Students must complete 96 UOC as a standalone program.
1. Compulsory courses - 42 UOC
2. Prescribed elective courses - 30 UOC
3. Extension research project and elective courses - 24 UOC
Academic Practice: International Students
Academic Practice: International Students description.
Students from non-English speaking countries who have not previously completed a degree in Australia or other English speaking country are also required to take the core course PHCM9100 Academic Practice in their first semester. This course is also available to all other students to assist in gaining maximum benefit from their study, particularly if returning to study after a long break. The course is offered at no charge to students and does not contribute to the UOC requirements of the degree.
PRESCRIBED ELECTIVES description.
Students must take at least 30 UOC, up to a maximum of 48 UOC of the following courses.
Students may also apply to the Program Director to be allowed to replace up to 12 UOC of prescribed course electives with a 6 UOC Independent Study (PHCM9103) or 6 UOC Internship (PHCM9143).
EXTENSION PROJECT AND COURSEWORK ELECTIVES
EXTENSION PROJECT AND COURSEWORK ELECTIVES description.
Students must take one of the following options to complete the extension component of their program (24UOC):
- 6 UOC research project and 3 additional prescribed elective courses (18 UOC); or
- 12 UOC research project and 2 additional prescribed elective courses (12UOC); or
- 18 UOC major research project and 1 additional prescribed elective course (6 UOC).
Part-time students can complete the 12 UOC Project (PHCM9144) part time by enrolling in PHCM9145 (6 UOC) in two consecutive terms or the 18 UOC Major Project (PHCM9150) by enrolling in PHCM9151 (9UOC) in two consecutive terms or PHCM9152 (6 UOC) in three consecutive terms.
Major Project Maturity Requirement
Major Project Maturity Requirement description.
Students must complete 48 UOC comprising PHCM9012, PHCM9498 and PHCM9041 and five additional prescribed electives with a minimum WAM of 65 before taking any of the following courses. The elective courses can include MHM core courses.