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James Cook University (JCU)

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Graduate Diploma of Surgical Anatomy

  • Graduate Diploma

Broaden your medical qualifications and learn the advanced structure of the human body.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
1 year full-time
Study Mode
Intake Months
Jul, Feb
Domestic Fees
$28,960 per year

About this course

Broaden your medical qualifications and learn the advanced structure of the human body by regions, through a combination of core anatomy teaching, specialist surgical teaching and a full human body cadaveric dissection. This one year full-time (or equivalent part-time) course is suited for busy professionals with the flexible delivery mode of online classes and four block intensives on campus. Graduate with confidence - you will complete, over the course of a year, anatomy of the whole human body including dissection of the same with surgeons and anatomists, who are leaders in their field. View the handbook for a detailed overview of available subjects. The specialised professional, academic and technical requirements necessary for the delivery of the cadaveric dissection workshops requires this part of your studies to be delivered at the Townsville (Douglas) campus.

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JCU Surgical Anatomy graduates are highly-regarded medical professionals with extensive skills and anatomical knowledge. This course is suited to doctors who hold a formally-recognised medical degree and who want to advance their career in surgery. Other doctors (particularly those working in rural, regional and remote communities) may find this course useful as it will expand their scope of practice through developing a deeper understanding of human anatomy. This course is accredited by the .