Units of study 2014

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Table of Units of Study: Surgery

Unit of study Credit Point A:Assumed Knowledge P: Prerequisite C: Corequisite N: Prohibition Session

Graduate Certificate in Surgical Sciences

Core units of study

SURG5031
Surg Skills and Practical Professionalism
6 Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Candidates should apply to the Postgraduate Coordinator (pierre.chapuis@sydney.edu.au) for approval to enrol.
Semester 2
SURG5032
Physiology and Pharmacology for Surgeons
6   Semester 2
SURG5034
Surgical Anatomy based on RACS Part 1
6 Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Candidates should apply to the Postgraduate Coordinator (pierre.chapuis@sydney.edu.au) for approval to enrol.
Semester 1 and 2
PATH5000
Surgical Pathology
(online)
6   Semester 1 and 2
Unit of Study Credit Points A: Assumed Knowledge P: Prerequisite C: Corequisite N: Prohibition Session

Master of Surgery

Core unit


PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
(online)

OR


CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
(online)

6

 

 

 

6

 

Semester 1

 

 

Semester
1 or 2

Dissertation units of study

Students pursuing a research path must enrol in 18 credit points of dissertation units, which may be in one semester or split over two semesters. Students must be enrolled in order to submit their dissertation. If a student is not able to submit his/her dissertation after enrolling in 18 credit points of dissertation units of study, he/she must re-enrol in a minimum of 9 credit points of dissertation units of study, with the concomitant financial liability, every semester until he/she submits.
SURG5007
Dissertation A
9 Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Candidates should complete the Registration Form prior to enrolling in this unit of study.
Semester 1
Semester 2
SURG5008
Dissertation B
9 Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Candidates should complete the Registration Form prior to enrolling in this unit of study.
 
Semester 1
Semester 2

Stream-specific core units

Surgical Anatomy Stream

SURG5027
Whole Body Dissection 1
6 Candidates applying for the Whole Body Dissection are required to enrol in all 4 units of study in this block.
SURG5028 and SURG5029 and SURG5030 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
The Whole Body Dissection is limited to 12 places. Candidates should apply to the Postgraduate Coordinator Surgery (
pierre.chapuis@sydney.edu.au) for approval to enrol.
Semester 2
SURG5028
Whole Body Dissection 2
6 Candidates applying for the Whole Body Dissection are required to enrol in all 4 units of study in this block.
SURG5027 and SURG5029 and SURG5030 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
The Whole Body Dissection is limited to 12 places. Candidates should apply to the Postgraduate Coordinator Surgery (
pierre.chapuis@sydney.edu.au) for approval to enrol.
Semester 2
SURG5029
Whole Body Dissection 3
6 Candidates applying for the Whole Body Dissection are required to enrol in all 4 units of study in this block.
SURG5027 and SURG5028 and SURG5030 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
The Whole Body Dissection is limited to 12 places. Candidates should apply to the Postgraduate Coordinator Surgery (
pierre.chapuis@sydney.edu.au) for approval to enrol.
Semester 2
SURG5030
Whole Body Dissection 4
6 Candidates applying for the Whole Body Dissection are required to enrol in all 4 units of study in this block.
SURG5027 and SURG5028 and SURG5029

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
The Whole Body Dissection is limited to 12 places. Candidates should apply to the Postgraduate Coordinator Surgery (
pierre.chapuis@sydney.edu.au) for approval to enrol.
Semester 2

Surgical Skills Stream

SURG5031
Surg Skills and Practical
Professionalism
6 Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Candidates should apply to the Postgraduate Coordinator (
pierre.chapuis@sydney.edu.au) for approval to enrol. limit 15
Semester 2
SURG5032
Physiology and Pharmacology for Surgeons
6   Semester 2
SURG5034
Surgical Anatomy based on RACS Part 1
6 Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Candidates should apply to the Postgraduate Coordinator (
pierre.chapuis@sydney.edu.au) for approval to enrol.

