Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Australia

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Australia is a not-pro-profit professional medical college to train, educate, and represent over 17000 physicians and 8000 trainee physicians in 33 medical specialties in Australia and New Zealand. The college aims for the education of trainees and the ongoing education of Fellows of the College. The college provides training settings to provide a suitable environment for physician education.


The college also provides vocational training programs in Adult medicine, Paediatrics and Child Health, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Rehabilitation medicine, Palliative Medicine, Addiction Medicine, and Sexual Health Medicine. Advanced training is also provided in all the specialties and the length of the program is a minimum of three years.


University at a Glance:

Established: The Royal Australasian College of Physicians was founded in 1938.

University Type: Not-for-profit professional 

Number of International Students:  Data Not Available

Hostel Type: Private Hostel 

Climate: Moderate

Yearly Tuition Fee: AUD 1954 (Tuition Fee) + AUD 3646 (Basic and Advanced Training fees), AUD 1986.00 (Examination fee)

Eligibility: Complete medical degree by the Australian Medical council, completed as an intern for a year

ECFMG Approval: Approved 

Last Date to Apply: 31 May and 31 October


University Introduction:

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians aims at recognizing the health of doctors is also essential. The College commits to establish and maintain a high standard of practice through their training and professional development of their fellows and trainees. RACP promotes a proactive approach to health and also advocates on behalf of their physicians to modify and shape the future of healthcare. The College has two divisions – Adult Medicine and Paediatrics & Child Health. The fellows who hold an FRACP belongs to one of the divisions. 


RACP provides awards to encourage medical students and graduates to learn and consider undertaking their career as a physician. RACP specialists innovate and collaborate to lead innovation in the delivery of specialist medicine in the constantly changing world. The college collaborates to develop world-leading medical education programs for the specialists of tomorrow. They also support medical graduates, follow, and trainee physician’s education by awarding fellowships, grants, and prizes. 


RACP provides opportunities for physicians to connect as a community of physicians in Australia and New Zealand. The college holds events and conferences, training sessions, and also professional development workshops.


Why Should I study at Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Australia?


  • The college provides accredited specialist training to students who have completed their medical degree and wants to practice as physicians in Australia and New Zealand.
  • The college has about 25000 members
  • RACP trains for a wide range of specialties that includes cardiology, medical oncology, public health, and more 30 programs.
  • RACP supports lifelong learning through innovative and continuing professional development opportunities through a variety of specialties
  • RACP strives to excel in health and medical care through lifelong learning, qualify performance, and advocacy.
  • RACP provides Special Interest Groups that helps to provide opportunities to their fellows and trainees to connect with other health professionals in their areas of interest and build their clinical skills
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