How to apply
Entry to the Master of Genetic Counselling is competitive and we encourage students to submit their application as soon as applications open as the School reviews and makes offers from September onwards.
Application processes are different for coursework and research degrees. Please choose from the following categories:
Master of Genetic Counselling (C04374)
Autumn session commences with Professional Skills Week in mid-February with classes starting in late February. Applications are not accepted for commencement in Spring session (mid-year).
Prospective students are welcome to apply in their final session/semester of undergraduate study. Successful applicants will be granted a conditional offer with a full offer made once their degree and all prerequisites are complete.
Application opening date
Applications for study in the next session (Autumn 2021) are now open.
Applying as a domestic (local) student
If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident or a humanitarian visa holder, you can lodge your application quickly and easily online directly to UTS. Visit the UTS Postgraduate Admissions page to learn about how to apply and submit your application.
If your previous degree/s were completed overseas, please submit your application to Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) as UAC can verify your documents and calculate your GPA.
Applying as an international student
If you are not an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident, you will need to apply through UTS International.
To calculate the fees for this course, visit UTS Fees.
Note: there are no Commonwealth Supported Places available for this course however you may be eligible for the FEE-HELP loan scheme.
How to apply
Identify your proposed area of research, and potential supervisor/s. Future research students are encouraged to view the school's:
Make an enquiry to UTS Genetic Counselling. This helps us to connect you to a supervisor and start your application process.
The school’s research team will help guide you through this step.
Domestic students should follow the research degree application process outlined by the Graduate Research School.
International students should visit UTS International for comprehensive information on the application process, fees and English language requirements.
UTS Genetic Counselling offers a range of scholarships for PhD students. In particular, students in Pharmaceutics are currently being sought for an exciting project relating to innovative drug delivery and pharmaceutical nanotechnology. Visit our scholarships page for details.
Local students (citizens of Australia and New Zealand and permanent residents of Australia) currently have their course fees met through the Commonwealth Government’s Research Training Program Link. However, students are responsible for other fees incurred by their project (eg. software, photocopying, transport).
International students should visit the UTS International website for information on international student fees.
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