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2010 Course Handbook

Master of Surgery

Abbreviation: MSurg


The Master of Surgery program provides comprehensive, systematic, competency focused training for the surgeon who is undertaking career training in a surgical specialty. The program is designed to develop the specific technical and non-technical skills that define the surgeon in that specialty, and includes ethics and professionalism, research, advocacy, teaching and a personal commitment to lifelong learning. These programs are hands on and assessment is based upon the standards of performance of the specific competencies.

General Requirements

  1. Minimum number of credit points: 64
  2. and completion of other specfic requirements as set out in the Schedule of Postgraduate Programs