Master of General Practice Psychiatry

Course 242AA (2014)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.

Year and Campus: 2014
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate
Duration & Credit Points: 100 credit points taken over 24 months





Course Overview:

This course is no longer offered for entry. The information provided is for currently enrolled students only.

Learning Outcomes:

This course is aimed at general practitioners who wishto develop their skills in the understanding, assessment and management of arange of common psychiatric problems encountered in generalpractice.

Course Structure & Available Subjects:

The course is structured to include 600 hours ofcoursework and 4 residential weekends of 12 hours each. These subjects may betaken in any order. The course will involve the completion of four subjects:Common Clinical Problems I & II, Principles of Management, and Psychiatry inSpecial Settings.

Subject Options:

Year 1

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Not offered in 2014

Year 2

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Entry Requirements:

Registered medical practitioners who have obtainedthe FRACGP or equivalent.

Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:

Graduate Attributes: None

Not offered in 2005

All four subjects must be completed satisfactorily to obtain the Master ofGeneral Practice Psychiatry.

Accommodation costs for distance learning students are additional coststo be paid for by the student.

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