Faculty of Health & Behavioural Sciences

Master of Indigenous Health

Testamur Title of Degree:

Master of Indigenous Health

Abbreviation:

MIndHealth

Home Faculty:

Health and Behavioural Sciences

Duration:

1 year full time or part-time equivalent

Total Credit Points:

48

Delivery Mode:

Distance*

Starting Session(s):

Autumn, Spring

Location:

Wollongong

UOW Course Code:

1618

CRICOS Code:

N/A

Overview

The Master of Indigenous Health is currently delivered through distance education. The course provides students with knowledge and skills to effectively address Indigenous community health, community development, and cultural issues in relation to Indigenous health.

Entry Requirements / Assumed Knowledge

A Bachelors degree of at least 3 years duration or Graduate Diploma (or equivalent) from a recognised tertiary institution is required for entry. Recognition may be given for relevant work experience and prior learning.

Course Requirements

The Master of Indigenous Health requires the successful completion of 48 credit points of subjects in accordance with the table below.

Subject Code

Subject Name

Session

Credit Points

GHMB940

Indigenous Family Studies

Autumn

6

GHMB943

Health and Human Ecology

Autumn

6

GHMB941

Indigenous Health Patterns

Spring

6

GHMB944

Community Resource Planning

Spring

6

Plus 24 credit points of subjects as per the list below:

GHMB950

Reflective Practice 1

Autumn or Spring

6

GHMB951

Reflective Practice 2

Autumn or Spring

6

GHMB952

Special Topic

Not available in 2012

12

Or 24 credit points of research as per the following subject:

GHMB997

Major Project*

Annual

24

* for students who elect to take GHMB997 Major Project, on-campus attendance to consult with the research project supervisor will be negotiated as needed.

Contact Information

Ms Debra Hocking
Postgraduate Indigenous Health Coordinator
+61 2 4221 3453
debra_hocking@uow.edu.au

Other Information

Other information is available at http://coursefinder.uow.edu.au/.

Last reviewed: 11 July, 2014