Semester 1

Semester 2

PATH5000
Surgical Pathology
(online)
6   Semester 1
Semester 2

Surgical Sciences Stream

SURG5012
Surgical Metabolism
(online)
6   Semester 2
SURG5035
Surgical Research and Evaluation
(online)
6 PUBH5018
Semester 1
SURG5036
Surg Research: Translation & Innovation
(online)
6   Semester 2
PATH5000
Surgical Pathology
(online)
6  

Semester 1

Semester 2

Elective units

SURG5001
Prac. Research Methods for Surgeons I
6   Semester 1
SURG5003
Prac. Research Methods for Surgeons II
6   Semester 2
SURG5011
Imaging Surgical Patients
6   Semester 2
SURG5012
Surgical Metabolism
(online)
6   Semester 2
SURG5013
Safety in Surgery
6   Semester 1
SURG5016
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
6   Semester 2
SURG5017
Microsurgery
6 Medical Degree 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students request permission from the postgraduate coordinator (pierre.chapuis@sydney.edu.au) to enrol in this unit. The coordinator emails the Postgraduate Student Administration Unit advice that the student has permission to enrol.

Semester 1


Semester 2

SURG5020
Advanced Laparoscopic Abdominal Anatomy
6 Students must contact Unit of Study coordinator as early as possible to receive pre-reading material
Semester 1
SURG5022
Principles & Practice of Transplantation
(online)
6 SURG5021 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Semester 2
SURG5025
Adv. Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery
6 Recommended SURG5001
Int Sept
SURG5027
Whole Body Dissection 1
6 Candidates applying for the Whole Body Dissection are required to enrol in all 4 units of study in this block.
SURG5028 and SURG5029 and SURG5030 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
The Whole Body Dissection is limited to 12 places. Candidates should apply to the Postgraduate Coordinator Surgery (pierre.chapuis@sydney.edu.au) for approval to enrol.
Semester 2
SURG5028
Whole Body Dissection 2
6 Candidates applying for the Whole Body Dissection are required to enrol in all 4 units of study in this block.
SURG5027 and SURG5029 and SURG5030 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
The Whole Body Dissection is limited to 12 places. Candidates should apply to the Postgraduate Coordinator Surgery (pierre.chapuis@sydney.edu.au) for approval to enrol.
Semester 2
SURG5029
Whole Body Dissection 3
6 Candidates applying for the Whole Body Dissection are required to enrol in all 4 units of study in this block.
SURG5027 and SURG5028 and SURG5030 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
The Whole Body Dissection is limited to 12 places. Candidates should apply to the Postgraduate Coordinator Surgery (pierre.chapuis@sydney.edu.au) for approval to enrol.
Semester 2
SURG5030
Whole Body Dissection 4
6 Candidates applying for the Whole Body Dissection are required to enrol in all 4 units of study in this block.
SURG5027 and SURG5028 and SURG5029

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
The Whole Body Dissection is limited to 12 places. Candidates should apply to the Postgraduate Coordinator Surgery (pierre.chapuis@sydney.edu.au) for approval to enrol.
Semester 2
SURG5031
Surg Skills and Pract Professionalism
6 Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Candidates should apply to the Postgraduate Coordinator (
pierre.chapuis@sydney.edu.au) for approval to enrol. limit 15
Semester 2
SURG5032
Physiology and Pharmacology for Surgeons
6   Semester 2
SURG5035
Surgical Research and Evaluation
(online)
6 PUBH5018
Semester 1
SURG5036
Surg Research: Translation & Innovation
(online)
6   Semester 2
PATH5000
Surgical Pathology
(online)
6  

Semester 1


Semester 2

The following Elective Units are ONLY available for students undertaking the Surgical Sciences stream in an online/distance mode and are all online units of study.

CEPI5102
Literature Searching
2  

Semester 1


Semester 2

CEPI5203
Introduction to Systematic Reviews
2 CEPI5102
Semester 2a
PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses
6 BSTA5011
Semester 1
PUBH5211
Multiple Regression and Stats Computing
4 PUBH5018
Semester 2
PUBH5212
Categorical Data Analysis
2 PUBH5018 
PUBH5211
Semester 2b
PUBH5213
Survival Analysis
2 PUBH5211
Semester 2b
PUBH5019
Cancer Prevention and Control
6 PUBH5010 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Semester 2
PUBH5020
Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
6 PUBH5010 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Semester 1
In exceptional circumstances, on application to and with written approval from the Head of Discipline or course coordinator, a student may enrol in an elective unit of study not listed above.

Important note regarding Units of Study SURG5027, SURG5028, SURG5029 & SURG5030


The Units of Study SURG5027, SURG5028, SURG5029, and SURG5030 have been combined into the twelve-week Whole Body Dissection Course (Grad Cert Adv Clin Skills Surgical Anatomy).

The full details of this course, which will commence on 3 August 2015, can be accessed from the Anatomy and Histology web site by following: http://sydney.edu.au/medicine/anatomy/current-student/whole-body-dissection/postgraduate/index.php


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