Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

193107 v.7 Postgraduate Diploma in Biomedical Sciences


Course CRICOS Code: 010556C
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 1 Year


This course emphasises recent advances and current developments in medical science generally, with students encouraged to pursue individual studies in a chosen field.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

A Bachelor of Science (Medical Science) or a Bachelor of Science degree with an appropriate major. Candidates holding qualifications other than those specified are assessed on an individual basis.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applications for recognition of prior learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Duration and Availability

This fee-paying course is one year full-time or equivalent part-time study. Availability of individual units may depend on the enrolment of a minimum number of students.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure



Year 1 Semester 1

5511 v.6   MT 695 - Advanced Specialisation 5.0 25.0
6756 v.5   MT 631 - Molecular Genetics 6.0 25.0
6758 v.5   MT 633 - Research Techniques 6.0 25.0
13152 v.3   Health Research Methods 681 4.0 25.0

Year 1 Semester 2

300873 v.2   MT 630 - Professional Laboratory Practice 6.0 25.0
5515 v.6   MT 696 - Advanced Specialisation 6.0 25.0
6753 v.4   MT 634 - Macromolecular Chemistry 3.0 25.0
6757 v.4   MT 594 - Dissertation 6.0 25.0
Optional Units to Select From in Year 1 Semester 1 Hrs/Wk Credits
11507 v.2   MT 581 - Seminar 1.0 12.5
11508 v.3   MT 582 - Seminar 1.0 12.5
304232 v.1   MT 531 - Genes and Disease 6.0 25.0
306944 v.1   Histopathological Specimen Prosection 501 4.0 50.0


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 1   Y      
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 2   Y      

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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