12 months
57710 AUD/year
35250 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Traumatology program at the University of Newcastle has been designed in response to the increasing demand for trauma specialised medical professionals.


Aimed at medical practitioners, nurses, allied health professionals, and pre-hospital paramedics wanting to take the next step in their career, this program will equip you with specialised practical skills that will enable you to accelerate improvement in injured patients.


At the successful completion of the Traumatology program at the University of Newcastle, you will be equipped with a strong foundation in the science and practice of injury management, and you will be able to use your qualification to satisfy Curriculum Vitae Selection Points in applications for Surgical Education and Training (SET) with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS).

Possible career paths may include:

  • Trauma Surgery
  • Trauma nursing and Allied Health
  • General surgery and its Subspecialties
  • Orthopaedics
  • Neurosurgery
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Anaesthetics
  • Intensive Care Medicine
  • Australian Defence Forces

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology – Basic Methods
  • Post-injury Critical Care

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For all international students deadline: 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.


80 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

CRICOS Provider 00109J

Master of Traumatology (Trauma), Master of Traumatology (Research) and Master of Traumatology (Military):

  • Registered medical practitioner. Applications from International Medical Graduates in Australia and overseas are encouraged. International Applications will be reviewed by the Program Convenor
  • Nurses currently registered, or eligible to be registered, as Division One Registered Nurses with at least three years' experience as documented in a professional curriculum vitae demonstrating postgraduate practice in a surgical or critical care field
  • Paramedics with at least a three year undergraduate degree or equivalent AND additional postgraduate qualification OR at least two years' experience as documented in a professional curriculum vitae
  • Allied health practitioners with at least a three year undergraduate degree AND additional postgraduate qualification OR at least two years' experience in a critical care field.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    57710 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 57710 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    35250 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35250 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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