Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Genomics is a rapidly evolving field, critical to cutting-edge health care and personalised medicine. We offer the only Master of Diagnostic Genomics in Australasia. During this course, you will develop advanced knowledge and research skills that prepare you to meet the requirements for HGSA professional accreditation as a diagnostic genomics scientist. You may align your study with specific career goals by selecting speciality units in molecular genetics, cytogenetics, or biochemical genetics. During second year, you will build on this speciality or choose to complete elective units in cancer genomics, genetic epidemiology, or computational biology.
144 credit points.
- Diagnostic Genomics
Standard entry requirements
A completed recognised bachelor degree (or higher award) with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) score of 4.00 on QUT's 7 point scale completed.
Graduates of this course will have satisfied the exam component of the Human Genetics Society of Australasia (HGSA). To be eligible for professional accreditation as a diagnostic genomic scientist, graduates must submit their testamur along with five case studies to HGSA. This course has been designed to ensure graduates are in a strong position to submit this material shortly after graduation.
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This course is delivered online and can be completed in full-time or part-time study mode.