The University of Western Australia (UWA)

Master of Health Professions Education - Coursework and Dissertation

The University of Western Australia (UWA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00126G

In today’s healthcare education system, many involved in teaching are practising clinicians who require training as managers, teachers or policymakers.The course is designed to advance the skills of our healthcare educators by imparting a deeper understanding of issues around leadership, education, research and primary care to deliver the highest standard of medical and healthcare education.Health Professions Education fosters interdisciplinary discussion and collaboration and is designed to suit a range of health professionals who seek to develop their knowledge and skills in health professional education. Fundamental issues in health professional education are addressed and a range of options in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences and the Faculty of Education are offered. Students can also pursue a particular area of research interest within health professional education.Due to the structure of the course, International Students can only commence in Semester 1, February, each year.

Standard entry requirements

  • To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—(a) a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA
  • Or(b)(i) a bachelor's degree in a health, biomedical or biological sciences-related discipline, or an equivalent qualification
  • And(ii) at least one year of relevant professional experience
  • Or(c)(i) completed the Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education or Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education at UWA
  • And(ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in all core units.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Crawley International: $63,150 No
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 1.5 years
Crawley International: $63,150 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years

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