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Master of Philosophy (Health Studies)

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Course outline
  • Qualification
    Master of Philosophy (Health Studies)
  • Duration

    Duration

    2 years full-time
  • CRICOS

    CRICOS

    107686J
  • Location

    Location

    Curtin Perth
Course outline

Outline

Outline

This research degree encompasses the disciplines of Drug and Alcohol research, Human Communication Science, Midwifery, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy Practice, Physiotherapy, Public Health, and Social Work.

Why research at Curtin

Curtin is widely recognised for applied research firmly focused on solving real-world problems. Underpinning our research endeavours are strong partnerships with industry, business and government, which result in outcomes that greatly benefit the broader community locally, nationally and globally. Our international reputation for being a strong partner in industry-driven research ensures our graduates enjoy outstanding opportunities to become innovators in their fields.

What you'll learn

  • demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and to reflect critically on that knowledge and its application
  • investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories and apply established theories to different bodies of knowledge or practice
  • generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level
  • design, use and evaluate research and research methods
  • present a coherent and sustained argument and to disseminate research concepts, plans and results to the general community, peers and the national and international research community
  • design, evaluate implement, analyse, theorise and disseminate research that makes an original contribution to knowledge and/or professional practice

Admission criteria

What you need in order to get into this course. There are different pathway options depending on your level of work and education experience.

Specifically applicants require a relevant degree with a semester weighted average (SWA) of 70 per cent or better or an equivalent qualification. Specifically, applicants with a SWA of less than 70 per cent, or whose previous degree(s) are not in the intended area of research, will be required to undertake appropriate bridging units.

Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Fees and charges

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  • Curtin course code: MR-HLTHST
  • CRICOS code: 107686J
  • Last updated on: 19 June 2024

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