What will I learn?

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.

This master degree course will enhance your professional career development and prepare you for a leadership role in a healthcare setting. You will learn clinical theory and conduct clinical research, as well as develop core skills in critical thinking, decision making and understand the multiple roles of clinical leaders.

Specifically, the Clinical Leadership major enhances professional career development, preparing health professionals for clinical leadership in a health care setting. Clinical theory and research, as well as professional role development, are an integral part of the major, which is focused on the development of the multiple roles of clinical leaders and prepares them for managerial and leadership roles within health care teams, units and organisations. Fundamental to this major is the development of leadership, critical thinking and clinical decision making capacity, preparing health professionals for a leadership role at an executive level.

Why study Clinical Leadership Major (MSc Health Practice)

  • The first established school of nursing in a West Australian university, Curtin's School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine has continued to set the pace for nursing education in our region.
  • Teaching staff are highly qualified, both academically and professionally.
  • The School ensures its leading position in nursing education through industry partnerships integrated with its teaching and research programs.

What you'll 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, careers, 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

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Health Sciences

CRICOS

096303B

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$25,600.00 (US$ 17,349) per year
Total indicative course fee: AUD $51,200

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

24 February 2020, 27 July 2020

Venue

Curtin University

Bentley Campus,

Kent Street,

BENTLEY,

Western Australia,

6102, PERTH, Australia

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$25,600.00 (US$ 17,349) per year
Total indicative course fee: AUD $51,200

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

13 January 2020, 4 May 2020, 24 August 2020, 2 November 2020

Venue

Curtin Singapore

90 and 92 Jalan Rajah,

329162, Singapore, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must satisfy the following criteria to qualify for one of our postgraduate coursework programs: Completed a bachelor degree awarded by a recognised tertiary institution. Some postgraduate courses may require a completed bachelor degree in a relevant field. English Language Requirements: IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking - 6.0; Overall band score 6.5; TOEFL Score: 79 (overall); Reading 13; Listening 13; Speaking 18; Writing 21; Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 58, Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing - 50; C1 Advanced (CAE) - 176 with 169 in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking; C2 Proficiency (CPE)- 190 with 176 in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.

For international students

Applicants must satisfy the following criteria to qualify for one of our postgraduate coursework programs: Completed a bachelor degree awarded by a recognised tertiary institution. Some postgraduate courses may require a completed bachelor degree in a relevant field.

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Grade C; and Pearson Test of English Academic: 60. IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System): Writing, Speaking, Reading, and Listening: 6.0; Overall band score: 6.5; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): 79 Overall; Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21.

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Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Curtin College
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About this uni

Curtin is placed in the top one per cent of universities worldwide in the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017.

  • Among top 20 global young universities
  • Campuses around the globe
  • Offers international students scholarship opportunities