24 months
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30000 AUD/year
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About

The Pathology program at Western Sydney University is offered to medical graduates undertaking specialist training in Anatomical Pathology. The program is designed to help meet the expectations required to obtain Fellowship to practice as a qualified Anatomical Pathologist either locally or overseas.

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Overview

The Pathology program at Western Sydney University  is a two year program with conference weeks and online learning modules covering both surgical pathology and cytopathology, and is aimed to provide you with the necessary level of diagnostic knowledge to aid your successful completion of specialist training in Pathology.

Postgraduate Information Evenings are held throughout the year, and give you the opportunity to meet academic and professional staff as well as ask questions about courses, admission and fees. These evenings give you a better understanding of course content and delivery, what to expect from postgraduate study as well as career outcomes.

Your career

Graduates of this course can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Pathologist in a hospital or private laboratory
  • Clinical researcher

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
82 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must have
  • Completed Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent Australian or overseas degree in Medicine AND current employment in a supervised training position in Anatomical Pathology as approved by The Royal College of Pathologist of Australasia (RCPA) or equivalent overseas college. The student must remain in such employment for the 2 year duration of this course.
Or
  • For applicants who are qualified pathologists, proof of fellowship with Royal College of Pathologist of Australasia (RCPA) or international equivalent and registration with AHPRA or other appropriate regulatory body.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    30000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30000 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Our partners

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