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Medicine (General Practice and Primary Health Care)

12 months
52500 AUD/year
33000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Medicine (General Practice and Primary Health Care) program at the University of Sydney is designed for all doctors interested in this speciality, regardless of their level of experience. It will provide the necessary skills and knowledge base for those who wish to deepen their knowledge of primary health care. 


The Medicine (General Practice and Primary Health Care) program at the University of Sydney will cover a wide range of relevant study areas, some specific to general practice and primary health care and others aimed at extending knowledge and skills in areas such as dermatology, diabetes and metabolic health, paediatrics, internal medicine, mental health and clinical teaching.

Designed for working professionals, the course is largely delivered online, using a case based approach that allows flexible integration of your studies with your professional and personal life. 

Future study options 

Students with excellent results may be eligible to enrol in the Master of Medicine (Advanced) and complete a 12 credit point research project. Students are guided through the steps to plan and execute a substantial research project, and prepare a scholarly work which may be a paper for publication.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Health 
  • Acute Pain 
  • Adolescent Sexual Health
  • Advanced Diabetes Management 
  • Basic Endocrinology 
  • Basic Gastroenterology  
  • Basic Respiratory Medicine 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Not available to student visa holders or to offshore international students. International students in Australia on other visas with study rights may apply.
  • Admission to the Master of Medicine (General Practice and Primary Health Care) requires a medical degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification. 
  • The academic criteria that are displayed are applicable to currently available courses only, and are updated annually and may be changed without notice.
  • English language results
  • Academic transcripts
CRICOS Number: 00026A

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    52500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 52500 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    33000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33000 AUD per year during 12 months.


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.

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