Psychiatry

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Psychiatry

Master of Medicine (Psychiatry)

Students must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 12 credit points of compulsory units of study; and
(b) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study; and
(c) 12 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

Master of Medicine (Advanced) (Psychiatry)

Students must complete 60 credit points, including:
(a) 48 credit points of study as required for the Master of Medicine
(b) 12 credit points of project units of study.

Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Psychiatry)

Students must complete 36 credit points, including:
(a) 6 credit points of compulsory units of study; and
(b) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study; and
(c) 6 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

Graduate Certificate in Medicine (Psychiatry)

Students must complete 24 credit points, including:
(a) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study.

Compulsory units

BMRI5020
Research Inquiry
6    N PUBH5010 or CEPI5100


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Semester 1
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010


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Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2

Capstone units - Master of Medicine, Master of Medicine (Advanced)

BMRI5001
Neuroethics
6   

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Semester 2
BMRI5017
Genetics of Brain and Mind Disorders
6   

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Semester 2
BMRI5027
Leadership and Policy in Mental Health 1
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
BMRI5055
Research Project in Psychiatry
6    A BMRI5003 and BMRI5050

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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Semester 1
Semester 2
PSTY5201
Psychodynamic Principles and Frameworks
6    A This unit assumes a working clinical knowledge of basic counselling and mental health, commensurate with a clinician having worked 2 or more years in a setting with general health counselling or mental health clients.


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Semester 1
PSTY5202
Psychodynamic Interpersonal Therapy
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
PSTY5204
Practising Psychodynamic Psychotherapy B
3    A This unit assumes a working clinical knowledge of basic counselling and mental health, commensurate with a clinician having worked 2 or more years in a setting with general health counselling or mental health clients.
C PSTY5201 and PSTY5203

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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Semester 2
PSTY5205
Growth, Trauma and Adaptation
6   

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Semester 2

Stream Specific units

Graduate Certificate
BMRI5003
Clinical Psychiatry I
6   

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Semester 1
BMRI5012
Brain Ageing
6   

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Semester 2
BMRI5050
Clinical Psychiatry II
6   

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Semester 2
BMRI5052
Child and Adolescent Mental Health
6    A Clinical experience in psychiatry or general practice or paediatrics of equivalent is essential.
N BMRI5011 or BMRI5010


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Semester 1
Semester 2
BMRI5054
Psychotherapy and Psychosocial Care
6    A BMRI5003 and BMRI5050 Knowledge and skills at the level of completion of Stage 1 Psychiatry training


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Semester 1
Graduate Diploma
BMRI5003
Clinical Psychiatry I
6   

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Semester 1
BMRI5050
Clinical Psychiatry II
6   

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Semester 2
BMRI5052
Child and Adolescent Mental Health
6    A Clinical experience in psychiatry or general practice or paediatrics of equivalent is essential.
N BMRI5011 or BMRI5010


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Semester 1
Semester 2
BMRI5054
Psychotherapy and Psychosocial Care
6    A BMRI5003 and BMRI5050 Knowledge and skills at the level of completion of Stage 1 Psychiatry training


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Semester 1
Master
BMRI5003
Clinical Psychiatry I
6   

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Semester 1
BMRI5012
Brain Ageing
6   

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Semester 2
BMRI5053
Bodies, Brains and Minds in Connection
6    A BMRI5003 and BMRI5050 Knowledge and skills at the level of completion of Stage 1 Psychiatry training


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Semester 2
PSTY5201
Psychodynamic Principles and Frameworks
6    A This unit assumes a working clinical knowledge of basic counselling and mental health, commensurate with a clinician having worked 2 or more years in a setting with general health counselling or mental health clients.


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Semester 1
PSTY5202
Psychodynamic Interpersonal Therapy
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
PSTY5204
Practising Psychodynamic Psychotherapy B
3    A This unit assumes a working clinical knowledge of basic counselling and mental health, commensurate with a clinician having worked 2 or more years in a setting with general health counselling or mental health clients.
C PSTY5201 and PSTY5203

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
PSTY5205
Growth, Trauma and Adaptation
6   

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Semester 2
BMRI5050
Clinical Psychiatry II
6   

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Semester 2
BMRI5052
Child and Adolescent Mental Health
6    A Clinical experience in psychiatry or general practice or paediatrics of equivalent is essential.
N BMRI5011 or BMRI5010


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
BMRI5054
Psychotherapy and Psychosocial Care
6    A BMRI5003 and BMRI5050 Knowledge and skills at the level of completion of Stage 1 Psychiatry training


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1

Capstone unit

Master students select 6 credit points from the list below as a capstone unit:
BMRI5001
Neuroethics
6   

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Semester 2
BMRI5017
Genetics of Brain and Mind Disorders
6   

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Semester 2
BMRI5027
Leadership and Policy in Mental Health 1
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
BMRI5055
Research Project in Psychiatry
6    A BMRI5003 and BMRI5050

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
PSTY5201
Psychodynamic Principles and Frameworks
6    A This unit assumes a working clinical knowledge of basic counselling and mental health, commensurate with a clinician having worked 2 or more years in a setting with general health counselling or mental health clients.


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Semester 1
PSTY5202
Psychodynamic Interpersonal Therapy
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
PSTY5204
Practising Psychodynamic Psychotherapy B
3    A This unit assumes a working clinical knowledge of basic counselling and mental health, commensurate with a clinician having worked 2 or more years in a setting with general health counselling or mental health clients.
C PSTY5201 and PSTY5203

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
PSTY5205
Growth, Trauma and Adaptation
6   

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Semester 2

Project units of study

MEDF5301
Project (Advanced Masters)
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5302
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part A)
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5303
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part B)
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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Semester 1
Semester 2