Master of Wound Care

Monash University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00008C

The course is designed to enable students to advance their knowledge and skills in the provision of appropriate care of patients with wounds to optimise healing. Students will gain the specialist skills necessary to enable the formulation, implementation and evaluation of management plans that are evidence based. Students will also be able to hone their skills in leadership, professional communication, reflective practice and innovation in wound care to improve clinical practice and patient outcomes. Students can choose between a coursework stream and a more research focused stream where they will undertake a practice based research project.

Designed for

Health practitioners in areas such as: pharmacy, podiatry, medicine or nursing


  • 72 points (12 units) to complete. At the master's level students will have the chance to structure their study to suit their interests and career aspirations by choosing between the following: A coursework stream: where students 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 students will gain advanced skills in wound related research.


  • Wound care

Standard entry requirements

  • An Australian Bachelor degree (Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) level 7 qualification) in pharmacy, podiatry, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy or equivalent
  • At least 2 years relevant clinical experience
  • And professional registration.

Study pathways

Exit points: Graduate Certificate of Wound Care or Graduate Diploma of Wound Care providing all requirements for either of these awards have been met.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Parkville Domestic: $39,000
No information available Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 years

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