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Top Master Degrees in Health in Australia 2019/2020

A master’s degree is an advanced study program that can be completed in about two years, provided students have already earned a bachelor’s degree in a similar area. Students can choose to earn a Master of Arts, an MSc, or an MBA, depending on their current and future goals.

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La Trobe University

If you're a professional, currently working in the health setting and want to expand your career into senior roles, this program is designed for you. ... [+]

If you're a professional, currently working in the health setting and want to expand your career into senior roles, this program is designed for you.

The Master of Public Health is an internationally recognized professional qualification in public health that enables you to work all over the world in a variety of health settings. This is a comprehensive, stand-alone degree, with both research and practice pathways. A distinctive feature is that you are trained according to the Foundation Competencies for Public Health Graduates in Australia. It includes eight core public health subjects, after which you will have the choice to complete the degree in either research mode or practice mode.... [-]

Australia Melbourne
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Wollongong

Health services in Australia, as in most countries, are experiencing a surge of interest and investment in e-health. The Master of Health Informatics is designed to provi ... [+]

Course summary

Health services in Australia, as in most countries, are experiencing a surge of interest and investment in e-health. The Master of Health Informatics is designed to provide IT professionals with specific knowledge of health informatics and provide health professionals with a better understanding of IT within their industry.

You will study core subjects in Knowledge Engineering, Introduction to Health Informatics, Information Design and Content Management, and Concepts and Issues in Healthcare Computing. Depending on your previous qualifications, you will complete subjects from either an Information Technology or Health specialisation. You will also complete a Professional Practice and Research Project.... [-]

Australia Wollongong
March 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
The University of Western Australia

Unique in Australia, this course offers a thorough grounding in state-of-the-art biotechnology in combination with training in the enterprise, commercialization and intel ... [+]

Unique in Australia, this course offers a thorough grounding in state-of-the-art biotechnology in combination with training in enterprise, commercialization and intellectual property (IP) protection with specializations in either Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Environmental Biotechnology, Genetics, and Breeding or Genetics and Genomics.

Using world-leading research staff, business experts and mentors in biotechnology companies, you're provided with the fundamental academic and business skills needed to make a significant contribution to the biotechnology sector.

About The Course

Biotechnology is rapidly becoming central to our lives. The use of plants, animals, and bacteria, enhanced by areas such as genetics and genomics gives rise to new food, fiber and chemical production routes, new strategies for environmental protection and stewardship as well as training the next generation of biomolecular scientists. This is a signature program that set us apart from other universities by offering a thorough grounding in state-of-the-art biotechnology and combining this with training in enterprise and commercialization. This includes developing the theory of genetics and molecular biology in parallel with skills training in practical techniques such as genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, recombinant DNA methods, and basic and advanced bioinformatics.... [-]

Australia Crawley
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
RMIT - Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Your career in laboratory medicine. Graduates are employed as medical scientists in the field of diagnostic pathology, as medical researchers, or as clinical investigator ... [+]

Your career in laboratory medicine

Graduates are employed as medical scientists in the field of diagnostic pathology, as medical researchers, or as clinical investigators.

What you will study

You’ll specialise in two clinical pathology discipline streams. On graduation, you'll have high-level skills in analysis and knowledge integration relevant to your area of specialisation.

Details

Qualify for a career in diagnostic pathology and medical research. This program suits graduates from biological science or biomedical science degrees.

You’ll specialise in two clinical pathology discipline streams from the following options:

Anatomical pathology Clinical biochemistry Haematology Medical microbiology Transfusion and transplantation science ... [-]
Australia Melbourne
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Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
Queensland University of Technology

The Master of Health Management develops students' knowledge across the broad scope of health. This course prepares graduates to provide leadership in a range of health s ... [+]

Overview Prepare to work as a manager across a number of health areas. Study specialization in emergency and disaster management, health law, health policy and planning, quality and patient safety, or a cross-specialization. Graduate eligible for membership of the Australian College of Health Service Managers (ACHSM). Choose to combine your coursework with a project or dissertation. Complete in 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time. Applicants with a bachelor degree in a relevant area such as health, law or business may be eligible for 48 credit points of advanced standing on entry to the course. This will reduce the course duration to 1.5 years full-time or 3 years part-time.

