Graduate Diploma in Allergic Diseases (exit only)

  • Approved Abbreviation: GradDipAllergicDis
  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 4754
  • AQF Level: 8

The Graduate Diploma in Allergic Diseases is an exit degree for medical practitioners in clinical practice who are enrolled in the Master of Medicine (Allergic Diseases). Students who successfully complete this two year program will have an in depth understanding of the scientific basis and clinical aspects of allergic diseases including mental health and nutrition. Supervised clinical experiences, practical skills workshops and conference attendance will enable students to develop their ability to use theoretical knowledge and diagnostic and therapeutic skills effectively in clinical allergy practice.

  • Director of Academic Program - Dr Kate McBride

Study Mode

Two years part-time

Program Advice

Dr Miriam Codarini

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

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Location

Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Online Part Time Online See above

Admission

4754 - Graduate Diploma in Allergic Diseases is an exit award from 4753 - Master of Medicine (Allergic Diseases).

4753 - Master of Medicine (Allergic Diseases)

Program Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points which include the subjects listed in the recommended sequence below.

Note: The yearlong subject MEDI 7009 Clinical Allergy will consist of 50 hours of supervised consultation of patients with allergic disease within the setting of a specialist Immunology/Allergy clinic. Students will also need to attend the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) Annual Scientific Meeting and the annual MacArthur Series in Immunology and take part in two program-specific workshops.

Recommended Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
1H sessionCredit Points
MEDI 7002 Allergic Sciences 1 20
 Credit Points20
2H session
MEDI 7003 Allergic Sciences 2 20
Students may exit with a Graduate Certificate in Allergic Diseases (1)  
 Credit Points20
Year 2
1H session
Select one of the following options: 20
For new students:  
Nutritional Aspects of Allergic Diseases  
Clinical Allergy  
For students with existing Graduate Certificate in Allergic Diseases qualification:  
Reflective Clinical Allergy Practice  
 Credit Points20
2H session
MEDI 7021 Mental Health Aspects of Allergic Diseases 10
Select one of the following options: 10
For new students:  
Clinical Allergy  
For students with existing Graduate Certificate in Allergic Diseases:  
Nutritional Aspects of Allergic Diseases  
 Credit Points20
 Total Credit Points80