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Information for course commencement in 20191800 SYD UNI(1800 793 864)sydney.edu.au/medicine-healthContact usDoctor of MedicineDoctor of Dental MedicineI SWEAR BY APOLLO THE HEALER, BY ASCLEPIUS, BY HYGIEIA, BYPANACEA, AND BY ALL THE GODS AND GODDESSES, MAKING THEM MYWITNESSES, THAT I WILL CARRY OUT, ACCORDING TO MY ABILITY ANDJUDGMENT, THIS OATH AND THIS INDENTURE. TO HOLD MY TEACHER INTHIS ART EQUAL TO MY OWN PARENTS; TO MAKE HIM PARTNER IN MYLIVELIHOOD; WHEN HE IS IN NEED OF MONEY TO SHARE MINE WITH HIM;TO CONSIDER HIS FAMILY AS MY OWN BROTHERS, AND TO TEACH THEMTHIS ART, IF THEY WANT TO LEARN IT, WITHOUT FEE OR INDENTURE; TOIMPART PRECEPT, ORAL INSTRUCTION, AND ALL OTHER INSTRUCTIONTO MY OWN SONS, THE SONS OF MY TEACHER, AND TO INDENTUREDPUPILS WHO HAVE TAKEN THE PHYSICIAN’S OATH, BUT TO NOBODYELSE. I WILL USE TREATMENT TO HELP THE SICK ACCORDING TO MYABILITY AND JUDGMENT, BUT NEVER WITH A VIEW TO INJURY ANDWRONG-DOING. NEITHER WILL I ADMINISTER A POISON TO ANYBODYWHEN ASKED TO DO SO, NOR WILL I SUGGEST SUCH A COURSE. BUT I WILLKEEP PURE AND HOLY BOTH MY LIFE AND MY ART. INTO WHATSOEVERHOUSES I ENTER, I WILL ENTER TO HELP THE SICK, AND I WILL ABSTAINFROM ALL INTENTIONAL WRONG-DOING AND HARM, ESPECIALLYFROM ABUSING THE BODIES OF MAN OR WOMAN, BOND OR FREE. ANDWHATSOEVER I SHALL SEE OR HEAR IN THE COURSE OF MY PROFESSION,AS WELL AS OUTSIDE MY PROFESSION IN MY INTERCOURSE WITH MEN,IF IT BE WHAT SHOULD NOT BE PUBLISHED ABROAD, I WILL NEVERDIVULGE, HOLDING SUCH THINGS TO BE HOLY SECRETS. NOW IF ICARRY OUT THIS OATH, AND BREAK IT NOT, MAY I GAIN FOR EVERREPUTATION AMONG ALL MEN FOR MY LIFE AND FOR MY ART; BUT IF IBREAK IT AND FORSWEAR MYSELF, MAY THE OPPOSITE BEFALL ME.

Front cover: A segment of the Hippocratic Oath, a medical codeof ethics attributed to the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates.Forest Stewardship Council (FSC ) is a globally recognised certification overseeing all fibre sourcing standards.This provides guarantees for the consumer that products are made of woodchips from well-managed forests, othercontrolled sources and reclaimed material with strict environmental, economical and social standards.We acknowledge the tradition ofcustodianship and law of the Countryon which the University of Sydneycampuses stand. We pay our respectsto those who have cared and continueto care for Country.

