Why choose this Diagnostic Genomics course at the Queensland University of Technology
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.
A six-month placement in an appropriate clinical or research laboratory is a key feature of the program. This placement may be completed in your current workplace or may be facilitated by QUT.
This course is designed to qualify graduates as a diagnostic genomic scientist. Graduates are well positioned for employment as laboratory managers in diagnostic laboratories, or for a career in research.
Furthermore, the composition of this masters degree means that graduates will be able to competitively apply for a Doctor of Philosophy and scholarship.
- Human Genetics
- Disease Pathogenesis
- Diagnostic Genetics
- Genetic Technologies
- Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Genetics and Genomics
- Advanced Cell and Molecular Biology
- 18 months
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesPublic Health Human Medicine Genetics View 133 other Masters in Public Health in Australia
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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 within the last ten years in any of the following areas or relevant disciplines:
- biomedical sciences
- cell biology
- forensic science
- veterinary science
If your degree was completed more than ten years ago, you must provide evidence of graduate work experience; and; or further studies since course completion with your application for it to be considered.
International34300 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 34300 AUD per year during 18 months.
National25200 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25200 AUD per year during 18 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.