Sleep Medicine

Course Rules

The Course Rules for this course can be found here.

Admission requirements


Admission to the:

  • Graduate Certificate in Medicine (Sleep Medicine)
  • Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Sleep Medicine)
  • Master of Medicine (Sleep Medicine)
  • Master of Medicine (Advanced)(Sleep Medicine)

requires a medical degree.


Admission to the:

  • Graduate Certificate in Science in Medicine (Sleep Medicine)

requires a bachelor or postgraduate degree in a health or science-related discipline; AND a minimum of 12 months relevant work experience.

Admission to the:

  • Graduate Diploma in Science in Medicine (Sleep Medicine)

requires the successful completion of the embedded Graduate Certificate in Science in Medicine OR requires a bachelor or postgraduate degree in a health or science-related discipline; AND a minimum of 12 months relevant work experience


Admission to the:

  • Master of Science in Medicine (Sleep Medicine)

requires the successful completion of the embedded Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Science in MedicineOR a bachelor degree with honours or postgraduate degree in a health or science-related discipline AND a minimum of 12 months relevant work experience


Applicants must provide evidence of at least 12 months of relevant work experience.


Admission to:

  • Master of Medicine (Advanced) (Sleep Medicine), and
  • Master of Science in Medicine (Advanced) (Sleep Medicine)

requires completion of the Master program and have an average mark of at least 75% 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 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 core 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 core 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

For students who commence in or after Semester 1 2017

Graduate Certificate

Units of Study Credit point Delivery mode

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

Available semester 1 and 2  

 

STREAM SPECIFIC UNITS OF STUDY

SLEE5101
Introduction to Sleep Medicine
 6  online
SLEE5102
Breathing Disorders of Sleep
 6  online
SLEE5103
Non-Respiratory Sleep Disorders
 6  online
SLEE5104
Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
 6  online
Total stream specific units of study required for the graduate certificate
 24
Graduate Diploma

Units of Study Credit point Delivery mode

Graduate diploma students must complete 6 credit points of compulsory units of study, 24 credit points of stream specific units of study and 6 credit points of general elective units of study

Available semester 1 and 2  

 

COMPULSORY UNITS OF STUDY  

CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
 6  online
Total compulsory units of study required for the Graduate Diploma   6

 

STREAM SPECIFIC UNITS OF STUDY

SLEE5101
Introduction to Sleep Medicine
 6  online
SLEE5102
Breathing Disorders of Sleep
 6  online
SLEE5103
Non-Respiratory Sleep Disorders
 6  online
SLEE5104
Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
 6  online
Total stream specific units of study required for the Graduate Diploma   24

 

GENERAL ELECTIVE UNITS OF STUDY

SLEE5105
Advanced Sleep Physiology
 6  online
SLEE5106
Advanced Sleep Medicine
 6  online
Total general elective units of study required for the Graduate Diploma
 6
   

 Total units of study for the Graduate Diploma

 36
Master

Units of Study Credit point Delivery mode

Master students must complete 12 credit points of compulsory units of study, 24 credit points of stream specific units of study and 12 credit points of general elective units of study

Available semester 1 and 2  

 

COMPULSORY UNITS OF STUDY  

CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
 6  online
SLEE5107
Applied Sleep Medicine
 6  online

 Total compulsory units of study required for the Master

 12

 

STREAM SPECIFIC UNITS OF STUDY

SLEE5101
Introduction to Sleep Medicine
 6  online
SLEE5102
Breathing Disorders of Sleep
 6  online
SLEE5103
Non-Respiratory Sleep Disorders
 6  online
SLEE5104
Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
 6  online

 Total stream specific units of study required for the Master

 24

 

GENERAL ELECTIVE UNITS OF STUDY

   
SLEE5105
Advanced Sleep Physiology
 6  
SLEE5106
Advanced Sleep Medicine
 6  

Total general elective units of study required for the Master

 12
 
Total units of study for the Master   48
Master (advanced)

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, or defer enrolment.


