Course Description

This course will help you develop a sophisticated understanding of the neuro-scientific basis of psychiatry and expertise in critical appraisal and research design. You will learn how to translate research into clinical practice and develop interdisciplinary clinical and research professional networks.

It is ideal for trainee or current psychiatrists who wish to upgrade their knowledge or skills.

The course is run by the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre, an industry leader in the investigation and treatment of diseases of the brain and mind. Facilitated by experts, sessions will be presented in small groups and supported by online learning technology.

For more information, or to register your interest for this course, please visit the Sydney Medical School website

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $29,000 total course cost.

Starting dates

March, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Medicine postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 51.8% (national average 54.0%)
Improved skills: 70.9% (national average 71.5%)
Overall satisfaction: 76.4% (national average 77.2%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from University of Sydney (USYD). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Medicine postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 93.6% (national average 95.0%)
Studying full time: 5.6% (national average 5.9%)
Median full time salary: $100,000 (national average $77,500)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

University of Sydney (USYD) Code: GCMEDICI2PSR

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