Masters programs in conjunction with the Sydney Medical Program (SMP)

Master of Philosophy in conjunction with the Sydney Medical Program

Sydney Medical School (SMS) recognises the importance of research in medical careers and strives to facilitate formal research training in the form of higher degrees by research (HDR), i.e. Master of Philosophy (MPhil) or PhD, for interested students in the Sydney Medical Program (SMP). SMS recognises that there are many opportunities for research training during a career path, including undertaking HDR concurrently with the SMP (SMP + HDR).

However, this option is not appropriate for all students. Those interested in concurrent enrolment in the SMP and HDR are required to discuss their aspirations with both the Sub-Dean (MD Research), currently Associate Professor Rebekah Jenkin, and the Associate Dean (Postgraduate Research), currently Professor Jillian Kril, or their nominees, before submitting an application for concurrent enrolment in HDR and the SMP.
For further details, please refer to the local provision on undertaking a HDR Concurrently with the Sydney Medical Program.

Master of Public Health or Master of International Public Health or Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) in conjunction with Sydney Medical Program

Sydney Medical School offers medical students the opportunity to complete a Master of Public Health or a Master of International Public Health or a Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) in conjunction with the Sydney Medical Program (SMP).

Further enquiries about the Master of Public Health (MPH) in conjunction with the Sydney Medical Program should be directed to Associate Professor Tim Driscoll .

Further enquiries about the Master of International Public Health (MIPH) in conjunction with the Sydney Medical Program should be directed to Associate Professor Mu Li .

Further enquiries about the Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) in conjunction with the Sydney Medical Program should be directed to Dr Sharon Reid .

For detailed information visit combined masters program information for future students.

Applications

Students wishing to apply must contact and arrange to meet

Professor Jenkin will review each applicant's academic progress and discuss with the applicant his or her plans to manage the workload of both the SMP and the master's degree program.

Students who are thus endorsed should then apply for admission to the MPH, MIPH or MMed (ClinEpi) degree programs. Application may be made by the specified closing date through the School of Public Health website. Late applications may be considered but this is not guaranteed.