The Master of Surgery by Research is a research based program in which a candidate undertakes research in a specific aspect of surgery under academic supervision. This course is available to medical graduates of at least two years standing and not less than two years experience as a medical officer in a hospital affiliated to an appropriate university for the purpose of teaching.
The Master of Surgery by research can be undertaken in any of the following departments of the Melbourne Medical School:
- Surgery, Austin Health
- Surgery, Royal Melbourne Hospital
- Surgery, St Vincent's Hospital
- Surgery, Western Campus
- Surgery, Northern Health
- Paediatrics, Royal Children's Hospital
- Students may commence the degree at any time during the year between 1 February and 15 December.
- Commencement is subject to prior arrangement with their nominated supervisor and the MDHS Learning and Teaching Unit. (Scholarships have separate rules and students should seek approval from Melbourne Scholarships to vary their scholarship commencement).
- Please check with your supervisor prior to making any arrangements for enrolment or travel.
A range of University policies and procedures apply to students enrolled in Higher Degrees by Research and students should familiarise themselves with these policies via the University Policy Library.