Metabolic Health

Admission requirements

Admission to the:

  • Graduate Certificate in Medicine (Metabolic Health)
  • Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Metabolic Health)
  • Master of Medicine (Metabolic Health)

requires a medical degree.

Admission to the:

  • Graduate Certificate in Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health)
  • Graduate Diploma in Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health)

requires a bachelor or postgraduate degree in a health or science-related discipline.

Admission to the:

  • Master of Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health)

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 a 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.


Admission to:

  • Master of Medicine (Advanced) (Metabolic Health), and
  • Master of Science in Medicine (Advanced) (Metabolic Health)

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
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 face to face tutorials for international 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/compulsory face to face tutorials for international students
MBHT5005
Evidence and Ethics in Metabolic Health
6 (available semester 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

Offered Semester 1

MBHT5001
Diabetes Management

 6  online/intensive

MBHT5003
Obesity and Pre-Diabetes: Prevention and Care

 6  online/intensive
Offered Semester 2
MBHT5002
Advanced Diabetes Management
 6  online/intensive
MBHT5004
Cardiovascular Metabolic Disease 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 stream specific or general elective 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  
BETH5104
Bioethics, Law and Society
 6  online/intensive
BETH5204
Clinical Ethics
 6  online/intensive
CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
 6  online
CEPI5300
Research Grants: Theory and Practice
 6  online/intensive on campus
PUBH5033
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
 6  block mode; online
Offered Semester 2  
PMED5102
Paediatric Nutrition and Obesity
 6  online
MEDF5002
Teaching in the Clinical environment
 6  online/intensive
PUBH5422
Health and Risk Communication
 6  online/intensive
NTDT5608
Public Health and Community Nutrition
 6

face to face
(Students are encouraged to undertake this unit by applying for special permission.)

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.


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