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University of Sydney (USYD)

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Doctor of Clinical Surgery

  • Doctorate (PhD)

The Doctor of Clinical Surgery aims to prepare you to become a surgical leader with attitudes and skills that meet the challenges of modern specialist surgical practice.

Key details

Degree Type
Doctorate (PhD)
Course Code
TCCLISUR1000, 068818G
Study Mode
In person
Fees
$33,000 per year

About this course

The Doctor of Clinical Surgery aims to prepare you to become a surgical leader with attitudes and skills that meet the challenges of modern specialist surgical practice. This degree will also enhance your research skills for an academic career.

The Doctor of Clinical Surgery combines surgical studies and training with research. Depending on your previous clinical experience and qualifications you may be granted advanced standing of up to 66 credit points for the clinical coursework units of study.

The course work includes all aspects of surgical practice and in particular communication, behavioural, ethical, attitudinal, health economic and medicolegal aspects of surgical practice as well as operative, psychomotor and cognitive aspects. The assessment of operative and psychomotor skills will be competence based.

You will undertake clinical coursework in an approved University of Sydney training hospital under the supervision of a University nominated training supervisor. These hospitals are certified and accredited on a regular basis. Surgical practice for the clinical coursework component is available in the following areas: cardiothoracic surgery, general surgery, upper GI surgery, colorectal surgery, surgical oncology, breast endocrine surgery, neurosurgery, otolaryngology head & neck surgery, orthopaedic surgery, paediatric surgery, plastic & reconstructive surgery.

Entry requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Camperdown

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Medicine courses at University of Sydney (USYD).
78.9%
Overall satisfaction
70.4%
Skill scale
53%
Teaching scale
95.9%
Employed full-time
$98.7k
Average salary