Metabolic Health

Tables of units of study: Metabolic Health

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Compulsory units

Graduate Diploma students

Graduate Diploma students must complete 6 credit points of compulsory units of study
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010
Semester 1
Semester 2
Master students must complete 12 credit points of compulsory units of study
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010
Semester 1
Semester 2
MBHT5005
Evidence and Ethics in Metabolic Health
6    P CEPI5100 and 18 credit points of stream specific units of study
N BETH5208 or PAED5005 or CRIT5008
Semester 2

Stream specific units

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.
MBHT5001
Diabetes Management
6      Semester 1
MBHT5002
Advanced Diabetes Management
6    A A reasonable working knowledge of how to approach assessment and management of diabetes mellitus in a variety of clinical settings.
P MBHT5001


Departmental permission required unless MBHT5001 satisfactorily completed beforehand.
Semester 2
MBHT5003
Obesity and Pre-diabetes: Prevention and Care
6    A This unit is intended for students who have experience and understanding in clincial care of patients. Most of the subject matter and assessments are based on clinical managment processes.
Semester 1
MBHT5004
Cardiovascular metabolic management
6      Semester 2

General elective units

Graduate Diploma students complete 6 credit points of general elective units of study.
Master students complete 12 credit points of general elective units of study.
BETH5104
Bioethics, Law and Society
6   

Prerequisites: A three-year undergraduate degree in science, medicine, nursing, allied health sciences, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, law, history, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
Semester 1
BETH5204
Clinical Ethics
6   

If an insufficient number of students opt to attend seminars on campus, the co-ordinator may choose to teach this Unit of Study in online mode only. Students will be contacted if this occurs.
Semester 1
CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
6    A clinical experience strongly recommended
Semester 1
CEPI5300
Research Grants: theory and practice
6    C (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018
N CEPI5505
Semester 1
MEDF5002
Teaching in the Clinical Environment
6   

This unit is designed for health professionals working and teaching in a clinical environment. The requirements and composition of the portfolio of evidence of learning is negotiated by each student with the unit coordinator and will vary depending on individual learning goals and situation.
Semester 2
NTDT5608
Community and Public Health Nutrition
6    C NTDT5305 and NTDT5307


NTDT5608 is available as an elective to students in the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Medicine as well as the Master of Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health). For these students, there are no prerequisites for entry into NTDT5608. However, these students must apply for Special Permission from the unit of study coordinator in order to be enrolled.
Semester 2
PAIN5002
Pain Mechanisms and Contributors
6      Semester 1b
Semester 2b
PAIN5003
Pain Treatment and Management Principles
6      Semester 1a
Semester 2a
PMED5102
Paediatric Nutrition and Obesity
6    C Students who commence after 01 January 2016 are required to complete the Blackboard Academic Honesty Education Module. It is recommended that this is completed as soon as possible after enrolment into your first unit of Study


This unit of study is only offered in odd numbered years
Semester 2
PUBH5033
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
6    N MIPH5014
Semester 1
PUBH5422
Health and Risk Communication
6      Semester 2

Project units of study

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.
MEDF5301
Project (Advanced Masters)
12   

Approval to enrol is conditional upon the submission of a brief project outline and identification of an appropriate project supervisor, as negotiated with the course coordinator.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5302
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part A)
6   

Approval to enrol is conditional upon the submission of a brief project outline and identification of an appropriate project supervisor, as negotiated with the course coordinator.
Semester 1
MEDF5303
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part B)
6   

Approval to enrol is conditional upon the submission of a brief project outline and identification of an appropriate project supervisor, as negotiated with the course coordinator.
Semester 2