Paediatric Medicine

Admission requirements


A medical degree is required for admission to the:

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

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 core 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;
  • 18 credit points of stream-specific core units of study; and
  • 18 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 point Delivery mode
Compulsory unit of study for Graduate Diploma students
Graduate Diploma students must complete 6 credit points of compulsory units of study
CEPI5100
Introductionto 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
Introductionto Clinical Epidemiology
 6 (available semester 1 and 2)  online
PAED5005
Evidence and Ethics in Paediatric Medicine
 6 (available semester 2)  online/intensive
Stream Specific Units of Study
Unit of Study code and name Credit point 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 18 credit points of stream specific units of study

Group A  - offered in odd numbered years (2015)

Offered Semester 1

PAED5004
Independent Studies

 6  supervision

PMED5100
Paediatric Infectious Diseases

 6  online
PMED5103
Paediatric Gastroenterology
 6  online
Offered Semester 2
PAED5004
Independent Studies
 6  supervision
PAED5001
Paediatric Immunisation
 6  online
PMED5102
Paediatric Nutrition and Obesity
 6  online
 

Group B  - offered in even numbered years (2016)

Offered Semester 1

PAED5004
Independent Studies

 6  supervision

PAED5000
Neonatal Medicine

 6  online

PAED5003
General and Developmental Paediatrics

 6  online

Offered Semester 2

PAED5004
Independent Studies
 6  supervision
PAED5002
Adolescent Medicine
 6  online
PMED5101
Paediatric Asthma and Allergy
 6  online
General Elective Units of Study

Units of Study code and name Credit point Delivery mode

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

Masters students are required to complete an additional 6 credit points from the stream specific units of study, plus 12 credit points selected from the stream specific or general elective units of study.

Offered Semester 1 and Semester 2
   
PAIN5001
Introduction to Pain Management
 6  online
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
BMRI5003
Clinical Psychiatry 1
 6  face to face
BMRI5052
Child and Youth Mental Health (available even years only)
 6  face to face/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    
PAIN5018
Pain in Children
 6  online
BMRI5006
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
 6  block mode
BMRI5053
Bodies, Brains and Mind in Connection (students are encouraged to undertake this unit of study by applying for special permission. Clinical experience in the field is required)
 6  face to face/online
PMED5051
Leadership in Medicine
 6  online
MEDF5002
Best practice in healthcare education
 6  online/intensive
SEXH5414
Public Health aspects of HIV, STIs and Sexual Health
 6  face to face/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.


Unit of Study code and name Credit point 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