Advances in respiratory medicine, neurophysiology and circadian biology, and the interactions between sleep and other body systems underpin this evolving and relatively new clinical field.
Our range of postgraduate sleep medicine programs are designed for medical and health professionals who are interested in developing specialised expertise.
We are pleased to offer both streams at a certificate, diploma and master's level, to enable students greater flexibility with the level of commitment.
All of our postgraduate coursework programs are available 100% online.
The University offers a range of research opportunities to help you pursue your passion for sleep medicine. Explore our areas of research excellence and choose to undertake a:
You can also learn more about research opportunities in the Faculty of Medicine and Health by visiting our postgraduate research page.
The University of Sydney offers short courses in medicine. Visit our short courses section to learn more about available topics and upcoming dates.
It is also possible to complete almost any unit of study as a non-award student.
Established in the 1980’s in response to a growing interest in the field of sleep medicine, the Specialty of Sleep Medicine at the University of Sydney has become a global leader in sleep medicine research, education and professional development.
Committed to enhancing sleep research and education across the University and its affiliated hospitals and institutes, we bring together researchers from diverse disciplines across the University to conduct research in:
Our rich history of achievement, mentorship and research has expanded this interdisciplinary field across the University. Our research has contributed to many advancements in clinical sleep medicine, including:
A network of facilities supports the diverse research endeavours of the specialty. State-of-the-art sleep laboratories and supporting research infrastructure for adults and children, as well as a unique chronobiology and long-term monitoring facility are available across our network of affiliated research centres.