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James Cook University (JCU)

  • 28% international / 72% domestic

Master of Health Professional Education

  • Masters (Coursework)

This course is for health professionals who aspire to work in a leadership role in health education and research. Become a leader in improving clinical teaching and education research in all health professions including medicine, nursing, dentistry, and allied health.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
3 years part-time
Course Code
107004
Study Mode
Online
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$25,760 per year
International Fees
$32,280 per year

About this course

This course is for health professionals who aspire to work in a leadership role in health education and research. Become a leader in improving clinical teaching and education research in all health professions including medicine, nursing, dentistry, and allied health.

Entry requirements

Registration as a nurse, medical doctor or other health professional in Australia; or AQF level 7 bachelor degree in relevant discipline plus 2 years experience; or equivalent

Study locations

Online

Career pathways

JCU's Master of Health Professional Education (HPE) equip graduates with specialist educator skills that are applicable to a wide range of clinical and healthcare settings. Graduates have the advantage of a qualification in education in addition to their clinical discipline.

HPE is applicable to a range of healthcare settings. Graduates pursue careers in private and public hospitals; tertiary, rural and remote health services; and in community settings and clinics.

Graduates find work as educators in medicine, nursing, dentistry and all allied health professions. You could find employment as a lead clinical educator, supervisor or preceptor for health students in your discipline.

How to apply

Complete an online application through our Online Application Portal.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at James Cook University (JCU).
87.4%
Overall satisfaction
74.8%
Skill scale
74.8%
Teaching scale
93.4%
Employed full-time
$110.4k
Average salary