- 2017



Commencement year

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences


Medicine is the study of the clinical presentation and treatment of diseases including clinical diagnosis and diseases affecting humans. Surgery is the study of the medical specialisation concerned with principles and practices for treating diseases, injuries, defects and deformities by manual operation and manipulation, and by using instruments and appliances. Examples include post-operative patient progress monitoring, surgical diagnosis, and surgical procedures and techniques.

Students in postgraduate research courses in medicine and surgery are prepared to become independent investigators and pursue medical research.


For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Relevant courses

Successful completion of this specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following course:

  • M6027 Master of Medicine

Students in other courses are not eligible to complete this specialisation.