Programme Name Postgraduate Diploma in Surgery (Quota Based)
Programme Description
The aims of the Postgraduate diploma programme is to educate and up-skill qualified doctors (MBBS or equivalent) in the clinical specialty of their study, develop the skills and knowledge to competently manage the common causes of morbidity and mortality of patients in their clinical specialty, be able to competently identify more complex diseases and refer the patient for specialist's care, provide an opportunity to proceed to a specialist qualification at a Master of Medicine level.
Majors Surgery
Minimum Requirement
1. Applicants require a minimum of three years’ work experience as a doctor after graduation with an MBBS degree or equivalent from a recognised institution. Ideally, for the Postgraduate clinical programmes, one of the three years post-MBBS would have consisted of practice within the specialty area of study. A waiver to these pre-requisites can be made in special circumstances at the discretion of the HOS in consultation with discipline/unit head and the Postgraduate Advisory Committee (PGAC).  A character and work-related reference/testimonial from the most immediate supervisor will be required.
2. Applicants must complete the prescribed application form. This form may be submitted either electronically or in hardcopy
3. Applicants must be registered with the Fiji Medical Council (FMC) prior to the commencement of the academic year.
4. Applicants should be a citizen of a Pacific Island country; outside applicants may be considered on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the HOS in consultation with discipline/unit head and the PGAC..
Programme Type Postgraduate Diploma
Credit Points Required 120
Campus Pasifika
Duration 1
Estimated Tution Fees - Local (FJD) $16,223.00
Year 1
Core Units Offered In
SGR801 - Surgery I Semester 1,2