STIs and Sexual Health/ Master of Philosophy

MHSSH/MPhil

96

KC085

Master of Medicine (Reproductive Health and Human Genetics)/ Master of Philosophy

MMed(RHHG)/MPhil

96

KC086

Master of Science in Medicine (Reproductive Health and Human Genetics)/Master of Philosophy

MScMed(RHHG)/

MPhil

96

FH051

Bachelor of Commerce*/Doctor of Medicine

BCom/MD

336

DH070

Bachelor of Economics*/Doctor of Medicine

BEc/MD

336

LH061

Bachelor of Medical Science*/Doctor of Medicine

BMedSc/MD

336

QH023

Bachelor of Music Studies*/Doctor of Medicine

BMusStudies/MD

336

LH060 Bachelor of Science (Advanced)/Doctor of Medicine BSc(Adv)/MD 336
       
DH049 Bachelor of Arts (Advanced)(Honours)/ Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Admission suspended) ^ BA(Adv)(Hons)/MBBS 336
FH036 Bachelor of Commerce*/Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Admission suspended) ^ BCom/MBBS 336
FH035 Bachelor of Economics*/Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Admission suspended) ^ BEc/MBBS 336
LH034 Bachelor of Medical Science*/Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Admission suspended) ^ BMedSc/MBBS 336
QH022 Bachelor of Music Studies*/Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Admission suspended) ^ BMusStudies/MBBS 336
LH033 Bachelor of Science (Advanced)*/Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Admission suspended) BSc(Adv)/MBBS 336

^ May be awarded with honours in an integrated program.
* May be awarded with honours following a further year of study.

4 Graduate diplomas

Code

Course title

Abbreviation

Credit points

KF047

Graduate Diploma in Bioethics

GradDipBioethics

36

KF034

Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics

GradDipBiostat

48

KF057

Graduate Diploma in Brain and Mind Sciences

GradDipBMSc

36

KF070

Graduate Diploma in Cataract and Refractive Surgery

GradDipRefCatSurg

36

KF062

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology

GradDipClinEpi

36

KF061

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Trials Research

GradDipClinTRes

36

KF060

Graduate Diploma in Genetic Counselling

GradDipGC

48

KF041

Graduate Diploma in Health Policy

GradDipHPol

36

KF069

Graduate Diploma in HIV, STIs and Sexual Health

- Clinical Medicine

- Counselling

- Laboratory

- Nursing

- Public Health

GradDipHSSH

36

KF049

Graduate Diploma in Indigenous Health (Substance Use)

GradDipIndigH(SubUse)

36

KF071

Graduate Diploma in Indigenous Health Promotion

GradDipIndigHProm

36

KF040

Graduate Diploma in Infection and Immunity

GradDipInfnImm

36

KF048

Graduate Diploma in International Ophthalmology

GradDipIOphth

36

KF029

Graduate Diploma in International Public Health

GradDipIntPH

36

KF063

Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmic Science

- Oculoplastic Surgery

GradDipOphthSc

GradDipOpthSc(OcPlasSurg)

36

KF064

Graduate Diploma in Paediatric Medicine

GradDipPaed

36

KF065

Graduate Diploma in Pain Management

GradDipPainMgt

36

KF000

Graduate Diploma in Public Health

GradDipPH

36

KF056

Graduate Diploma in Qualitative Health Research

GradDipQHR

36

KF067

Graduate Diploma in Sleep Medicine

GradDipSleep

36

 


Note: Italicised items below degree names are streams within that degree.

5 Graduate certificates

Code

Course title

Abbreviation

Credit points

KG010

Graduate Certificate in Bioethics

GradCertBEth

24

KG003

Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics

GradCertBiostat

24

KG019

Graduate Certificate in Brain and Mind Sciences

GradCertBMSc

24

KG020

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials Research

GradCertClinTRes

24

KG007

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology

GradCertClinEpi

24

KG006

Graduate Certificate in Health Policy

GradCertHPol

24

KG012

Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Health (Substance Use)

GradCertIndigH(SubUse)

24

KG005

Graduate Certificate in Infection and Immunity

GradCertInfnImm

24

KG021

Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Medicine

GradCertPaed

24

KG008

Graduate Certificate in Pain Management

GradCertPainMgt

24

KG018

Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Health Research

GradCertQHR

24

KG022

Graduate Certificate in Surgical Sciences

GradCertSurgSc

24