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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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Studying in Australia

Australia is well known for its warm climate, great beaches and exceptional higher education system. It has strong influences from both Europe and Asia, and with the worlds second highest development index, it is a fantastic place to study!

122 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 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. 

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 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 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.

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. 

Master Rehabilitation

By studying the Master of Rehabilitation at James Cook University (JCU) you'll gain knowledge and professional experience that will help you upskill and update your clinical practice. This Master’s degree offers you the opportunity to select from majors in four areas - a General Major in Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech Pathology. JCU also offers a wide selection of subjects, several of which address tropical, Indigenous, rural and remote practice.

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).

M.Sc. 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. 

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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.

MRadTher Medical Radiations

The Master of Radiation Therapy is designed for those with a degree in science or a related health discipline wishing to become a registered Radiation Therapist.

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

This course builds from the graduate certificate and graduate diploma and aims to expand the health clinician's knowledge and skills in clinical nursing at a specialist and advanced level. The course includes carefully designed coursework units with embedded research-led teaching, with both project and thesis options.

Rehabilitation Occupational Therapy

The JCU Master of Rehabilitation is designed so you can study externally/online while you continue to work. It is a 1.5 year full-time (or part-time equivalent) external course that's available to Australian and international students. Australian students are required to participate in limited on-campus study and Work Integrated Learning.

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.

M.Res. Medical Science

The Master of Research in Medical Science at University of Tasmania qualifies individuals who apply an advanced body of knowledge in a range of contexts for research and scholarships and as a pathway for further research.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 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. 

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 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 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.

Postgraduate Diploma Midwifery

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

Rehabilitation Speech Pathology

By studying the Master of Rehabilitation at James Cook University (JCU) you'll gain knowledge and professional experience that will help you upskill and update your clinical practice. This Master’s degree offers you the opportunity to select from majors in four areas - a General Major in Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech Pathology. JCU also offers a wide selection of subjects, several of which address tropical, Indigenous, rural and remote practice.

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.

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.

Master Medical Science

If you're a professional working in the medical or clinical sciences and you're aiming to make even more impact in your world through cutting-edge research or science leadership, this James Cook University (JCU) Master’s degree equips you with knowledge and skills that will help you achieve your goal.