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  • Our online learning platform is learner centered and caters for the needs of busy professionals, giving you complete control over when and where you study.

    Regardless of distance, our online asynchronous learning allows you to interact with fellow students in a highly collaborative environment, guided by an online University educator.

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  • I felt at the end of my undergraduate degree that I hadn't finished my studies, I wanted to learn more about children with Special Education needs. I was able to study online and plan my studies around my family and career. For me having that flexibility made things a lot easier.

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  • The thought of study was quite daunting for me. Not only could I barely turn on a computer, but I have kids to care for and work to manage. But I knew I wanted to learn more, I wanted to be better! Thankfully, a postgraduate course through the University of Newcastle meant I could study anywhere, anytime, 100% online. Today, I feel I’m a better nurse, giving my patients more advanced care, thanks to my postgrad studies.

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  • I didn't want to put my career on hold whilst raising a family, but the juggle just seemed too hard. Postgraduate study at the University of Newcastle gave me the flexibility to study when and where I could, without sacrificing my family or the financial freedom working full-time provides. I'm gaining knowledge, a new circle of like-minded friends and I feel I am being a good role model for my daughter. She's really proud of me.

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  • I am very career driven. Having started out as as an aircraft mechanic apprentice, I knew I wanted to be in airline management. I chose a postgraduate degree through the University of Newcastle because of the range of courses and the flexibility to study on the Sydney campus as well as on online.

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  • The challenge of learning has always been a big part of my life, but so is family and my career. Postgraduate study at the University of Newcastle made it possible for me to achieve my goals through quality education, flexible learning options and first class resources, without sacrificing the things that matter to me most.

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  • I work fulltime and do shift work, I needed a program that was going to be flexible enough not to alter my work hours at all. Studying online you're given a schedule of what you're expected achieve each week. I've been able to take holidays around those dates, I haven't missed out on anything.

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  • Compared to my undergraduate degree my masters was more practical and relevant to the real work I was undertaking in my full-time position.

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  • I've had a wonderful two years studying the Master of Teaching. The quality has been fantastic and the study experience wonderful. I know the teachers, mentors and peers will be lifelong friends that I will continue to learn from. Everyday going to University was exciting - there was something new to learn and someone new to interact with.

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Postgraduate Programs: Study when & where you want

Postgraduate study at the University of Newcastle gives you the flexibility to design a program that suits your lifestyle. You can choose to study face-to-face, online or blend your program by attending some or all courses at our Sydney, Newcastle and Central Coast campuses.

  • Education & Arts

    Education & Arts

    • Master of Applied Linguistics

      The Master of Applied Linguistics program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to understand the processes of language learning and development, to develop theoretically motivated language teaching curricula, and to improve their effectiveness as teachers of English as a second or foreign language, or more generally to further their understanding of the way in which language affects and is affected by the social and cultural environment.

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    • Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics

      Have you studied a bachelor degree in another language, education, English, psychology or speech pathology and would now like to use these skills to expand your career into the world of linguistics? If you are truly fascinated by the English language and how it can be affected by social and cultural influences or want to learn and develop different techniques for teaching English as a second language, the Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics at the University of Newcastle may be your way in.

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    • Master of Disability Studies

      Are you working in the disability field and looking to broaden your skills and knowledge to progress your career to the next level? The University of Newcastle’s Master of Disability Studies combines hands-on practical coursework with a solid foundation in theoretical issues, all of which are delivered by disability study experts. The time is right as the National Disability Insurance Scheme comes to life around Australia.

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    • Master of Early Childhood Education

      Are you looking to update your knowledge base in early childhood education and critically engage with research as it is applied to your own practice? Are you looking to acquire competencies and theoretical knowledge that enhance your practice? The University of Newcastle’s Master of Early Childhood Education offers two unique pathways, depending on what stage you are at in your early childhood career or studies.

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    • Master of Educational Studies

      Are you interested or involved in learning and education with a desire to continue your professional development? Or are you looking to specialise your teaching skills in a key area such as personalised learning or information and communications technology (ICT) and digital learning.

