Infection and Immunity

Course rules

 

Graduate Certificate in Infection and Immunity

Graduate Diploma in Infection and Immunity

Master of Medicine (Infection and Immunity)

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code Course and stream title
GCINFIMM-01 Graduate Certificate in Infection and Immunity
GNINFIMM-01 Graduate Diploma in Infection and Immunity
MAMEINIM-01 Master of Medicine (Infection and Immunity)

 

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to candidate choice.

 

3 Masters type

The masters degrees in these resolutions are professional masters courses, as defined by the Coursework Policy.

 

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate in Infection and Immunity
(b)
the Graduate Diploma in Infection and Immunity
(c)
the Master of Medicine (Infection and Immunity)
(2)
Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

 

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria. In exceptional circumstances the Faculty may admit applicants without these qualifications who, in the opinion of the Faculty, have provided qualifications and evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.
(2)
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Infection and Immunity requires:
a medical degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification
(3)
Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Infection and Immunity requires:
completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate certificate, or equivalent qualification;
or
a medical degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification
(4)
Admission to the Master of Medicine (Infection and Immunity) requires:
completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate certificate or graduate diploma, or equivalent qualification; or a medical degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in the Table of Units of Study: Infection and Immunity.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Infection and Immunity a candidate must successfully complete 24 credit points of core units of study.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Infection and Immunity a candidate must successfully complete 36 credit points, including:
(a)
24 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
12 credit points of selective or elective units of study.
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Medicine (Infection and Immunity) a candidate must successfully complete 48 credit points, including:
(a)
30 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
18 credit points of selective or elective units of study.

 

7 Credit for previous studies

The maximum credit a candidate can receive for previous studies (not undertaken as a component of an embedded graduate certificate or graduate diploma) is not to exceed six credit points. Credit will only be awarded for units that are equivalent in content and level of study to that which they replace. Undergraduate degree units are not eligible for credit.

8 Course Transfer

A candidate for the master's degree or graduate diploma may elect to discontinue study and graduate with a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma from this embedded sequence, with the approval of the Dean, and provided the requirements of the shorter award have been met.

9 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2021 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January 2021 who elect to proceed under these resolutions. Students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January 2021 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.