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Surgical Anatomy

Admission requirements

Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Clinical Skills (Surgical Anatomy) requires:

  • a medical degree; and
  • a traineeship with the relevant surgical training program, or
    employment as a resident medical officer in an Australian hospital, or
    a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

See the course rules for further details.

Course structure

The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Clincial Skills (Surgical Anatomy) requires the successful completion of 24 credit points of stream specific units of study.

Pattern of enrolment

The following table provides an example for structuring a program of study.

Surgical Anatomy - stream specific units of study

Stream specific Units of Study Credit point Devlivery mode

Students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study

Available Semester 1


Thorax, Back, Spinal Cord by Dissection

 6  face to face

Upper and Lower Extremities by Dissection

 6  face to face

Abdomen, Pelvis, Perineum by Dissection

 6  face to face

Available Semester 2

Head and Neck by Dissection

 6  face to face
Total stream specific credit points  24