Areas of Study for Clerkships

The UNSW Medicine Clerkship Program offers non-UNSW Medical student placements at our Clinical Schools. Each clinical school has a number of clinical specialities.

If you’re eligible for entry into the program, select your preferences from the following specialisation/disciplines.

Important details to note

  • Check each hospital below for their available specialisations and disciplines and the periods placements are available prior to lodging your application.
  • Students can only be offered and placed in one specialisation/discipline. Placement cannot be split between multiple hospitals or units.
  • Clerkship placements are subject to availability and will be arranged via a participating UNSW (Clinical) Schools.

Obstetrics & Gynaecology (O&G)

Placements are offered between January to end of February, July to end of August and early November to December each year.

O&G placements are arranged through the School of Women’s and Children’s Health at either: 

  • The Royal Hospital for Women
  • St George Hospital
  • Sutherland Hospital, or;
  • Liverpool Hospital.

 

Paediatrics

In 2022, four-week placements may be offered commencing 4th July and 1st August.

All placements at St George Hospital for 2021 have been filled. 

Clerkships only offered from December to June.

  • Aged Care 

  • Anaesthetics 

  • Cardiology 

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery 

  • Colorectal Surgery 

  • Dermatology 

  • Endocrinology 

  • ENT

  • Gastroenterology 

  • Gastro Intestinal Surgery 

  • Haematology 

  • ICU 

  • Immunology 

  • Medical Oncology 

  • Nephrology 

  • Neurology 

  • Neurosurgery 

  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology 

  • Orthopaedic Surgery 

  • Plastic Surgery

  • Radiation Oncology 

  • Rehabilitation Medicine 

  • Respiratory Medicine 

  • Trauma 

  • Urology 

  • Vascular Surgery 

Clerkships only offered from December to June. 

  • Ambulatory Care

  • Cardiac Medicine

  • Dermatology 

  • Emergency Medicine 

  • Gastroenterology & Hepatology

  • Geriatric Medicine

  • Intensive Care

  • Neurology

  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology

  • Oncology

  • Orthopaedic Surgery 

  • Paediatrics 

  • Radiation Oncology

  • Respiratory Medicine 

  • Trauma Surgery

  • Upper GI Surgery

All placements at the Prince of Wales Hospital for 2021 have been filled. 

  • AIDS/HIV Medicine 

  • Anaesthetics 

  • Cardiology 

  • Colorectal Surgery 

  • Emergency Department (December/January only)

  • Endocrinology 

  • Gastric Medicine 

  • Haematology

  • Hyperbaric Medicine  

  • Intensive Care 

  • Neurology 

  • Oncology 

  • Ophthalmology 

  • Orthopaedic Surgery 

  • Plastic Surgery 

  • Psychiatry 

  • Radiology 

  • Renal Medicine 

  • Respiratory Medicine 

  • Surgical Oncology 

  • Upper GI Surgery 

  • Vascular Surgery 

All placements at Liverpool Hospital for 2021 have been filled. 

  • Ambulatory Care

  • Cardiac Medicine 

  • Dermatology 

  • Emergency Medicine 

  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology 

  • Geriatric Medicine 

  • Intensive Care 

  • Neurology 

  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology

  • Oncology 

  • Orthopaedic Surgery 

  • Paediatrics

  • Radiation Oncology 

  • Respiratory Medicine 

  • Trauma & General Surgery 

  • Upper GI Surgery 

Clerkships only offered in December and January.

  • Aged Care & Rehabilitation
  • Cardiology

  • Colorectal Surger
  • Gastroenterology 

  • General Surgery
  • Neurology 

  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology

  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Renal
  • Respiratory
  • Upper GI Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery 

Clerkships only offered from September to February.

  • Anaesthetics 

  • Cardiology 

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery 

  • Dermatology

  • Drug & Alcohol 

  • Endocrinology 

  • ENT 

  • Gastroenterology 

  • Genetic Medicine 

  • Geriatric Medicine 

  • Haematology 

  • Infectious Diseases

  • Lower GI Surgery 

  • Medical Oncology 

  • Nephrology

  • Neurology

  • Neurosurgery 

  • Nuclear Medicine

  • Orthopaedic Surgery 

  • Plastic Surgery 

  • Palliative Care 

  • Radiology

  • Rehabilitation

  • Rheumatology

  • Surgical Oncology 

  • Upper GI Surgery 

  • Urology

  • Vascular Surgery