Course Description

The Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Paediatric Medicine) provides you with the latest practical and theoretical knowledge of paediatric medicine and is delivered online, allowing flexible integration of your studies with your professional and personal life. Practical topics taught in this course are delivered in a case-based interactive online format by expert clinicians.

The course comprises units of study focusing on recent advances and controversial or novel topics. Each unit consists of a combination of case-based interactive clinical scenarios, weekly discussion forums and self-directed learning. Complementing the online delivery, active discussion among students and course conveners is the key to the learning process in this course.

The Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Paediatric Medicine) is embedded within the Master of Medicine (Paediatric Medicine). The master's degree builds on concepts learned during the graduate diploma and graduate certificate and provides additional training in research methodology. You may choose to complete the graduate diploma or use it as a pathway into the master’s degree in this discipline.
Paediatric units shown in the following list of Units of Study relate to the upcoming semester only. Additional units of study will be available in subsequent semesters.

For more information, please visit the Sydney Medical School website.

Tuition Fees

International Students: $44,500 per year full-time

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

CRICOS Code: 083647G

Entry Requirements