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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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134 Human Medicine Master's degrees in Australia

Master Epidemiology

The Master of Epidemiology programme offered by Western Sydney University 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 Chinese Medicine

The Master of Chinese Medicine offered by Western Sydney University deepens practitioners' knowledge of the classical traditions of Chinese medicine and focuses on bringing this knowledge to contemporary clinical practice and research practice.

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 Clinical Audiology

Enhance your skills and knowledge in audiology by completing the Master of Clinical Audiology. Audiology is the clinical science involving the prevention, assessment and rehabilitation of hearing loss and associated communication disorders. UWA's Master of Clinical Audiology course is one of only five university audiology programs offered in Australia.

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 Nursing

The Master of Advanced Nursing, offered by the School of Nursing and Midwifery, will prepare you for leadership roles in clinical nursing, management and education. Clinical specialisations include emergency nursing, intensive care nursing, mental health nursing. 

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.

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.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 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.

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. 

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 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.

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. 

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 Counselling

Gain further knowledge of counselling theories; human behaviour; mental health issues; grief and loss; trauma; addiction; how groups function; and relationship and family counselling. This course is designed to prepare professional counsellors to work in a range of settings such as community mental health, community agencies, schools, multidisciplinary mental health teams, and in private practice.

Preparation Course GAMSAT Standard Essay Writing Course

The GAMSAT Standard Essay Writing Course (CR105) is a popular alternative choice for students who wish to obtain superior preparation for Section 2 of GAMSAT but who do not have the time availability to commit to the recommended GAMSAT Intensive Essay Writing Course .

Master Occupational Therapy

A Master of Occupational Therapy meets the competency standards for new graduate occupational therapists (ACSOT 2010). It is especially designed for students who are committed to improving the lives of people by enabling participation in everyday life.

Master Clinical Science

The Master of Clinical 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 experienced clinicians in research methodology and techniques and to engage them in the critical evaluation of literature and results in their chosen field of research at an advanced level. Whilst the Master of Clinical Science may contain a significant coursework component, the focus of the degree is on research.

Master Youth Mental Health

The Master of Youth Mental Health is designed for professionals working in health related fields and aims to enhance their capacity to deliver services that assist young people experiencing mental ill-health by providing the latest theory, research and evidence-based approaches in this area.

Master Advanced Medicine

The Master of Advanced Medicine degree is a one-year (full-time) program that is ideally suited for those who have completed a relevant College training program (or equivalent) and who wish to acquire a university qualification demonstrating mastery of clinical competence in a particular specialisation, acquisition of life-long learning skills and a capacity for leadership. 

M.Res. Medical Science (Health)

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 Rural Medicine

The Master of Rural Medicine will provide an academic structure to support training towards the specialty qualification of general practice including rural medicine. 

Master Health Sciences (Research)

The Master of Health Sciences (Research) offers students the opportunity to undertake supervised research in the related discipline of their choice. Their chosen discipline may include, for example, human welfare studies and services, psychology or public health.

Master Neuroscience

The Australian National University Master of Neuroscience is an intensive program of graduate coursework providing a pathway for science graduates to acquire new skills, or to extend and renew their understanding of neuroscience principles.

Master Diagnostic Pathology

The Master of Diagnostic Pathology will provide professional, industry centred advanced education and in-depth training to current medical scientists or students who plan a career as medical scientists in a pathology laboratory.

Master Health and Human Services Management

The Master of Health and Human Services Management will prepare you to be an effective manager and leader and is particularly well suited to those interested in working in the health and human services sector as well as those who currently hold senior positions in this industry.

Master Reproductive Medicine

Reproductive medicine is an expanding field. It is at the forefront of emerging medico-scientific technology offering hope to many needy couples, and career opportunities to those with demonstrable skills and knowledge. Increasing numbers of medical practitioners are developing special interests in this area – particularly GPs, family planning practitioners and specialist gynaecologists working in menopause and infertility. In addition there are similar specialisations emerging in nursing and counselling, and amongst biological scientists. This program offers an entirely web-based alternative where practitioners are able to integrate their study program into their daily professional life without the costly disruption a face-to-face coursework entails.

Faculty of Medicine
Master Family Medicine

This new Master of Advanced Health Care Practice provides health professionals with the opportunity to take the next step in expanding their careers.

M.Phil. Medical Imaging Science

Master Degrees (Research) prepare students to apply advanced knowledge for research, scholarship and further learning corresponding to AQF level 9 qualifications. Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks and other essential study materials.

Master Nursing Practice

The Master of Nursing Practice aims to broaden and deepen theoretical and practice knowledge of registered nurses who work in a variety of specialty health care settings or those desiring a career in nursing management, governance or leadership.

MWoundCare Wound Care

This flexible course allows study towards a Graduate Certificate, a Graduate Diploma or a full Master of Wound Care. For administrative purposes, all students enrol in the master’s program, but can exit early with a graduate certificate or graduate diploma.

Master Speech Pathology

The Master of Speech Pathology course is designed to provide comprehensive training in all aspects of speech pathology and to produce graduates who are ready to enter the profession. The two year full time course involves scientific knowledge and training, clinical practice and research studies.

Postgraduate Diploma Midwifery

This course is comprised of two pathways: Entry to Practice (Schedule A); and Upgrading to a Graduate Diploma (Schedule B).

M.Phil. Clinical Science

The Master of Philosophy (Clinical 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 Health - Specialisation

Changing models of health care delivery designed to improve quality and access to services require effective leaders who are able to utilise information technology and build and engage teams. This course provides the opportunity for health professionals to enhance their skills and knowledge enabling them to become leaders in health services.

Master Surgical Science

The Master of Surgical Science is designed to provide a professional qualification for those wanting to enhance their research and scientific skills and who are embarking on a career in surgery. Students will gain a sound basis in understanding the process of project design, grant getting, ethics application and statistics, all delivered by experienced research supervisors.

Master Epidemiology

The Master of Epidemiology provides a solid foundation in epidemiological and analytical skills for those who aim to develop their understanding of the epidemiological and biostatistical theory and methods that underpin epidemiological practice and research, build competence in critical appraisal, and develop core skills for research and practice in epidemiology.

Postgraduate Diploma Special Education

The aim of the Graduate Diploma of Special Education is to provide a coherent program of study and professional experience to prepare students for the advanced professional duties of a qualified special educator working in either inclusive or specialised settings.