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 surgery
Paediatric surgeons specialise in the surgical treatment of children up to 15 years of age.
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45 55
36–40 hours/week
$175,314-$282,508 /year
6+ years
GP sub-specialty
  • General practice rural
    General practice rural specialty
    Rural general practitioners provide comprehensive and continuing medical and health care to individuals, families and the broader community in a rural and/or remote setting.Read more
  • Psychiatry
    Psychiatry specialty
    Psychiatrists are medical physicians with additional specialised training who treat mental illness and emotional disturbances.Read more
  • General pathology
    General pathology specialty
    General pathology involves all aspects of pathology.Read more
  • Rehabilitation medicine
    Rehabilitation medicine specialty
    Rehabilitation medicine is the diagnosis, assessment, prevention and management of an individual with a disability due to illness or injury.Read more

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