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    • Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies

      The Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies degree is intended for practising teachers and other educators who wish to gain postgraduate professional qualifications in a wide variety of educational contexts and to acquire or update their expertise. The approach used in the program blends theory and practice, with an emphasis on applying research findings to best educational practices.

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    • Master of Leadership and Management in Education

      The Master of Leadership and Management in Education offers the unique experience to build upon your leadership capacity as an aspiring or ambitious leader. You will advance your knowledge in leadership and management including the management of people, implementing policy and strategic management.

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    • Master of Music Technology

      Do you want a comprehensive understanding of music software and applications to apply the latest techniques to music production? If you are in the music business or an experienced music teacher looking to advance your knowledge in the music technology field, the Master of Music Technology may be the program for you.

      A fusion of artistic creativity and technology, this program will teach you how to maximise these skills through practical, hands-on assessments and major projects. You will be able to complete this advanced qualification within one year, full-time, graduating with outstanding skills and knowledge that can be applied to a variety of roles in the industry.

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    • Graduate Certificate in Music Technology

      Are you working in the music industry and looking to extend your qualifications and your career prospects? The Graduate Certificate in Music Technology will provide you with a basic understanding of music software and applications to apply the latest techniques to music production.

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    • Master of Social Change and Development

      If a career in not-for-profit or government aid appeals to your sense of adventure or you already have the desire and passion to pursue a career in the professional service of others, then the Master of Social Change and Development will provide you with the foundational knowledge you need to begin that journey. With growing demand for qualified professionals to undertake roles in community development and policy analysis, the University of Newcastle’s program will enable you to take on positions within funded development projects, aid organisations and government departments. It could also take you outside of Australia to developing countries which are supported through government departments.

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    • Graduate Certificate in Social Change and Development

      If you a looking to pursue a career in not-for-profit or government aid contributing to social change and development or you already have the desire and passion to pursue a career in the professional service of others, then the Graduate Certificate in Social Change and Development will provide you with the foundational knowledge you need to begin that journey. With growing demand for qualified professionals to undertake roles in community development and policy analysis, the University of Newcastle’s program will open the door to positions within funded development projects, aid organisations and government departments. It could also take you outside of Australia to developing countries which are supported through government departments.

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    • Master of Special Education

      The University of Newcastle’s Master of Special Education offers you, as an educator, the opportunity to build your skills and experience in the challenging and rewarding field of special education.

      Providing you with the qualifications to teach children with special needs, the Master of Special Education combines current research with practical coursework to ensure you are equipped with the best possible teaching techniques to enter your career as a special needs educator.

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    • Master of Teaching (Primary)

      The Master of Teaching (Primary) program at the University of Newcastle aims to develop the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary for a highly successful career in teaching. Graduates of this program will be able to seek employment as K-6 (Primary) teachers in and beyond New South Wales (NSW) Government, Catholic, and Independent school sectors.

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    • Master of Teaching (Secondary)

      The Master of Teaching (Secondary) program at the University of Newcastle aims to develop the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary for a highly successful career in teaching. Graduate of this program will be able to seek employment as 7-12 (Secondary) teachers in the and beyond New South Wales (NSW) Government, Catholic, and Independent school sectors.

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    • Master of Theology

      The increasing demand for highly qualified and professionally competent leaders, managers and educators has become an important feature of modern professions worldwide. The Master of Theology is a post-graduate degree that offers the opportunity for theological graduates, or graduates in cognate disciplines, to expand their learning, explore theological disciplines in a depth they had been unable to achieve in their first theological degree, and better equip them with the higher learning skills they had begun to develop through their undergraduate studies. The program provides graduates with training and experience (according to personal or professional development needs) by developing expertise in the fast moving areas of theological studies, which investigate key aspects of ancient and global religious traditions.