Information for course commencement in 2019Doctor of MedicineDoctor of Dental MedicineContact us1800 SYD UNI(1800 793 864)sydney.edu.au/medicine-healthDoctor of Medicine . 2Why study with us?. 4Course structure. 6Graduate entry pathway. 8Undergraduate admission pathway. 10Key dates for admission. 11Doctor of Dental Medicine . 12Why study with us?. 14Course structure. 16Graduate entry pathway. 18Undergraduate admission pathway. 19Key dates for admission andadditional information. 20Medicine and health at theUniversity of Sydney . 21

sydney.edu.au/medicine/md–DOCTOR OF MEDICINE–The University of SydneyDoctor of Medicine (MD) is oneof Australia’s premier medicalprograms and is rankedamong the best in the world.You will have opportunities to experience healthcarein different settings, including overseas. You willalso have the option of spending up to a year inone of our highly acclaimed rural clinical schools.At the University of Sydney School of Medicine,we aim to give our students a strong foundationfor their future in medicine, whether in clinicalpractice, research or public health.Graduate entry is a four-year postgraduate coursefor applicants with a bachelor’s degree.Our graduates are well equipped with the skillsand knowledge to begin their medical careers.They are recognised for their analytic andproblem-solving skills, commitment to pursuenew knowledge in an ever-changing world,and compassionate understanding of humandiversity in the communities they serve.The MD is a four-year graduate-entry coursethat integrates study of the basic biomedicalsciences with clinical sciences and methods.Admission pathwaysThere are two ways to enter the MD program.Undergraduate admission is available for high schoolleavers who have achieved exceptional results. TheDouble Degree Medicine program combines the MDwith an undergraduate degree in arts or science.There are several admission pathways, as outlined onpage 8 and 10 of this guide.Graduate-entry students can enter the MD programwith a bachelor’s degree in any field from a recogniseduniversity. The graph below shows what our recentcohort studied prior to commencing the MD:You will be based at one of our excellentclinical schools for the duration of the course,with rotations to other specialist sites. Fromthe start of year 1, you will spend at least oneday each week at your allocated clinical school.2%The University of Sydneyaln csitio miutr o, n e3%2%3%7%Otherfieldsscience45%Biologicalsciences7% PsychologyPage 227%Humanbiosciences

Pathway to becoming a doctorUndergraduatePostgraduateStudy the Double Degree Medicine: Bachelor of Arts andDoctor of MedicineGraduation and provisionalregistration with the MedicalBoard of Australia. Bachelor of Science andDoctor of Medicine(7 years)Internship (1 year)Internships are provided by NSW Health,primarily in major public hospitals.Study aDoctor ofMedicine(4 years)Apply to specialist colleges toundertake specialist training(including general practice).Registrar/Advanced TraineeCollege Fellowship/Specialist recognitionPage 3Bachelor’sdegree in anydisciplineResident Medical Officer (RMO)(1 years)RMO or Resident training is typicallyconducted in major hospitals.Doctor of Medicine (MD)General registration with theMedical Board of Australia.

sydney.edu.au/medicine/md–WHY STUDY WITH US?–As one of the highest rated education and research institutionsin the Asia Pacific region, the University of Sydney School ofMedicine offers unparalleled opportunities to study medicine.Innovative curriculumResearch trainingWe strongly emphasise the basic sciences andanatomy. Throughout the course, we focus on smallgroup learning, integrating theory with practice, andproblem solving.As a student at the University of Sydney School ofMedicine, you will have access to some of the world’sleading researchers, research institutes and networks.Our research is organised around six themes:The University of SydneyEarly clinical exposure healthy ageingFrom the beginning of year 1, you will spend at leastone day each week in your clinical school learninghow to take a clinical history from patients andperform a clinical examination. In years 3 and 4, youwill be based in your clinical school, concentratingmainly on clinical medicine. infection and immunological conditions Sydney Adventist HospitalAccreditation reproductive, maternal and child health neurosciences and mental health obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.You will gain formal training in researchmethods in your first and secondTeaching hospitalsyears, encompassing the basicRanked at theOur clinical schools are linked withprinciples of health and medicalhighest level (5) inan extensive network of hospitalsresearch, research governancethe Australian Researchacross New South Wales that offerand ethics, and research methodsCouncil’s Excellence inthe most advanced healthcare inin biomedical, clinical andResearch for Australia ratingsAustralia. These include:public health.for clinical medicine,public health, and health Royal Prince Alfred HospitalYou will conduct a substantialservices research. Royal North Shore Hospitalinvestigative project as part of thecourse, gaining experience in project Westmead Hospitalorganisation and management, literature The Children’s Hospital at Westmeadsearching and reference management, data Concord Hospitalanalysis, oral presentation skills and scientific writing. Nepean Hospital Dubbo Base Hospital Orange Base Hospital Lismore Base Hospital Broken Hill Base Hospital.Page 4 cancerThe Doctor of Medicine is fully accredited by theAustralian Medical Council. As a consequence,our graduates are eligible for provisional registrationas interns in any Australian state or territory,and in New Zealand.

