Internal Medicine

Admission requirements


Admission to the:

  • Graduate Certificate in Medicine (Internal Medicine)
  • Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Internal Medicine)
  • Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine)

requires a medical degree and current medical registration in an Australian or New Zealand jurisdiction and current or prior employment in a clinical setting in an Australian or New Zealand jurisdiction.


Admission to the:

  • Master of Medicine (Advanced) (Internal Medicine)

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

Compulsory Units of Study

Unit of study code and name Credit points Delivery mode
Compulsory units of study for Graduate Diploma students
Graduate Diploma students must complete 6 credit points of compulsory units of study
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
 6 (available semester 1 and 2)  online
Compulsory units of study for Master students
Master students must complete 12 credit points of compulsory units of study
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6 (available semester 1 and 2) online
INTM5001
Internal Medicine Advanced Management
6 (available semester 2, 2018) 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
Offered Semester 1 & 2
INTM5002
Basic Neurology
 3  online
INTM5003
Basic Rheumatology & Immunology
 3  online
INTM5004
Basic Respiratory Medicine
 3  online
INTM5005
Basic Gastroenterology
 3  online
INTM5006
Basic Endocrinology
 3  online
Offered Semester 1
CLNP5002
Diagnostic Electroencephalography
 6  online/intensive
MBHT5001
Diabetes Management
 6  online/intensive
Offered Semester 2  
INTM5007
Basic Renal Medicine
3 online
INTM5008
Basic Cardiology
 3  online
INTM5102
Advanced Neurology
 3  online
INTM5103
Advanced Rheumatology & Immunology
 3  online
INTM5104
Advanced Respiratory Medicine
 3  online
INTM5105
Advanced Gastroenterology
 3  online
INTM5106
Advanced Endocrinology
 3  online
INTM5107
Advanced Renal Medicine
 3 (available semester 2, 2018)  online
INTM5108
Advanced Cardiology
 3 (available semester 2, 2018)  online
CLNP5004
Advanced Electroencephalography
 6  online/intensive
MBHT5002
Advanced Diabetes Management
 6  online/intensive
MBHT5004
Cardiovascular Metabolic Management
 6  online/intensive
General Elective Units of Study

Unit of study code and name

Credit points Delivery mode

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

Master 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 Principles
 6  online
CEPI5215
Writing and Reviewing Medical Papers
 6  online
Offered Semester 1  
BETH5104
Bioethics, Law and Society
 6  online
PAIN5021
Acute Pain
 6  online
CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
 6  online
CEPI5300
Research Grants: Theory and Practice
 6  block mode; online
CEPI5315
Introduction to Systematic Reviews
 6  face to face; online
HPOL5000
Introduction to Health Policy
 6  online
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
 6  face to face; online
Offered Semester 2  
CEPI5312
Diagnostic and Screening Tests
 6  face to face; online
CRIT5005
Clinical Communication and Decision Making
 6  online/intensive
MEDF5002
Teaching in the Clinical environment
 6  online/intensive
PUBH5224
Advanced Epidemiology
 6  online

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 their 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