Your Pathway into Urology training in North Queensland
- Australia or New Zealand permanent resident or citizen
- General medical registration
- Completion of PGY2
- Completion of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) Hand Hygiene Learning Module
- Completed the RACS “Operating with Respect” eLearning module
- Completion of the Generic Surgical Sciences exam
- Refer to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons for further information on selection and/or eligibility
Total Training Time
Total: 6 years (full-time) sequential training in Urology
How To Apply
Applications will first need to complete Basic Physician training and can apply through the Queensland Basic Physician Training (Adult Medicine Network).
Queensland Basic Physician Training Network (Adult Medicine)
The Queensland Basic Physician Training (Adult Medicine) Network is a statewide network designed to support Queensland Trainees over the 3-year course of basic training.
Queensland Health is responsible for and oversees the Queensland Basic Training (Adult Medicine) network. In Queensland, approval of basic training is limited to medical officers that have been formally selected into one of the 5 Training networks. In order to be eligible for a network position prior to commencement of training, applicants must hold general registration with AHPRA, be eligible for registration with RACP as a basic physician trainee and have a minimum of 20 weeks experience in general medicine or medical specialties further outlined here.
Applicants who wish to apply for the SET Program in Urology must register in accordance with the RACS Policy available on the RACS website. Applicants must be registered before they can lodge an application for the SET Program. Applications must be submitted via the urology online application form accessible from the USANZ website.
Applicants must register their intention to apply with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS).
In addition to the RACS generic eligibility criteria, further selection criteria for application and selection to Urology is made through the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand.
Disclaimer: The information provided on this website aims to assist medical students and doctors in training with medical career planning. While every effort has been made to ensure the information is current and accurate, all details should be verified through the relevant Specialist College.
NQRTH is an initiative of the Australian Government's Integrated Rural Training Pipeline (IRTP) and is facilitated by James Cook University in partnership with public and private hospitals, Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC), health services, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs) and GP clinics.