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Health Practice

Masters by Coursework

MC-HTHPRC

Course
Master of Science (Health Practice)
Duration
2 years full-time
Credit
300
Location
Curtin Perth, Curtin Singapore

Outline

Gain knowledge and research skills applicable to clinical leadership, diabetes, or wound, ostomy and continence practice.

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You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.

Specifically, the Master of Science (Health Practice) aims to develop graduates who possess a combination of knowledge and research skills applicable to industry. The majors in this course are designed to allow specialisation in various disciplines including Clinical Leadership, Diabetes, Clinical Specialisation, and Wound, Ostomy and Continence Practice and are suitable for those who wish to extend their existing knowledge of a discipline. Students enrol in a major for the course duration and will graduate with an award title related to that major.

See individual majors for specific information:

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

 

What you'll learn

  • apply discipline knowledge, principles and concepts in accordance with relevant practice codes, standards and legislation
  • apply critical thinking and reflective practice to clinical practice to generate innovative solutions
  • access, evaluate and synthesise information relevant to clinical leadership and the promotion of optimal outcomes for clients
  • communicate effectively and work collaboratively with clients, carers, families, communities and the interdisciplinary health care team
  • utilise technology safely and appropriately for the diagnosis and management of clients
  • participate in research and critically appraise research findings and incorporate evidence based knowledge into clinical practice
  • relate policy, practices and standards to international trends
  • demonstrate cultural competence in the care of all clients, families and communities
  • demonstrate professional, legal and ethical accountability within the scope of practice for safe health care delivery

Admission criteria

Please see the specific majors for admission criteria. 

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing7.0
Speaking7.0
Reading7.0
Listening7.0
Overall band score7.0

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

Advanced standing

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

If this applies to you, you can apply for credit for recognised learning (CRL), which means your previous study is recognised and matched against a similar unit in your intended Curtin course.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: crl@curtin.edu.au

Tel: 1300 222 888

CRL search

Fees & charges

Domestic fee paying postgraduate

Fee year: 2021

Student typeCost
Domestic $18,000*

Fees are indicative only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

Location

For start dates, please view the academic calendar.

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2021

Semester 1
  • On Campus

2022

Semester 1
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2023

Semester 1
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2024

Semester 1
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2021

Trimester 1A
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2022

Trimester 1
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2023

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  • On Campus
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Trimester 2A
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  • On Campus
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2024

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  • On Campus
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  • On Campus
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  • On Campus
Trimester 2A
  • On Campus
Trimester 3
  • On Campus
Trimester 3A
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  • Curtin course code: MC-HTHPRC
  • CRICOS code: 096303B
  • Last updated on: April 23, 2021