2nd in Australia and18th worldwide in themedicine category ofthe QS World UniversityRankings by Subject, 201837th in the clinical,pre‑clinical and healthcategory of the Times HigherEducation Global SubjectRankings, 2018Rural experienceDoctor of Medicine (MD)With clinical schools in Dubbo, Orange, BrokenHill and Northern Rivers, we provide clinicalplacements throughout central, northernand western New South Wales. We also teachin partnership with the Royal Flying DoctorService of Australia.Overseas opportunitiesDuring the eight-week elective term, you willundertake two four-week placements or oneeight-week placement in Australia or overseas.With extensive international connections, bothacross the Asia Pacific and in major researchcentres in North America and Europe, weencourage our medical students to participatein an international elective.Home country experienceIf you are an international student, SydneyMedical School recognises that you may benefitfrom gaining experience in your home country.There are opportunities for you to undertakerotations in your home country with the aimof preparing you for work on your return afteryour studies in Sydney.Inside viewSean HassanRecent graduateInternational student from Canada“I was taught by amazing clinicianswho encourage me to pursue the paththat I was most passionate about.Studying at the University of Sydneyequipped me to be the master ofmy own medical career preparation.”Page 5Many students undertake optional placementsoverseas during the year-end break. In 2017,67% of our students completed at least oneoverseas elective. Our students have recentlytravelled to Cambodia, China, Indonesia,Sweden and Vietnam, to name just a few.

sydney.edu.au/medicine/md–COURSE STRUCTURE–The MD program comprises fourbroad themes, supported by onlinematerials, that run throughout thefour-year curriculum. They are: Basic and Clinical Sciences Patient and Doctor Population Medicine Personal and ProfessionalDevelopment.Basic and Clinical Sciencesprovides the scientific foundationfor your medical studies. You willcover the medical sciences ofphysiology, anatomy and histology,pharmacology and pathology,in lectures, seminars and practicallaboratory sessions where youwill work in small groups.Page 6The University of SydneyPatient and Doctor sessionscover clinical knowledge andskills, clinical reasoning, clinicalcommunication and patient safety.Much of the teaching is at thebedside or in the clinic.Population Medicine providesa population context forhealth and medicine, includingepidemiology and the deliveryof healthcare, through knowledgeand understanding of differenthealth systems and the roles ofthe doctor within them.Personal and ProfessionalDevelopment covers aspectsof personal development andprofessionalism, the law relevantto medical practice, ethics,medical humanities and patientsafety. This helps you develop asa healthcare professional withresponsibilities to yourself, yourcolleagues and your patients.StagesResearchThe course is delivered in threestages. Stages 1 and 2 cover years 1and 2 respectively. Stage 3 coversyears 3 and 4.In stage 1, you will undertakeformal training in researchmethods. In stages 2 and 3,you will apply this knowledgeand undertake a substantialresearch or capstone project.Stages 1 and 2During the first two stages, youwill work through study blocksthat cover all body systems, fromboth basic science and clinicalperspectives, with an emphasis onthe scientific foundations of clinicalreasoning and clinical practice.The blocks cover: human structure and function mechanisms of health anddisease in all major body systems rationale for prevention,diagnosis and treatment,with particular referenceto mechanisms ofhealth and disease the population contextof health, disease andhealth-service delivery the development ofprofessionalism within aculturally diverse society the development ofinformation skills.Stage 3This stage covers all major aspectsof clinical medicine. You will bebased full time in clinical schools,participate in a research projectand undertake your elective term.The final rotation of the medicalprogram (in year 4) is a four-weekpre-intern term where you will workwith the interns and clinical teamsto ensure you are prepared for theworkplace and clinical practice.InternshipsInternships begin aftergraduation from the MD program.On satisfactory completion ofan internship with an approvedhospital, graduates are eligiblefor registration to practise inAustralia and New Zealand.In Australia, internships areprovided and mainly managedby state health departments.The University of Sydney andSydney Medical School haveno control over internships.For information on HealthEducation and Training Institute(HETI) internships, visit heti.nsw.gov.auFor details on the CommonwealthMedical internships initiativeprovided by the Departmentof Health, visit www.health.gov.auPlease note: internships are notguaranteed for all graduates.However, to date, all SydneyMedical School domesticgraduates and the vast majorityof international graduates whohave sought internships inNSW have found employmentin NSW or elsewhere as medicaltrainee/doctors.

