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Studying Human Medicine

Human medicine is the study and practice of diagnosis, treatment and disease prevention of patients, with the purpose of improving their well-being. When student gain enough knowledge to put their courses into practice, they become well-trained doctors choosing from wide range of specializations.

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132 Human Medicine Master's degrees in Australia

Master Speech Pathology

This graduate entry master course will develop your understanding of normal communication development, developmental and acquired communication and swallowing disorders, speech pathology, clinical practice, clinical measurement and research. Your studies will be supported by extensive clinical practice.

Postgraduate Diploma Health Promotion

Learn how to engage individuals and communities locally and globally with the care of their health and wellbeing. Study health promotion at Deakin and you will be armed with the skills needed to work in this rapidly-growing area of the health sector.

Postgraduate Certificate Health Service Management

The Graduate Certificate of Health Service Management is an advanced course of study designed to provide management professionals from both the public and private health sectors with training focussed on issues of contemporary professional management practice. Some of Australia's leading senior health service executives teach into the units. Students are therefore exposed to a level of unparalleled experience and real-world case-studies.

Master Clinical Embryology

The Intensive Master of Clinical Embryology is internationally renowned as a training program for all assisted reproductive technologies (ART), producing high calibre embryologists.

Postgraduate Certificate Graduate Certificate in Rural and Remote Medicine

This course is a broad-based degree for those wishing to pursue a career in teaching or research focused on rural and remote medicine. As rural and remote medicine is a generalist discipline, the range of research topics is very wide, from large-scale epidemiological studies to educational and qualitative or clinical studies.

Postgraduate Diploma International Health

This course provides medical and health professionals with the skills necessary to design, implement and evaluate programs that address the major public health priorities of communities in developing countries.

Postgraduate Diploma Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology

The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology serves as a bridging degree to allow individuals who are qualified as Clinical Neuropsychologists to up skill in Clinical Psychology, allowing them eligibility for endorsement as a Clinical Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA)/AHPRA.

Master Infectious Diseases Intelligence

The Master of Infectious Diseases Intelligence (MIDI) is essential for a career in health emergencies, outbreaks, infectious diseases risk assessment and emergency response related to infectious diseases and other threats. This program is designed for relevant stakeholders from any sector, who wish to gain a better understanding of infectious diseases intelligence in the era of new and emerging disease threats, and management approaches for the identification, assessment, prevention and control of infectious diseases. Students will be exposed to the perspectives of different stakeholders and sectors working in infectious diseases. The course will be run in dual internal and online modes during summer school.

Faculty of Medicine
Master Optometry and Vision Science

The Master of Optometry program is intended to provide students with advanced knowledge and clinical skills in Optometry and Vision Science. The program is designed to provide a broad range of courses that offer students training in clinical and theoretical aspects of Optometry with opportunities to advance their knowledge in a number of fields such as Contact Lenses, Visual Neuroscience, Business Skills, Occupational Optometry, Community Eye Health and Behavioural Optometry. Admission is limited to students with a minimum of a three-year undergraduate degree in Optometry with a credit average. Upon completion graduates will have advanced disciplinary knowledge and skills to meet the demands of the profession.

Faculty of Science
Postgraduate Certificate Mental Health

Provides students with an overview of the past and present approaches affecting the delivery of mental health programs. Students will develop a range of assessment and intervention skills that can be applied in a mental health setting. 

Preparation Course GAMSAT Short Essay Writing Course

The GAMSAT Short Essay Writing Course (CR106) is designed for students who desire a focused and condensed preparation for Section 2 of GAMSAT. The course provides students with the opportunity to receive detailed feedback and recommendations for improvement for a selection of GAMSAT essay tasks.

Master Medical Research

This degree provides graduates with the opportunity to undertake advanced study and research. You will gain a thorough training in applied scientific research and methodology and be prepared for higher degree by research studies and professional employment in the research field. The program consists of coursework (40 credit points) and a research component (80 credit point dissertation).

Preparation Course Intensive GAMSAT Essay Writing Course

The GAMSAT Intensive Essay Writing Course (CR104) is the premier course for students wishing to score highly in Section 2 of the GAMSAT. The purpose is to provide students with advanced essay writing skills and the ability to competently and proficiently write superior essays covering a vast array of GAMSAT essay topics within a limited time frame.

