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Top Master Degrees in Health in Australia 2017

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Master’s degrees are advanced academic programs that are available in many different study areas. Master programs can typically be completed in about two to three years. Depending on the school, they can even be earned online.

Australia education is mainly the responsibility of the government. The government fully funds the public university education while it partially funds the private university education. Australia being an English-spoken country, most of students from countries whose english is the first language often loves studying in this country

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Master of Nursing

Avondale College of Higher Education
Online Full time Part time 18 months March 2018 Australia Cooranbong Wahroonga + 2 more

The postgraduate course in nursing at Avondale College of Higher Education is designed to provide you with the option to either develop nursing specialist qualifications in clinical teaching, clinical nursing, leadership and management... [+]

Top in Australia Masters 2017. Master of Nursing Course Overview The postgraduate course in nursing at Avondale College of Higher Education is designed to provide you with the option to either develop nursing specialist qualifications in clinical teaching, clinical nursing, leadership and management or to undertake a generic course with no particular specialisation. These areas of study are designed to extend and deepen a registered nurse's knowledge, skills and appreciation of advanced practice through in-depth study of contemporary health care issues, nursing research and evidence-based perspectives of practice, leadership and management approaches, health promotion, holistic assessment, therapeutic interventions and evaluation. The ability to function both autonomously and collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team is an essential element in the course. Further, postgraduate students will also be expected to demonstrate accountability for safe practice from legal, ethical and professional perspectives. Course Code 2094 Course Duration One and a half years full-time (or part-time equivalent) Study Mode Distance education Accreditation Avondale’s Master of Nursing course is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency. Careers A career as a Registered Nurse offers many opportunities to work in diverse roles in a range of hospital and community settings both in Australia and globally. There are various career paths the Registered Nurse can pursue including, clinical practice, nursing leadership and management, research and nurse education. [-]

Master of Public Health (MPH)

The Australian National University | Science
Campus or Online Full time 2 years January 2018 Australia Canberra

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. [+]

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 ageing 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. Make an enquiry directly with ANU Both our Master programs in public health are ideal for health professionals seeking a qualification to equip them for management; graduates wanting a qualification in public health practice; and health administrators and policy workers needing a qualification to assist their career. The Master of Public Health (Advanced) is now also offered online giving you flexible learning options from anywhere in the world. Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to: Explain and apply an understanding of the socioeconomic, behavioural, biological, and societal determinants of health and disease. Understand the factors affecting the aetiology, incidence,... [-]

Master of Osteopathic Medicine

Southern Cross University
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years January 2018 Australia Gold Coast

The Master of Osteopathic Medicine is designed to develop a critical evaluation of the theory and practice of osteopathy and to produce primary care health practitioners who are able to solve complex problems and think rigorously and independently. The degree is built on a contemporary professional model that integrates the principles of evidence-based practice with a holistic paradigm of patient-centred health care. [+]

Top in Australia Masters 2017. Osteopathy is a holistic system of diagnosis and manual therapy used to treat musculoskeletal and other functional disorders of the body. In Australia, osteopaths are registered primary care practitioners. The Master of Osteopathic Medicine is designed to develop a critical evaluation of the theory and practice of osteopathy and to produce primary care health practitioners who are able to solve complex problems and think rigorously and independently. The degree is built on a contemporary professional model that integrates the principles of evidence-based practice with a holistic paradigm of patient-centred health care. The Master of Osteopathic Medicine is the second stage of a professional-entry-level program that aims to produce graduates who are eligible to register as practitioners of osteopathic medicine. The first stage is the Southern Cross University Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (with the double major Osteopathic Studies/Human Structure and Function), or the Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (Osteopathic Studies) commencing in 2017; or an equivalent award from another institution. Graduates of the Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (Osteopathic Studies) who commence the course from 2017 onwards, will receive four units of advanced standing into the Master of Osteopathic Studies. Total full-time duration for both courses (undergraduate and Master) is four years. Career opportunities The Master of Osteopathic Medicine aims to produce graduates who are eligible to register as practitioners of osteopathic medicine. Southern Cross University is seeking to increase the number of graduate osteopaths in order to meet community demand. Osteopathy Australia estimates a national shortage of... [-]