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Australia Kelvin Grove
February 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of South Australia

If you are a health or medical professional looking to develop and enhance your leadership, management, and business skills, the Master of Health Services Management may ... [+]

Degree overview Advance into leadership and management positions across the diverse health and aging sectors. Benefit from flexible study options through online and on-campus learning so you can advance your career while you study. Study a unique blend of health and business courses for a contemporary health management focus. You may have the opportunity to partner with industry whilst completing a major project targeting real-world health management issues. Study a curriculum informed by above world-class research in Business and Management*. Shorten the duration of your studies with advanced standing or credit if you have a relevant qualification.

*2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)... [-]

Australia Adelaide
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
James Cook University Online

At James Cook University, our Master of Nursing will empower you to understand and implement research and embrace leadership or educational practice roles in a hospital e ... [+]

Course Duration: 24 months part-time* Course Fees: $2,600 per subject. FEE-HELP is available. Course Study Periods: Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sept, Oct Course Subjects: 12 Majors: Leadership and Management, Education

*Duration depends on Recognition of Prior Learning

Become a leader in the nursing industry

With a rapidly ageing population, changes in technology, changes in management demands, and the evolution of nursing knowledge and practice, there are growing opportunities for qualified senior nurses and nurse leaders in Australia.

JCU Online’s Master of Nursing gives you the qualifications and skills you need to evolve your career as fast as healthcare itself is changing. It will allow you to take on more complex roles and deliver better patient care.... [-]

Australia Australia Online
January 2020
Part-time
24 months
Online
Southern Cross University (Online)

The SCU Online Master of Healthcare Leadership will enable you to become a true leader and make a positive impact in your healthcare environment. SCU's highly supportive ... [+]

Duration: Two years, part-time Advanced standing: Call us to see if you qualify Study periods: January, March, April, July, September, November Fees: $2190 per unit Units: 12 Rankings: Nursing research ranked highest possible classification in the ERA national report. Prepare for the future of healthcare

The online Master of Healthcare Leadership is designed to give you a broad, interdisciplinary perspective on the changing face of healthcare. You might be a registered nurse with many years of experience and want to move out of direct care, or you might be from an allied health background, such as physiotherapy, osteopathy, counselling or optometry, wanting to start your own practice. Whatever your health background, completing a Master’s in healthcare leadership online gives you more flexibility, more opportunities and more transferable skills you can take with you into the future.... [-]

Australia Australia Online
November 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online
University of Technology Sydney

This degree is designed for registered nurses wanting to develop research skills that have practical application for innovations in the health care industry and scholarly ... [+]

This course assists students to complete original research that contributes to knowledge in their field within an international context. Research at UTS takes place in a dynamic and outcomes-oriented environment. The university attracts students who want to develop their knowledge and expertise within a professional and stimulating framework. Students are part of a lively and vigorous research culture, working closely with academic staff and health industry partners.

This degree offers solid research training to registered nurses who are required to undertake research in their current employment or who aspire to such positions.

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Australia Sydney
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Are you an RN looking to upgrade your qualifications or become a leader in the healthcare sector? Our Master of Nursing is designed to boost your skills in leadership and ... [+]

Master of Nursing for Registered Nurses

Are you an RN looking to upgrade your qualifications or become a leader in the healthcare sector? Our Master of Nursing is designed to boost your skills in leadership and strategic management within your current nursing practice. In addition, the options for elective courses and research opportunities can be aligned with your personal career ambitions.

Study Nursing online

No matter where you live in the world, you can study online with our Master of Nursing. Our nursing courses are designed for online study so you can continue working as an RN.

Career outcomes

Would you like a say in the strategic direction of your ward, hospital or organization? Our Master of Nursing will boost your career opportunities in nursing and healthcare management.... [-]

Australia Australia Online
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Full-time
Part-time
18 - 60 months
Online
The University of Queensland

This program prepares health professionals from a broad range of backgrounds and disciplines to define, critically assess and resolve public health and nutrition problems ... [+]

Why study the Master of Public Health

This program prepares health professionals from a broad range of backgrounds and disciplines to define, critically assess and resolve public health and nutrition problems. Students can undertake this program in a variety of fields- refer to the links under "What you can study" below for further details. Students may complete the program entirely by coursework or may incorporate a dissertation or project. Dissertation and projects may be completed within Australia or overseas. Any expenses incurred in undertaking the dissertation/project are the responsibility of the student.

