Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Masters level programs in surgical education are now offered in partnership with the Department of Surgery and Medical Education Unit, the University of Melbourne and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
Graduate Programs in Surgical Education
The programs are designed to support surgeons in gaining formal skills in teaching and educational scholarship. There are core and optional subjects with flexible delivery modes. Subjects include: Contemporary Context of Surgical Education, Educational Methods - Practice & Theory, Curriculum Design in Surgical Education, Recruitment & Selection of Trainees, Teaching Human Factors and Professional Skills for Surgery. The content reflects critical issues in the broader education community together with specific challenges for surgical education - the role of regulatory bodies, balancing clinical service with training, ethical imperatives for simulation based education, safer working conditions including safe hours and more.
The programs are open to anyone holding an MBBS (or equivalent) and a practising or Trainee Surgeon.
Further information on Graduate Programs in Surgical Education can be found via the University of Melbourne website.