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    • Graduate Certificate in Theology

      The increasing demand for highly qualified and professionally competent leaders, managers and educators has become an important feature of modern professions worldwide. The Graduate Certificate of Theology is a postgraduate degree that offers the opportunity for theological graduates, or graduates in cognate disciplines, to expand their learning, explore theological disciplines in a depth they had been unable to achieve in their first theological degree, and better equip them with the higher learning skills they had begun to develop through their undergraduate studies. The program provides graduates with training and experience (according to personal or professional development needs) by developing expertise in the fast moving areas of theological studies, which investigate key aspects of ancient and global religious traditions.

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  • Built Environment

    Built Environment

    • Master of Architecture

      The School of Architecture and Built Environment has developed an innovative approach to architectural education. From the beginning of the program, students work on projects that reflect real design problems met by architects in practice and use them to develop the knowledge and competence required of a graduate entering the profession.

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    • Master of Architecture (Postgraduate Entry)

      Before 2008 in Australia, registration as an architect was based on a Bachelor of Architecture, which at many universities was undertaken as a 3+2 double bachelor program. After 2008, registration as an architect in Australia required a Master of Architecture. The Master of Architecture has only been available in Australia from 2008, and this program is specifically for graduates who have completed 5 years of study in Architecture and received a Bachelor of Architecture not a Master of Architecture. This Masters program of study provides Bachelor of Architecture graduates with a pathway to the Masters level qualification by completing a maximum of 80 units of study.

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    • Master of Disaster Preparedness and Reconstruction

      In recent years, an increase in natural and human created disasters have adversely impacted the local communities and nations as a whole. Some disasters have international impacts requiring international intervention. Constructing a disaster resilient system involves interventions in the preparedness, emergency response and redevelopment phases of the disaster management cycle. Effective management of disasters involves numerous stakeholders including governments (local, state and federal), non-governmental organisations (not for profit and for profit) and communities (local, national and international) working together.

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    • Graduate Certificate in Disaster Preparedness and Reconstruction

      Disasters seem to be increasing in frequency in recent years. Whatever the cause or reasoning disasters undoubtedly leave communities in distress. It is up to specialised project managers to rebuild promptly with a strategically devised short and long term plans for sustainability.

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    • Master of Engineering Management

      The bridge between technical execution and people management can be very complex as engineers make the decision to move away from the hands on technical work to the management of people and projects.

      The University of Newcastle’s Masters of Engineering Management provides you with a structured pathway to develop your managerial skills and strengthen your ability to teach and lead others within a technology driven organisation.
      Offered to a range of engineering specialists, including mechanical, civil, chemical, electrical and software, this advanced qualification will have you focus on the art of planning, organising, allocating resources, directing and controlling activities which have a technical component.

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    • Master of Engineering Science

      The scope of the world’s engineering challenges continues to evolve. Today we are faced with many new and significant global and local challenges including climate change which has resulted in a move towards clean energy and the need to develop sustainable practices in the resources area. The University of Newcastle has combined two relevant disciplines to create the Master of Engineering Science. Designed to generate a cohort of specialised engineers, graduates will be provided with the skills and knowledge to tackle modern engineering challenges.

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    • Graduate Certificate in Engineering Science

      The scope of the world’s engineering challenges continues to evolve. Today we are faced with many new and significant global and local challenges including climate change which has resulted in a move towards clean energy and the need to develop sustainable practices in the resources area. The University of Newcastle has combined two relevant disciplines to create the Master of Engineering Science. Designed to generate a cohort of specialised engineers, graduates will be provided with the skills and knowledge to tackle modern engineering challenges.

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    • Master of Property

      The Master of Property is an initiative of the School of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Newcastle, and has been developed in response to an identified demand for a postgraduate qualification in Property.

      The Master of Property (MProp) program has partial accreditation from the Australian Property Institute (API) and is endorsed for Associate Membership of the API.

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    • Graduate Certificate of Property

      The Graduate Certificate of Property is an initiative of the School of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Newcastle, and has been developed in response to an identified demand for a postgraduate qualification in Property. It is offered for those wishing to complete a shorter program than the Master of Property. The program provides graduates from building, property, business and finance backgrounds with an international perspective of property portfolio management and property development and develops the relevant specialist skills to operate effectively within property portfolio management, property development and facilities management environments.

