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Medicine (Sleep Medicine), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #27 (BCR) Online
The Medicine (Sleep Medicine) program at the University of Sydney provides up-to'date knowledge of theory and practice. The program is delivered online and provides training in clinical, theoretical and research techniques.
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The Medicine (Sleep Medicine) program at the University of Sydney states that the importance of sleep in maintaining good health and longevity is well recognised. Sleep medicine is a sub-specialty that impacts a number of fields, including respiratory medicine, cardiology, neurology, paediatrics, dentistry and psychology.

Restructured and revised in 2016, this course provides advanced postgraduate training for those pursuing a career in sleep medicine, or for professionals already working in the field. This program develops an excellent understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of sleep medicine. You will learn from internationally recognised clinicians, academics and researchers who have had a major impact on the advancement of research and treatment of sleep disorders.

For more than 20 years this program has been training domestic and international clinicians from diverse professional backgrounds, including physicians, medical registrars, dentists, scientists, nurses and psychologists. This course is suitable for graduates with either a medical degree or a background in a relevant health science discipline who have experience in sleep medicine.

Career Pathways

The course provides advanced postgraduate training for students who intend to pursue a career within the general field of sleep medicine, or for professionals already working in the area of sleep medicine.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Sleep Medicine 
  • Advanced Sleep Physiology 
  • Applied Sleep Medicine
  • Breathing Disorders of Sleep 
  • Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology 
  • Introduction to Sleep Medicine
  • Non-Respiratory Sleep Disorders 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description
      • 2-4 years
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

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General Requirements

  • Admission to the Master of Medicine (Sleep Medicine) requires a medical degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification.
CRICOS Number: 00026A

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    49000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49000 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    30500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30500 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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