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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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University of Technology Sydney

Public health refers to organised efforts to prevent disease, promote health and reduce health inequalities in entire populations. A postgraduate public health degree is ... [+]

This course offers flexibility, with a wide range of electives, providing the opportunity to specialise in a particular field of public health. UTS utilises a combination of face-to-face teaching, including block days, and online educational delivery. Academic staff are highly experienced clinicians and researchers, and recognised as leaders in their chosen fields of public health.

Upon completion of the course, graduates have an internationally recognised qualification. They have developed skills and acquired knowledge essential for the modern public health professional. Specifically, the course covers topics including: global public health communicable and infectious diseases health promotion health education reproductive and sexual health Indigenous health health policy management in health care primary health care health research methods epidemiology biostatistics health economics. ... [-]

Australia Sydney
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1.5 - 3 years
Campus
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
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 Wollongong

There is currently a high demand for graduates in Medicinal Chemistry. The Master of Medicinal Chemistry degree provides vocational training, together with specialised co ... [+]

Course summary

There is currently a high demand for graduates in Medicinal Chemistry. The Master of Medicinal Chemistry degree provides vocational training, together with specialised coursework and a small research project.

What you will study

Additional preparatory subjects focus on laboratory work and science communication skills. It provides an alternative career path to PhD studies or up-skilling for the industry.

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
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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 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
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Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
The University of Western Australia

The Master of Public Health provides a foundation in the research disciplines of epidemiology, biostatistics, health economics, and health promotion, as well as the broad ... [+]

About

The Master of Public Health provides a foundation in the research disciplines of epidemiology, biostatistics, health economics, and health promotion, as well as the broader social context in which public health programs are planned, delivered and evaluated.

Many of our units are offered online, while others are offered as intensive seasonal school units.

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Australia Crawley
January 2020
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
September 2019
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
September 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
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
Avondale College of Higher Education

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 ... [+]

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 specialization. These areas of study are designed to extend and deepen a registered nurse's knowledge, skills and appreciation of advanced practice through the 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.... [-]

Australia Cooranbong Wahroonga
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Full-time
Part-time
18 months
Online
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
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