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    • Master of Project Management for the Built Environment

      Do you have qualifications or a career in the built environment and want to advance or side step into project management? The University of Newcastle’s Master of Project Management in the Built Environment can be the pathway to that managerial position you’ve been striving for.

      Providing you with specialised project management skills designed for the built environment, as well as people management skills for that senior role, this industry focused program will prepare you for your dream job. You will be highly sought after with your highly relevant project management knowledge and skills providing opportunities for success.

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    • Graduate Certificate in Project Management for the Built Environment

      Do you have qualifications or a career in the built environment and want to advance or side step into project management? The University of Newcastle's Graduate Certificate in Project Management for the Built Environment can be the leg up you need.

      This industry focused program will provide you with specialised project management skills designed for the built environment, as well as people management skills opening up opportunities for success.

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  • Business & Law

    Business & Law

    • Master of Applied Finance

      The Master of Applied Finance provides graduates from diverse undergraduate disciplines with training and analytical skills in finance. Students will gain core financial management skills, an understanding of Australian and international financial markets, knowledge of derivative assets and markets, analytical skills for interpreting and analysing developments in finance practice, and applied knowledge of various specialised aspects of the finance industry.

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    • Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance

      This program provides graduates from diverse undergraduate disciplines with training and analytical skills in finance. Students will gain core financial management skills, an understanding of Australian and international financial markets, knowledge of derivative assets and markets, analytical skills for interpreting and analysing developments in finance practice, and applied knowledge of various specialised aspects of the finance industry.

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    • Master of Business

      Progressing to the next level of management is challenging, particularly in today's increasingly competitive business environments. You need to hit the ground running with superior skills and high-level leadership capabilities to succeed.

      A Master of Business degree from the University of Newcastle is for professionals aiming to further expand their career opportunities. The program’s content focuses on high level management capabilities which are transferrable to organisations of all sizes in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors, arming you with the high-level skills and knowledge to succeed in management roles.

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    • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

      Progressing to the next level of management is challenging, particularly in today's increasingly competitive business environments. You need to hit the ground running with superior skills and high-level leadership capabilities to succeed.

      A Master of Business Administration (MBA) through the University of Newcastle is for professionals aiming to further expand their career opportunities. With a focus on high level management capabilities which are transferrable to organisations of all sizes in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors, the MBA arms you with the high-level skills and "know-how" to succeed in senior management roles.

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    • Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

      The University of Newcastle’s Graduate Certificate in Business Administration will prepare you for an advanced career in management in an extensive range of business areas. Throughout the program, you will improve your foundation skills in managerial decision making, understand effective organisational structures, study human behaviour and learn to expertly manage people.

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    • Master of Business Administration / Master of Applied Finance

      This combined degree program allows students to undertake studies in the more general business disciplines of the Master of Business Administration while also studying the specific Applied Finance courses of the Master of Applied Finance.

      The Master of Business Administration program is designed to provide students with a range of analytic, strategic and leadership skills which will prepare them for increasingly competitive careers in business management in the corporate and public sectors.

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    • Master of Business Administration / Master of Human Resource Management

      This combined degree program allows students to undertake studies in the more general business disciplines of the Master of Business Administration while also studying the specific Human Resources Management courses of the Master of Human Resource Management.

      The Master of Business Administration program is designed to provide students with a range of analytic, strategic and leadership skills which will prepare them for increasingly competitive careers in business management in the corporate and public sectors.

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    • Master of Business Administration / Master of International Business

      This combined degree program allows students to undertake studies in the more general business discipline of the Master of Business Administration while also studying the specific international business courses of the Master of International Business.

      The Master of Business Administration program is designed to provide students with a range of analytic, strategic and leadership skills which will prepare them for increasingly competitive careers in business management in the corporate and public sectors.

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    • Master of Business Administration / Master of Information Technology (Professional)

      The Master of Business Administration/Master of Information Technology (Professional) is designed to provide students with a range of analytic, strategic and leadership skills while meeting the demands of the IT industry. The program provides graduates with training and experience that will prepare them for increasingly competitive careers in the fast moving areas of Business and Information Technology.

