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Medicine (Child and Adolescent Health)

University of Sydney

Master Online
12 months
Duration
49000 AUD/year
30500 AUD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
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Start date

About

The Medicine (Child and Adolescent Health) program at the University of Sydney provides you with the core knowledge and clinical decision making skills required for day-to-day paediatric practice.

Overview

The Medicine (Child and Adolescent Health) program at the University of Sydney covers a broad range of case-based practical and relevant subjects, allowing clinicians to increase their understanding of how to provide the best healthcare for children. As a child and adolescent health student, you will learn from Sydney Medical School's highly regarded clinical, education and research staff in the Discipline of Child and Adolescent Health, based at the Children's Hospital at Westmead. The program reflects their clinical and academic expertise in a wide range of areas, including allergy, immunisation, infectious diseases and child obesity.

Students will gain a practical and theoretical foundation in paediatrics, from newborns to adolescents. Coursework is case-based and you can study at a basic or advanced level. It is facilitated by subspecialty experts who will guide your learning and facilitate valuable interactions within your student group. Designed for working professionals, our courses are offered in the format of online distance education, allowing flexible integration of your studies with your professional and personal life.

The Master of Medicine (Child and Adolescent Health) is suitable for all doctors interested in child and adolescent health, regardless of seniority or experience. We welcome doctors who are working in general practice or specialty paediatrics, in the community or in a hospital, who wish to pursue a career in paediatrics or who simply wish to improve their knowledge and skills in child and adolescent health.

Career Pathways

Our courses offer a great number of graduate opportunities depending on what stage you are at in your career and what your future goals may be. These courses will be extremely useful for preparation for paediatric specialty training and examinations. Our courses in paediatric medicine can also be useful for those who wish to specialise in areas of medicine other than paediatrics that still require a thorough understanding of paediatric medicine, such as general practice. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Child and Youth Mental Health 
  • Common Childhood Presentations 
  • Diagnostic and Screening Tests
  • Essential Dermatology 
  • Evidence and Ethics in Paediatric Medicine
  • Genomics in Clinical Practice
  • Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

48 alternative credits

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).
7 (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.
96 (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.
68 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Number: 00026A

  • Admission to the Master of Medicine (Child and Adolescent Health) requires a medical degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    49000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    30500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30500 AUD per year and a duration of 12 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!

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