Courses Handbook 2010

195603 v.7 Master of Philosophy (Health Administration)


Course CRICOS Code: 061549B
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 2 Years


This research course requires two years full-time or equivalent part-time study. Applicants undertake a thesis which requires them to conduct an applied research project.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

A Postgraduate Diploma in Health Administration or an equivalent qualification. Evidence of high academic performance and an adequate background in research methodology. If the latter requirement is not met, the student will be required to complete appropriate research methods units.

Duration and Availability

This course is by research and normally requires one to two years of full-time or equivalent part-time study.

Course Organisation

This course is studied as a research degree. The content of the degree should be determined in consultation with the Postgraduate Coordinator, School of Public Health. Students without prior studies in research methods and statistical data analysis will be required to undertake relevant preparatory units. This will increase the stated course duration.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Special Note

It is a requirement that two-thirds of this course is undertaken by research and only one-third by coursework. Students should not enrol in this research course to receive a related Postgraduate Diploma.

Course Structure Disclaimer

Curtin University reserves the right to alter the internal composition of any course to ensure learning outcomes retain maximum relevance. Any changes to the internal composition of a course will protect the right of students to complete the course within the normal timeframe and will not result in additional cost to students through a requirement to undertake additional units.

Course Structure Hrs/Wk Credit
99072 v.2   Master Thesis - Public Health
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