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Master of Medicine (Refractive Surgery)

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to prepare ophthalmologists for the appropriate selection of candidates for refractive surgery, understand the surgical techniques involved and deal with complications.

The Masters degree normally involves 1.5 years of full time study, assuming the standard progression of units of study, as specified by the Discipline is undertaken and needs to be completed in 3 years from commencement of enrolment. If studying part-time, the Masters degree normally involves 3 years of study, assuming the standard progression of Units of Study as specified by the discipline is undertaken, and needs to be completed in 6 years from commencement of enrolment. Each candidate must achieve a total of 48 credit points (CP) to successfully complete the Masters degree. Areas of study include Ophthalmic Anatomy, Ophthalmic Optics, Refractive Surgery 1, Refractive Surgery 2, and a research dissertation. The course work is completed by the Practical Refractive Surgery unit of study that involves a 3 week full time clinical and wet lab placement to ensure the skills required in performing refractive surgery are gained. The practical unit of study also assesses the candidates’ skills in patient selection, test interpretation, intra and post operative complication management.

Please note: overseas-trained specialists who plan to practice in Australia will require documentation from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists showing that they have met the College guidelines for specialist practice in Australia.

Visit the Master of Medicine (Refractive Surgery) page on the University of Sydney website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have an MBBS and have completed a recognised training scheme in ophthalmology.

Course Fees

Please click on "fees and admissions" on the course website.

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