Medical Board of Australia
Medical Board of Australia
 

Specialist medical colleges

Accreditation of specialist medical colleges and their programs of study

The Australian Medical Council (the AMC) is responsible for accrediting education providers and their programs of study for the medical profession.

The AMC assesses specialist medical colleges against the approved accreditation standards.

Accreditation standards take effect on the day that they are published on the Medical Board of Australia’s website or on a later day stated in the standard.

Approved accreditation standards

Document name  PDF  Accessible format  Publish date  Date of effect 
Standards for Assessment and Accreditation of Specialist Medical Programs and Professional Development Programs by the Australian Medical Council 2015

Date of Board approval: 23 September 2015
PDF (1.06MB)  Word version 
(89.0KB,DOCX) 
4 November 2015  From 1 January 2016 

The accreditation standards, Standards for Assessment and Accreditation of Specialist Medical Programs and Professional Development Programs by the Australian Medical Council 2015 come into effect from 1 January 2016.  There is a staged implementation of the revised standards. The AMC has published an implementation plan for accredited specialist medical colleges.

Approved programs of study for specialist registration

The AMC provides accreditation reports to the Board on the programs of study it has accredited. The Board then may approve, or refuse to approve, the accredited program of study as providing a qualification for the purposes of specialist registration. An approval may be granted subject to conditions.

The Board has approved the following programs of study as providing a qualification for the purposes of specialist registration.

An online search is also available for all approved programs of study.

Retired versions

Document name PDF Date of effect

Retired version: Accreditation of Specialist Medical Education and Training Programs and Continuing Professional Development Programs: Standards and Procedures

Date of Board approval: 15 December 2010

Publish date: 23 December 2010

Date of effect: From 23 December 2010 to 31 December 2015

PDF (146KB) To 31 December 2015
 
 
 
Page reviewed 8/07/2016