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Master of Applied Clinical Epidemiology (Sport) - HLM201

Course Code: HLM201
Course Version: 1
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline(s): UC Research Institute of Sport & Exercise
English Language Requirements: There are non-standard English language requirements for this course. To be eligible you must have an overall IELTS Academic score (or equivalent) of 7.0, with no band score below 7.0. For alternate/equivalent ways of meeting the English requirements for this course please view the English Proficiency Requirements document on the university website.

Introduction

The Master of Applied Clinical Epidemiology (MACE), which will be offered as a collaboration with the Australian Institute of Sport as an industry partner, prepares graduates for a career as a health program implementation specialist within Australia and internationally.

The course has been co-designed with Australia's leading practitioners in the area of health implementation program development to respond to an emerging professional development priority.

The course integrates practical workplace embedded training and theoretical issues, including the skills necessary for the implementation of proactive performance health in individuals and targeted populations, biostatistics, applied epidemiology, health implementation, research and leadership.

It prepares students for their future work as health implementation specialists at the interface of theory, research and practice.

Graduates will have specialised knowledge for professional practice in health implementation and skills for evaluation of research in optimising human performance health.

Enquiries

Current and Commencing Students
Email health.student@canberra.edu.au or Phone (02) 6201 5838
Prospective Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor's degree in a health-related discipline. For example, Medicine, Physiotherapy, Nursing, Clinical Exercise Physiology.

A minimum of three years' FTE work experience in a health-related field.

A letter of support from a representative of the workplace, indicating the role of the applicant within the workplace, and the potential for the course to be applied within the workplace.

Additional Admission Requirements

Industry practice placements are an essential component of the program and are assessed. Students may be required to complete these industry practice placements outside of teaching time. Prior to commencing industry practice, all students need to present a complete immunisation schedule, and First Aid certificates including CPR, as a requirement of the relevant state or territory health departments. All students are required to undergo a 'working with vulnerable people' check and an Australian Federal Police Record Check.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2019 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 2
2020 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 2
2021 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 2
2022 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 2

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Master of Applied Clinical Epidemiology (Sport) MACE(Sport)

Alternate Exit Awards

Graduate Diploma in Applied Clinical Epidemiology (Sport) Graduate Certificate in Applied Clinical Epidemiology (Sport)

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2019 $19,000
2020 $19,800

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.


Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Graduates will demonstrate use of advanced knowledge for independent and autonomous practice in applied epidemiology and health program implementation in sport. UC graduates are professional: Employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills.

UC graduates are lifelong learners: Reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development.
Graduates will demonstrate the professional attributes necessary for independent and autonomous practice in applied epidemiology in sport. UC graduates are professional: Employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills; work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict; and take pride in their professional and personal integrity.

UC graduates are global citizens: Communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings; make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives; and behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives.

UC graduates are lifelong learners: Reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development; be self-aware; and evaluate and adopt new technology.
Graduate will use their expert judgement and skills to critique, synthesise, undertake research and apply evidence from research and science to inform applied epidemiology in sport and the workplace. UC graduates are professional: Communicate effectively; and display initiative and drive, and use their organisational skills to plan and manage their workload.

UC graduates are global citizens: Think globally about issues in their profession; and behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives.

UC graduates are lifelong learners: Reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development; and adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas.
Graduates will demonstrate advanced skills in inter-professional engagement in a sport environment and its diverse cultural and social setting. UC graduates are professional: Use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems; work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict; display initiative and drive, and use their organisational skills to plan and manage their workload; and take pride in their professional and personal integrity.

UC graduates are global citizens: Think globally about issues in their profession; adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries; understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures; communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings; make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives; and behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives.

UC graduates are lifelong learners: Reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development; be self-aware; adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas; and evaluate and adopt new technology.

Course Duration

Standard 2 years full-time or equivalent. Maximum 5 years.

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

Alternative Exits: Graduate Certificate in Applied Clinical Epidemiology Must have passed 12 credit points from any of the following units: - Performance Health A PG (11496) - Research Planning PG (6486) - Epidemiology and Principles of Research PG (9594) - Performance Health B PG (11499) - Quantitative Research Practice in Health PG (9585) - Performance Health C PG (11502) Graduate Diploma in Applied Clinical Epidemiology Must have passed 24 credit points from any of the following units: - Performance Health A PG (11496) - Research Planning PG (6486) - Epidemiology and Principles of Research PG (9594) - Performance Health B PG (11499) - Quantitative Research Practice in Health PG (9585) - Performance Health C PG (11502) - Performance Health D PG (11503) - Restricted Choice unit (3cp) - Restricted Choice unit (3cp)

Government Support

Year CSP Places Available Eligible for Student
Income Support (Centrelink)
2020 NO NO
2019 NO NO

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Mixed Mode

Enrolment Numbers

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