Stage 1 (Year 1)Foundation StudiesMusculoskeletalRespiratory SciencesHaematologyCardiovascular SciencesIntroduction to Research Methods, research projector capstone planningStage 2 (Year 2)NeurosciencesEndocrine, Nutrition, Sexual HealthRenal, UrologyGastroenterology, Drug and AlcoholOncology and Palliative CareResearch project or capstoneStage 3(Years 3 and 4 have a stream structure made upof eight-week blocks)Future developmentsChanges to the MD program areplanned to be introduced in 2020.It will remain a four-year graduateentry program, but there willbe some reorganisation of thestructure and content, with astrengthening of clinical training.If you are intending to begin acourse in medicine in 2020 or later,please check our website regularlyfor further information. sydney.edu.au/medicine/mdFuture study optionsSydney Medical School offersan extensive range of degrees.Whether you are looking toundertake a specialist medicaltraining program, upskill in clinicalresearch or biostatistics, pursuea career in public health, pivottowards health policy or explorebioethics, we have a course for you.Doctor of Medicine (MD)Program snapshotFor a full list, see: sydney.edu.au/medicineMedicineSurgeryCritical CareCommunity and Primary CarePsychiatry and Addiction MedicinePerinatal and Women’s HealthChild and Adolescent HealthElective termPre-internshipResearch project or capstone (completion by the end of year 3)Page 7Please note: the order of study blocks in the medical program may changeslightly from year to year.

sydney.edu.au/medicine/md–GRADUATE ENTRY PATHWAY–If you already have a bachelor’s degree or you are in thefinal year of a bachelor’s degree, you may be able to apply forthe Doctor of Medicine (MD) as a graduate-entry student.Course details: Doctor of Medicine (MD)CRICOS code079216JCourse codeMAMEDICI3000CommencingSemester 1(29 January 2019)Duration4 yearsCredit points requiredfor completion192PlacesThe intake for the Doctor of Medicine is usually about300 students each year. About three quarters arein Commonwealth Supported Places (for domesticstudents only). These include Bonded Medical Places,which have specific conditions. Learn more: sydney.edu.au/medicine/md-placesThere are up to 70 full-fee-paying places available forinternational students.The University of SydneyAdmission criteriaDomestic and international applicants need to havea bachelor’s degree with a minimum credit average.Detailed criteria are in the Admissions Guide, whichyou can download from our website: sydney.edu.au/medicine/mdInternational applicants can submit GAMSAT orMedical College Admission Test (MCAT)** results.Please note: there are special requirements forUnited States citizens.Eligible applicants also need to undertake, andbe scored in, an interview. To determine rankingsfor entry, we combine your interview score withGAMSAT score (or converted MCAT score).Other admission pathwaysThe University also offers the following pathways: Indigenous Facilitated Entry Scheme (forAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicantswith a bachelor’s degree and GAMSAT results) Indigenous Entry Pathway (for Aboriginal and TorresStrait Islander applicants with a postgraduatedegree but no bachelor’s degree or GAMSAT results) Rural Facilitated Entry Pathway (forAustralian applicants of rural origin).For more information on admission pathways, see: sydney.edu.au/medicine/study/md/admissionDomestic applicants need to have achieved acompetitive score in the Graduate AustralianMedical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT),*including a minimum score of 50 in each section.* For admission to the MD, the average GAMSAT score hasreplaced the overall GAMSAT score. For the new GAMSATcalculation formula, please refer to our Admissions Guide:sydney.edu.au/medicine/mdPage 8The GAMSAT is held twice a year, in March andSeptember, in various cities. To apply in 2018 for2019 entry, only results from the following GAMSATtests can be used: September 2016, March 2017,September 2017, March 2018.For general information about GAMSAT, please visit theAustralian Council for Educational Research website:gamsat.acer.edu.au** For general information about MCAT, please refer toaamc.org/students/applying/mcat

