Duration

2 Years part-time (only available as part-time study)

Commencing 2017

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

16

Faculty

Medicine

Location

External

Delivery mode

Web Based

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Medicine.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

To enrol in the program, a person must

  1. hold an approved degree in medicine; and
  2. have completed two years full-time (or equivalent) post-qualification clinical practice, approved by the executive dean.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Medicine

Email: med.enquiries@uq.edu.au

Phone: (07) 3346 4922

Web: https://medicine.uq.edu.au/

Duration

2 Years part-time (only available as part-time study)

Commencing 2017

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

16

Faculty

Medicine

Location

External

Delivery mode

Web Based

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Medicine.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

To enrol in the program, a person must

  1. hold an approved degree in medicine; and
  2. have completed two years full-time (or equivalent) post-qualification clinical practice, approved by the executive dean.

International students who wish to undertake this program will not qualify for a Student Visa. To study this program in Australia, international students must hold alternative Australian Visa/Residency status with a sufficient study entitlement. See Department of Immigration and Border Protection for further details. Alternatively, for programs available in 'External' mode, students may study from their home country.

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 7; reading 7; writing 7; speaking 7; listening 7. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004 Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web: https://medicine.uq.edu.au/

Enquire online

Why study the Master of Medicine?

This program offers continuing profession education for primary care and specialist doctors working in specialist practice with a special interest in skin cancer. It is also aimed at doctors preparing for a Fellowship pathway in one of the relevant Medical or Surgical Colleges, including:

  • surgical oncology
  • ENT
  • plastic surgery
  • anatomical pathology
  • dermatology
  • radiation oncology
  • primary care
  • specialist practice.

Note that the indicative fee refers to full-time study only. Part-time students are typically liable for 50% of the full-time fee per annum.

Only continuing students may enrol in the General Practice study plan which is being discontinued.

What you can study

This Master of Medicine degree is by coursework rather than research and is thus structured to provide comprehensive teaching on skin cancer diagnosis and treatment. The program is delivered online as a series of courses in sequential order.

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Medicine.

Click on the course code to view the Course Profile, for further information including advice of courses with shared teaching activities. Refer also to PPL 3.20.02 Course and Program Design - Procedures.

Majors/Specialisations

Studies may be undertaken in the following specialisations. Please click on the major(s) that are of interest to you for more information.

Master of Medicine

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

To enrol in the program, a person must

  1. hold an approved degree in medicine; and
  2. have completed two years full-time (or equivalent) post-qualification clinical practice, approved by the executive dean.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

To enrol in the program, a person must

  1. hold an approved degree in medicine; and
  2. have completed two years full-time (or equivalent) post-qualification clinical practice, approved by the executive dean.

Additional application requirements

International students who wish to undertake this program will not qualify for a Student Visa. To study this program in Australia, international students must hold alternative Australian Visa/Residency status. See Department of Immigration and Border Protection for further details.

Visa requirements

International students who wish to undertake this program will not qualify for a Student Visa. To study this program in Australia, international students must hold alternative Australian Visa/Residency status with a sufficient study entitlement. See Department of Immigration and Border Protection for further details. Alternatively, for programs available in 'External' mode, students may study from their home country.

English proficiency

IELTS overall 7; reading 7; writing 7; speaking 7; listening 7. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Master of Medicine

To complete the Master of Medicine, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #16 from the MMed list in the chosen field of study. Refer to the MMed Rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Medicine.

Program Rules for the Master of Medicine

Early exit points

Based upon course selection, students may be able to exit this award with the: