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Curtin University

  • 28% international / 72% domestic

Master of Science (Health Practice)

  • Masters (Coursework)

Gain knowledge and research skills applicable to clinical leadership, diabetes, or wound, ostomy and continence practice.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
MC-HTHPRC
Study Mode
In person

About this course

Specifically, the Master of Science (Health Practice) aims to develop graduates who possess a combination of knowledge and research skills applicable to industry. The majors in this course are designed to allow specialisation in various disciplines including Clinical Leadership, Diabetes, Clinical Specialisation, and Wound, Ostomy and Continence Practice and are suitable for those who wish to extend their existing knowledge of a discipline. Students enrol in a major for the course duration and will graduate with an award title related to that major.

Study locations

Perth

Singapore

What you will learn

  • apply discipline knowledge, principles and concepts in accordance with relevant practice codes, standards and legislation
  • apply critical thinking and reflective practice to clinical practice to generate innovative solutions
  • access, evaluate and synthesise information relevant to clinical leadership and the promotion of optimal outcomes for clients
  • communicate effectively and work collaboratively with clients, carers, families, communities and the interdisciplinary health care team
  • utilise technology safely and appropriately for the diagnosis and management of clients
  • participate in research and critically appraise research findings and incorporate evidence based knowledge into clinical practice
  • relate policy, practices and standards to international trends
  • demonstrate cultural competence in the care of all clients, families and communities
  • demonstrate professional, legal and ethical accountability within the scope of practice for safe health care delivery

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at Curtin University.
86%
Overall satisfaction
83.3%
Skill scale
74.7%
Teaching scale
74.4%
Employed full-time
$75k
Average salary