Career information evening
Aimed at 300 and 400 level Genetics, Biochemistry and Microbiology students, this is a yearly event hosted by Genetics Otago. For 2019, this will be held on 4 September, and will feature representatives from a range of industries.
RSVP by registering your interest:
Genetic counsellors provide informed advice on all aspects of genetic disease. They help families to make informed decisions on genetic testing and understand the implications of results. To become a Genetics counsellor, you must gain a professional accreditation.
In Australasia, Genetic counselling qualifications are accredited by the HGSA (Human Genetics Society of Australasia). Master of Genetic Counselling courses are a 2-year postgraduate course and are currently run by:
- University of Technology in Sydney https://www.uts.edu.au/about/graduate-school-health/genetic-counselling
- University of Melbourne https://study.unimelb.edu.au/find/courses/graduate/master-of-genetic-counselling/