Master Women's Health Medicine

Women's Health Medicine is a rapidly expanding and diverse field of practice. It encompasses the timely provision of sexual and reproductive care, pre-pregnancy and pregnancy care as well as the management of female specific conditions and malignancies. Increasing numbers of medical practitioners are developing special interests in this area – in particular General Practitioners, family planning practitioners and generalist gynaecologists. Significant career opportunities exist for those with demonstrable skills and knowledge in this field. In addition there are similar specialisations emerging in nursing and counselling, and amongst biological scientists. This program offers an entirely web-based study program enabling participants to effectively integrate their learning into their daily professional life without the costly disruption that face-to-face coursework entails. Individual courses within the Program have been developed so as to provide a practice-based and authentic approach to this field of study.

Faculty of Medicine
Postgraduate Certificate Health Promotion

Learn how to engage individuals and communities locally and globally with the care of their health and wellbeing. Study health promotion at Deakin and you will be armed with the skills needed to work in this rapidly-growing area of the health sector.

M.Phil. Medical Science

The Master of Philosophy (Medical Science) is conducted over two years of full time study or the equivalent in half-time candidature. The key aim of the program is to train students in research methodology and techniques and to engage them in the critical evaluation of literature and results in their field of research at an advanced level. 

Master Advanced Medicine

Our Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) is the first medical school in Australia to offer credentialed sub-speciality, post-fellowship training. It is located next to Macquarie University Hospital, Australia’s only private hospital on a university campus. In other words, our researchers and teachers are given a uniquely high level of support.

Master Medicine

The Master of Medicine (by research) gives you the opportunity to undertake research on a specific area of medicine under academic supervision.

M.Sc. Science in Addiction Studies

The Master of Science in Addiction Studies (International Programme in Addiction Studies) is a unique postgraduate program delivered entirely online with no campus attendance required. The program is available to students from all countries. Online lectures, assignments and correspondence are in English only.

Master Epidemiology

The Master of Epidemiology course is designed for graduates interested in a career in health research, including clinicians (medical, nursing and allied health) and practitioners from health-related fields (public health, environmental health, communicable disease control).

Master Osteopathic Medicine

Osteopathy is a holistic system of diagnosis and manual therapy used to treat musculoskeletal and other functional disorders of the body. In Australia, osteopaths are registered primary care practitioners

Health and Human Science
Preparation Course GAMSAT Platinum Program

The GAMSAT Platinum Program is a pre-medical program and the METC Institute's premier package for GAMSAT preparation. Second only to the METC Institute's exclusive GAMSAT High Achiever Program, the GAMSAT Platinum Program is the best and the most comprehensive GAMSAT preparation that is available to the general market.

Master Primary Maternity Care

The Master of Primary Maternity Care will involve the development of high levels of research knowledge and skills to enable graduates to analyse the evidence, determine the applicability of evidence to practice, generate critical questions and conduct research.

Master Clinical Nursing

The Master of Clinical Nursing from the Australian Catholic University aims to advance the knowledge and skills in research and inquiry of Registered Nurses to position them for engagement in practice improvement in diverse health care settings, leading to enhancement of quality and safety in patient care.

Master Clinical Research Methods

The Master of Clinical Research Methods is offered by Monash University's School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. It is the only one of its kind in Victoria and facilitates the development of a range of analytical and communication skills necessary to work in the broad domain of clinical research and practice.

Master Retrieval Medicine

The Bond University Master of Retrieval Medicine equips health professionals with advanced skills and knowledge of critical care and emergency medicine which focus on retrieval medicine. The program is designed for medical practitioners, nurses and paramedics already working in, or planning to work in this unique and challenging field.

Postgraduate Diploma Occupational Health and Safety

Graduate Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety, Edith Cowan University develops professionals in the field of occupational and health and safety (OHS), in particular, to develop the skills of identification and management of workplace hazards that may adversely impact on the health and safety of workers.

M.Phil. Ophthalmology

The Master of Philosophy (Ophthalmology) is conducted over two years of full time study or the equivalent in half-time candidature. The key aim of the program is to train students in research methodology and techniques and to engage them in the critical evaluation of literature and results in their field of research at an advanced level. 

M.Phil. Surgery

The Master of Philosophy (Surgery) is conducted over two years of full time study or the equivalent in half-time candidature. The key aim of the program is to train students in research methodology and techniques and to engage them in the critical evaluation of literature and results in their field of research at an advanced level. 

Postgraduate Diploma Graduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology

The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology serves as a bridging degree to allow individuals who are qualified as Clinical Psychologists, with the Psychology Board of Australia and have completed at least a Masters Degree or equivalent in Clinical Psychology, to up skill in Clinical Neuropsychology, allowing them eligibility for endorsement as a Clinical Neuropsychologist with AHPRA.

Master Chinese Medicine

The Master of Chinese Medicine at Western Sydney University is a postgraduate qualification designed for Chinese medicine practitioners wishing to strengthen their knowledge and better integrate into the health care system, and for graduates with a Chinese Medicine specialisation seeking a pathway to research. 

