Genetic Counselling / Genomics and Health

Gen Counselling

If you’re interested in an exceptional preparation for a career in genetic counselling or genomics and health, sign up to learn more about our courses in genetics and genomics.

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  • Genetic Counselling

    Course: Master of Genetic Counselling

    Genetic counselling is a communication process that aims to help individuals, couples and families understand and adapt to the implications of a genetic contribution to a health condition.

    Graduating with a Master of Genetic Counselling meets the requirements for entry level professional employment as an associate genetic counsellor, and for Board Eligible certification, awarded through the Board of Censors in Genetic Counselling (Human Genetics Society of Australasia).

  • Genomics and Health

    Rapid advances in genomics in the last decade are expected to bring about benefits and challenges in health care. These advances require a workforce able to incorporate new ways of thinking about, and applying genomics knowledge in clinical practice and policy.

    • Course: Master of Genomics and Health
      • The Master of Genomics and Health provides advanced training in the current and potential impact on health and medicine brought about by advances in genomics and related technologies.
    • Course: Graduate Diploma in Genomics and Health
      • The Graduate Diploma in Genomics and Health is a 1-year nested award within the 2-year Master of Genomics and Health. You can further develop your genomics expertise by completing an additional year (100 credit points) of study with the Master of Genomics and Health.
    • Course: Graduate Certificate in Genomics and Health
      • The Graduate Certificate in Genomics and Health is a 6-month nested award within the 2-year Master of Genomics and Health course.