Postgraduate courses on offer:

 


Graduate Certificate in Chronic Condition Management (CCM)

13.5 units comprising: 

MHSC8111  Managing Chronic Conditions - Self-Management Support Approaches  (4.5 units)
MHSC8112  Perspectives on Chronic Diseases Management  (4.5 units)
MHSC8114  The Persons Experience of Self Management  (4.5 units)

Elective topics

Select 4.5 units from the following topics:

MHSC8113    Education and Training for Chronic Conditions Self Management  (4.5 units)
MHSC8115A  Chronic Conditions Management for Specific Conditions, Contexts or Populations A  (4.5 units)

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Graduate Diploma in Chronic Condition Management (CCM)

Graduate Diploma in Chronic Condition Management is a 36-unit program which is offered by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. The program is normally undertaken in two semesters full-time or four semesters part-time.

The course articulates with the Graduate Certificate in Health (Self Management).

Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate in Health (Self Management) normally are awarded credit of 18 units of topics toward the Graduate Diploma.

Core - Year 1 topics


31.5 units comprising

 MHSC8111    Managing Chronic Conditions - Self-Management Support Approaches  (4.5 units)
 MHSC8112    Perspectives on Chronic Diseases Management  (4.5 units)
 MHSC8114    The Persons Experience of Self Management  (4.5 units)
 MHSC8115A  Chronic Conditions Management for Specific Conditions, Contexts or Populations A  (4.5 units)
 MHSC8115B  Chronic Conditions Management for Specific Conditions, Contexts or Populations B  (4.5 units)
 PHCA8501     Social Determinants of Health and Wellbeing  (9 units)

Elective - Year 1 topic


Select one of the following:

MHSC8113  Education and Training for Chronic Conditions Self Management  (4.5 units)

or, by negotiation, a 4.5 unit topic from other existing programs (Primary Health, Health Promotion, Disability Studies, etc.) 

 

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Master of Public Health (Chronic Condition Management)

The Master of Public Health (Chronic Condition Management) is a 54-unit coursework program which is offered by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.

The course articulates with the Graduate Certificates offered within the Discipline of Public Health and the sequentially developed topics allow progression through the awards.

Students who hold the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma receive credit for topics already taken.

Core - Year 1 & 2 topics


54 units comprising

 MHSC8111  Managing Chronic Conditions - Self-Management Support Approaches  (4.5 units)
 MHSC8112  Perspectives on Chronic Diseases Management  (4.5 units)
 MHSC8114  The Persons Experience of Self Management  (4.5 units)
 PHCA8501  Social Determinants of Health and Wellbeing  (9 units)
 PHCA8503  Research Methods for Social Epidemiology  (9 units)

plus one of

 PHCA8502  Qualitative Research Methods  (9 units) 
 PHCA8511  Social Statistics in Public Health  (9 units)

plus 13.5 units selected from the following

 PHCA8513    Public Health Research Dissertation (13.5 units)  
 PHCA8513A  Public Health Research Dissertation (4.5/13.5 units) 
 PHCA8513B  Public Health Research Dissertation (4.5/13.5 units) 
 PHCA8513C  Public Health Research Dissertation (4.5/13.5 units)

Students selecting the Chronic Condition Management stream should be aware that admission to the Doctor of Public Health or PhD requires applicants to have completed a research project/dissertation of at least 18 units.

NB. These ABC options are the part-time, semesterised version of the 6 month fulltime 13.5 unit thesis listed as PHCH8513

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