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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, 2017. 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

RHMEDSCI-01

Doctor of Medical Science

DMedSc

Published work

RPPHDMED-01

Doctor of Philosophy

PhD

Research

RMPHLMED-01

Master of Philosophy

MPhilMed

Research

RMSURGER-02

Master of Surgery

MS

Research

TCCLISUR-01

Doctor of Clinical Surgery

DClinSurg

144

MAMEDICI-03

Doctor of Medicine

MD

192

MABIOETI-02

Master of Bioethics

MBEth

48

MABIOSTA-01

Master of Biostatistics

MBiostat

72

MABRMISC-01

Master of Brain and Mind Sciences

MBMSc

48

MACLITRR-01

Master of Clinical Trials Research

MClinTRes

48

MAGENCOU-01

Master of Genetic Counselling

MGC

96

MAHEAPOL-01

Master of Health Policy

MHPol

48

MAINHESU-01

Master of Indigenous Health (Substance Use)(admission suspended for 2017)

MIndigH(SubUse)

48

MAINTOPH-01

Master of International Ophthalmology

 

48

 
- Community Ophthalmology

MIOphth(CommOphth)

48

 
- Post Vocational Ophthalmology

MIOphth(PostVocOphth)

48

MAINPUHE-02

Master of International Public Health

MIntPH

48

MAMECARS-01

Master of Medicine (Cataract and Refractive Surgery) MMed(RefCatSurg)

48

MAMECLEP-03

Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology)

MMed(ClinEpi)

48

MAMEINIM-01

Master of Medicine (Infection and Immunity)

MMed(InfnImm)

48

MAMEOPSC-01

Master of Medicine (Ophthalmic Science) MMed(OphthSc)

48

 
- Oculoplastic Surgery

MMed(OpthSc-OcPlasSurg)

48

MAMEPAMA-02 Master of Medicine (Pain Management) MMed(PainMgt)

48

MAMEPSYC-03 Master of Medicine (Psychotherapy) MMed(Psychotherapy)

72

MAMERHHG-02 Master of Medicine (Reproductive Health Sciences and Human Genetics) (admission suspended for 2017) MMed(RHHG)

48

MAMEDICI-04 Master of Medicine    
 
- Clinical Neurophysiology

MMed(ClinNeuroPhysiol)

48

 
- Critical Care Medicine

MMed(CritCare)

48

 
- HIV,STIs and Sexual Health

MMed(HSSH)

48

 
- Internal Medicine

MMed(InternalMedicine)

48

 
- Maternal-foetal and Reproductive Medicine (not available in 2017)

MMed(MFReprod)

48

 
- Metabolic Health

MMed(MetabHlth)

48

 

- Paediatric Medicine

MMed(Paed)

48

 
- Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development

MMed(PharmDev)

48

 

- Psychiatry

MMed(Psychiatry)

48

 
- Sleep Medicine

MMed(SleepMedicine)

48

 MMEDADV-01 Master of Medicine (Advanced)    
 
- Clinical Neurophysiology

MMed(Adv)(ClinNeuroPhysiol)

60

 
- Critical Care Medicine

MMed(Adv)(CritCare)

60

 
- HIV,STIs and Sexual Health

MMed(Adv)(HSSH)

60

 
- Internal Medicine

MMed(Adv)(InternalMedicine)

60

 
- Maternal-foetal and Reproductive Medicine (not available in 2017)

MMed(Adv)(MFReprod)

60

 
- Metabolic Health

MMed(Adv)(MetabHlth)

60

 
- Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development

MMed(Adv)(PharmDev)

60

 

- Paediatric Medicine

MMed(Adv)(Paed)

60

 

- Psychiatry

MMed(Adv)(Psychiatry)

60

 
- Sleep Medicine

MMed(Adv)(SleepMedicine)

60

MAPUHEAL-05

Master of Public Health

MPH

48

MAPUHEPP-01

Master of Public Health (Professional Practice)

MPH(Professional Practice)

60

MAPUHCDP-01

Master of Public Health (Chronic Disease Prevention)

MPH(Chronic Disease Prevention)

60

MAQUAHER-02

Master of Qualitative Health Research (admission suspended for 2017)

MQHR

60

MASMCLEP-03

Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology)

MScMed(ClinEpi)

48

MASMINIM-01

Master of Science in Medicine (Infection and Immunity)

MScMed(InfnImm)

48

MASMOPSC-01

Master of Science in Medicine (Ophthalmic Science)

MScMed(OphthSc)

48

MASMPAMA-02

Master of Science in Medicine (Pain Management)

MScM(PainMgt)

48

MASMPSYC-01

Master of Science in Medicine (Psychotherapy)

MScMed (Psychotherapy)

72

MASMRHHG-02

Master of Science in Medicine (Reproductive Health Sciences and Human Genetics) (admission suspended for 2017)

MScMed(RHHG)

48

MASCMEDI-01 Master of Science in Medicine    
 
- Clinical Neurophysiology

MScMed(ClinNeuroPhysiol)

48

 
- Critical Care Medicine (not available in 2017)

MScMed(CritCare)

