Entry requirements

In order to be considered for entry, applicants must provide evidence of having completed:

a) an undergraduate degree, in a cognate discipline such as Science, Health Sciences, Social Work, Psychology, Medicine, or related discipline, with a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%) or equivalent and pre-requisite studies with subject marks of at least 65% (H3) in: biology to first year undergraduate level, or equivalent and genetics to second year undergraduate level or equivalent OR

b) six years of documented relevant work experience in a cognate discipline and pre-requisite studies with subject marks of at least 65% (H3) in biology to first year undergraduate level, or equivalent and genetics to second year undergraduate level, or equivalent OR

c) an undergraduate degree in any discipline, or equivalent, with a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent, and pre-requisite studies with subject marks of at least 65% (H3) in: biology to first year undergraduate level, or equivalent and genetics to second year undergraduate level or equivalent and at least two years of documented relevant work experience in a cognate discipline.

Months of entry

February

Course content

Rapid advances in genomics in the last decade are expected to bring about benefits and challenges in health care. These advances require a workforce able to incorporate new ways of thinking about, and applying genomics knowledge in clinical practice and policy.

The Master of Genomics and Health provides advanced training in the current and potential impact on health and medicine brought about by advances in genomics and related technologies.

Designed for a broad audience, the graduate programs in Genomics and Health will prepare you for a future within a wide range of genomics related careers.

Relevant to medical and allied health professionals who wish to upskill in the area of genomics and medicine. Or recent undergraduates in science and biomedicine who want to broaden their careers beyond the laboratory. It will also be relevant to those with a health or science background who seek careers in clinical trials, education, community-based organisations such as genetic support groups, government or those seeking an entry point into a graduate research degree.

Information for international students

Applicants are required to satisfy the university’s English language requirements for graduate courses. For those applicants seeking to meet these requirements by one of the standard tests approved by the Academic Board, performance band 7 is required.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Masters
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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