Health Professions Education
Lead and transform education in the health professions
If you are planning a career in health or already have a background in health or science and are interested in educational research around teaching and supervision in the health professions, our courses may interest you.
Our division of Health Professions Education provides undergraduate education in health humanities and offers postgraduate health professionals a unique pathway to become qualified in teaching, course design, leading and implementing educational change, and conducting research in education as health professionals.
The division has considerable expertise and experience in designing and delivering tailor-made programs and intensive short courses, aimed at teaching health professionals and leaders in the health education sector. Our courses can be delivered both face to face and online.
Our staff offer consultancy services on curriculum design and program evaluation
Our courses cater for a range of health professionals in different roles
Our graduates have enhanced capabilities as leaders, managers, researchers and educators
The course has given me the opportunity to apply the theory of teaching and learning in the workplace. It has opened my eyes to better ways of enhancing learning for therapists and it is rewarding to know I am now providing education with a sound theory behind it.Sonja de Munck, Occupational Therapist
Humanities for Health and Medicine
This undergraduate major proposes to balance the educational experience for students where arts and humanities subjects might make a contribution to their preparedness for a cycle two degree in the health professions. The major is available as a degree-specific major in the Bachelor of Biomedical Science and as a second major in any of our other bachelor’s degrees.
Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education
This postgraduate course looks at teaching, learning, assessment and research methods in health professions education.
Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education
This postgraduate course is designed to suit a range of health professionals who seek to develop their knowledge and skills as educators within the health professions.
Master of Health Professions Education - Coursework and Dissertation
This course fosters interdisciplinary discussion and is designed to suit a range of health professionals who seek to develop their knowledge and skills in health professional education.
Master of Health Professions Education - Thesis and Coursework
This course is ideal for health professions who seek to develop their knowledge and skills in health professional education. In addition, you are able to pursue in-depth research.
- Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy
Intensive short courses and tailor-made programs
There are a number of intensive courses available each year, suited to healthcare managers, leaders, educators, researchers and administrators. Contact us for details.
One of the key strengths of the Master of Health Professions Education course relates to the varied educational and ocupational backgrounds of the staff and students undertaking the course. I have found it invaluable to learn from the experiences of others, their perceived mistakes, the settings in which they have occurred and the overall outcomes achieved.Dr Andrew Lim, Consultant Rheumatologist