48

 
- HIV,STIs and Sexual Health

MScMed(HSSH)

48

 
- Maternal-foetal and Reproductive Medicine (not available in 2017)

MScMed(MFReprod)

48

 
- Metabolic Health

MScMed(MetabHlth)

48

 
- Pharmaceutical and Medical Device
Development

MScMed(PharmDev)

48

 
- Sleep Medicine

MScMed(SleepMedicine)

48

MASCMEAD-01 Master of Science in Medicine (Advanced)    
 
- Clinical Neurophysiology

MScMed(Adv)(ClinNeuroPhysiol)

60

 
- Critical Care Medicine (not available in 2017)

MScMed(Adv)(Critcare)

60

 
- HIV,STIs and Sexual Health

MScMed(Adv)(HSSH)

60

 
- Maternal-foetal and Reproductive Medicine (not available in 2017)

MScMed(Adv)(MFReprod)

60

 
- Metabolic Health

MScMed(Adv)(MetabHlth)

60

 
- Pharmaceutical and Medical Device
Development

MScMed(Adv)(PharmDev)

60
 
- Sleep Medicine

MScMed(Adv)(SleepMedicine)

 

MASURGER-02

Master of Surgery

 

 
 
- Breast Surgery
MS(BreastSurg)

48

 
- Cardiothoracic Surgery
MS(CardiothorSurg)

48

 
- Colorectal Surgery
MS(Colorectal)

48

 
- Endocrine Surgery
MS(Endocrine)

48

 
- Hand Surgery
MS(HandSurg)

48

 
- Head and Neck Surgery
MS(Head&Neck)

48

 
- Neurosurgery
MS(NeuroSurg)

48

 
- Orthopaedic Surgery
MS(Ortho)

48

 
- Otorhinolaryngology
MS(ENT)

48

 
- Paediatric Surgery
MS(PaedSurg)

48

 
- Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery
MS(Plastic&Reconstruct)

48

 
- Surgical Anatomy
MS(SurgAnat)

48

 
- Surgical Oncology
MS(SurgOnc)

48

 
- Surgical Outcomes
MS(SurgOutcomes)

48

 
- Surgical Sciences
MS(SurgSci)

48

 
- Surgical Skills
MS(SurgSkills)

48

 
- Transplant Surgery
MS(Transplant)

48

 
- Trauma Surgery
MS(Trauma)

48

 
- Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
MS(UGISurg)

48

 
- Urology
MS(Urology)

48

 
- Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Surgery
MS(Vascular)

48

 


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

MAMEDPHL-01

Master of Medicine / Master of Philosophy

 

 

 
 - Critical Care (not available in 2017)

MMed(CritCare)/MPhil

96

 
- HIV, STIs and Sexual health

MMed(HSSH)/MPhil

96

MASCMPHL-01 Master of Science in Medicine / Master of Philosophy    
 
 - Critical Care (not available in 2017)

MScMed(CritCare)/MPhil

96

 
- HIV, STIs and Sexual health

MScMed(HSSH)/MPhil

96

MAMRGPHL-01

Master of Medicine (Reproductive Health and Human Genetics)/ Master of Philosophy (admission suspended for 2017)

MMed(RHHG)/MPhil

96

MASMRPHL-01

Master of Science in Medicine (Reproductive Health and Human Genetics)/Master of Philosophy (admission suspended for 2017)

MScMed(RHHG)/MPhil

96

BPCOMMED-01

Bachelor of Commerce*/Doctor of Medicine

BCom/MD

336

BPECNMED-01

Bachelor of Economics*/Doctor of Medicine

BEc/MD

336

BPMSCMED-01

Bachelor of Medical Science*/Doctor of Medicine

BMedSc/MD

336

BPMSTMED-01

Bachelor of Music Studies*/Doctor of Medicine

BMusStudies/MD

336

BPSCAMED-01 Bachelor of Science (Advanced)/Doctor of Medicine BSc(Adv)/MD 336

 


* May be awarded with honours following a further year of study.
 

4 Graduate diplomas

Code

Course title

Abbreviation

Credit points

GNBIOETI-02

Graduate Diploma in Bioethics

GradDipBioethics

36

GNBIOSTA-01

Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics

GradDipBiostat

48

GNBRMISC-01

Graduate Diploma in Brain and Mind Sciences

GradDipBMSc

36

GNCAREFS-01

Graduate Diploma in Cataract and Refractive Surgery

GradDipRefCatSurg

36

GNCLIEPI-01

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology

GradDipClinEpi

36

GNCLITRR-01

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Trials Research

GradDipClinTRes

36

GNGENCOU-01

Graduate Diploma in Genetic Counselling

GradDipGC

48

GNHEAPOL-01

Graduate Diploma in Health Policy

GradDipHPol

36

GNINHESU-01

Graduate Diploma in Indigenous Health (Substance Use) (admission suspended for 2017)

GradDipIndigH(SubUse)

