Clinical Neurophysiology

Admission requirements


Admission to the:

  • Graduate Certificate in Medicine (Clinical Neurophysiology)
  • Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Clinical Neurophysiology)
  • Master of Medicine (Clinical Neurophysiology)

requires a medical degree.


Admission to the:

  • Graduate Certificate in Science in Medicine (Clinical Neurophysiology)
  • Graduate Diploma in Science in Medicine (Clinical Neurophysiology)

requires a bachelor or postgraduate degree in a health or science related discipline;


Admission to the:

  • Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Neurophysiology)

requires the successful completion of an embedded degree program (Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma); OR a bachelor or postgraduate degree in a health or science-related discipline with first or second class honours; OR a bachelor degree in a health related discipline with professional work experience equivalent to a first or second class honours;

Applicants must also provide evidence of at least 12 months of relevant work experience.


Admission to:

  • Master of Medicine (Advanced) (Clinical Neurophysiology), and
  • Master of Science in Medicine (Advanced) (Clinical Neurophysiology)

requires the student to be enrolled in the Master program and have an average mark of at least 75% in 24 credit points of compulsory or stream specific units of study.

Course structure

The Graduate Certificate requires the successful completion of 24 credit points of stream specific units of study.

The Graduate Diploma requires the successful completion of 36 credit points of units of study including:

  • 6 credit points of compulsory units of study;
  • 24 credit points of stream specific units of study; and
  • 6 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

The Master requires the successful completion of 48 credit points of units of study including:

  • 12 credit points of compulsory units of study;
  • 24 credit points of stream specific units of study; and
  • 12 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

The Master (Advanced) requires the successful completion of 60 credit points of units of study including:

  • 48 credit points of study as required for the Master; and
  • 12 credit points of project units of study.

Pattern of enrolment

Suggested pathways

Students who work (or intend to work) predominantly in neurophysiology laboratories are encouraged to enrol in the following units:

  • Basic Sciences in Clinical Neurophysiology*
  • Diagnostic Electroencephalography
  • Clinical Neurophysiology Techniques
  • Advanced Electroencephalography


Students who intend to predominantly practice intraoperative monitoring are encouraged to enrol in:

  • Basic Sciences in Clinical Neurophysiology*
  • Neuromonitoring in Anaesthesia
  • Intraoperative Monitoring I
  • Intraoperative Monitoring II


*CLNP5001 Basic Sciences in Clinical Neurophysiology is compulsory for all students. All students must enrol in CLNP5001 as one of their first units of study.

Compulsory Units of Study

Unit of Study code and name Credit points Delivery mode
Graduate Diploma and Master students must complete 6 credit points of compulsory units of study
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
 6 (available semester 1 and 2)  online
Stream Specific Units of Study
Unit of Study code and name Credit points Delivery mode

Graduate Certificate students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study

Graduate Diploma students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study

Master students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study

All students must complete 6 credit points of stream specific units of study in Semester 1

CLNP5001
Basic Sciences: Clinical Neurophysiology

 6  online

Students must complete an additional 18 credit points of stream specific units of study

Offered Semester 1

CLNP5002
Diagnostic Electroencephalography

 6  online/intensive

CLNP5003
Clinical Neurophysiology Techniques

 6  online/intensive

CLNP5006
Intraoperative Monitoring I

 6  online/intensive
Offered Semester 2
CLNP5004
Advanced Electroencephalography

 6

 online/intensive

CLNP5005
Neuromonitoring in Anaesthesia
 6  online
CLNP5007
Intraoperative Monitoring II
 6  online/intensive
Offered Semester 1 & Semester 2
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
 6  online
General Elective Units of Study

Units of Study code and name Credit points Delivery mode

Graduate Diploma students complete 6 credit points of general elective or stream specific units of study.

Masters students complete 12 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

Offered Semester 1 and Semester 2
   
PAIN5002
Pain mechanisms and contributors
 6  online
PAIN 5003
Pain Treatment and Management
 6  online
Offered Semester 1    
PAIN5021
Acute Pain
 6  online
CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
 6  online
CEPI5300
Research Grants: Theory and Practice
 6  block mode; online
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
 6  face to face; online
Offered Semester 2    
CRIT5005
Clinical Communication and Decision Making
 6  online/intensive
MEDF5002
Teaching in the Clinical Environment
 6  online/intensive
Project Units of Study - Master (Advanced)

Students accepted into the Master (Advanced) program must complete 12 credit points of project units of study.

Students must re-enrol every semester, with the associated financial cost, until they submit their project report or dissertation; or defer enrolment.


Unit of Study code and name Credit points Delivery mode
MEDF5301
Project (Advanced Masters)
 12 (available semester 1 and 2)  supervision
MEDF5302
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part A)
 6 (available semester 1 and 2)  supervision
MEDF5303
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part B)
 6 (available semester 1 and 2)  supervision