The Master of Surgery at Sydney Medical School is designed to complement the practical experience you obtain through the hospital based training program of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
This stream is coursework based and designed for those embarking on a surgical career who are preparing to sit for the RACS Part 1 Examination.
Having chosen this stream you will undertake one core Unit of Study (PUBH5018 Introductory Biostatistics) and 4 stream specific core units of study. You will also be required to undertake 3 elective units of study.
Please Note: An interview with the Discipline Head or his nominee is required for this stream. Entrance may be either through the normal enrolment process or via the Graduate Certificate in Surgical Sciences pathway.
Senior medical students interested in undertaking a Graduate Certificate in Surgical Sciences may enrol in one Unit of Study per semester in years 3 and 4. After successfully completing their medical studies, students in this course may : i. Use the 24 credit points for the Graduate Certificate ii. Use the 24 credit points for the Graduate Certificate and take the option of putting 12 of these credit points towards the MS(Coursework) iii. Put the 24 credit points towards the MS(Coursework) thus fulfilling half the requirements for this degree.