36

GNINHEPR-02

Graduate Diploma in Indigenous Health Promotion

GradDipIndigHProm

36

GNINFIMM-01

Graduate Diploma in Infection and Immunity

GradDipInfnImm

36

GNINTOPH-01

Graduate Diploma in International Ophthalmology

GradDipIOphth

36

GNINPUHE-01

Graduate Diploma in International Public Health

GradDipIntPH

36

GNMEDICI-02

Graduate Diploma in Medicine    
 
- Clinical Neurophysiology
GradDipMed(ClinNeuroPhysiol)

36

 
- Critical Care Medicine
GradDipMed(CritCare)

36

 
- HIV, STIs and Sexual health
GradDipMed(HSSH)

36

 
- Internal Medicine
GradDipMed(InternalMedicine)

36

 
- Maternal-foetal and Reproductive Medicine (not available in 2017)
GradDipMed(MFReprod)

36

 
- Metabolic Health
GradDipMed(MetabHlth)

36

 
- Paediatric Medicine
GradDipMed(Paed)

36

 
- Pharmaceutical and Medical Device
Development
GradDipMed(PharmDev)

36

 
- Psychiatry
GradDipMed(Psychiatry)

36

 
- Sleep Medicine
GradDipMed(SleepMedicine)

36

GNSCMEDI_01 Graduate Diploma in Science in Medicine    
 
- Clinical Neurophysiology
GradDipScMed(ClinNeuroPhysiol)

36

 
- Critical Care Medicine (not available in 2017)
GradDipScMed(CritCare)

36

 
- HIV, STIs and Sexual health
GradDipScMed(HSSH)

36

 
- Maternal-foetal and Reproductive Medicine (not available in 2017)
GradDipScMed(MFReprod)

36

 
- Metabolic Health
GradDipScMed(MetabHlth)

36

 
- Pharmaceutical & Medical Device
Development
GradDipScMed(PharmDev)

36

 
- Sleep Medicine
GradDipScMed(SleepMedicine)

36

GNOPHTSC-01

Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmic Science

GradDipOphthSc

36

 
- Oculoplastic Surgery

GradDipOpthSc(OcPlasSurg)

36

GNPAIMGT-01

Graduate Diploma in Pain Management

GradDipPainMgt

36

GNPUHEAL-02

Graduate Diploma in Public Health

GradDipPH

36

 


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

5 Graduate certificates

Code

Course title

Abbreviation

Credit points

GCADCLSK-01

Graduate Certificate in Advanced Clinical Skills

   
 
- Surgical Anatomy
GradCertAdvClinSkills(SurgAnat)

24

GCBIOETI-02

Graduate Certificate in Bioethics

GradCertBEth

24

GCBIOSTA-01

Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics

GradCertBiostat

24

GCBRMISC-01

Graduate Certificate in Brain and Mind Sciences

GradCertBMSc

24

GCCLITRR-01

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials Research

GradCertClinTRes

24

GCCLIEPI-01

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology

GradCertClinEpi

24

GCHEAPOL-01

Graduate Certificate in Health Policy

GradCertHPol

24

GCINHESU-01

Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Health (Substance Use) (admission suspended for 2017)

GradCertIndigH(SubUse)

24

GCINFIMM-01

Graduate Certificate in Infection and Immunity

GradCertInfnImm

24

GCMEDICI-02

Graduate Certificate in Medicine

   
 
- Clinical Neurophysiology
GradCertMed(ClinNeuroPhysiol)

24

 
- Critical Care Medicine
GradCertMed(CritCare)

24

 
- HIV,STIs and Sexual Health
GradCertMed(HSSH)

24

 
- Internal Medicine
GradCertMed(InternalMedicine)

24

 
- Maternal-foetal and Reproductive Medicine (not available in 2017)
GradCertMed(MFReprod)

24

 
- Metabolic Health
GradCertMed(MetabHlth)

24

 
- Paediatric Medicine
GradCertMed(Paed)

24

 
- Pharmaceutical and Medical Device
Development
GradCertMed(PharmDev)

24

 
- Psychiatry
GradCertMed(Psychiatry)

24

 
- Sleep Medicine
GradCertMed(SleepMedicine)

24

GCSCMEDI-01

Graduate Certificate in Science in Medicine

   
 
- Clinical Neurophysiology
GradCertScMed(ClinNeuroPhysiol)  
 
- Critical Care Medicine (not available in 2017)
GradCertScMed(CritCare)

24

 
- HIV,STIs and Sexual Health
GradCertScMed(HSSH)

24

 
- Maternal-foetal and Reproductive Medicine (not available in 2017)
GradCertScMed(MFReprod)

24

 
- Metabolic Health
GradCertScMed(MetabHlth)

24

 
- Pharmaceutical & Medical Device
Development
GradCertScMed(PharmDev)

24

 
- Sleep Medicine
GradCertScMed(SleepMedicine)

24

GCPAIMGT-02

Graduate Certificate in Pain Management

GradCertPainMgt

24

GCQUAHER-01

Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Health Research (admission suspended for 2017)

GradCertQHR

24

GCSURGER-01

Graduate Certificate in Surgery

   
  - Breast Surgery                                  
GradCertSurg(BreastSurg) 24

GCSURGSC-01

Graduate Certificate in Surgical Sciences

GradCertSurgSc

24