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Genetic Counselling (Research)

University of Technology Sydney

24 months
34390 AUD/year
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This Master of Genetic Counselling (Research) at the University of Technology Sydney is intended for genetic counsellors, or students who have completed a relevant degree, who wish to pursue a career in research or gain a competitive advantage in their career by completing an additional postgraduate qualification.  

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This Master of Genetic Counselling (Research)  at the University of Technology Sydney  provides students with the opportunity to work with experienced researchers in their area of interest to develop and complete an original research project which contributes to knowledge. 

Students gain research training and skills, as well as developing extensive knowledge and expertise in an area of research. Students are supported by a strong and vibrant research culture, both within the school and the university, and have access to other researchers, a wide variety of workshops, the university library and research facilities.


This course is excellent preparation for students who wish to pursue doctoral research study, a career in research, or genetic counselling positions that have research involvement. Career options include academic appointments, expanded practice roles, advisory positions and industry roles.

Programme Structure

  • This course consists of one thesis subject which is undertaken for the duration of the degree. 
  • Students are required to undertake a candidature assessment at the end of the first two sessions for full-time students, and at the end of the first three sessions for part-time students.  
  • Students work closely with a principal supervisor and a supervisory panel, and are required to report on their progress each session.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 098375C  

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate research studies.
  • The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 7.0 overall with a writing score of 7.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 584-609 overall with TWE of 5.0, internet based: 94-101 overall with a writing score of 27; or AE6: Pass; or PTE: 65-72; or CAE: 185-190.
  • Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34390 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17195 AUD per semester during 24 months.
  • For this course, the cost per session is $17,195. 

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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