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C11277v1 Graduate Certificate in Genetic Counselling

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Genetic Counselling (GradCertGenCouns)
CRICOS code: 098054J
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 24
Course EFTSL: 0.5
Location: City campus

Notes

This is an exit-only course. There is no direct admission to it. Current UTS students may be able to submit an Internal Course Transfer (Graduating) application to exit with this course. Check with your faculty's student centre.


Overview
Course intended learning outcomes
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Exit award
Professional recognition
Other information

Overview

Students enrolled in the Master of Genetic Counselling (C04374) can apply to transfer into this exit-only course after completing 24 credit points of specified study and gain a graduate certificate qualification.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Describe evidence-based genetic and genomic health care.
1.2 Apply self-awareness through self-reflection relating to their work.
2.1 Outline an awareness of cultural and societal diversity and disparity in healthcare.
2.2 Demonstrate respect and value for diverse ways of knowing, being and doing, in particular recognising the diversity of Indigenous Australians while critically reflecting upon the impact of ongoing colonisation and its pervasive discourse on their health and wellbeing, and integrating this knowledge into practice.
3.1 Engage with people from across diverse communities.
4.1 Provide explanations about genetics and genomics to a peer audience.
4.2 Demonstrate professional and ethical behaviour.

Course duration and attendance

This course can be completed in six months of full-time study.

Course structure

This course comprises a total of 24 credit points.

Course completion requirements

STM91275 Core subjects (Genetic Counselling) 24cp
Total 24cp

Course program

A typical program is shown below.

Calendar B Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Calendar B Autumn session
96104 Communication and Counselling   6cp
96103 Medical Genetics and Genomics in Practice   6cp
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
96102 Research Methods in Genetic Counselling 6cp  
96105 Clinical and Community Placement 1 6cp  
Calendar B Spring session
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
96110 Genetic Counselling 6cp  
96108 Research Project 1 6cp  
96109 Research Issues in Genetic Counselling 6cp  
96099 Genetic Counselling Clinical Placement 2 6cp  

Exit award

This is an exit-only course for students enrolled in the Master of Genetic Counselling (C04374). Direct entry is not available.

Professional recognition

Students who exit the Master of Genetic Counselling (C04374) with a Graduate Certificate in Genetic Counselling are not eligible to undertake certification as a genetic counsellor.

Other information

For further information about this course, or instructions on how to apply for an internal course transfer (graduating), contact the UTS Student Centre on:

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887) or
+61 2 9514 1222
Ask UTS