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Clinical Elective Placements

Subjects offered

Selecting your Specialty

We offer placements in a wide range of specialties, listed below. 

To select your specialty, you should list your top three specialty choices in order of preference, in the "Personal Statement" section of your application..
If your application is successful we will work to offer you a placement in one of these specialties - please note that we do not offer "split electives", you are only able to undertake one specialty during your placement.

Specialties offered

Where some specialties have limited availability or are only available at certain times of the year, this is indicated next to the specialty below.

  • Acute & Elderly Medicine - very limited availibility 
  • Ageing & Health
  • Anaesthesia & Pain Management
  • Anaesthetics
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgery, Cancer Studies
  • Breast Surgery, Academic Oncology
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Centre for Inherited Metabolic Disorders
  • Chronic Pain / Anaesthetic
  • Clinical Chemistry/Metabolic Bone Clinics
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Clinical Toxicology
  • Critical Care
  • Diabetes
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Elderly Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Medicine - very limited availability
  • General Paediatrics - July to September only 
  • General Surgery
  • Geriatric & General Medicine
  • GI Surgery
  • Haematology
  • Histopathology
  • HIV/Sexual Health
  • Institute of Liver Studies
  • Intensive Care
  • Liver Critical Care
  • Neonatology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology - very limited availability
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Orthopaedics & Trauma
  • Paediatric Cardiology
  • Paediatric Gastroenterology
  • Paediatric Haematology
  • Paediatric Hepatology
  • Paediatric Intensive Care
  • Paediatric Neonate
  • Paediatric Nephrology
  • Paediatric Neurology
  • Paediatric Neurosciences
  • Paediatric Respiratory
  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Paediatric Haemoglobinopathies
  • Palliative Medicine - July to September only
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Radiology
  • Renal & Urology
  • Renal Transplant
  • Research Oncology/Division of Cancer Studies- Medicine
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Transplantation
  • Trauma & Orthapaedics
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Urological Surgery
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery
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