Unit of Study code and name Credit point Delivery mode
MEDF5301
Project (Advanced Masters)
 12 (available semester 1 and 2)  supervision
MEDF5302
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part A)
 6 (available semester 1 and 2)  supervision
MEDF5303
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part B)
 6 (available semester 1 and 2)  supervision

For students who commence prior to Semester 1 2017

Graduate Certificate

Units of Study Credit point Delivery mode

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

Available semester 1 and 2  

 

STREAM SPECIFIC UNITS OF STUDY

SLEE5001
Introductory Sleep Science
 1  online
SLEE5002
History of Sleep Research
 1  online
SLEE5003
Introduction to Sleep Disorders
 4  online
Credit point value of the above units of study  6  
SLEE5006
Physiology of Sleep
 4  online
SLEE5007
Chronobiology
 2  online
Credit point value of the above units of study  6  
SLEE5008
Sleep and Breathing I
 2  online
SLEE5014
Sleep and Breathing II
 4  online
Credit point value of the above units of study  6  
SLEE5009
Sleep and the Endocrine System
 2  online
SLEE5017
Sleep and Body Function
 2  online
SLEE5020
Sleep and Breathing III
 2  online
Credit point value of the above units of study  6  
Total stream specific units of study required for the graduate certificate
 24
Graduate Diploma

Units of Study Credit point Delivery mode

Graduate diploma students must complete 6 credit points of compulsory units of study, 24 credit points of stream specific units of study and 6 credit points of general elective units of study

Available semester 1 and 2  

 

COMPULSORY UNITS OF STUDY

   
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
 6  online
Total compulsory units of study required for the Graduate Diploma  6

 

STREAM SPECIFIC UNITS OF STUDY

SLEE5001
Introductory Sleep Science
 1  online
SLEE5002
History of Sleep Research
 1  online
SLEE5003
Introduction to Sleep Disorders
 4  online
Credit point value of the above units of study  6  
SLEE5006
Physiology of Sleep
 4  online
SLEE5007
Chronobiology
 2  online
Credit point value of the above units of study  6  
SLEE5008
Sleep and Breathing I
 2  online
SLEE5014
Sleep and Breathing II
 4  online
Credit point value of the above units of study  6  
SLEE5009
Sleep and the Endocrine System
 2  online
SLEE5017
Sleep and Body Function
 2  online
SLEE5020
Sleep and Breathing III
 2  online
Credit point value of the above units of study  6  
Total stream specific units of study required for the Graduate Diploma 24

 

GENERAL ELECTIVE UNITS OF STUDY

SLEE5011
Sleep and the Mind I
 2  online
SLEE5013
Non-Respiratory Sleep Disorders
 2  online
plus one of the following:    
SLEE5019
Sleep in Development (Child)
 2  online
SLEE5023
Sleep in Development (Adult)
 2  online
Credit point value of the above units of study  6  
OR    
SLEE5030
Sleep Medicine in Practice
 6  online
Total general elective units of study required for the Graduate Diploma  6
     
Total units of study for the Graduate Diploma
 36
Master

Units of Study Credit point Delivery mode

Master students must complete 12 credit points of compulsory units of study, 24 credit points of stream specific units of study and 12 credit points of general elective units of study

Available semester 1 and 2  

 

COMPULSORY UNITS OF STUDY

   
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
 6  online
SLEE5030
Sleep Medicine in Practice
 6  online
Total compulsory units of study required for the Master  12

 

STREAM SPECIFIC UNITS OF STUDY

SLEE5001
Introductory Sleep Science
 1  online
SLEE5002
History of Sleep Research
 1  online
SLEE5003
Introduction to Sleep Disorders
 4  online
Credit point value of the above units of study  6  
SLEE5006
Physiology of Sleep
 4  online
SLEE5007
Chronobiology
 2  online
Credit point value of the above units of study  6  
SLEE5008
Sleep and Breathing I
 2  online
SLEE5014
Sleep and Breathing II
 4  
Credit point value of the above units of study  6  
SLEE5009
Sleep and the Endocrine System
 2  online
SLEE5017
Sleep and Body Function
 2  
SLEE5020
Sleep and Breathing III
 2  
Credit point value of the above units of study  6  
Total stream specific units of study required for the Master 24

 

GENERAL ELECTIVE UNITS OF STUDY

SLEE5010
Neuropharmacology of Sleep I
 1  
SLEE5015
Neuropharmacology of Sleep II
 2  
SLEE5021
Neuropharmacology of Sleep III
 2  
SLEE5016
Sleep and the Mind II
 1  
Credit point value of the above units of study  6  
SLEE5011
Sleep and the Mind I
 2  
SLEE5013
Non-Respiratory Sleep Disorders
 2  online
plus one of the following:    
SLEE5019
Sleep in Development (Child)
 2  online
SLEE5023
Sleep in Development (Adult)
 2  online
Credit point value of the above units of study  6  
Total general elective units of study required for the Master  12
     
Total units of study for the Master
 48