Sleep Medicine

Admission requirements

In general, the Graduate Diploma in Sleep Medicine requires a medical degree; or undergraduate degree in a health related field plus a minimum of 12 months research or work experience in a related field, for admission.

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

The Master of Science in Medicine (Sleep Medicine) requires the successful completion of the Graduate Diploma or an undergraduate degree with first or second class honours in a health related field plus a minimum of 12 months research or work experience in a related field, for admission.

See the course rules for further details.

Course structure

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

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

Pattern of enrolment

Students must complete the required credit point value of core units of study and elective units of study. Please refer to the Table of Units of Study: Sleep Medicine for any prerequisites.

An equivalent full-time load is 24 credit points per semester.

Core units of study

Core Units of Study Credit point

Graduate diploma students must complete 34 credit points of core units of study
Master's students must complete 46

Available semester 1 and 2  
SLEE5001
Introductory Sleep Science
 1
SLEE5002
History of Sleep Research
 1
SLEE5003
Introduction to Sleep Disorders
 4
SLEE5006
Physiology of Sleep
 4
SLEE5007
Chronobiology
 2
SLEE5009
Sleep and the Endocrine System
 2
SLEE5013
Non-Respiratory Sleep Disorders
 2
SLEE5017
Sleep and Body Function

 2

SLEE5008
Sleep and Breathing I
 2
SLEE5014
Sleep and Breathing II
 4
SLEE5020
Sleep and Breathing III
 2
SLEE5011
Sleep and the Mind I
 2
SLEE5016
Sleep and the Mind II
 1
SLEE5010
Neuropharmacology of Sleep I
 1
SLEE5015
Neuropharmacology of Sleep II
 2
SLEE5021
Neuropharmacology of Sleep III
 2
Total core units of study for the Graduate Diploma
 34
Additonal core units of study for Masters students  
SLEE5005
Research & Literature Searching in Sleep
 2
SLEE5012
Practicum I
 5
SLEE5024
Practicum II
 5
Total core units of study for the Masters  46
Elective units of study

Elective Units of Study Credit point

Students must complete 2 credit points of elective units of study

Available in Semester 1 and 2
 
SLEE5019
Sleep in Development (Child)

 2

SLEE5023
Sleep in Development (Adult)
 2