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.


Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Sleep Medicine requires:

  • a medical degree; or
  • a bachelor's degree in a health-related discipline; or
  • a minimum of 5 years professional work experience in a health-related field or pass a preliminary examination(s) as prescribed by the Faculty

and

  • a minimum of 12 months work experience in the field of sleep medicine.


Admission to the Master of Medicine (Sleep Medicine) requires:

  • a medical degree.

Admission to the Master of Science in Medicine (Sleep Medicine) requires:

  • completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate diploma; or
  • a bachelor's degree in a health-related discipline with first or second class honours; or
  • a bachelor's degree in a health-related discipline with work equivalent to a first or second class honours bachelor's degree in a health-related field,

and

  • a minimum of 12 months work experience in the field of sleep medicine.

Course structure

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

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 Delivery mode

Graduate diploma students must complete 36 credit points of core units of study
Master's students must complete 46

Available semester 1 and 2    
SLEE5001
Introductory Sleep Science
 1  online
SLEE5002
History of Sleep Research
 1  online
SLEE5003
Introduction to Sleep Disorders
 4  online
SLEE5005
Research & Literature Searching in Sleep
 2  online
SLEE5006
Physiology of Sleep
 4  online
SLEE5007
Chronobiology
 2  online
SLEE5009
Sleep and the Endocrine System
 2  online
SLEE5013
Non-Respiratory Sleep Disorders
 2  online
SLEE5017
Sleep and Body Function

 2

 online
SLEE5008
Sleep and Breathing I
 2  online
SLEE5014
Sleep and Breathing II
 4  online
SLEE5020
Sleep and Breathing III
 2  online
SLEE5011
Sleep and the Mind I
 2  online
SLEE5016
Sleep and the Mind II
 1  online
SLEE5010
Neuropharmacology of Sleep I
 1  online
SLEE5015
Neuropharmacology of Sleep II
 2  online
SLEE5021
Neuropharmacology of Sleep III
 2  online
Total core units of study for the Graduate Diploma
 36  
Additonal core units of study for Masters students    
SLEE5012
Practicum I
 5  online
SLEE5024
Practicum II
 5  online
Total core units of study for the Masters  46  
Elective units of study

Elective Units of Study Credit point Delivery mode

Master students must complete 2 credit points of elective units of study

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

 2

 online

SLEE5023
Sleep in Development (Adult)
 2  online