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Diploma

Graduate Diploma in Surgical Anatomy

      Course overview

      • 1 year full time
      • Parkville campus located in the heart of Melbourne city
      • Available to domestic and international students.

      Overview

      The Graduate Diploma in Surgical Anatomy is a qualification offered by the University of Melbourne’s Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, and is accredited by the Royal Australasian College Of Surgeons (RACS).

      This course is specifically designed to assist participants intending to take the SET Surgical Sciences Examination of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. It also provides an opportunity to perform a comprehensive and supervised dissection (and surgical procedures) on a cadaver.

      The course is quality assured by the University of Melbourne and conducted by expert academic staff from the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience at the University of Melbourne. The objectives of the course are:

      • To provide a supervised cadaver dissection of selected regions of the body
      • To provide training in surgical anatomy to the standard required for the SET Surgical Sciences Examination of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

      Students gain thorough knowledge of all aspects of regional and systemic anatomy. In particular, students learn the surgical relevance of all structures studied, common variations, and surgical and procedural approaches to each organ or structure.