The Master of Public Health program is the first in Asia Pacific to have achieved Curriculum Validation from the Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation (APHEA), one of the world's leading accrediting bodies for MPH programs. This validation confirms that the curriculum adheres to European standards for a modern comprehensive degree and contains the basic structure and core content expected from a Master of Public Health. Summer Semester entry is available to domestic students only as course offerings are limited in that semester.... [-]

Australia Saint Lucia Brisbane Gatton
January 2020
Full-time
18 months
Campus
University of Canberra

The University of Canberra is committed to building a strong and sustainable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and sports industry workforce. If you are an Abo ... [+]

University of Canberra has an array of Scholarships Available for International Students. Strengthen Your Physiotherapy Career.

If you’re a Physiotherapist looking for career advancement, then the UC Master of Physiotherapy course will provide you with the knowledge and research skills to help take your career to a whole new level.

This 2-year, full-time course is perfect for those wanting to focus their physiotherapy knowledge in a specific area, looking to influence industry standards, or perhaps take a step into a more research-based Academic career.

No matter what your motivation, this course will give you both the experience and the qualifications to have your work recognised at a higher level; which in turn could lead to opportunities to impact change and enhance the health and welfare of the wider community at the national level.... [-]

Australia Canberra
January 2020
Full-time
4 - 8 semesters
Campus
Torrens University Australia

The Master of Public Health (Advanced) is designed specifically for international students or those who wish to complete a 2-year program studied full-time. With sixteen ... [+]

Grow your knowledge and expertise on current global and environmental health issues and be a leader of change.

The Master of Public Health (Advanced) is designed specifically for international students or those who wish to complete a 2-year program studied full-time. With sixteen subjects instead of twelve, students in the Master of Public Health (Advanced) will gain a more advanced body of knowledge. Additionally, this course is offered in Adelaide and Sydney, with the option of online study.

The Master of Public Health (Advanced) will equip health professionals from a broad range of backgrounds with the knowledge and skills to address public health challenges. Students will gain an understanding of current global and environmental health issues, health policy, systems, and economics, along with social, behavioral and cultural determinants of health.... [-]

Australia Sydney Leura Fitzroy Melbourne Brisbane Adelaide  + 3 More
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Part-time
2 years
Campus
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Western Sydney University

The Master of Health Science is designed for professionals working in a variety of health science settings, including both government and non-government organisations. ... [+]

The Master of Health Science is designed for professionals working in a variety of health science settings, including both government and non-government organisations. In addition to the standard Master of Health Science, students can select from three specialisations, including Health Services Management (a program accredited by the Australian College of Health Service Management), Aged Care Management, or Occupational Health and Safety. Students can study a broad range of health science units relating to evidence-based health care and practice, health service planning, aged care management, health policy development, leadership, and health financial management. Students also receive practical skills in community development and health promotion programs, and also complete a culminating research and practice experience in the evaluation of a contemporary issue in health science.... [-]

Australia Sydney Bankstown Campbelltown Gunderman Blacktown Rydalmere Penrith  + 4 More
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
The University of Notre Dame Australia

The Master's Degree in Exercise Science is designed to assist students to meet national accreditation standards required for full membership with the Exercise and Sports ... [+]

Master of Exercise Science

Researchers have identified that physical inactivity is a critical risk factor contributing to ill health in Australia and that exercise plays an important role in preventing and rehabilitating diseases of lifestyle. This course is the School of Health Science aims to provide highly trained professional exercise scientists and practitioners to be part of the health team providing exercise services. These services may be in the workplace and sport and for persons with chronic health conditions such as obesity, high blood pressure, insulin intolerance, diabetes, long-term sports injuries and joint disorders. Acquiring in-depth knowledge and research skills in the exercise sciences will allow graduates to work with clients to improve their health and well being in exercise, sport or rehabilitation contexts.... [-]

Australia Fremantle Broome Sydney
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus