Study Human Medicine in Australia

Study Human Medicine in Australia

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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138 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.

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, with the Psychology Board of Australia and have completed at least a Masters Degree or equivalent in Clinical Neuropsychology, 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 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 Advanced Strategies and Complex Reasoning GAMSAT Preparation Course

The Advanced Strategies & Complex Reasoning GAMSAT Preparation Course (CR103) is designed to provide students with advanced critical and analytical skills and methods needed for the identification and resolution of GAMSAT problems which typically require a higher level of complex analytical reasoning. It is a pre-medical subject suitable for all students intending to pursue a career in Medicine.

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
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.

Master Clinical Audiology

Audiologists are involved in hearing and balance assessment and rehabilitation. This course provides the basic scientific background for audiology, an introduction to clinical work, comprehensive training in all aspects of clinical audiology along with an introduction to related research methods.

Master Speech Pathology Studies

This program equips graduates with the knowledge, professional attributes and clinical and research skills necessary for professional careers in speech pathology. In addition to focusing on development of skills in clinical speech pathology practice, this program will allow graduates to use their prior skills and knowledge to become a lifelong learner and critical thinker and to enhance the effectiveness of their professional practice.

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 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 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 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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

Postgraduate Certificate Health (Scheduled Medicines)

If you are a registered nurse and want to become an expert in scheduled medicines, then the Graduate Certificate of Health (Scheduled Medicines) might be for you. We understand that registered nurses want to further their knowledge and skills in scheduled medicines, by protocol or permit in an isolated practice context. This degree allows you to apply the coursework to your own workplace during the course of study making it more relevant to your own practice.

Health and Community
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.

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. Our master degree is recognised by Occupational Therapy Australia and the World Federation of Occupational Therapists as a professionally accredited occupational therapy course.

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. ASAM is the only Australian medical school providing post-fellowship academic training in medical specialities.

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 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.

Postgraduate Diploma Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation

The Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation offers candidates the opportunity to gain a qualification in a specific area of professional training. Successful completion will satisfy the requirements necessary for specialist Exercise Physiologist accreditation by Exercise and Sports Science Australia. Following completion of undergraduate studies in Sport Science, Exercise and Health, the Graduate Diploma provides the knowledge and expertise to specialise in the delivery of exercise for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries.

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 Applied Science (Research)

A masters by research is an opportunity to conduct a significant piece of supervised research. Students normally complete a relevant coursework component, prepare a hypothesis and methodology, and present the results of their research in a thesis.

Faculty of Health
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.

M.Sc. Health Science - Neuroscience

The Master of Health Science encompasses a range of biomedical and health disciplines that underpin advances crucial to human health and wellbeing. It provides you with a unique combination of the three key platforms: public health; advanced study in a related science discipline; and an industry internship. It is taught by the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. It provides a pathway for you to further develop your science knowledge, and integrate this knowledge with a solid grounding in Public Health (theory and skills) as well as providing a work practicum in the health industry (for example health promotion, research, policy and administration). This integration enables you to be ‘job-ready’ at the end of your course.