Graduate Diploma in Genomics and Health

    • CRICOS Code: 096348M

    The experience


    Access to a truly innovative field of study awaits those who undertake the Graduate Diploma of Genomics and Health at the University of Melbourne. This inspiring course is the first of its kind in Australia, and is an excellent format to learn about the rapidly expanding field of genomics.

    The day-to-day experience

    The one-year Graduate Diploma (full-time) offers students the chance to craft a unique study experience based on your interests. With a wide range of subjects on offer, the primary focus of the program is understanding the complexity of the human genome, while exploring the ethical and legal frameworks applied to genomics and healthcare.

    Students can craft their diploma to encompass a wide range elective of options in relevant areas such as public health and policy, ethics and law, bioinformatics, variant curation, clinical trials and research, indigenous health and more. Through a combination of online and campus-based learning, you will be introduced to the broad impacts of genomics.


    A variety of career opportunities will become available to you upon completion of the Graduate Diploma, including:

    • Public health and health policy
    • Science
    • Clinical trials and research
    • Medical and allied health settings
    • Medical law.

    These are just some of the industries that are eager to utilise the knowledge and expertise of genomic graduates like you in the workplace.

    This program also offers the possibility of transitioning to the Master of Genomics and Health if you’re inspired to seek further study and development in genomics.


    Sarah Casauria