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 endocrinology
Endocrinology is the study of the physiology and pathophysiology of hormones and hormone-producing tissues.
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97 3
36–40 hours/week
$174,542-$258,972 /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
  • General Medicine
    General Medicine specialty
    General physicians (or specialists in internal medicine) have expertise in the diagnosis and management of complex, chronic and multisystem disorders.Read more
  • Emergency medicine
    Emergency medicine specialty
    Emergency medicine is a field of practice based on the knowledge and skills required for the prevention, diagnosis and management of acute and urgent aspects of illness and injury affecting patients of all age groups with a full spectrum of episodic undifferentiated physical and behavioural disorder...Read more
  • Obstetrics and gynaecology
    Obstetrics and gynaecology specialty
    Obstetricians provide the full spectrum of care during pregnancy, delivery and post-natal care.Read more

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