Internal Medicine

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

Internal Medicine

Master of Medicine (Internal 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) (Internal 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 (Internal 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 (Internal Medicine)

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

Compulsory units

Compulsory units - 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
INTM5001
Internal Medicine Advanced Management
6    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
C INTM5111
Semester 2

Stream Specific units

INTM5002
Basic Neurology
3    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 1
INTM5003
Basic Rheumatology
3    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 1
INTM5004
Basic Respiratory Medicine
3    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 1
INTM5005
Basic Gastroenterology
3    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 2
INTM5006
Basic Endocrinology
3    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 1
INTM5007
Basic Renal Medicine
3    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 2
INTM5009
Basic Infectious Diseases
3    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 1
INTM5010
Basic Oncology
3    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.


This unit of study is available only to registered medical graduates with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 2
INTM5011
Basic Haematology
3    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 2
INTM5012
Basic Immunology
3    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 2
INTM5014
Cardiology
6    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting. It assumes theoretical and practical knowledge of cardiology at least at the level of a registered medical practitioner.
Semester 1
INTM5102
Advanced Neurology
3    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 2
INTM5103
Advanced Rheumatology
3    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 2
INTM5104
Advanced Respiratory Medicine
3    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.


This unit of study is available only to registered medical graduates with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 2
INTM5105
Advanced Gastroenterology
3    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 1
INTM5106
Advanced Endocrinology
3    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 2
INTM5110
Advanced Oncology
3    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 1
INTM5111
Advanced Haematology
3      Semester 1
BMRI5019
Psychiatry in Clinical Practice
6    A MBBS or equivalent
N (BMRI5003 and BMRI5050)
Semester 1
CLNP5002
Diagnostic Electroencephalography
6    C CLNP5001


Critical Care and Internal Medicine students may request special permission to enrol in this unit of study.
Semester 1
CLNP5004
Advanced Electroencephalography
6    C CLNP5001


It is strongly recommended that students who do not have 1 - 2 years EEG experience complete CLNP5002 prior to enrolment in this unit of study. Internal Medicine students may request special permission to enrol in this unit of study.
Semester 2
IMAG5042
Essential Imaging for Clinicians
6    N SURG5011
Semester 1
MBHT5001
Diabetes Management
6      Semester 1
MBHT5002
Advanced Diabetes Management
6    A It is recommended that students first complete MBHT5001 (Diabetes Management) unless they have a reasonable working knowledge of how to approach assessment and management of diabetes mellitus in a variety of clinical settings.


Departmental permission required unless MBHT5001 satisfactorily completed.
Semester 2
MBHT5004
Cardiovascular Metabolic Management
6    A This unit is intended for students who have experience in clinical care of patients and includes a significant Pharmacology component.
Semester 2
PAED5002
Adolescent Medicine
6   

This unit of study is only offered in even numbered years
Semester 2
PMED5100
Paediatric Infectious Diseases

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6   

This unit of study is only offered in odd numbered years
Semester 1

General Elective Units

BETH5104
Bioethics, Law and Society

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6   

Prerequisites: A three-year undergraduate degree in science, medicine, nursing, allied health sciences, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, law, history, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
Semester 1
CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
6   

People working in health care will benefit from this course.
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
CEPI5312
Diagnostic and Screening Tests (1 and 2)
6    P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100
N PUBH5208 or CEPI5202 or CEPI5311
Semester 2
CEPI5315
Introduction to Systematic Reviews
6    C CEPI5100 or PUBH5010
N CEPI5203 or CEPI5102 or CEPI5314
Semester 1
CRIT5003
Pharmacology for Critical Care
6    A This unit of study is only available to medical graduates.


Students considering enrolling in PAIN5003 Pain Treatment and Management please note there is some content in common with this unit.
Semester 2
CRIT5004
Physiology for Critical Care
6    A This unit of study is only available to medical graduates.


Supplementary material and references are supplied with each module. Additional modules not directly covered during semester are available online. This supplementary and additional material is not assessed.
Semester 2
CRIT5005
Clinical Reasoning and Communication
6    A This unit of study is only available to medical graduates.


Enrolments in this unit are limited and places will be allocated until the quota is reached.
Semester 2
CRIT5017
Introduction to Clinical Toxicology
6      Semester 2
DERM5001
Essential Dermatology
6      Semester 1
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
HPOL5000
Health Policy and Health Economics
6    N PUBH5032
Semester 1
MEDF5002
Teaching in the Clinical Environment
6      Semester 2
PAED5008
Common Childhood Presentations

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6   

This unit of study is only offered in odd numbered years
Semester 1
PAIN5002
Pain Mechanisms and Contributors
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5003
Pain Treatment and Management Principles
6    A this unit is case based and is only suitable for experienced clinicians.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5021
Acute Pain
6    A this unit is case based and is only suitable for experienced clinicians.
Semester 1
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
PUBH5224
Advanced Epidemiology
6    P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018
Semester 2
SEXH5200
Advanced STIs
6      Semester 1
SEXH5202
Advanced HIV Infection
6      Semester 2
SEXH5417
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
6      Semester 1
WARC5001
Research Translation, Impact and Evaluation
6    A An understanding of research methodology and clinical trials is assumed.
Semester 2

Project units

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