Master of Rehabilitation Science

The University of Melbourne - Online
Online Full time Part time 18 - 36 months October 2017 Australia Australia Online + 1 more

The Rehabilitation Science program is for physiotherapists, exercise scientists, occupational therapists, nurses and other qualified allied health professionals, who want to become experts in rehabilitation and health promotion to help rehabilitate people recovering from injury and illness. [+]

The Rehabilitation Science program is for qualified health professionals who want to become experts in rehabilitation and health promotion to help rehabilitate people recovering from injury and illness. The course has been developed around three major themes: theory and practice; research and innovation; and rehabilitation in context. Within these themes, you can focus your studies on a variety of subjects including women’s health, paediatrics, neurology, acute care, musculoskeletal rehabilitation and emerging technology as they relate to your specific profession. You will also have the opportunity to develop skills in leadership and health advocacy. At Australia's #1 University, your online learning experience will be enriched by regular feedback from your lecturers and tutors as well as real-time sessions where you speak with the instructor and fellow students. Students taking the course from overseas are not required to have an international student visa. Who the course is for This course has been designed with health professionals in mind, with a view to training experts in rehabilitation. It is relevant to a range of qualified allied health professionals including, but not limited to: Physiotherapists Occupational Therapists Exercise Scientists Nurses Prosthetists Orthotists Podiatrists. The unique course structure allows you to personalise your degree and design a program that best meets your practice needs and builds your professional profile and expertise. Career outcomes A postgraduate qualification in Rehabilitation Science will build your professional profile and reputation which can open up new employment opportunities. Graduates of this program will gain leadership prospects within a range of... [-]

Master of Psychiatry

The University of Melbourne - Online
Online Part time 3 years January 2018 Australia Australia Online

With the need to improve the delivery of psychiatric care to a broader cross section of the community, the renowned Master of Psychiatry course is now being offered online using the latest technology and interactive learning platforms. Delivered by the Department of Psychiatry and fully accredited by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), students will be encouraged to explore the latest cutting-edge theoretical concepts in psychiatry and their relationship to clinical practice. You will also develop a broad understanding of the cultural and sociocultural differences that exist in our community and geographical region and their relationship to individuals and mental illness. [+]

Top in Australia Masters 2017. With the need to improve the delivery of psychiatric care to a broader cross section of the community, the renowned Master of Psychiatry course is now being offered online using the latest technology and interactive learning platforms. Delivered by the Department of Psychiatry and fully accredited by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), students will be encouraged to explore the latest theoretical concepts in psychiatry and their relationship to clinical practice. You will also develop a broad understanding of the cultural and sociocultural differences that exist in our community and geographical region and their relationship to individuals and mental illness. If you are a medical practitioner who is looking for the opportunity to advance your knowledge and skills in psychiatry, then this course is for you. At Australia's #1 University, your online learning experience will be enriched by regular feedback from your lecturers and tutors as well as real-time sessions where you speak with the instructor and fellow students. Students taking the course from overseas are not required to have an international student visa. Who the course is for This course is for dedicated medical practitioners with an interest in treating patients with mental illness who are looking to satisfy the Formal Education course requirements of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. This course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the core and specialties of psychiatry in order to provide outstanding clinical care to patients. Career outcomes... [-]

Master of Health and Human Services

The University of Melbourne - Online
Online Part time 2 years October 2017 Australia Australia Online

The Master of Health and Human Services provides health and community services professionals with higher skills that will set them up to become agents of change. As a student of this course, you will gain insight into the latest thinking, new knowledge and practices, and research as it relates to psychosocial practice. [+]

