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Master of Medicine (Advanced) (Psychiatry)

Speciality Classification
Psychiatry / Mental Health
Sydney University NSW 2006
End Date
Face to face
1.5 years full time / 3 - 5 years part time
the University of Sydney


In response to COVID-19, the University of Sydney has reviewed the availability of courses to be delivered remotely for students commencing their studies in Semester 1, 2021.

This course will be available to study remotely for students commencing in Semester 1, 2021. Please note that some units of study that are not essential to completing the degree may not be available to be studied remotely.

Note: The University intends to offer as many units of study as possible in a remote as well as face-to-face learning method of delivery in Semester 1, 2021 and subject to ongoing border closures and public health orders impacting attendance on campus, in Semester 2, 2021. However, some units of study and courses require students to study in-person at the relevant University of Sydney campus/es and host locations for placements and will not be available remotely. 

About this course

The Master of Medicine (Advanced) (Psychiatry) will extend the knowledge and understanding of the neuro-scientific basis of psychiatry and expertise in critical appraisal and research design obtained in the Master of Medicine (Psychiatry).

This course is only available to students currently enrolled in the Master of Medicine (Psychiatry) who meet the requirements for admission.

Applicants need to have achieved an average mark of at least a 75 per cent in 24 credit points of compulsory and/or stream specific units of study.

Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) are available for this course for eligible domestic students. This means that your course fees are subsidised by the Australian Government and you pay a student contribution amount (SCA). CSP places are limited in number and are allocated based on academic merit.

Course details

  • Faculty/University School: Faculty of Medicine and Health 
  • Credit points required: 60 
  • Course abbreviation: MMed(Adv)(Psychiatry) 
  • USyd code: MAMEDADV1PSR 
  • UAC code: N/A 
  • Study mode: On-campus 
  • Study type: PGCW 
  • Location: Camperdown/Darlington 
  • Duration full time: 1.5 years 
  • Duration part time: 3 - 5 years

What you'll study 

The Master of Medicine (Advanced) (Psychiatry) requires the successful completion of 60 credit points of units of study including:

  • 48 credit points which are credited based on the successful completion of the Master of Medicine (Psychiatry); and
  • 12 credit points of project units of study.

Admission criteria

Admission to the Master of Medicine (Advanced) (Psychiatry) requires:

  • completion of the requirements for the Master of Medicine (Psychiatry)
  • an average mark of at least 75% in 24 credit points of compulsory and/or stream units of study; and
  • any other requirements as stated by the faculty at the time of application.

The academic requirements that are displayed are applicable to currently available courses only, and are updated annually in October and may be changed without notice.

Master of Medicine (Advanced) (Psychiatry)
Provider Type
1.5 years full time / 3 - 5 years part time
End Date
CPD Points
Credit points required: 60
Price Details
Tuition Fee for Domestic Students (Year 1): $31,500 (indicative only)
Sydney University NSW 2006
Tuition Fee for Domestic Students (Year 1): $31,500 (indicative only)
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