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Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Metabolic Health)

Speciality Classification
Medical Doctors
Location
Online
End Date
15-Jul-2021
Delivery
Online
Duration
1 year full time / 2 - 3 years part time
Provider
the University of Sydney

Overview

In response to COVID-19, the University of Sydney has reviewed the availability of courses to be delivered remotely for students commencing their studies in Semester 1, 2021.

This course will be available to study remotely for students commencing in Semester 1, 2021. Please note that some units of study that are not essential to completing the degree may not be available to be studied remotely.

Note: The University intends to offer as many units of study as possible in a remote as well as face-to-face learning method of delivery in Semester 1, 2021 and subject to ongoing border closures and public health orders impacting attendance on campus, in Semester 2, 2021. However, some units of study and courses require students to study in-person at the relevant University of Sydney campus/es and host locations for placements and will not be available remotely. 

About this course

There is a global epidemic of diabetes and obesity and clinicians need to understand these diseases and be equipped to manage them. Our program is developed and delivered by international leaders in the field of diabetes and metabolic health. It provides students with knowledge and skills to manage diabetes, obesity and associated cardiovascular complications in the general population as well as particular groups, such as pregnant women.

100% online course delivery

This course is offered through our interactive online learning environment, giving you the flexibility to tailor your study schedule around your lifestyle.

All stream specific units are online. You may find however; a couple of electives do have a face-to-face component. These can be avoided depending on your individual preferences.  

Why study metabolic health with us?

  • This degree has been developed and will be delivered by international leaders in the field of diabetes and metabolic health.
  • This is a unique opportunity to study with like-minded peers and network with clinical and academic leaders.
  • The evidence will be presented using a case based format and there will be frequent online tutorials to facilitate discussion and to help the student apply their learning to ‘real world’ practice.
  • In a crowded employment market, this degree will signal your competence and interest in this rapidly evolving and important area of clinical practice.

Who should study this course?

This course is suitable for medical practitioners working in primary care, emergency medicine, paediatrics and those planning to train in endocrinology. It will provide you with a unique opportunity to study with your peers and network with clinical and academic leaders.

Course details

  • Faculty/University School: Faculty of Medicine and Health 
  • Credit points required: 36 
  • Course abbreviation: GradDipMed(MetabHlth) 
  • USyd code: GNMEDICI2MBH 
  • UAC code: N/A 
  • Study mode: Online/Intensive 
  • Study type: PGCW 
  • Location: Camperdown/Darlington 
  • Duration full time: 1 year 
  • Duration part time: 2 - 3 years 

Availability for international students: Not available to student visa holders. International students on other visas with study rights may apply

What you'll study 

The graduate diploma requires the completion of 36 credit points of units of study including:

  • 6 credit points of compulsory units of study
  • 24 credit points of stream specific units of study
  • 6 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

The course can be studied full-time or part-time and is largely taught online. Some MBHT units include an intensive face to face teaching session which must be attended or viewed online.

Type
Delivery
Title
Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Metabolic Health)
Speciality Classification
Location
Provider Type
University
Duration
1 year full time / 2 - 3 years part time
End Date
15-Jul-2021
Price
23625.00
Price Details
Tuition Fee for Domestic Students (Year 1): $23,625 (indicative only)
Location
Online
Price:
$23,625.00
Tuition Fee for Domestic Students (Year 1): $23,625 (indicative only)
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