The Master of Health Science is an advanced postgraduate qualification for health practitioners who want to further their knowledge through research to advance their career.
The Master of Health Science is an opportunity for graduates from a variety of health backgrounds to advance their scholarly and professional knowledge in an area of their interest. You study in an interprofessional and collegial learning environment, and develop research skills.
An applicant must have completed one of the following with a B grade average or higher, or equivalent:
Bachelor of Health Science
Graduate Diploma in Health Science
Staircasing options from the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science or Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science are also available.
Alternatively, students can negotiate a research or individual pathway with the Associate Dean Academic.
Provide evidence of having completed an acceptable undergraduate research paper or equivalent
An applicant may be asked to provide evidence of current professional practice
An interview may be required
May be required to meet Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act (HPCA Act) and Vulnerable Children’s Act (VCA Act) requirements and other relevant legislation
An applicant for the Master of Health Science in Psychology must have the personal qualities that show suitability for this programme, and may be required to attend selection interviews
An applicant for the Master of Health Science in Psychology will be required to supply references and satisfy a police vetting process
English language requirements
IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with no band less than 6.0