Surgical Education

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Become a future leader in surgical education.

Program overview

Designed to fill a vital role in the future of health care in Australia, this industry-leading program provides an invaluable foundation for teaching our future surgeons to perform safe, surgical practice.

Offered through the Department of Surgery and Austin Health, in partnership with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), the suite of flexible courses focus on both challenges specific to surgical education and broader education principles to ensure you are equipped to deliver robust medical education.

Whether you’re a surgeon or non-surgeon, if you’re aspiring to pass on your experience and knowledge to the next generation, Surgical Education will give you essential skills to become an expert educator.

As a nested suite of courses designed for versatility, you can choose to transform the Graduate Certificate into a Masters, or start with a Masters and exit early with a Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate.

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Course name Part-time duration Total course fee**Intakes*** Ready to apply?
Master of Surgical Education 3 years AUD$42,622 Summer - January Apply now
Graduate Diploma in Surgical Education 2 years AUD$27,716 Summer - January Apply now
Graduate Certificate in Surgical Education 1 year AUD$13,520 Summer - January Apply now

*Part-time duration is calculated on the basis of studying one subject per term.
**The University reviews fees annually. The indicative total course fee is based on typical subject enrolments, and includes an indexation of 5 per cent per annum. More information about fees.

***View key dates for further important dates and deadlines.

I got that role because I had done the Master of Surgical Education and it’s proved really helpful. It’s given me the knowledge to do this job well. Dr Sean Stevens, Master of Surgical Education.

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