Psychiatry

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

Psychiatry

Master of Medicine (Psychiatry)

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) (Psychiatry)

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 (Psychiatry)

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 (Psychiatry)

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

Compulsory units

BMRI5020
Research Inquiry
6   

This is a core unit of study for the Masters of Brain and Mind Sciences degree.
Semester 1
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

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

BMRI5001
Neuroethics
6   

This is a capstone unit of study for the Master in Brain and Mind Sciences and Master of Medicine (Psychiatry).
Semester 2
BMRI5017
Genetics of Brain and Mind Disorders
6   

This is a capstone unit of study.
Semester 2
BMRI5027
Leadership and Policy in Mental Health 1
6   

This is a capstone unit of study
Semester 1
Semester 2
BMRI5055
Research Project in Psychiatry
6    A BMRI5003 and BMRI5050

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
PSTY5201
Psychodynamic Principles and Frameworks
6    A This unit assumes a working clinical knowledge of basic counselling and mental health, commensurate with a clinician having worked 2 or more years in a setting with general health counselling or mental health clients.


A primary degree in the health sciences is required for entry into the Master's program of which PSTY 5201 is a Unit of Study. However, students may apply to do the Unit of Study while doing another degree ¿ in this case entry will be at the discretion of the Unit Coordinator.
Semester 1
PSTY5202
Psychodynamic Interpersonal Therapy
6    A This unit assumes a working clinical knowledge of basic counselling and mental health, commensurate with a clinician having worked 2 or more years in a setting with general health counselling or mental health clients.


A primary degree in the health sciences; professional indemnity insurance
Semester 1
Semester 2
PSTY5204
Practising Psychodynamic Psychotherapy B
3    A This unit assumes a working clinical knowledge of basic counselling and mental health, commensurate with a clinician having worked 2 or more years in a setting with general health counselling or mental health clients.
C PSTY5201 and PSTY5203

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
PSTY5205
Growth, Trauma and Adaptation
6      Semester 2

Stream Specific units

Graduate Certificate
BMRI5003
Clinical Psychiatry I
6      Semester 1
BMRI5012
Brain Ageing
6      Semester 2
BMRI5050
Clinical Psychiatry II
6      Semester 2
BMRI5052
Child and Adolescent Mental Health
6    A Clinical experience in psychiatry or general practice or paediatrics of equivalent is essential.
N BMRI5011 or BMRI5010
Semester 2
BMRI5054
Psychotherapy and Psychosocial Care
6    A BMRI5003 and BMRI5050 Knowledge and skills at the level of completion of Stage 1 Psychiatry training


Relevant clinical experience and current clinical placement necessary.
Semester 2
Graduate Diploma
BMRI5003
Clinical Psychiatry I
6      Semester 1
BMRI5050
Clinical Psychiatry II
6      Semester 2
BMRI5052
Child and Adolescent Mental Health
6    A Clinical experience in psychiatry or general practice or paediatrics of equivalent is essential.
N BMRI5011 or BMRI5010
Semester 2
BMRI5054
Psychotherapy and Psychosocial Care
6    A BMRI5003 and BMRI5050 Knowledge and skills at the level of completion of Stage 1 Psychiatry training


Relevant clinical experience and current clinical placement necessary.
Semester 2
Master
BMRI5003
Clinical Psychiatry I
6      Semester 1
BMRI5012
Brain Ageing
6      Semester 2
PSTY5201
Psychodynamic Principles and Frameworks
6    A This unit assumes a working clinical knowledge of basic counselling and mental health, commensurate with a clinician having worked 2 or more years in a setting with general health counselling or mental health clients.


A primary degree in the health sciences is required for entry into the Master's program of which PSTY 5201 is a Unit of Study. However, students may apply to do the Unit of Study while doing another degree ¿ in this case entry will be at the discretion of the Unit Coordinator.
Semester 1
PSTY5202
Psychodynamic Interpersonal Therapy
6    A This unit assumes a working clinical knowledge of basic counselling and mental health, commensurate with a clinician having worked 2 or more years in a setting with general health counselling or mental health clients.


A primary degree in the health sciences; professional indemnity insurance
Semester 1
Semester 2
PSTY5204
Practising Psychodynamic Psychotherapy B
3    A This unit assumes a working clinical knowledge of basic counselling and mental health, commensurate with a clinician having worked 2 or more years in a setting with general health counselling or mental health clients.
C PSTY5201 and PSTY5203

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
PSTY5205
Growth, Trauma and Adaptation
6      Semester 2
BMRI5050
Clinical Psychiatry II
6      Semester 2
BMRI5052
Child and Adolescent Mental Health
6    A Clinical experience in psychiatry or general practice or paediatrics of equivalent is essential.
N BMRI5011 or BMRI5010
Semester 2
BMRI5054
Psychotherapy and Psychosocial Care
6    A BMRI5003 and BMRI5050 Knowledge and skills at the level of completion of Stage 1 Psychiatry training


Relevant clinical experience and current clinical placement necessary.
Semester 2

Capstone unit

Master students select 6 credit points from the list below as a capstone unit:
BMRI5001
Neuroethics
6   

This is a capstone unit of study for the Master in Brain and Mind Sciences and Master of Medicine (Psychiatry).
Semester 2
BMRI5017
Genetics of Brain and Mind Disorders
6   

This is a capstone unit of study.
Semester 2
BMRI5027
Leadership and Policy in Mental Health 1
6   

This is a capstone unit of study
Semester 1
Semester 2
BMRI5055
Research Project in Psychiatry
6    A BMRI5003 and BMRI5050

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
PSTY5201
Psychodynamic Principles and Frameworks
6    A This unit assumes a working clinical knowledge of basic counselling and mental health, commensurate with a clinician having worked 2 or more years in a setting with general health counselling or mental health clients.


A primary degree in the health sciences is required for entry into the Master's program of which PSTY 5201 is a Unit of Study. However, students may apply to do the Unit of Study while doing another degree ¿ in this case entry will be at the discretion of the Unit Coordinator.
Semester 1
PSTY5202
Psychodynamic Interpersonal Therapy
6    A This unit assumes a working clinical knowledge of basic counselling and mental health, commensurate with a clinician having worked 2 or more years in a setting with general health counselling or mental health clients.


A primary degree in the health sciences; professional indemnity insurance
Semester 1
Semester 2
PSTY5204
Practising Psychodynamic Psychotherapy B
3    A This unit assumes a working clinical knowledge of basic counselling and mental health, commensurate with a clinician having worked 2 or more years in a setting with general health counselling or mental health clients.
C PSTY5201 and PSTY5203

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
PSTY5205
Growth, Trauma and Adaptation
6      Semester 2

Project units of study

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