Psychiatry

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

Psychiatry

Graduate Certificate Students

Stream specific units of study

Graduate Certificate students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study
BMRI5003
Clinical Psychiatry I
6      Semester 1
BMRI5012
Brain Ageing
6      Semester 2
BMRI5050
Clinical Psychiatry II
6      Semester 2
BMRI5052
Child and Youth Mental Health
6    A BMRI5003 and BMRI5050
N BMRI5011 or BMRI5010
Semester 1
BMRI5053
Bodies, Brains and Minds in Connection
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 Students

Compulsory units of study

Graduate Diploma students must complete 6 credit points of compulsory units of study
BMRI5020
Research Inquiry
6    A Basic understanding of statistics


This is a core unit of study for the Masters degree only.
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

Stream specific units of study

Graduate Diploma students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study
BMRI5003
Clinical Psychiatry I
6      Semester 1
BMRI5050
Clinical Psychiatry II
6      Semester 2
BMRI5052
Child and Youth Mental Health
6    A BMRI5003 and BMRI5050
N BMRI5011 or BMRI5010
Semester 1
BMRI5053
Bodies, Brains and Minds in Connection
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 students must complete an additional 6 credit points of stream specific (as listed above) or stream specific elective Units of study (see table below)

Master students

Compulsory units of study

Master students must select 6 credit points from the units of study listed below:
BMRI5020
Research Inquiry
6    A Basic understanding of statistics


This is a core unit of study for the Masters degree only.
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
Master students must also select 6 credit points from units of study listed below as a capstone unit of study:
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.
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.
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
Departmental permission is requried for those wishing to do one short and one long case and not enrolled in the GradDip(Psychotherapy) or the MMed(Psychotherapy). Examples may include those seeking a unit of study to support a training case for FRANZCP Basic or Advanced Training.
Semester 2
PSTY5205
Growth, Trauma and Adaptation
6      Semester 2

Stream specific units of study

Master students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study
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.
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.
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
Departmental permission is requried for those wishing to do one short and one long case and not enrolled in the GradDip(Psychotherapy) or the MMed(Psychotherapy). Examples may include those seeking a unit of study to support a training case for FRANZCP Basic or Advanced Training.
Semester 2
PSTY5205
Growth, Trauma and Adaptation
6      Semester 2
BMRI5050
Clinical Psychiatry II
6      Semester 2
BMRI5052
Child and Youth Mental Health
6    A BMRI5003 and BMRI5050
N BMRI5011 or BMRI5010
Semester 1
BMRI5053
Bodies, Brains and Minds in Connection
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
BMRI5054
Psychotherapy and Psychosocial Care

This unit of study is not available in 2019

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 (Advanced)

Master (Advanced) students must complete 48 credit points of the Master program and an additional 12 credit points of stream specific units of study.
Project units of study
Students accepted into the Master (Advanced) program must complete 12 credit points of project units of study. Students must re-enrol every semester, with the associated financial cost, until they submit their project report or dissertation.
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 course coordinator 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