The Master of Health and Human Services provides health and community services professionals with higher skills that will set you up to become agents of change. As a student of this course, you will gain insight into the latest thinking, new knowledge and practices, and research as it relates to psychosocial practice. If you want to have a broader impact on the health and well-being of individuals and society, then this course is for you. At Australia's #1 University, your online learning experience will be enriched by regular feedback from your lecturers and tutors as well as real-time sessions where you speak with the instructor and fellow students. If you are a qualified social worker you can study one of our Advanced Social Work courses. Students taking the course from overseas are not required to have an international student visa. Who the course is for This course has been designed for health and community service professionals at various stages of their career, including recent graduates, established practitioners and those seeking to advance their career or move into a new field of professional practice. It includes those who work in mental health, drug and alcohol support, welfare, and those who work with disadvantaged people or people in need. It is particularly relevant to: Counsellors Psychologists Case managers Nurses Community workers Therapists. Career outcomes According to projections, the health and community services sector in Australia will grow more rapidly than any other in the next five years** and this is a trend... [-]

Master of Public Health

Western Sydney University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2018 Australia Sydney Bankstown Campbelltown Lower Hawkesbury Blacktown Rydalmere Penrith + 7 more

The Master of Public Health course is designed for professionals working in a variety of settings, including health departments and community organisations. [+]

Top in Australia Masters 2017. The Master of Public Health course is designed for professionals working in a variety of settings, including health departments and community organisations. Public health professionals are required to effectively assess and respond to emerging public health issues. This course emphasises a comprehensive assessment of all determinants of health, which include broader social and environmental factors in addition to physical risk factors. Students can study a wide range of evaluation processes and research methods such as policy analysis, economic evaluation, epidemiology and qualitative methods. Students 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 public health issue. Upon completing the Master of Public Health, students will be equipped with knowledge and skills to pursue careers in the health sector and related industry and government organisations, as well as opportunities to further their learning via postgraduate research programmes (e.g. Master of Research and/or Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health). Why study the Master of Public Health? Western Sydney University's Master of Public Health undertakes a comprehensive assessment of all determinants of health, including broader social and environmental factors in addition to physical risk factors. It enables health professionals to practise in a variety of settings, including health services and community organisations. You will study evaluation processes and research methods such as policy analysis, economic evaluation, epidemiology and qualitative methods. The practical skills focus is in health promotion programs, and you will... [-]

Master of Health Science

Western Sydney University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2018 Australia Sydney Bankstown Campbelltown Lower Hawkesbury Blacktown Rydalmere Penrith + 7 more

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. The Master of Health Science is designed for professionals working in a variety of health science settings, including both government and non-government organisations. Students can select from three specialisations, including 'Health Services 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 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. Upon completing the Master of Health Sciences, students will be equipped with knowledge and skills to pursue careers in the health sector and related industry... [-]

Master of Public Health

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 2 years March 2018 Australia Melbourne

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. [+]

Top in Australia Masters 2017. 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 recognised 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. English Language Requirements IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS... [-]

Master of Healthcare Leadership

Southern Cross University (Online)
Online Part time 1 year Open Enrollment Australia Sydney Melbourne Lismore Coffs Harbour Gold Coast Port Macquarie + 5 more

Rather than focusing on any one health discipline, the Master of Healthcare Leadership is designed to give you a broad, inter-disciplinary perspective on the changing face of healthcare. You might be a nurse with a diploma and many years of experience wanting to move out of direct care. [+]

Prepare for the future of healthcare Healthcare is Australia’s largest industry. It’s growing and it’s also changing. Dr Louise Horstmanshof, Course Coordinator for the Master of Healthcare Leadership, says “we’re preparing in many ways for an unknown future”. We’re living longer but we also want to live better. The challenge for the health industry is in planning for, responding to and effectively managing change in a complex and busy environment. “We’re going to have to be more innovative, more flexible … and we need leadership … people who are open to opportunity, people who can look at data, look at systems, be critical about them, make decisions about them and lead others”, says Dr Horstmanshof. Rather than focusing on any one health discipline, the Master of Healthcare Leadership is designed to give you a broad, inter-disciplinary perspective on the changing face of healthcare. You might be a nurse with a diploma and many years of experience wanting to move out of direct care. You might be from an allied health background (like physiotherapy, osteopathy, counselling, optometry or even veterinary medicine) wanting to start your own practice. Or, you may be from a non-health background (perhaps you’ve worked in management and leadership in business or industry) and want to lead change and innovation in a healthcare setting. Whatever your background, a Master of Healthcare Leadership is designed to give you more flexibility, more opportunities and more transferable skills. Career opportunities Where will a Master of Healthcare Leadership take you? Where do... [-]

Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

The University of Newcastle, GradSchool (Online)
Online Full time Part time May 2018 Australia Newcastle

If you are a nurse looking for the best educational pathway to improve your ability to provide expert care and your career opportunities as a nurse practitioner, then the University of Newcastle’s Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) may be the program for you. [+]

Top in Australia Masters 2017. If you are a nurse looking for the best educational pathway to improve your ability to provide expert care and your career opportunities as a nurse practitioner, then the University of Newcastle’s Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) may be the program for you. By expanding your skills and knowledge through this advanced program, coupled with extensive clinical training, you will become a competent and qualified nurse practitioner. With this highly regarded professional qualification, you can broaden your career opportunities, applying your acquired skills and experience in the individual assessment, planning, implementation, diagnosis and evaluation of patient care. Embarking on the Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) will see you delve into core knowledge areas such as pharmacotherapeutics, biophysical processes, health research, clinical leadership and management. You will also have the flexibility to explore specialised fields including aged care, mental health, infection control, palliative care and neonatal intensive care. For more information on the courses available, check out the ‘Details’ page. The program includes a minimum of 658 hours of embedded clinical practice in nursing, under the guidance of approved academic and clinical supervisors (approved by the Program Convenor). This clinical practice is undertaken in the student’s normal place of work. It is expected that the student’s employment is accredited with the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) or similar. With your Master’s qualification you will be able to apply for endorsement by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia to enable you to practice as a... [-]

Master of Health Science

The University of Newcastle, GradSchool (Online)
Campus or Online Full time Part time July 2017 Australia Newcastle

Are you a health professional who is looking to specialise your career in health science? If so, the Master of Health Science offered by the University of Newcastle, aims to provide you with a comprehensive and superior education. [+]

Are you a health professional who is looking to specialise your career in health science? If so, the Master of Health Science offered by the University of Newcastle, aims to provide you with a comprehensive and superior education. You will have the opportunity to focus your study around one of the three core disciplines: Alcohol and Other Drugs Primary Health Care Stroke Management This program will provide you with an in-depth learning experience in your chosen field, presenting you with employment opportunities across a range of public health disciplines including primary health care, assessment and counselling of alcohol and other drug problems and working with people diagnosed with stroke. Further to this you may choose to take on more senior roles within clinical leadership, health advocacy, research studies and/or health planning and promotion. You have the flexibility to study full-time or part-time to suit your needs as well as a whole program or just a single course. By studying a single course this can enable you to meet Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements and gain up-to-date information and skills related to your profession. The Master of Health Science is also offered completely online allowing you to study when and where it suits you. Is it for you? The University of Newcastle has designed the Master of Health Science to offer a specialised education in Alcohol and Other Drugs, Primary Health Care and Stroke Management. If you have a bachelor degree in an approved health related discipline and are looking to... [-]

Master of Clinical Medicine (Leadership and Management)

The University of Newcastle, GradSchool (Online)
Online Part time July 2017 Australia Newcastle

The program has been designed to train doctors to be clinical leaders with a broad perspective on patient care and hospital management and is open to both domestic and international applicants. [+]

