James Cook University JCU

Master of Rural Generalist Practice

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

Advance your clinical and research expertise within rural and remote communities. Cultivate strong leadership skills, with a focus on developing and evaluating health service delivery to enable high-quality patient care in low-resourced communities. Emerge with a degree that is flexible and applicable to a rural generalist in your health discipline. The Master of Rural Generalist Practice will equip you to demonstrate clinical leadership across your chosen specialisation and contribute to combating the challenges of practice in rural settings. Undertake a range of subjects that allow you to deliver rural and remote health services effectively and confidently in low-resource settings.Begin by examining the unique opportunities and contexts that come with practice in rural and remote areas. You will develop an understanding of teaching for learning, enabling you to both lead and share your knowledge with peers and the wider community.Hone your research skills with an advanced look at data and resources relevant to the health profession, with an understanding on how best to incorporate research into everyday practice. You will learn to evaluate and utilise current and evolving evidence, including biostatistics and other health data, to develop innovative solutions for complex local health and community services challenges.

Standard entry requirements

Completion of an AQF level 7 or AQF level 8 degree in a relevant health discipline, more than 2 years prior to admission.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Online Domestic: $30,700
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years

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