South West Sydney Clinical Campuses

Non-UNSW Clerkships

The South West Sydney Clinical Campuses, UNSW Sydney offers Clerkships (electives) through our clinical teaching sites at Liverpool, Bankstown-Lidcombe and Fairfield Hospitals to non-UNSW medical students. The duration of the Clerkship is between 4 weeks (minimum) to 8 weeks (maximum).

Clinical Skills

To be eligible for a Clerkship the applicant should:

  • Be in their final year of a medical degree, with at least 2 years of clinical experience at the time of their participation in the Clerkship
  • Apply at least one year in advance of their requested Clerkship dates
  • Be proficient in both written and spoken English

You are ineligible for a Clerkship if any of the following apply to you:

  • You are seeking additional clinical experience outside of the elective requirements of your university medical program
  • You are already a Doctor and have already completed your medical degree (we do not offer internship/residency programs)

Please note:

  • Applications for Clerkships (Electives) must be made through the Clerkship Coordinator at the Office of the Dean, UNSW Medicine directly, not to individual hospitals or clinicians

Further Information

For more information on the application process, important points to read before applying, areas of study, how to apply and additional links to ensure that you are well informed for your application to be successful please visit the UNSW Medicine Clerkships site.


Clerkships Co-ordinator
Medicine Education & Student Office (MESO)
The University of New South Wales
Sydney 2052 AUSTRALIA
T +61 2 9385 0251
F +61 2 9385 0485

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