With so many medical specialties, the choices can be daunting. GPTQ has developed this resource to assist you to make informed choices about your career.

Compare medical specialties

With seemingly limitless medical specialities, the choices can be daunting, particularly at an undergraduate level. Compare the hours per week, the numbers of trainees in each profession and more in just seconds with our helpful comparison tool.

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Where to next? You’ll find details about each medical specialty including average salary, length of training and even how to apply. It’s all here, in one easy to navigate website. You can directly compare the specialties that appeal to you as you weigh up the options.

Paediatric medical oncology
Paediatric medical oncology entails the science and clinical care of children with malignant cancers.
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25 75
36–40 hours/week
$124,696 /year
3 years Basic Training + 3 years Advanced Training years
GP sub-specialty
  • General practice
    General practice specialty
    General practitioners provide person-centred, comprehensive and coordinated whole person health care to individuals and families in their communities.Read more
  • Otolaryngology (Head/Neck)
    otolaryngology-head-neck specialty
    Otolaryngologists treat conditions and diseases associated with the ears, nose and throat.Read more
  • Pain medicine
    Pain medicine specialty
    Pain management specialists assess and treat individuals with chronic pain.Read more
  • Palliative medicine
    Palliative medicine specialty
    Palliative medicine is the study and management of patients with active, progressive and far-advanced disease for whom the prognosis is limited and the focus of care is on quality of life.Read more

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