Campus Teaching Hospitals
Degree Type Masters by Coursework
Duration 1 year full-time
SATAC Code N/A
Surgeons who wish to have minimally invasive surgical techniques as an integral part of their career can gain the professional qualification required with the Master of Minimally Invasive Surgery. The degree enables surgeons to consolidate and improve their expertise, and combines an advanced theoretical understanding of minimally invasive surgical procedures with a thorough clinical grounding in laparoscopic surgery.
The degree is comprised of online modules with weekly online tutorials and four clinical immersion sessions throughout the year. These sessions will provide surgeons with opportunities to improve clinical skills and gain exposure to robotic surgical techniques.
The Master of Minimally Invasive Surgery is accredited by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant admissions
information for this program.
I am a:
-be experienced surgeons who have completed, or be within one year of completing, the Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) or Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRANZCOG) programs or equivalent
-have a surgical fellowship or consultant post with a major interest in minimally invasive surgery
All students of Master of Minimally Invasive Surgery must hold and maintain a suitable clinical position and maintain current APHRA registration
Please submit applications online, directly to the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the following link - https://health.adelaide.edu.au/admissions/mmis/application.html
|CRICOS||Available to non-student visa holder ONLY.|
|Australian Year 12||Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject|
|English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide||
|Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements||A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements|
|Tertiary Qualifications||Applicants must be experienced surgeons who have completed, or be within one year of completing, the FRACS (Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons), FRANZCOG (Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists), or equivalent. Applicants should have a surgical fellowship or consultant post with a major interest in minimally invasive surgery. Applicants must hold a clinical position; this is not automatically offered with the Master of Minimally Invasive Surgery and applicants are personally responsible for obtaining a suitable position.|
|Additional Entry Requirements||International applicants must be resident in Australia, meet the requirements of the Temporary Business (Long Stay) 457 visa and must register with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Applicants also need to provide a Curriculum Vitae, 2 letters of reference, and certified copies of all awards (accompanied by an official translation if not in English). * This program is not available to students in Australia on a student visa.|
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|Annual tuition fees||
Australian Full-fee place: $37,500
|Annual tuition fees||International student place: $39,000|
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
The program provides a professional qualification for surgeons from a wide range of surgical subspecialties who wish to have minimally invasive surgery as a predominant part of their future surgical practice.
Successful completion of the program will enable surgeons to obtain senior appointments in surgical units where they will be able to perform laparoscopic surgery with a high level of success.
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This surgical position is not automatically offered with the Master of Minimally Invasive Surgery and students are personally responsible for obtaining a suitable position. Job dates should coincide with the University of Adelaide quadmester dates.
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This one year program comprises:
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
Opportunities exist for specialisation within the program. These include, but are not limited to Colorectal, Renal, Upper GI (upper gastrointestinal), Vascular, Urology, Gynaecology and ENT (ear, nose, throat).
|Year 1||SURGERY 7001OL Minimally Invasive Theory I||SURGERY 7008OL Minimally Invasive Surgery Research &
SURGERY 7009OL Minimally Invasive Theory II
SURGERY 7011HO Minimally Invasive Surgery
|SURGERY 7012OL Minimally Invasive Theory III||
SURGERY 7015HO Minimally Invasive Surgery Clinical Practice II
|SURGERY 7013OL Minimally Invasive Surgery Theory IV||
SURGERY 7016OL Minimally Invasive Surgery Research &
There are three key methods of assessment: skills acquisition (50%), coursework and examinations (25%) and research (25%).
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Last updated: Wednesday, 27 Sep 2017
"The Master of Minimally Invasive Surgery degree offered me the opportunity to not only strengthen my foundations in minimally invasive techniques but also provide the platform to embrace future developments and innovations in the area."