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

Domestic applications: open NOW and close 12 July 2021

International applications: open 1 July 2021*
* to wave the international application fee please contact us to provide a unique application code prior to submitting the application.

Semester 1, 2022 - to be advised


Other Important dates

Semester dates
(for Semester 1 and 2)

Census dates
Deadline to withdraw from units without penalty