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Master of Genomics and Health

    • CRICOS Code: 096349K

    The experience

    Overview

    As the first degree of its kind in Australia, the Master of Genomics and Health is an innovative area of study that provides ample opportunities for students who wish to learn about the rapidly expanding field of genomics. The degree is suited to medical and allied health professionals wishing to upskill their knowledge in genomics, as well as scientists or undergraduates of science and biomedicine wishing to learn more about ethical and socially responsible genomic programs and practices.

    The day-to-day experience

    This two-year, full-time (four-year part-time) degree is delivered in a blended learning format, complementing face-to-face tuition with online learning.

    The degree offers flexibility to tailor your study experience to meet your individual interests; whether you’re looking to pursue a career in science, laboratory work or study the legal and ethical implications of this burgeoning field.

    In your second year, you will have the option to complete an internship at one of our partner organisations. This is a valuable opportunity to hone your skills and gain first-hand industry experience, while providing the chance to build useful networks and professional opportunities after graduation.

    Opportunities

    The breadth of research electives offered by the Master of Genomics and Health provide an ideal foundation for students wanting to embark on a PhD.

    Students can craft their degree to encompass relevant areas, such as public health and policy, ethics and law, bioinformatics, variant curation, clinical trials and research, indigenous health and more.

    Upon graduating, you will be empowered to enhance genomic literacy across a wide range of workforces and as the demand for genomic specialists rises, you will be well-equipped to tackle the challenges in this emerging field.

    student Profile

    Sarah Casauria