Graduate Diploma in Surgical Anatomy

Where will this take me?


Career outcomes

The comprehensive feedback and dissection practice you will receive and undertake in this course will ready you for future exams, SET applications and your career as a surgeon.

Albert Coates Memorial Prize

A prize of $5,000 is awarded to the candidate in the Graduate Diploma in Surgical Anatomy who obtains the highest overall mark.

The Albert Coates Memorial Prize was established to perpetuate the memory and achievements of Sir Albert Coates. Sir Albert had close links with the University of Melbourne where he held the position of acting Professor of Anatomy and later was Stewart Lecturer in Surgery. After volunteering for duty during World War II Sir Albert served with distinction and saved many lives as a prisoner of war on the Thai-Burma Railway.

Hear from Course Coordinator, Associate Professor Quentin Fogg:


Quentin Fogg

The Graduate Diploma of Surgical Anatomy offers you the unique and unparalleled opportunity take your anatomical knowledge, dissection ability and communication skills to the next level. You will gain confidence in describing anatomy (including variations), handling instruments precisely and authoritatively and interpreting radiographic images. By the end of the course, you will be better prepared for a long and successful career in your chosen specialty.