General Practice and Primary Health Care

Course Rules

The course rules for this course can be found here.

Admission requirements

Admission to the:

  • Graduate Certificate in Medicine (General Practice and Primary Health Care)
  • Graduate Diploma in Medicine (General Practice and Primary Health Care)
  • Master of Medicine (General Practice and Primary Health Care)

requires a medical degree.

Admission to the:

  • Graduate Certificate in Science in Medicine (General Practice and Primary Health Care)
  • Graduate Diploma in Science in Medicine (General Practice and Primary Health Care)

requires a bachelor or postgraduate degree in a health or science-related discipline.

Admission to the:

  • Master of Science in Medicine (General Practice and Primary Health Care)

requires a minimum of 12 months relevant work experience plus: the 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.

Admission to the:

  • Master of Medicine (Advanced) (General Practice and Primary Health Care)
  • Master of Science in Medicine (Advanced) (General Practice and Primary Health Care)

requires the student to have completed the Master’s program with an average mark of at least 75 percent in 24 credit points of compulsory or stream specific units of study.

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.