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Master of Health Practice in Mental Health and Addictions

This course is available

Online

Level of Study

Master's Degree

Duration

1.5 years

Next start date

Expected Jul 2024

Campus

AUT North Campus

Summary

The Master of Health Practice is ideal for health professionals who want to extend their practical knowledge and are ready for the next step in their career. You can select papers and areas of practice that reflect your career needs and interests.

Study the AUT Master of Health Practice in Mental Health and Addictions degree and explore a range of evidence and theories related to mental health and addictions recovery and rehabilitation.

Staircasing options from the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science or Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science are also available.

The Master of Health Practice in Mental Health and Addictions is ideal for health professionals who want to extend their practical knowledge and are ready for the next step in their career. It's designed for health professionals with at least three years of clinical experience.

You can select papers that reflect your career needs and interests. The papers examine the complexities of the practice context.

What you study:

You need a total of 180 points to complete the Master of Health Practice in Mental Health and Addictions qualification.

Key features:

  • Equips health professionals for advanced practice in mental health and addictions
  • Includes a practice project in an area of your interest
  • Open to all qualified health professionals
  • Flexible study options, including on-campus block courses and online learning

Entry criteria

Must have completed the following or equivalent:

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree
  • Relevant graduate diploma
  • Relevant professional qualification

AND

At least three years of relevant professional experience

Other requirements

  • May be required to complete prerequisite papers in chosen subject area
  • May be asked to provide evidence of current professional practice
  • May be required to meet Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act (HPCA Act) and Vulnerable Children’s Act (VCA Act) requirements and other relevant legislation

English Language Requirements:

IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 90; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with A grade; AUT Academic English with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.

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