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Top Master Degrees in Health in Australia 2019

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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The University of Western Australia

If you want an exciting career that stimulates you, challenges you, and rewards you, then a postgraduate degree in science sets you on the right path. ... [+]

This course provides advanced training in the field of infectious diseases including topics in Medical Microbiology, Tropical Infectious Diseases, and Public and Environmental Health Microbiology.

This course includes an individual research project or a practicum in the State Pathology Laboratory Service.

Course structure details

Core

Take all units (72 points): MICR5829 Foundations of Infectious Diseases (6) MICR5830 Principles of Mycology and Parasitology (6) MICR5831 Molecular and Cellular Microbiology Part 1 (6) MICR5832 Diagnostic Medical Microbiology (6) MICR5833 Antimicrobial Agents (6) MICR5834 Tropical, Travel and Remote Area Infectious Diseases (6) MICR5835 Vectors of Infectious Diseases and Vector Control (6) MICR5836 Public and Environmental Health Microbiology (6) MICR5842 Principles of Infection and Immunity (6) MICR5846 Molecular and Cellular Microbiology Part 2 (6) PUBH4403 Epidemiology I (6) PUBH5761 Epidemiology and Control of Communicable Diseases (6) ... [-]
Australia Crawley
January 2020
Full-time
Part-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
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 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
July 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
La Trobe University

Fast track your career in senior health management with the Master of Health Administration. ... [+]

Choose Master of Health Administration at LaTrobe

Fast track your career in senior health management with the Master of Health Administration.

As you get started, you'll take an in-depth look at the Australian health system and get a solid grounding in the challenges of the field. You'll learn about financial management and people management, industrial relations, organizational leadership and system leadership.

In your final year, you'll integrate your skills and knowledge. A research or workplace project in health management, public health, health promotion or health policy will form a major part of your final-year studies. This project will see you gaining practical experience through applying analytical and problem-solving strategies to real-world healthcare and public health problems.For many students, this project leads to their promotion or next job.... [-]

Australia Melbourne
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 48 months
Campus
Online
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 investigators ... [+]

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
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
Southern Cross University (Online)

There is a growing need in our healthcare system for highly skilled professionals who understand the complexities of mental health and can offer well-informed mental heal ... [+]

Duration: Two years, part-time Advanced standing: Call us to see if you qualify Study periods: January, March, April, July, August, October Fees: $2300 per unit Units: 12 Develop the skills to effectively respond to patient needs

There is a growing need in our healthcare system for highly skilled professionals who understand the complexities of mental health and can offer well-informed mental health clinical interventions.

Southern Cross University’s online Master of Mental Health postgraduate course will enhance your understanding of mental health and psychiatry while building the skills needed to effectively respond to patients experiencing mild, moderate and severe mental health challenges.... [-]

Australia Australia Online
July 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online
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
University of Wollongong

The Master of Medical Biotechnology is designed for students who seek knowledge and technological expertise in specific areas of cell and molecular biology, which is the ... [+]

Course summary

The Master of Medical Biotechnology is designed for students who seek knowledge and technological expertise in specific areas of cell and molecular biology, which is the basis for modern biotechnological research and development.

What you will study

This degree will integrate your work practice skills to allow you to translate your skills into career ready attributes. Subjects give an introduction to the basic elements of modern cell and molecular biology before proceeding to intensive training in current biotechnology and its application to the fields of medicine, agriculture and molecular biology.

This degree

This degree is designed through the lens of global perspectives in science where you will also be exposed to emerging technologies such as the use of drones, artificial intelligence AI, coding and virtual reality (google VR) in science data collection and analysis during your first-year core subjects.... [-]

Australia Wollongong
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 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
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
The Australian National University | Science

The ANU Master of Public Health will equip you with the foundations of public health practice, provide you with an understanding of contemporary public health issues rele ... [+]

Master of public health (advanced) - now available for online study

At ANU we are committed to training the next generation of researchers and population health practitioners, who will improve the population's mental and physical health through discovery, education and the translation of research into effective health policy and practice. Our work spans the full range of population health research, including non-communicable disease epidemiology, infectious disease surveillance and outbreak investigation, global health, health services research, social and cultural determinants of health, environmental health, healthy aging and mental health. Our Master programs draw on many different areas of population health giving you a comprehensive understanding of the field. And if you’re hoping to benefit from the research strengths of ANU, the Advanced program provides you with the opportunity to extend your practical, coursework experience in public health with the development and implementation of a research project.... [-]

Australia Canberra
January 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Online
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
Bond University

The Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice is an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level 9 Masters Degree (Extended) dietetics program. It places a distinct em ... [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The minimum academic requirement is an undergraduate degree in health science or another related degree with at least two biochemistry subjects at a second-year level where first-year chemistry is a prerequisite of these subjects and two physiology subjects also at a second-year level. Eligible undergraduate programs at Bond University:

Bachelor of Biomedical Science Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice is an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level 9 Masters Degree (Extended) dietetics program. It places a distinct emphasis on developing evidence-based practitioners with extensive participation in dietetics practice in various contexts both locally and abroad, as well as possessing research experience. You will have the opportunity to develop specialist skills related to the practice of nutrition and dietetics through extensive professional practice placements. A unique feature of this program is the completion of an international placement.... [-]

Australia Robina
January 2020
Full-time
108 weeks
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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2 years
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