Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Year and Campus:||2016 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||100 credit points taken over 12 months|
Mrs Margaret Sahhar
This course is only available as an exit award, after completion of year one (100 credit points) of the Master of Genetic Counselling.
Completion of the Graduate Diploma in Genetic Counselling does not satisfy requirements of the Certification Board to register as a practicing Genetic Counsellor. The Graduate Diploma may be used to enhance a current professional degree e.g. social work (BSW/MSW)
On completing the Graduate Diploma in Genetic Counselling, students should be able to:
Research and Evaluation Skills
Critical Reflection and Cognition Skills
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
Students enrolled in the Master of Genetic Counselling must successfully complete eight core subjects, including a supervised placement, to qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Genetic Counselling.
Students should also check with the course coordinator for the appropriate sequence of subjects.
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Study Period Commencement:
This is an early exit point only from the Master of Genetic Counselling.
|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: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
This course aims to provide upskilling in genetic knowledge and counselling /communication for professionals already practising in relevant fields e.g. Social Work.
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