Preparation Course GAMSAT Foundations and Complex Reasoning Course

The GAMSAT Foundations & Complex Reasoning Course (CR101) has been specifically designed to prepare students to complete the GAMSAT to an exceptionally high standard. It is a pre-medical subject suitable for all students including those with a previous science or allied health background.

Master Advanced Surgery

Our Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) is the first medical school in Australia to offer credentialed sub-speciality, post-fellowship training. It is located next to Macquarie University Hospital, Australia’s only private hospital on a university campus. In other words, our researchers and teachers are given a uniquely high level of support.

Master Applied Statistics

The Master of Applied Statistics is designed to train graduates for employment as statisticians. Specialised study is also available in the areas of biostatistics, epidemiological methods, generalised linear models, time series and stochastic finance.

Master Surgical Education

The Graduate Programs in Surgical Education are a new suite of qualifications offered by the University of Melbourne Medical School through the Department of Surgery, Austin Health in partnership with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS).

Master Clinical Audiology

Audiology offers a balance between technology and working with people. This degree provides you with skills in assessment strategies, rehabilitation and habilitation of the hearing impaired and the non-medical management of hearing impairment.

Postgraduate Diploma Medical Laboratory Sciences

The Graduate Diploma will allow students with an undergraduate background in Science or Health Science to broaden and extend their areas of potential employment or expertise. The program is designed to provide students with theoretical and practical skills in Clinical Chemistry, Haematology and Medical Microbiology.

M.Res. Medical Science

A Masters by Research enables a candidate to develop knowledge of the principal doctrines of research in their discipline area and a substantive understanding of key conventions, norms and perspectives in the disciplinary or multi-disciplinary environment. 

Master Psychiatry

With the need to improve psychiatric care to a broader cross section of the community, the Master of Psychiatry is ideal for any doctor with an interest in developing their knowledge and skills in working with patients experiencing mental illness.

Postgraduate Certificate Patient Safety and Clinical Risk

Provides the opportunity for healthcare professionals to undertake study in a range of aspects within patient safety and clinical risk. The course content is based upon key clinical indicators and their application in practice.

Master Medical Science

Charles Sturt University's Master of Medical Science provides the means for managers and scientific staff in medical science fields to expand their knowledge and understanding of underlying scientific concepts and recent research advances. Students who work as medical laboratory scientists can elect to complete the Pathology specialisation.

Postgraduate Diploma Graduate Diploma in Sleep Science

The Graduate Diploma in Sleep Science provides students with both the introductory information covered in either the Graduate Certificate in Adult Sleep Science or the Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Sleep Science, as well as more advanced competencies in sleep technology.

Master Gerontology

The Master of Gerontology at Charles Sturt University builds on your existing healthcare knowledge so that you can apply the most up-to-date and innovative theory and practice to any workplace.

M.Phil. Population Health

The MPhil is an internationally recognised masters (by research) degree. It is designed for candidates to develop advanced skills in carrying out independent and sustained research.

Master Laboratory Medicine

Qualify for a career in diagnostic pathology and medical research. This program suits graduates from general science or biomedical science degrees with a biological science focus.

M.Phil. Health and (bio-) Medical Sciences

This elite intensive research degree in health and (bio-) medical sciences will provide students with the opportunity to pursue and independent investigative research project under the supervision of an academic staff member in the School of Medicine, along with coursework specifically designed to provide relevant skills in research design, communication, integrity and interpretation. 

Preparation Course GAMSAT Swotvac Package

The GAMSAT Swotvac Package provides students with an intense period of preparation similar in concept to ‘Swotvac’ study breaks used effectively by many University students in preparation for their exams.

Master Surgery

The Master of Surgery by Research is a research based program in which a candidate undertakes research in a specific aspect of surgery under academic supervision.

Master Medicine

Our Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) is the first medical school in Australia to offer credentialed sub-speciality, post-fellowship training. It is located next to Macquarie University Hospital, Australia’s only private hospital on a university campus. In other words, our researchers and teachers are given a uniquely high level of support.

Master Clinical Counselling

The Master of Clinical Counselling program from the Australian Catholic University provides candidates with specialised training specifically designed to develop the knowledge and skills required to practice as a professional counsellor in Australia.

Master Minimally Invasive Surgery

The program will provide a professional qualification for those who wish to have minimally invasive surgery as a predominant part of their future surgical practice. In particular, the aim is to produce surgeons who have an understanding of the theory of laparoscopic procedures combined with a thorough clinical grounding in laparoscopic surgery.