Inside viewLakshmi SunderasanRecent graduateDoctor of Medicine (MD)“Medicine students at theUniversity of Sydney havethe option to go rural for awhole year. Everyone hassomething amazing to sayabout it, and lots of studentsgo back. That definitely mademe want to study here.”How to applyDomestic applicantsYou need to complete three separate steps:International applicantsThere are two separate application steps.1. Submit an online QualificationsAssessment Service (QAS) application tothe Universities Admissions Centre (UAC)within the designated period in 2018; and1. Submit your application for the MD, whichyou can do either:3. Applicants who meet the projectedminimum GAMSAT cut-off score (to bedetermined by Sydney Medical School),will also be required to complete anonline confirmation page. through a University representative(agent). Agents need to submitan online MD applicationvia the University admissionwebpage by the due date.2. Complete an online confirmation page atthe time of making an interview booking,unless you have been notified that yourapplication has been unsuccessful. sydney.edu.au/medicine/mdPage 92. Submit an online MD applicationdirectly to the University of Sydney bythe due date. online, via the Universityadmission page; or

sydney.edu.au/medicine/md–UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION PATHWAY–If you are finishing high school in 2018 and achieveoutstanding results, you may be able to enter the Doctorof Medicine via our Double Degree Medicine program.In this program, you will first complete a bachelor’sdegree before proceeding to the Doctor of Medicineprogram in your fourth or fifth year of study.The double degrees we offer are: Bachelor of Arts/Doctor of Medicine Bachelor of Science/Doctor of MedicineCourse details: Double Degree MedicineCRICOS codevariesCourse codevariesCommencingSemester 1 (March)Duration7 years (8 with honours)Credit points requiredfor completion336PlacesEach year, we offer up to 30 domestic and 10international places for Double Degree Medicine.The University of SydneyAdmission pathwaysAdmission criteriaAdmission to the Double Degree Medicine programrequires a very high ATAR (expected to be 99.95 orequivalent for domestic students).For admission from 2019, students also need toachieve Band 4 in the NSW Higher School Certificate(HSC) Mathematics (not General Mathematics)or similar results in equivalent interstate orInternational Baccalaureate subjects.Eligible applicants also need to perform satisfactorilyin an assessment process comprising a writtenassessment and a faculty discussion session.To progress into the MD, you need to completeyour initial bachelor’s degree within three years (orfour years with honours or a combined Bachelorof Advanced Studies), excluding any authorised periodsof suspension, while maintaining an annual averagemark of at least 65 during your bachelor’s degree.Find out more about admissions and eligibility: sydney.edu.au/medicine/ddmpThere are several pathways into Double DegreeHow to applyMedicine for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanderapplicants and, pending approval, for applicants whoFor information on whether you need tomeet the criteria for admission through the University’s apply directly to the University or through theEarly Offer Year 12 (E12) scheme. Visit our website toUniversities Admissions Centre (UAC), visitlearn more about E12 and other pathways. sydney.edu.au/study/how-to-apply sydney.edu.au/study/admission-pathwaysFees and costsFor detailed information about tuition fees,costs, financial assistance, loans, living costsand scholarships, please see:Page 10 sydney.edu.au/study/finances

