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Master of Health (Rural and Remote Health)

Summary
Master of Health Specialisation Rural & Remote (MOHH)

Study Mode
  • External

Start
  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)

Number of Units
  • 12 units

Duration
  • 3 years part-time

Campus
  • -

View USQ Handbook

Further specialise your rural and remote health care knowledge

USQ’s Master of Health (Rural and Remote Health) will allow you to delve further in to topics relevant with rural and remote health care. If you are a registered nurse wishing to further your knowledge and advance your skills in rural and isolated practice, this specialisation is ideal for you.

Study flexibility

If you are not sure whether you would like to complete an entire Masters degree, apply to study USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Health or Graduate Diploma of Health and take the credit from your studies to the Master of Health if you decide to continue studying.

This degree will enhance your career opportunities in the rural and remote health field as a specialist. Interested in going onto further study? Successful completion of the Master of Health will qualify you to apply for PhD entry.

Other majors for the Master of Health include: Community Health, General and Health Leadership.
Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 5
Specialisation courses 6
plus 1 x approved course 1
Total 12
Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this program:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online AUD 21170

Scholarships and financial assistance

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2018 and costs will vary depending on the actual courses selected during your study. Fees may also vary from year to year as they are reviewed annually.

Entry Requirements

  • 3-year undergraduate degree in a health-related area from an Australian or internationally recognised University, or equivalent.
  • Be registered as a Division 1 Registered Nurse of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) and must be able to demonstrate at least one years' full-time clinical experience. 
  • Applicants must provide a detailed CV including education, clinical experience, professional development, and full time equivalent for each employer. 
  • USQ requires written confirmation that the applicant is currently practicing as an Registered Nurse and can complete required hours of clinical mentorship in their workplace.

English Language Requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Admission pathways

Pathway programs are also available if you don't meet the English entry requirements mentioned above.


How to apply

Closing dates

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 2, 2019 - Monday 15 July 2019.
  • Semester 1, 2020 - Monday 24 February 2020.

Credit for previous study or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for credit to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.