Metabolic Health

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

Metabolic Health

Master of Medicine (Metabolic Health)

Master of Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health) (admission suspended)

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) (Metabolic Health)

Master of Science in Medicine (Advanced) (Metabolic Health) (admission suspended)

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

Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Metabolic Health)

Graduate Diploma in Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health) (admission suspended)

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 (Metabolic Health)

Graduate Certificate in Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health) (admission suspended)

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 Science in 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
MBHT5005
Evidence and Ethics in Metabolic Health
6    C CEPI5100 and 18 credit points of stream specific units of study from any of (MBHT5001, MBHT5002, MBHT5003, MBHT5004, NURS5012, PMED5102)
Semester 2

Stream Specific units

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
MBHT5003
Obesity and Pre-diabetes: Prevention and Care
6    A This unit is intended for students who have experience in clinical care of patients. Most of the subject matter and assessments are based on clinical management processes.
Semester 1
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
NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement
6      Semester 1
PMED5102
Paediatric Nutrition and Obesity

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2

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
BETH5204
Clinical Ethics
6   

If an insufficient number of students opt to attend seminars on campus, the coordinator may choose to teach this unit of study in online mode only. Students will be contacted if this occurs.
Semester 1
BETH5209
Medicines Policy, Economics and Ethics
6    A A degree in science, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, allied health, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, history, law, communications, public policy, business, economics, commerce, organisation studies, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
Semester 2
BMRI5019
Psychiatry in Clinical Practice
6    A MBBS or equivalent
N (BMRI5003 and BMRI5050)
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
CEPI5315
Introduction to Systematic Reviews
6    C CEPI5100 or PUBH5010
N CEPI5203 or CEPI5102 or CEPI5314
Semester 1
GMED5001
Genomics in Clinical Practice
6      Semester 1
LNGS7504
Medical Discourse

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
MEDF5002
Teaching in the Clinical Environment
6      Semester 2
NTDT5608
Community and Public Health Nutrition
6    C NTDT5305 and NTDT5307


NTDT5608 is available as an elective to students in the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Medicine as well as the Master of Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health). For these students, there are no prerequisites for entry into NTDT5608. However, these students must apply for Special Permission from the unit of study coordinator in order to be enrolled.
Semester 2
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
PUBH5033
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
6      Semester 1
PUBH5422
Health and Risk Communication
6      Semester 1
PUBH5555
Lifestyle and Chronic Disease Prevention
6    P PUBH5033
Semester 2
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