Information for future students
Sydney Medical School's purpose is to develop caring, clear-thinking, clinically outstanding, research capable and globally engaged graduates who have the potential to be leaders in medicine, public health and research.
The Sydney Medical Program has taken out numerous teaching awards and is licensed to universities in the UK, South Africa and the Middle East and to other universities in Australia. The Medical Program provides a unique learning environment that nurtures communication, team work and life-long learning backed by hard evidence, essential for tomorrow’s doctors.
Our postgraduate coursework programs cover a wide range of disciplines. Many are offered on-line or by distance and some, such as our Pain Management program, are the first of their kind in the world.
Respected as not only a provider of quality teaching but also as a leader in research, the Medical School attracts over $200 million in competitive research funding from state, national and international bodies.
Covering 19 disciplines and with over 40 specialist research units, Sydney Medical School conducts cutting-edge education and research in the full spectrum of health and medical knowledge from the medical sciences through to clinical medicine, public health, health service delivery and medical education.
Situated in the heart of the city of Sydney, the University of Sydney is also an outstanding service provider and makes a major contribution to the health of the population through the delivery of clinical care in the more than 40 teaching hospitals associated with the Medical School.
All this makes the Sydney Medical School an outstanding environment in which to undertake study and research.