Master of Medicine 24 months Postgraduate Program By The University of Queensland |Top Universities
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Program Duration

24 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

24,080 AUDTuition Fee/year

Application Deadline

16 Jun, 2024Application Deadline

Program overview

Main Subject

Medicine

Degree

MMed

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Online

This online program 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 program, 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.

Program overview

Main Subject

Medicine

Degree

MMed

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Online

This online program 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 program, 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.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

4+
100+
7+
72+

To be eligible for entry, you'll need:

  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in medicine, plus 2 years full-time equivalent post qualification clinical practice, and
  • you must have access to and have obtained any necessary permission for the use of appropriate and sufficient clinical cases in order to complete the program.

16 Jun 2024
2 Years
Feb
Jul

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

6,360 AUD
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International Students

24,080 AUD
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The University of Queensland has one of the most comprehensive high-quality range of undergraduate degrees in Australia. We provide choices to give you the flexibility to meet your learning goals.  

Many of our degrees offer practical experiences such as field trips and industry placements to boost your skills and enhance employability.  We engage with industry to provide mentorship opportunities and inform curriculum development. UQ also allows undergraduate students to undertake two bachelor's degrees at the same time (dual degree programs), but in a shorter period of time than if they were completed separately. 

According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023, UQ ranks top 50 in the world in 16 subjects, while holding its position of 2 subjects in the global top 5.

Globally, UQ is in the world's top 30 universities in 8 subject areas, including:

  • 2nd Sports-related Subjects
  • 5th Mineral & Mining Engineering
  • =19th Agriculture & Forestry
  • 20th Environmental Sciences
  • 20th Petroleum Engineering
  • 23rd Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • =27th Hospitality & Leisure Management
  • =30th Psychology

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The University of Queensland offers postgraduate coursework programs such as graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, coursework masters, advanced coursework masters and professional doctorates). In addition, you could complete research higher degrees such as the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) to equip you with specialist knowledge, enhance your employability, upgrade your qualifications, help you get promoted, or pave the way for your career in academia.

Research

Our researchers are answering some of the world’s toughest questions. With eight internationally recognised research institutes on-site, along with leading academics on staff, you will have the opportunity to study with some of the world’s best researchers. Some of our research highlights include Gardasil®, the cervical cancer vaccine; Triple P – Positive Parenting Program; world-leading MRI technology; discovering the new disease HBSL; and developing microalgae as a green-power biofuel.

According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023, UQ ranks top 50 in the world in 16 subjects, while holding its position of 2 subjects in the global top 5.

Globally, UQ is in the world's top 30 universities in 8 subject areas, including:

  • 2nd Sports-related Subjects
  • 5th Mineral & Mining Engineering
  • =19th Agriculture & Forestry
  • 20th Environmental Sciences
  • 20th Petroleum Engineering
  • 23rd Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • =27th Hospitality & Leisure Management
  • =30th Psychology

Enquire about your postgraduate study options today!

CRICOS Provider Number 00025B  • TEQSA PRV12080

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