Clinical Neurophysiology

Course Rules

The course rules for this course can be found here.

Admission requirements

Admission to the following requires a medical degree:

  • Graduate Certificate in Medicine (Clinical Neurophysiology)
  • Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Clinical Neurophysiology)
  • Master of Medicine (Clinical Neurophysiology)

Admission to the following requires a bachelor or postgraduate degree in a health or science related discipline:

  • Graduate Certificate in Science in Medicine (Clinical Neurophysiology)
  • Graduate Diploma in Science in Medicine (Clinical Neurophysiology)

Admission to the following requires a minimum of 12 months of relevant work experience plus: successful completion of an embedded degree program (Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma) with a minimum credit average; OR a bachelor degree in a health or science-related discipline with honours; OR a bachelor degree plus a postgraduate degree in a health or science-related discipline:

  • Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Neurophysiology)

Admission to the following requires the student to have completed the requirements for the Master’s program with an average mark of at least 75% in 24 credit points of compulsory or stream specific units of study:

  • Master of Medicine (Advanced) (Clinical Neurophysiology), and
  • Master of Science in Medicine (Advanced) (Clinical Neurophysiology)

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 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;
  • 24 credit points of stream specific units of study; and
  • 12 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

Suggested pathways

Students who work (or intend to work) predominantly in neurophysiology laboratories are encouraged to enrol in the following units:

  • Basic Sciences in Clinical Neurophysiology*
  • Diagnostic Electroencephalography
  • Clinical Neurophysiology Techniques
  • Advanced Electroencephalography
  • Applied Clinical Neurophysiology

Students who intend to predominantly practise intraoperative neuromonitoring are encouraged to enrol in:

  • Basic Sciences in Clinical Neurophysiology*
  • Neuromonitoring in Anaesthesia

*CLNP5001 Basic Sciences in Clinical Neurophysiology is compulsory for all students and must be completed either before enrolling in other CLNP units of study or concurrently during the first semester of enrolling in CLNP units. Students can apply for a waiver for this unit of study if they have completed equivalent study within the last 5 years. Evidence of previous study and successful completion of an examination on required knowledge will be required.