Master of Genomics and Health

  • CRICOS code: 096349K

What will I study?


If you work in a clinical, health, education, public health, research or laboratory science related field this course will provide an opportunity to upskill your genomics knowledge to an advanced level.  It will also provide recent graduates an opportunity to gain skills for employment in genomics-related industries.

The 200 point Master will introduce you to human genetics and its function in clinical and research practice. It will teach you the complexity of the human genome, and tools to access information and inform risk assessment for patient care. You will learn the principles of ethical and legal frameworks as applied in the context of genomics in healthcare practice, as well as communication and research skills.

Internship and research opportunities

You will tailor these foundational studies with your choice of electives from a wide range of academic discipline areas to suit your individual interests and study preferences.  As a Masters student you will have the opportunity to broaden your career opportunities through your choice of internships and research projects with industry leaders and our research networks.

Flexibility in study pathways

The Master of Genomics and Health requires completion of a total of 200 points of study and allows flexibility in subject choices to suit individual interests and study preferences.

You have the option of enrolling in a Master degree (200 points) or one of the nested awards - Graduate Diploma (100 points), Graduate Certificate (50 points).

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