Postgraduate

Master of Health Science - Coursework

A unique combination of three key platforms: public health; advanced study in a related science discipline; and an industry internship with a specialisation in Exercise and Health, Human Biology, Neuroscience or Physiology.

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Hours

8.30am – 5pm AWST, Monday – Friday

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Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

As a graduate your advanced knowledge of Health Sciences can be applied to both research and professional settings. You'll also have the capacity to solve problems by applying research methodologies combined with the ability to successfully communicate outcomes to a wide range of audiences. Knowledge of your discipline and how it is researched will enable you to become its advocate in both specialist and non-specialist settings. Graduates will find a range of careers in the health industry, with opportunities in health promotion, rehabilitation centres and community health groups or work in government health departments, hospitals and welfare agencies.
As a graduate your advanced knowledge of Health Sciences can be applied to both research and professional settings. You'll also have the capacity to solve problems by applying research methodologies combined with the ability to successfully communicate outcomes to a wide range of audiences. Knowledge of your discipline and how it is researched will enable you to become its advocate in both specialist and non-specialist settings. Graduates will find a range of careers in the health industry, with opportunities in health promotion, rehabilitation centres and community health groups or work in government health departments, hospitals and welfare agencies.
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Further Study

Students completing this degree may have the option to pursue further studies in research. Find out about our world-class research at UWA Science Global.
Students completing this degree may have the option to pursue further studies in research. Find out about our world-class research at UWA Science Global.

Fees and scholarships

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Fees

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Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—a bachelor's degree with a major in a biomedical or health science discipline that aligns with one of the specialisations of this course, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

This course encompasses a range of health disciplines that underpin advances crucial to human health and wellbeing. It provides you with a unique combination of the three key platforms: public health; advanced study in a related science discipline; and an industry internship. It provides a pathway for you to further develop your science knowledge and integrate this knowledge with a solid grounding in Public Health as well as providing a work practicum in the health industry. This integration enables you to be job-ready at the end of your course.

About The Course

You'll gain advanced knowledge of Health Sciences as well as the capacity to solve problems by applying research methodologies combined with the ability to successfully communicate outcomes to a wide range of audiences. Knowledge of your discipline and how it is researched will enable you to become its advocate in both specialist and non-specialist settings.
Master of Health Science - Coursework

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • Please refer to the UWA Handbook
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 71540
CRICOS code
  • 083862M
Master of Health Science - Coursework
Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • Please refer to the UWA Handbook
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 71540
CRICOS code
  • 083862M

Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

Master of Health Science - Coursework

About the student experience on this course

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