Master of Diagnostic Genomics

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

This course is the first and only masters degree in diagnostic genomics in Australasia. Students will develop advanced knowledge and research skills that prepare them to meet the requirements for HGSA professional accreditation as a diagnostic genomics scientist. A six-month placement in an appropriate clinical or research laboratory is a key feature of the program.

Course Fee:

Australian: $36,700
International: $53,500

Entry Requirements:

A completed bachelor degree or higher award completed in the last 10 years, in one of the following or relevant disciplines: biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, biomedical sciences, cell biology, dentistry, dietetics, forensic science, genetics, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, veterinary science. Applicants who completed their degrees more than 10 years ago must provide evidence of graduate work experience and/or further studies since course completion in order to receive further consideration.

Structure:

144 credit points comprising: 5 core units; 4 elective units; research dissertation completed during placement. Speciality units are available 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.

Subjects you can Study:

Diagnostic Genomics

Further information:

This course is delivered online and can be completed in full-time or part-time study mode.

Recognition:

Graduates are eligible to apply for HGSA professional accreditation in diagnostic genomics.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00213J

Related Careers:

Life Scientist, Research Officer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kelvin Grove No info No Full time 1.5 years
Kelvin Grove No info No Online 1.5 years
Kelvin Grove No info No Part time 3 years

Why study with us?

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession through real experiences and contacts.

Many of our courses offer you the flexibility to expand your knowledge into fields that your degree doesn’t traditionally explore—making study more stimulating and preparing you for a more agile future. You can also choose from an extensive range of double degrees for a competitive advantage that gives you greater variety in your study and career, plus opportunities and networks across two fields. There are also options to study online or undertake a short professional development course through QUTeX to apply quickly in your career.

Be career ready

You will gain experience in labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with industry partners. We are ranked in the top 50 in the world for employer-student connections*.

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. In fact, more founders of start-ups have studied at QUT than any other Queensland university**.

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked in the world’s top 250 universities***.

City-based campuses

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, as well as a dedicated Creative Industries Precinct and new Education Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus.

 

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* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019.

**Startup Muster Report 2018.

***QS World University Rankings 2019.

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