Department of Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Monash University

Perioperative Medicine has been defined as the care of patients from the time they contemplate surgery through the operative period to full recovery at home.

The course is aimed at medical practitioners working in this emerging field. It has been designed to facilitate the delivery of collaborative and optimal perioperative care to patients presenting with complex, chronic and acute medical conditions requiring surgical intervention.

Note: It is not the purpose of this course to act as a pathway into specialty training in Australia. Completion of this course leads to a either Masters OR Graduate Certificate qualification but not to Specialist recognition. Such recognition is only granted by the relevant Australian and New Zealand specialty Colleges as per their individual requirements.

Master of Medicine M6033

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Graduate Certificate of Medicine M4029

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Important Dates

Semester 2, 2021

Admissions Open
Admissions close 12 July 2021

Admission is open for:

  • Graduate Certificate of Medicine Domestic and International* Applicants
  • Master of Medicine Domestic Applicants. Please note that there is no mid-year International intake for this course.

All courses are full fee-paying only. CSP for the Graduate Certificate was only available in semester 1, 2021.

* To waive the international application fee please contact us at to provide a unique application code prior to submitting the admission

2022 Admissions (Graduate Certificate & Masters):

  • International Admissions open 1 June 2021
  • Domestic Admissions open 1 October 2021

Other Important dates

Semester dates
(for Semester 1 and 2)

Census dates
Deadline to withdraw from units without penalty