Master of Primary Health Care (4694)
- Western Sydney University Program Code: 4694
- AQF Level: 9
This program applies to students who commenced in 2024 or later.
Students should follow the program structure for the session start date relevant to the year they commenced.
This program aims to provide the opportunity for health, and other professionals with primary health care responsibilities to gain knowledge and understanding of primary health care that will enable leadership in this field. The program provides a focus on the knowledge and behaviour required to be a primary health care provider in a changing community environment. Opportunities will be provided for students to undertake in-depth study into aspects of primary health care that are relevant to their specific areas of work/practice.
One year full-time or two years part-time.
Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.
|Hawkesbury Campus||Off site||FT||as above|
|Hawkesbury Campus||Off site||PT||as above|
|Hong Kong Baptist||Internal||PT||as above|
There are inherent requirements for this program that you must meet in order to complete your program and graduate. Make sure you read and understand the requirements for this program online.
Candidature for admission to the Master of Primary Health Care is based on the following requirements:
Completion of an undergraduate degree in health, biological or behavioural science (equivalent to AQF level 7) or higher
Two (2) years of full time equivalent clinical experience.
Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to WSU should also use the information provided on the UAC website.
Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and WSU.
Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points including the subjects listed below.
|PUBH 7021||Primary Health Care and its Applications||10|
|NURS 7019||Cultural and Social Diversity in Health Care||10|
|PUBH 7003||Approaches to Epidemiology||10|
|PUBH 7020||Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care Provision||10|
|NURS 7016||Collaborative Inquiry for Primary Health Care Action||10|
|PUBH 7027||Supporting Individuals and Communities in Crisis||10|
|NURS 7065||Capstone Experience in Health Care||20|
|Total Credit Points||80|