MC158 - Master of Laboratory Medicine

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RMIT program code: MC158
Plan name: Master of Laboratory Medicine
Plan code: MC158
Campus: Bundoora Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 056171G

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2018 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 

One hundred and ninety two (192) credit points from the program structure, which is listed below, under Year 1 and Year 2.  These credit points must include:

  • Two advanced 24 credit point courses during the program.  The 2 courses must be in different disciplines.
  • MEDS2154 Advanced Laboratory Medicine
  • MATH1300 Biostatistics
  • MEDS2138 Research Project, or MEDS2156 Professional Practice (final semester of the program).

Note: Courses listed may not be available each semester.  Also the advanced microbiology courses may be offered in alternate years.  You will be required to purchase your own Personal Protective Equipment (including Laboratory Coats), as required for specific laboratory classes.

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Year One of Program

Semester 1 intake students - You must complete:

  • Semester 1 - One advanced 24 credit point course and two 12 credit point courses.  
  • Semester 2 - MEDS2154 "Advanced Laboratory Medicine" and two 12 credit point courses. 
  • Please check the course guides for pre-requisites and assumed knowledge.

Semester 2 intake students - You must complete:

  • Four 12 credit point courses in Semester 2.
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Select and Complete One (1) Course from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Advanced Clinical Biochemistry24YesONPS2342Bundoora Campus1364
Advanced Cytopathology24YesMEDS2135Bundoora Campus1365
Advanced Haematology24YesMEDS2112Bundoora Campus1366
Advanced Histopathology24YesMEDS2113Bundoora Campus1367
Advanced Transfusion and Transplantation Science24YesONPS2361Bundoora Campus1368
Bacterial Infections24YesONPS1045City Campus3061
OR

Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
}
AND

Select and Complete Four (4) Courses from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Histology12YesONPS2532Bundoora Campus1369
Microbiology12YesBIOL2173City Campus2248
Diagnostic Microbiology12YesBIOL2417Bundoora Campus2100
Clinical Immunology12YesONPS2560Bundoora Campus1370
Immunology12YesONPS1050Bundoora Campus2126
Clinical Biochemistry 112YesONPS2340Bundoora Campus1352
Histopathology and Cytopathology 112YesMEDS2183Bundoora Campus1353
Haematology and Transfusion Science 112YesMEDS2179Bundoora Campus1354
Point of Care Patient Testing12YesONPS2426Bundoora Campus1355
Advanced Medical Informatics and Laboratory Management12YesONPS2449Bundoora Campus1381
Molecular Genetics and Diagnostics12YesONPS2639Bundoora Campus1371
Gene Technologies 112YesONPS1052Bundoora Campus3024
Integrative Pathology12YesMEDS2181Bundoora Campus1356
Medical Microbiology 112YesONPS1054Bundoora Campus2147
AND

Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Advanced Laboratory Medicine24YesMEDS2154Bundoora Campus1357
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Semester 1 - You must complete:

  • one advanced 24 credit point course and two 12 credit point courses (students who started the program in March previous year), OR
  • two advanced 24 credit point courses (students who started the program in July previous year)
  • Please check the course guides for pre-requisites and assumed knowledge.

Semester 2 - You must complete:

  • MEDS2138 Research Project or MEDS2156 Professional Practice (students who started the program in March previous year).  Students with no prior experience in diagnostic pathology are recommended to take MEDS2156 "Professional Practice - Laboratory Medicine". RMIT University will make reasonable efforts to find suitable professional practice clinical placements for eligible students who meet GPA requirements. Please consult the Program Coordinator for further advice if required.
  • MEDS2154 "Advanced Laboratory Medicine" in Semester 2 and two 12 credit point courses (students who started the program in July previous year).
  • Please check the course guides for pre-requisites and assumed knowledge.
{

Select and Complete One (1) Course not previously completed from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Advanced Clinical Biochemistry24YesONPS2342Bundoora Campus1364
Advanced Cytopathology24YesMEDS2135Bundoora Campus1365
Advanced Haematology24YesMEDS2112Bundoora Campus1366
Advanced Histopathology24YesMEDS2113Bundoora Campus1367
Advanced Transfusion and Transplantation Science24YesONPS2361Bundoora Campus1368
Bacterial Infections24YesONPS1045City Campus3061
OR

Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
}
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course not previously completed from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Histology12YesONPS2532Bundoora Campus1369
Microbiology12YesBIOL2173City Campus2248
Diagnostic Microbiology12YesBIOL2417Bundoora Campus2100
Clinical Immunology12YesONPS2560Bundoora Campus1370
Immunology12YesONPS1050Bundoora Campus2126
Clinical Biochemistry 112YesONPS2340Bundoora Campus1352
Histopathology and Cytopathology 112YesMEDS2183Bundoora Campus1353
Haematology and Transfusion Science 112YesMEDS2179Bundoora Campus1354
Point of Care Patient Testing12YesONPS2426Bundoora Campus1355
Advanced Medical Informatics and Laboratory Management12YesONPS2449Bundoora Campus1381
Molecular Genetics and Diagnostics12YesONPS2639Bundoora Campus1371
Gene Technologies 112YesONPS1052Bundoora Campus3024
Integrative Pathology12YesMEDS2181Bundoora Campus1356
Medical Microbiology 112YesONPS1054Bundoora Campus2147
AND

Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Biostatistics12YesMATH1300City Campus25082481
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Research Project48YesMEDS2138Bundoora Campus13731358
Professional Practice - Laboratory Medicine48YesMEDS2156Bundoora Campus13741359
 

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College of Science, Engineering and Health

Academic Services Centre Bundoora

Building 201, Level 2, Room 10

Bundoora West Campus

Plenty Road

Bundoora, Victoria 3083

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Tel: +61 3 9925 6055

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