Genomics and Precision Medicine

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Genomics and Precision Medicine

Master of Medicine (Genomics and Precision Medicine)

Students must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 12 credit points of compulsory units of study; and
(b) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study; and
(c) 12 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

Master of Medicine (Advanced) (Genomics and Precision Medicine)

Students must complete 60 credit points, including:
(a) 48 credit points of study as required for the Master of Medicine
(b) 12 credit points of project units of study.

Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Genomics and Precision Medicine)

Students must complete 36 credit points, including:
(a) 6 credit points of compulsory units of study; and
(b) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study; and
(c) 6 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

Graduate Certificate in Medicine (Genomics and Precision Medicine)

Students must complete 24 credit points, including:
(a) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study.

Compulsory units

Compulsory unit – Graduate Diploma

CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010


It is recommended that this is completed as soon as possible after enrolment into your first unit of study.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Compulsory units - Master of Medicine, Master of Medicine (Advanced)

CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010


It is recommended that this is completed as soon as possible after enrolment into your first unit of study.
Semester 1
Semester 2
GMED5005
Ethics and Evidence in Genomics
6    C CEPI5100 and 18 credit points of stream specific (GMED5001, GMED5002, GMED5003, WARC5001, CEPI5312)
Semester 2

Stream Specific units

GMED5001
Genomics in Clinical Practice
6      Semester 1
GMED5002
Genomics, Omics and Medical Applications
6    A This unit assumes knowledge equivalent to GMED5001. It is strongly recommended that students who lack a good working knowledge of genomics complete GMED5001 before enrolling in this unit or take it concurrently with GMED5001.
Semester 1
GMED5003
Advanced Genomics in Clinical Practice
6    A This unit of study assumes knowledge equivalent to GMED5001. It is strongly recommended that students who lack a good working knowledge of genomics complete GMED5001 before enrolling in this unit.
Semester 2
CEPI5312
Diagnostic and Screening Tests (1 and 2)
6    P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100
N PUBH5208 or CEPI5202 or CEPI5311
Semester 2
WARC5001
Research Translation, Impact and Evaluation
6    A An understanding of research methodology and clinical trials is assumed.
Semester 2

General elective units

PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
CEPI5300
Research Grants: Theory and Practice
6    P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018
N CEPI5505
Semester 1
CEPI5215
Writing and Reviewing Medical Papers
6    A Some basic knowledge of summary statistic is assumed
P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100)
N CEPI5214


Students without the pre-requisites are encouraged to contact the Unit Coordinator to discuss their motivation and experience.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PGEN5001
Pathogen Genomics
6    A Basic understanding of microbiology or medical microbiology and genetics.
Semester 2

PROJECT UNITS

Students accepted into the Master (Advanced) program must complete 12 credit points of study. Students must enrol in a minimum of 12 credit points of project units of study in order to submit their final written work
MEDF5301
Project (Advanced Masters)
12   

Approval of the project and supervisor by the Program Director must be confirmed prior to commencing the project.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5302
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part A)
6   

Approval of the project and supervisor by the Program Director must be confirmed prior to commencing the project.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5303
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part B)
6   

Approval of the project and supervisor by the Program Director must be confirmed prior to commencing the project.
Semester 1
Semester 2