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    • Master of Business Administration / Master of Marketing

      Are you passionate about marketing and want a strong foundation in business administration? To extend your business capabilities as well as obtain specialised marketing knowledge, the Master of Business Administration/Master of Marketing is the program for you.

      Give yourself the best chance of greater career opportunities within your industry through furthering your education.

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    • Graduate Certificate of Business Research

      Are you interested in studying a research based degree but are unsure where to begin or feel that you could benefit from refining your research capabilities before you start?

      This program will provide you with a link between coursework focused programs and research programs. It can also be of interest to business professionals responsible for research projects within their organisation.

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    • Master of Human Resource Management

      This program is designed for students with little or no background in the discipline or those wishing to upgrade their existing knowledge in the field. No prior knowledge is assumed.

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    • Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

      This program is designed for students with little or no background in the discipline or those wishing to upgrade their existing knowledge in the field. No prior knowledge is assumed. The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management is designed to provide an introduction to this discipline.

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    • Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Commercialisation

      The Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Commercialisation is a postgraduate coursework program which will provide research commercialisation training for the next generation of researchers as a means of equipping them with the skills and knowledge necessary to bring research-based ideas, inventions and innovations to market.

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    • Master of International Business

      The Master of International Business program is designed to meet the needs of two groups - international students who wish to undertake business studies with a specific international focus in order to find employment in global markets, and Australian students who wish to expand their business capabilities and to export products to international markets.

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    • Graduate Certificate in International Business

      The Graduate Certificate in International Business program is designed to meet the needs of two groups - international students who wish to undertake business studies with a specific international focus in order to find employment in global markets, and Australian students who wish to expand their business capabilities and to export products to international markets.

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    • Juris Doctor (JD) / Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

      The Juris Doctor (JD) and the embedded Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Newcastle is designed to equip you with the knowledge, clinical experience and qualification for admission into legal practice in Australia.

      You will study the Juris Doctor (JD) concurrently with the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, allowing you to develop both high level academic and legal skills, whilst also providing practical and real-world experience.

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    • Master of Laws (LLM)

      The Master of Laws (LLM) program has been designed to provide students with advanced legal knowledge and research skills with a strong emphasis on international, transnational and/or commercial law.

      This will be achieved through providing students with advanced training in legal research techniques and opportunity to choose from a range of specialised courses with an international, transnational and/or commercial flavour.

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    • Master of Marketing

      This program is designed to give students the ability to better evaluate existing and potential market opportunities and to develop strategies that achieve organisational outcomes appropriate for the Australian and international business environment. Students will develop a solid understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of marketing and how they are applied in all contexts. The Graduate Certificate and Master of Marketing have been developed for students with little or no background in the discipline or those wishing to upgrade their existing knowledge in the field. There is no assumed knowledge requirement for these programs.

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    • Graduate Certificate in Marketing

      This program is designed to give students the ability to better evaluate existing and potential market opportunities and to develop strategies that achieve organisational outcomes appropriate for the Australian and international business environment. Students will develop a solid understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of marketing and how they are applied in all contexts. The Graduate Certificate and Master of Marketing have been developed for students with little or no background in the discipline or those wishing to upgrade their existing knowledge in the field. There is no assumed knowledge requirement for these programs.

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    • Master of Professional Accounting

      The Master of Professional Accounting program is designed for students with a degree in a field other than accounting who wish to obtain a sound introduction to accounting concepts and procedures. The program will encompass studies in financial and management accounting, finance, taxation, business law and auditing.

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    • Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced)

      The Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) program is designed for students with a degree in a field other than accounting who wish to obtain a sound introduction to accounting concepts and procedures. The program will encompass studies in financial and management accounting, finance, taxation, business law and auditing.

