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Postgraduate courses for health professionals

Advance your career and build professional networks
Whether you’re looking to specialise in your field, broaden your knowledge or advance your career, a postgraduate medicine and health qualification can take you there.

We offer a range of programs across our medicine and health portfolio designed for working professionals who are ready to take the next step in their career.

Courses are available for doctors, dentists, diagnostic radiographers, nurses, pharmacists, public health professionals or those with a science background looking to build a career in medicine and health. We offer our courses at the graduate certificate, graduate diploma and master's level and many of our units can be taken as non-award study and later credited towards a degree.

You’ll have access to leading lecturers, research supervisors, industry networks and research and teaching staff from across Australia and worldwide. The University of Sydney is ranked among the world's top universities, reflecting our outstanding international reputation.

Advance your skills and extend your knowledge and experience in medical radiation sciences at a graduate certificate, graduate diploma or master's level.

Specialise in your chosen area of: CT, MRI, hybrid imaging, radiographic image interpretation, breast imaging or research. 

Learn more about postgraduate courses in medical imaging science.

Our postgraduate courses in medicine are prepared and taught by doctors for doctors. They can prepare you for your college exams or help you stand out in a competitive field by allowing you to develop the skills and networks to work at a high level in your chosen field of study.

These courses are mostly offered online and are available for part-time study, with most just having a few face-to-face teaching sessions. For professionals looking to undertake just a single unit of study, many of our units are offered as non-degree study.

Learn more about Sydney Medical School’s postgraduate courses in medicine and surgery or if you are interested in a short course please visit our medicine and surgery short course page.

Several of our postgraduate medicine and health degrees are open to students from all backgrounds – whether you have an undergraduate degree in science, are a health professional looking to undertake further training or you are interested in moving into a health discipline.

* These are interdisciplinary courses offered by the Faculty of Medicine and Health in conjunction with other faculties at the University.

Our postgraduate nursing degrees build on the knowledge you have gained as a registered nurse, solidifying the theoretical foundations of your practice. Most of our courses are also offered at a graduate certificate or graduate diploma level, allowing our students to later apply their studies towards a master's degree.

Learn more about the Sydney Nursing School’s postgraduate courses for nurses.