–KEY DATES FOR ADMISSION– sydney.edu.au/medicine/mdPlease note that the Universityof Sydney accepts noresponsibility for inaccuraciesin applications or latesubmissions. Late applicationswill not be considered.Domestic applicantsInternational applicantsEarly FebruaryLate April GAMSAT registrations close Online applications openLate MarchEarly to mid-June GAMSAT is held Applications closeAprilEarly August UAC Assessmentapplications open Interviews take place Online applicationsfor the MD openMay GAMSAT results are released UAC Assessmentapplications close Online applicationsfor the MD closeMid-to-late July Interviews take placePage 11Applicants are solely responsiblefor the accuracy of theirapplication and its submissionin accordance with timelinespublished on the Sydney MedicalSchool website. The admissiontimeline may also be subjectto change. For specific dates,be sure to see our website.Doctor of Medicine (MD)Here is an indicative guide to the admission timeline for theDoctor of Medicine program commencing in 2019. Exact deadlines willbe published on the Sydney Medical School website when available.

sydney.edu.au/dentistry–DOCTOR OF DENTAL MEDICINE–The Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) leads to registration as adentist. You will develop your skills through practice‑based learningand exposure to the latest dental technologies and research.The DMD is a four-year, full-time course that willteach you to draw on evidence to treat patientseffectively and respond to the changing oral healthneeds of the community. It will instil a dedication forlifelong learning, self-development and self-evaluation.Page 12The University of SydneyTaught by the University of Sydney School of Dentistry,our program has evolved to respond to changingcommunity demands for newly graduated dentistswho can confidently and ethically assume clinicalpractice and leadership positions or continue withfurther research if they wish.Admission pathwaysThere are two ways to enter the DMD program.Graduate entry is a four-year postgraduate coursefor applicants with a bachelor’s degree.Undergraduate admission is available for highschool leavers who have achieved exceptionalresults. The Double Degree Dental Medicine programcombines the DMD with a Bachelor of Science.The school also offers further study and specialistcourses for qualified dentists.University ofSydney graduatesare the most employablein Australia and are amongthe top 5 most sought-afterby employers worldwide,according to the 2018 QSGraduate EmployabilityRankings.

Our study pathwaysPostgraduateStudy double degree dentistry:Bachelor of Science (Advanced)and Doctor of Dental Medicine(7 years)Bachelor’sdegree in anydisciplineStudy aDoctor ofDentalMedicine(4 years)Study aDoctorof ClinicalDentistryUndertakea GraduateCertificateor GraduateDiploma inClinical Dentistrybecome aregistereddentalspecialistdevelop yourclinical skillsbecome adentistConduct researchwith theDoctor ofPhilosophy(PhD)become aDoctor ofPhilosophyConduct researchwith theMaster ofPhilosophy(MPhil)become aMaster ofPhilosophyDoctor of Dental Medicine (DMD)UndergraduateContinuing educationbecome anoral healththerapistContinue yourprofessionaleducation,undertake ashort courseaccrueCPD hoursPage 13Study aBachelor ofOral Health(BOH)(3 years)

