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Medicine (Sleep Medicine)

24 months
52500 AUD/year
33000 AUD/year
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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. 


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 
  • Non-Respiratory Sleep Disorders 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Available by online mode to eligible international students.
  • Admission to the Master of Medicine (Sleep Medicine) requires a medical degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification.
  • 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 24 months.
  • National

    33000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33000 AUD per year during 24 months.


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