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What will I learn?

Equip yourself with the skills to tackle complex wound care problems.

This flexible course allows study towards a Graduate Certificate, a Graduate Diploma or a full Master of Wound Care. For administrative purposes, all students enrol in the master’s program, but can exit early with a graduate certificate or graduate diploma.

Help meet a growing health need

The Master of Wound Care is designed to enable health professionals to advance knowledge and skills in the provision of care to the increasing numbers of patients with complex wounds. Students will gain specialist skills to enable the formulation, implementation and evaluation of wound care management plans.

Study any time, anywhere

Online delivery gives you the ability to study our wound care course from anywhere. It also allows you the flexibility to fit study around work and personal commitments.

The Master of Wound Care prepares a range of health professionals for advanced practice in wound care.

Develop the specialist skills and knowledge to optimise healing. You will learn to formulate, implement and evaluate wound management plans in clinical practice.

You will also be able to hone your skills in leadership, professional communication, reflective practice and innovation in wound care to improve clinical practice and patients outcomes.

At the master’s level you will have the chance to structure your study to suit your interests and career aspirations by choosing between the following:

A coursework stream: where you will investigate clinical risk management in relation to wound prevention, as well as consolidating advanced clinical practice skills in wound care.
A research and coursework stream: where you will gain advanced skills in wound related research

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Study options

Online/Distance (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$36,800.00 (20,24,202) per year
Start date

25 July 2022, 27 February 2023, 24 July 2023

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline. A distinction grade average (70%) or above for four units (24 points) in a relevant discipline at level three is required.

For international students

An Australian undergraduate degree in pharmacy, podiatry, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy or equivalent.


At least two years relevant clinical experience.


Professional registration.

International students located in Australia wishing to study this course must hold professional registration to practice in Australia AND have the appropriate visa to allow part-time study. All other international students are only able to study this course in their country of residence. Students located outside Australia must also hold professional registration to practice in their country of residence.

English entry requirements

Level D

IELTS (Academic): 7.0 Overall score, with minimum band scores: Listening 7.0, Reading 7.0, Writing 7.0 and Speaking 7.0

Pearson Test of English (Academic): 65 Overall score, with minimum scores: Listening 65, Reading 65, Speaking 65 and Writing 65

TOEFL Internet-based test: 98 Overall score, with minimum scores: Reading 24, Listening 24, Speaking 23 and Writing 27

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.