sydney.edu.au/dentistry–WHY STUDY WITH US?–As Australia’s first dental school, the University ofSydney School of Dentistry has been educatingdental practitioners for more than 100 years.Innovative learningOur Doctor of Dental Medicine program is patientcentred, evidence-based, integrated with researchand responsive to the needs of an ageing population.Our advanced simulation clinics provide you with asafe environment in which to develop manual dexterityskills and improve your confidence to perform dentalprocedures, ensuring a seamless transition frompre‑clinical work to seeing your first patients.Integrated teachingPage 14The University of SydneyOur teaching clinics are situated at the WestmeadCentre for Oral Health (Western Sydney Local HeathDistrict) and the Sydney Dental Hospital (Sydney LocalHealth District). We also partner with communityclinics across New South Wales and beyond. Thismeans you will learn from experts in both clinicaland hospital settings and alongside a number ofdifferent healthcare professions, broadening yourunderstanding of oral and overall systemic health.In this diverse environment, you will become a valuablemember of an integrated healthcare team, workingcollaboratively to achieve the best possible outcomes.Prepare for the future of dentistryChanging demographics and improving medicaltechnology pose a growing challenge for dentistry,as many people are living longer with most of theirnatural teeth. Aged or medically complex patientshave unique dental needs and require special care.The Westmead Centre for Oral Health is well placedfor training to meet this challenge, because it isembedded in one of the nation’s largest medicalteaching and research hospital complexes.Through our course you will gain the knowledge andskills to deliver high-quality dental care to medicallycomplex patients. You will graduate with the flexibilityto embrace new methods of treatment and faceemerging challenges.Early clinical exposureOur course emphasises clinical exposure, beginningin your first year of study, allowing you to translatetheory into practice as you progress in your studies.Research excellence and trainingAt the University we are tripling our investment inresearch by 2020 to change the way we think aboutthe world and how we live and work in it.We are one of the world’s top research universitiesand a member of Australia’s prestigious Group ofEight network and the Association of Pacific RimUniversities. This association partners us withother universities that excel in research, includingStanford, UCLA, Shanghai Jiao Tong Universityand the University of Hong Kong.You will have access to leading researchers, who areworking collaboratively to address major health issues.With a focus on lifespan oral health, our innovativeresearch is delivering advances in treatment, improvingour understanding of the complex mechanisms thatcause disease, promoting evidence-based teachingand driving improved health outcomes throughoutAustralia and around the world.Find out more about our current research: sydney.edu.au/dentistry/research

You will have the opportunity to undertake rural orregional rotations within your program, giving youbroad insights into the oral health landscape acrossdiverse communities.With our extensive international connections, bothacross the Asia-Pacific region and in major researchcentres in North America and Europe, we encourageour students to participate in international exchangeprograms outside of their study program. Our studentshave recently travelled to Japan, London, Cambodia,Vanuatu, South Korea and the United States andhave the opportunity to participate in exchanges incountries of their choice with support from the school.Our communityWe are dedicated to making a difference incommunities with high needs, and strongly encourageyou to volunteer too. Our students are helping toprovide dental treatment and oral health educationto rural communities in conjunction with the PocheCentre for Indigenous Health; providing dentalassistance to people who are homeless or at risk ofhomelessness through Sydney Homeless Connect;and teaching vital oral health skills to primary schoolchildren as part of the Sun Smiles program.We are ranked 37th inthe clinical, pre-clinicaland health categoryof the Times HigherEducation Global SubjectRankings 2018.We are ratedat the highest level(5) in the AustralianResearch Council’sExcellence in Research forAustralia rankings for clinical,medicine, public health,and health servicesresearch.Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD)Rural and overseas opportunities sydney.edu.au/dentistryThe Doctor of Dental Medicine degree is identifiedas a Level 9 master’s degree in accordance withthe Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).Graduates are eligible to apply for general registrationwith the Dental Board of Australia, which allows youto go straight into practice.Page 15Accreditation

sydney.edu.au/dentistry–COURSE STRUCTURE–The Doctor of Dental

Doctor of Medicine Doctor of Dental Medicine Information for course commencement in 2019 1800 SYD UNI (1800 793 864) sydney.edu.au/ medicine-health Front cover: A segment of the Hippocratic Oath, a medical code of ethi