Pain Management

Admission requirements

In general, the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Science in Medicine (Pain Management) require an undergraduate degree in a health related field for admission.

The Master of Medicine (Pain Management) requires a medical degree for admission.

See the course rules for further details.

Course structure

The Graduate Certificate in Pain Management requires the successful completion of 24 credit points of core units of study.

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

The Master of Medicine (Pain Management) and Master of Science in Medicine (Pain Management) require the successful completion of 48 credit points of units of study including:

Pattern of enrolment

Core units of study
UoS code and name Credit points

PAIN5001
Introduction to Pain Management

 6
PAIN5002
Pain Mechanisms and Contributors
 6
PAIN5003
Pain Treatment and Management Principles)
 6
PAIN5004
Pain Conditions
 6
Elective units of study

Elective Units of Study Credit point

Graduate Diploma students must complete 12 credit points of elective units of study
Masters students must complete 24 credit points of elective units of study

Available in Semester 1  
PAIN5006
Independent Studies in Pain

 6

PAIN5010
Clinical Aspects of Neurobiology 
 6
PAIN5011
Psychology of Pain
 6
PAIN5012
Concepts of Pain 
 6
PAIN5013
Musculoskeletal Pain
 6
PAIN5015
Pharmacology of Pain Medicine
 6
PAIN5020
Complementary Therapies: Pain Management
 6
PAIN5021
Acute Pain
 6
Available in Semester 2
 
PAIN5006
Independent Studies in Pain
 6
PAIN5005
Orofacial Pain
 6
PAIN5014
Cancer Pain
 6
PAIN5016
Psychological Approaches in Pain Mgmt
 6
PAIN5017
Disability and Pain Rehabilitation
 6
PAIN5018
Pain in Children
 6
PAIN5019
Pain in Older People
 6
Pattern of enrolment for international students commencing in March

For students commencing in March (semester 1) the standard pattern of enrolment is as follows:

Year 1
UoS code and name Credit points

Semester 1

 

PAIN5001
Introduction to Pain Management

 6
PAIN5002
Pain Mechanisms and Contributors
 6
Semester 2  
PAIN5003
Pain Treatment and Management Principles)
 6
PAIN5004
Pain Conditions
 6
Year 2
UoS code and name Credit points

Semester 1

 

Elective

 6
Elective
 6
Semester 2  
Elective  6
Elective  6
Pattern of enrolment for international students commencing in July

For students commencing in July (Semester 2) the standard pattern of enrolment is as follows:

Year 1
UoS code and name Credit points

First Semester of study

 

PAIN5001
Introduction to Pain Management

 6
PAIN5002
Pain Mechanisms and Contributors
 6
Second Semester of study
 
PAIN5003
Pain Treatment and Management Principles)
 6
PAIN5004
Pain Conditions
 6
Year 2
UoS code and name Credit points

Third Semester of study

 

Elective

 6
Elective
 6
Fourth Semester of study
 
Elective  6
Elective  6