Master of Health Professions Education - Coursework and Dissertation, Master | Online (optional) | The University of Western Australia | Perth, Australia
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Master of Health Professions Education - Coursework and Dissertation

18 months
42100 AUD/year
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This Master of Health Professions Education - Coursework and Dissertation course from The University of Western Australia 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.  


In today’s healthcare education system, many involved in teaching are practising clinicians who require training as managers, teachers or policymakers.

The Master of Health Professions Education - Coursework and Dissertation course from The University of Western Australia is designed to advance the skills of our healthcare educators by imparting a deeper understanding of issues around leadership, education, research and primary care to deliver the highest standard of medical and healthcare education. 

Fundamental issues in health professional education are addressed and a range of options in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences and the Faculty of Education are offered. Students can also pursue a particular area of research interest within health professional education.

Career Opportunities 

Graduates of this programme have forged exciting careers as educators, researchers, practitioners and clinicians, and have worked across diverse fields and industries including higher education institutes, public regulatory bodies, and community and healthcare service organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Teaching and Learning 
  • Principles of Assessment and Evaluation 
  • Research in Health Professions Education  
  • Clinical Teaching and Supervision 
  • Innovation and Contemporary Issues in Health Professions Education
  • Simulation and Interprofessional Learning in Health Professions Education 
  • Program Evaluation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE: 058208E   

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;or
  • Bachelor's degree in a health, biomedical or biological sciences-related discipline, or an equivalent qualification; and
  • At least one year of relevant professional experience;or
  • Completed the Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education or Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education at UWA; and
  • The equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in all core units.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42100 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 63150 AUD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National Commonwealth supported students: $8,825.24

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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