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Master of Advanced Health Practice

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Course snapshot

Domestic snapshot

  • Course abbreviation

    MAdvHlthPrac

  • Course code

    1207180

  • Credit points

    144

  • Equivalent units

    12

  • Indicative Fee


Overview

The Master of Advanced Health Practice has been developed for individuals with a background in a health science discipline including nursing and allied health professions. The course is focused on professional development for current health practitioners, giving them a broad overview of the latest developments in various fields.

The course is practical and allows students to build on their existing experience. It enables students to pursue their interests through the choice of specialisations across a range of advanced health practice areas. Alternatively, the degree can be completed as a generic course of study without a specialisation by undertaking a selection of units in accordance with the award rules. The course content, activities, flexible delivery options and assessment methods reflect the needs of busy professionals.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

Demonstrate cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories to different bodies of knowledge or practice

Creativity

Demonstrate the application of skills with creativity and initiative to an area further learning

Ethical practice

Integrate ethical and legal principles into health practice

Knowledge of a discipline

Demonstrate command of a body of knowledge that includes a critical understanding of recent developments in a discipline and /or area of professional practice

Apply knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to a field of work and /or learning

Lifelong learning

Demonstrated a high level of personal autonomy and accountability

Demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and to reflect critically on theory and professional practice or scholarship

Communication and social skills

Communicate effectively with clients and others in interprofessional teams

Cultural competence

Apply a critical understanding of health care provision that is informed by cultural awareness and cultural competence

Specialisations include:

  • Allied Health
  • Lifestyle Medicine
  • Mental Health
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Perioperative Nurse Surgeon’s Assistant.

The degree can also be completed without a specialisation by undertaking a selection of units in accordance with the award rules.

Please note: specialisations and units are offered subject to availability.

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Online Session 1 , Session 2 N/A N/A

Requirements

We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.

Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.

Course requirements

  1. To be eligible for the award of Master of Advanced Health Practice with a specialisation a candidate shall successfully complete not less than twelve (12) units comprising:
    1. Units listed in Part A of the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules; and
    2. four (4) units of a specialisation listed in Part B of the Schedule of Units; and
    3. four (4) units or equivalent from Part C of the Schedule of Units.
  2. To be eligible for the award of Master of Advanced Health Practice without specialisation, a candidate shall successfully complete not less than twelve (12) units comprising:
    1. All units listed in Part A of the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules; and
    2. eight (8) units or equivalent from Part C of the Schedule of Units.
  3. To be eligible for the award of Graduate Diploma of Advanced Health Practice with a specialisation a candidate shall successfully complete not less than eight (8) units comprising:
    1. all units listed in Part A of the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules; and
    2. four (4) units of a specialisation listed in Part B of the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules.
  4. To be eligible for the award of Graduate Diploma of Advanced Health Practice without specialisation a candidate shall successfully complete not less than eight (8) units comprising:
    1. all units listed in Part A of the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules; and
    2. four (4) units or equivalent from Part C of the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules.
  5. To be eligible for the award of Graduate Certificate in Advanced Health Practice without specialisation a candidate shall successfully complete not less than four (4) units comprising:
    1. CMM03260 Graduate Studies Project I
    2. any two (2) units or equivalent from Part A and Part C of the Schedule of Unit attached to these Rules.
  6. A candidate who while enrolled for the Master of Advanced Health Practice with a specialisation has completed the requirements for the Graduate Diploma of Advanced Health Practice with that same specialisation may elect to be awarded the Graduate Diploma in that same specialisation following withdrawal from candidature for the Masters award.
  7. A candidate who while enrolled for the Master of Advanced Health Practice without specialisation has completed the requirements for the Graduate Diploma of Advanced Health Practice or Graduate Certificate in Advanced Health Practice may elect to be awarded the Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate following withdrawal from candidature for the Masters award.

 

Course structure

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment.

Unit Code Unit Title Available Credit points Level of learning Notes
Contact the School of Health and Human Sciences for this course progression.

Note 1:

Double-weighted unit

Unit Code Unit Title Level of learning Notes

Part A

CMM03260 Graduate Studies Project I Advanced Note 1
CMM03140 Evidence-Based Practice Introductory
and choose one (1) of the following:
HEA00501 Qualitative Research Methods for Health Introductory
HEA00502 Quantitative Research Methods for Health Introductory

Part B

Unit Code Unit Title Level of learning Notes
CMM03254 Introduction to Lifestyle Medicine Advanced
CMM03214 Obesity, Weight Control and Metabolic Health Management Advanced
CMM03379 Self-Management and Lifestyle Medicine Advanced
CMM03211 Health Promotion Strategies and Methods I: Theory and Core Strategies Advanced

Unit Code Unit Title Level of learning Notes
CMM00001 Overview of Mental Health Introductory
CMM00002 Models of Mental Health and Mental Illness Introductory
CMM00003 Therapies in Mental Health Care Introductory
CMM00004 Evaluation of Mental Health Services: Prevention to Rehabilitation Advanced

Unit Code Unit Title Level of learning Notes
NRS00610 The Role of the Perioperative Nurse - Surgeon's Assistant Introductory
NRS00611 Preoperative Assessment and Planning Introductory
NRS00612 Intraoperative Assisting and Nursing Care Advanced
NRS00613 Postoperative Nursing Care and Professional Issues Advanced

Unit Code Unit Title Level of learning Notes
HEA03414 Clinical Leaders as Clinical Innovators Advanced
TCH03409 Clinical Teaching and Supervision Advanced
MNG00755 Strategic Issues in Health Management Introductory
HEA03416 Clinical Accountability: Principles and Practice Advanced

Unit Code Unit Title Level of learning Notes
MWF93001 Autonomous Primary Health Care Midwifery Practice Advanced
MWF93002 Birth Territory and Midwifery Guardianship Advanced
MWF93003 Integrating Science into Midwifery Practice Advanced
MWF93004 Socially and Emotionally Competent Midwives Advanced

Unit Code Unit Title Level of learning Notes
HLT91002 Allied Health and Telehealth in Rural, Regional and Remote Settings Introductory
CMM03262 Graduate Studies Project II Advanced Note 1
HEA03416 Clinical Accountability: Principles and Practice Advanced

Part C

Unit Code Unit Title Level of learning Notes
CMM00001 Overview of Mental Health Introductory
CMM00002 Models of Mental Health and Mental Illness Introductory
CMM00004 Evaluation of Mental Health Services: Prevention to Rehabilitation Advanced
CMM03211 Health Promotion Strategies and Methods I: Theory and Core Strategies Advanced
CMM03254 Introduction to Lifestyle Medicine Advanced
CMM03214 Obesity, Weight Control and Metabolic Health Management Advanced
CMM03379 Self-Management and Lifestyle Medicine Advanced
CMM03262 Graduate Studies Project II Advanced Note 1
HEA00501 Qualitative Research Methods for Health Introductory
HEA00502 Quantitative Research Methods for Health Introductory
CMM03415 Health Systems Leadership Advanced
HEA03414 Clinical Leaders as Clinical Innovators Advanced
HEA03416 Clinical Accountability: Principles and Practice Advanced
TCH03409 Clinical Teaching and Supervision Advanced
MNG00755 Strategic Issues in Health Management Introductory
CMM00003 Therapies in Mental Health Care Introductory
CMM81001 Managing Diabetes as a Chronic Condition Introductory
CMM81002 Diabetes Self-management Education Theory and Practice Introductory
HLT91002 Allied Health and Telehealth in Rural, Regional and Remote Settings Introductory
HLT91001 Assessment and Return to Work Planning in Occupational Rehabilitation Introductory