Top in Australia Masters 2017. Become a clinical leader with a broad perspective on patient care and hospital management equipped to face the exciting global challenges of clinical leadership in 21st century health care. The growing international recognition and demand for doctors with generalist expertise who can provide effective and coordinated inter-professional patient care across specialist disciplines, prompted the University of Newcastle to introduce the Master of Clinical Medicine (Leadership and Management). As the number of patients with multiple conditions increases globally, the University of Newcastle, in partnership with the New South Wales Ministry of Health and the New South Wales Health Education Training Institute (HETI) have collaborated to develop this unique and exciting program that blends clinical medicine with health leadership and management. The program has been designed to train doctors to be clinical leaders with a broad perspective on patient care and hospital management and is open to both domestic and international applicants. Providing you with an up-to-date education in clinical medicine, leadership and management, you will be prepared with the skills and knowledge to take on senior generalist hospital positions and inter-professional team leadership roles across the full range of health care facilities. Comprised of eight core courses undertaken part-time over two years, the Master of Clinical Medicine (Leadership and Management) is delivered within an experiential and applied framework. The course is led, coordinated and delivered by a range of practicing health service clinical leaders and the University of Newcastle’s Faculty of Health and Medicine academics, including... [-]

Master of Traumatology

The University of Newcastle, GradSchool (Online)
Online Full time Part time February 2018 Australia Newcastle

The Master of Traumatology is the first postgraduate coursework program in Australia devoted to extending students’ knowledge of trauma care coupled with a focus on research. The program will endow graduates with a strong foundation in the science and practice of injury management. [+]

In response to international demand the University of Newcastle has introduced the Master of Traumatology. This is the first postgraduate coursework program of its kind in Australia providing you the opportunity to extend your knowledge of trauma care. In recognition of the importance of trauma as a subspecialty in prevention of mortality and morbidity of the injured, the Master of Traumatology has the support of leading medical organisations in Australia involved with trauma education and management. Equipped with a strong foundation in the science and practice of injury management, you will be able to use your new degree to satisfy Curriculum Vitae Selection Points in applications for Surgical Education and Training (SET) with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS). The Master of Traumatology is accredited by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS). Our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere to balance work, life and study. You can achieve your Master of Traumatology at a time that suits you. The Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) is a NSW government agency that works with clinicians, consumers and managers to design and promote better healthcare for NSW. One of its leading institutes, the Institute of Trauma and Injury Management (ITIM), oversees, coordinates and supports the NSW trauma system to achieve better outcomes for trauma patients across NSW. The University of Newcastle acknowledges the generous contribution of ITIM to this Masters program. Is it for you? The University of Newcastle has introduced the... [-]

Master of Sports Science

Bond University
Campus Full time 72 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

The Bond University Master of Sports Science is designed to produce high quality graduates who possess an excellent understanding of advanced sports science practice. The program provides you with advanced studies in biomechanics, physiology, sport psychology and the principles of high performance sciences that incorporate programming, athlete monitoring and emerging technology in sports. [+]

Top in Australia Masters 2017. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Successful completion of a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science degree or equivalent degree from a recognised institution that satisfies the following minimum academic entry criteria:Two semesters of Human AnatomyTwo semesters of Human PhysiologyTwo semesters of BiomechanicsOne semester of Research Design / StatisticsOne semester of Physiology of ExerciseOne semester of Exercise PrescriptionOne semester of clinical exercise testingTranscripts of completion of primary degree and specific subject outlines need to be supplied with applications. Successful performance at a selection interview. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Bond University Master of Sports Science is designed to produce high quality graduates who possess an excellent understanding of advanced sports science practice. The program provides you with advanced studies in biomechanics, physiology, sport psychology and the principles of high performance sciences that incorporate programming, athlete monitoring and emerging technology in sports. The Master of Sports Science consists of a specialised coursework, integrated research and professional placement model designed in accordance with existing Sports Science professional accreditation requirements with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA). A unique feature of this program is the opportunity to gain comprehensive professional experience through the completion of a 2-semester internship with a sports organisation relevant to the research project to be undertaken. The program will culminate with the submission of a peer-reviewed manuscript that may be eligible for publication, providing an additional pathway for you to progress to further postgraduate research. Benefit from the real world experience of Bond’s specialist sports scientists, whose academic qualifications are... [-]