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University of Queensland

24 months
41536 AUD/year
20560 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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This Medicine degree offered at the University of Queensland will provide you with the specialised skills required to diagnose and manage skin cancer through a flexible structure that can fit around your existing schedule. 


Through this 2 year part-time Medicine degree offered at the University of Queensland, you'll gain the specialised knowledge and skills required to diagnose and manage skin malignancy. You'll also consolidate your skills in the fields of clinical and dermatoscopic diagnosis and managing skin malignancies.

You can choose either clinical, research or public health pathways. As a graduate, you'll possess a high level of knowledge and diagnostic skills that will empower you to manage a large proportion of skin cancer cases. You can also use this knowledge in skin cancer research or skin cancer related policy and health promotion.

You will: 

  • understand the embryology, microanatomy, physiology, oncology and epidemiology of skin
  • be able to undertake a consultation (history and examination) for a skin check
  • demonstrate an ability to assess skin lesions through dermatoscopy and dermal imaging – and be competent in differential diagnosis
  • confidently advise and manage most patients with skin cancer, using appropriate medical and therapeutic modalities in partnership with the patient
  • possess a sound understanding of how to minimise indemnity risk in your practice
  • know when to refer a patient for further opinion or more advanced treatment
  • undertake research training, critically analyse current research in the field and apply this in professional practice.

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Depending on which field you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
  • General practitioner
  • Hospital specialist
  • Skin clinic specialist

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Core Knowledge & Professional Practice 
  • Clinical and Dermatoscopic Diagnosis in Skin Cancer Practice 
  • Assessment & Diagnosis 
  • Public Health Research Methods
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  •  Promotion in Public Health 
  • Health Systems

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


16 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider No: 00025B 

  • An approved degree in medicine and have completed two years full-time (or equivalent) post-qualification clinical practice, approved by the Executive Dean.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41536 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41536 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    20560 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20560 AUD per year during 24 months.


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