Metabolic Health

Course Rules

The course rules for this course can be found here.

Admission requirements

Admission to the:

  • Graduate Certificate in Medicine (Metabolic Health)
  • Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Metabolic Health)
  • Master of Medicine (Metabolic Health)

requires a medical degree.

Admission to the:

  • Graduate Certificate in Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health) (not on offer in 2019)
  • Graduate Diploma in Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health) (not on offer in 2019)

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

Admission to the:

  • Master of Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health) (not on offer in 2019)

requires the successful completion of an embedded degree program (Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma); or a bachelor degree in a health or science-related discipline with honours or 12 months relevant work experience; or a bachelor degree plus a postgraduate degree in a health or science-related discipline.

Admission to:

  • Master of Medicine (Advanced) (Metabolic Health), and
  • Master of Science in Medicine (Advanced) (Metabolic Health) (not on offer in 2019)

requires the student to be enrolled in the Master program, have completed the compulsory research unit of study and have 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.

Pattern of enrolment

Compulsory Units of Study

Unit of study code and name

Credit points

Delivery mode

Compulsory units of study

Graduate Diploma students must complete 6 credit points of compulsory units of study

CEPI5100 Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology

6 (available semester 1 and 2)

online/compulsory face to face tutorials for international students

Master's students must complete 12 credit points of compulsory units of study

CEPI5100 Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology

6 (available semester 1 and 2)

online/compulsory face to face tutorials for international students

MBHT5005 Evidence and Ethics in Metabolic Health

6 (available semester 2)

online


Stream Specific Units of Study

Unit of study code and name

Credit points Delivery mode

Graduate Certificate students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study

Graduate Diploma students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study

Master's students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study

Offered Semester 1

MBHT5001
Diabetes Management

 6  online/intensive

MBHT5003
Obesity and Pre-Diabetes: Prevention and Care

 6  online/intensive

NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement

 6  online/intensive
Offered Semester 2
MBHT5002
Advanced Diabetes Management
 6  online/intensive
MBHT5004
Cardiovascular Metabolic Disease Management
 6  online
PMED5102
Paediatric Nutrition and Obesity
 6  online
General Elective Units of Study

Unit of study code and name

Credit points

Delivery mode

Graduate Diploma students complete 6 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

Master's students complete 12 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study

Offered Semester 1 and Semester 2

 

 

CEPI5215 Writing and Reviewing Medical Papers

 6

 online

PAIN5002 Pain mechanisms and contributors

 6

 online

PAIN5003 Pain Treatment and Management

 6

 online

Offered Semester 1  

BETH5104 Bioethics, Law and Society

 6

 online/intensive

BETH5204 Clinical Ethics

 6

 online/intensive

CEPI5200 Quality and Safety in Health Care

 6

 online

CEPI5300 Research Grants: Theory and Practice

 6

 online/intensive on campus

CEPI5315 Introduction to Systematic reviews

 6

 online

PUBH5033 Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

 6

 block mode; online

GMED5001 Genomics in Clinical Practice

 6

 online

Offered Semester 2  

BETH5209 Medicines, Policy, Economics and Ethics

 6

 online

MEDF5002 Teaching in the Clinical environment

 6

 online/intensive

PUBH5422  Health and Risk Communication

 6

 online/intensive

PUBH5555 Lifestyle and Chronic Disease Prevention

 6

 online

NTDT5608 Public Health and Community Nutrition

 6

face to face (Students are encouraged to undertake this unit by applying for special permission.)


Project Units of Study - Master (Advanced)

Students accepted into the Master (Advanced) program must complete 12 credit points of project units 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.

Unit of study code and name

Credit points

Delivery mode

MEDF5301 Project (Advanced Masters)

12 (available semester 1 and 2)

supervision

MEDF5302 Project (Advanced Masters) (Part A)

6 (available semester 1and 2)

supervision

MEDF5303 Project (Advanced Masters) (Part B)

6 (available semester 1 and 2)

supervision