Master of Minimally Invasive Surgery

The University of Adelaide

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.

Course Fee:

Australian: $37,500
International: $39,500

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must: 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; 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; register with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) ELR is a requirement for APHRA registration; be resident in Australia or meet the requirements of the 457 visa (if an international applicant); provide a curriculum vitae (CV); provide two letters of reference - provide certified copies of all awards (accompanied by an official translation if not in English). All students of Master of Minimally Invasive


This one year program comprises: supervised clinical placement in either a government or non-government hospital; online tutorials / webinars; teaching with low and high fidelity laparoscopic training devices; the production of a research publication which is deemed suitable for submission to a peer reviewed journal; and attendance at technical clinical workshops in Adelaide. 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).

Subjects you can Study:

Minimally invasive surgery


The Master of Minimally Invasive Surgery is accredited by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

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Provider CRICOS: 00123M

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
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