Master of Surgery in Advanced Gynaecological Surgery

Approved Abbreviation: MAdvGynaeSurg

Western Sydney University Course Code: 4690.1

AQF Level: 9

Course Status: CONTINUING
This version of the course is available only to continuing or completing students.

This course is available to Advanced Trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology who are undertaking a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynaecological Surgery Sydney West Advanced Pelvic Surgery (SWAPS) Unit based at Blacktown Hospital. Students will undertake a program of theoretical and practical activities that will result in their graduation with advanced skills in laparoscopic pelvic surgery. The course will be undertaken while working at SWAPS and supervised by staff at Blacktown Hospital.

Study Mode
Two years part-time.

Course Advice

Assoc. Professor Harry


CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Campbelltown CampusPart TimeExternal See above

While this program does not require accreditation the clinical component is recognised for advanced trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology by the RANZCOG (The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists). RANZCOG supports the program.


All students must be advanced Obstetric & Gynaecology trainees undertaking a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynaecological Surgery at Sydney West Advanced Pelvic Surgery Unit or other accredited site.

Admission to this course is by invitation after appointment to the fellowship position in the hospital or other accredited site.

Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience must support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application.

Statement of Service

Special Requirements Prerequisites
All students must be registered medical practitioners undertaking a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynaecological Surgery at SWAPS.

Course Structure

Each student will undertake eight units of study. Two units will be practicum and the student will undertake six of eight additional units.

Practicum units

400993Clinical Minimally Invasive Gynaecological Surgery 1
401057Clinical Minimally Invasive Gynaecological Surgery 2

Additional units

401059Gynaecological Surgery Ergonomics
401060Laparoscopic Adnexal Surgery
400994Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
401061Pelvic Anatomy
401062Pelvic Floor Function and Dysfunction
400995Port Entry
400996Power Modalities

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