This Masters program by coursework is offered to medical graduates undertaking specialist training in Anatomical Pathology.
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Pathology at Western
This is a two year program with conference weeks and online learning modules covering both surgical pathology and cytopathology, and is aimed to provide you with the necessary level of diagnostic knowledge to aid your successful completion of specialist training in Pathology.
The program is designed to help meet the expectations required to obtain Fellowship to practice as a qualified Anatomical Pathologist either locally or overseas.
Fees and delivery
This course is only available to domestic students.
Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.
Student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree. It is available for international students studying offshore (ie. not in Australia), who meet all other admission requirements.
Refer to the course handbook for more information.
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Graduates of this course can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Pathologist in a hospital or private laboratory
- Clinical researcher
As a pathologist you will use your expertise in changes to cells, tissues and organs to investigate the cause, nature and effect of disease. You will provide clinical advice to treating practitioners on pathology results and how a disease should be managed.
Pathology research is essential to developing accurate, efficient and cost effective medical testing. As a Clinical Researcher, you will be involved in better understanding disease processes and how to best identify, treat and eradicate viruses, bacteria and other pathogens.
The medical education and research facility at the Campbelltown campus is one of the most advanced medical training centres in Australia.
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The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.