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    • Master of Professional Accounting / Master of Business

      The Master of Professional Accounting/Master of Business is designed for students with a degree in a field other than Accounting who wish to obtain a sound introduction to accounting and business concepts and procedures. The program encompasses study in finance, general management, taxation law and auditing, marketing, human resources management, International business, E-business and entrepreneurship.

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  • Health

    Health

    • Master of Clinical Epidemiology

      The University of Newcastle’s Master of Clinical Epidemiology focuses on public health. You will learn how to conceptualise, design and carry out epidemiological research addressing priority health concerns in both clinical and community settings.

      Throughout this 18 month Master program you will develop an advanced understanding and practical application of the theoretical frameworks, effectively preparing you for a career in clinical epidemiology.

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    • Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology

      The University of Newcastle’s Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology provides public health professionals with an introduction to clinical epidemiology. You will learn basic research skills and obtain fundamental principles of epidemiology which can be applied to your current profession.

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    • Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology

      The University of Newcastle’s Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology focuses on public health. You will learn how to conceptualise, design and carry out epidemiological research addressing priority health concerns in both clinical and community settings.

      Throughout this 12 month Graduate Diploma you will develop the theoretical framework and practical applications of the field, preparing you for a career in clinical epidemiology.

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    • Master of Clinical Medicine (Leadership and Management)

      The growing international recognition and popularity of the general hospital doctor known as a ‘hospitalist’ has prompted the University of Newcastle to introduce the Master of Clinical Medicine (Leadership and Management).

      The University and the NSW Ministry of Health have collaborated to develop this new program aimed at improving the quality of care in hosptials, as the number of patients with multiple co-morbidities are on the rise.

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    • Master of Clinical Psychology

      The Master of Clinical Psychology is a professional qualification for those who wish to work as clinical psychologists. Graduates will be knowledgeable, skilled and ethical practitioners of Clinical Psychology, capable of adhering to the 'scientist-practitioner' model of practice.

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    • Master of Health Science

      This program is available in three distinct specialisations:

      • Alcohol and Other Drugs
      • Stroke Management and
      • Primary Health Care.
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    • Graduate Certificate in Health Science

      Are you looking to specialise your health science career in areas including aged care, assessment and counselling of alcohol and other drug problems, or working with people diagnosed with stroke? The Graduate Certificate in Health Science offered by the University of Newcastle will provide you with a quality learning experience in your chosen field, presenting you with employment opportunities across a range of public health disciplines.

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    • Master of Family Studies

      Supporting families in their diversity of form and need is a priority in most nations and requires a skilled and highly educated workforce capable of working with complex issues in varied cultural, social and political contexts.

      The Master of Family Studies can be either structured as a general program or with a specialisation in one of the following areas:

      • Family Dispute Resolution
      • Relationship Counselling
      • International Family Studies
      • Working with Men and Fathers

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    • Graduate Certificate in Family Studies

      Supporting families in their diversity of form and need is a priority in most nations and requires a skilled and highly educated workforce capable of working with complex issues in varied cultural, social and political contexts. The Graduate Certificate in Family Studies (GCertFamStud) provides students with comprehensive multi-disciplinary knowledge and skills to undertake policy development and service delivery directed towards strengthening families.

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    • Master of Medical Statistics

      The University of Newcastle’s Master of Medical Statistics will enhance your understanding of statistical theory and methods and how to apply it to problem solving in professional practice.

      In partnership with the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia national biostatistics training program, this postgraduate qualification offers an advanced and well regarded program providing in-depth knowledge in applying statistical methods to the analysis of health related data.

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    • Graduate Diploma in Medical Statistics

      The University of Newcastle’s Graduate Diploma in Medical Statistics will enhance your understanding of statistical theory and methods and how they apply to problem solving on the job as a biostatistician.

      In partnership with the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia national biostatistics training program, this postgraduate qualification offers an advanced and well regarded program providing in-depth knowledge in applying statistical methods to the analysis of health related data.

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    • Master of Pharmacy

      Pharmacists are one of the most accessible health professionals and work closely with patients to assist them with managing their medicines and disease states as well as promoting health and improving quality of life.

      The role of the pharmacist encompasses counselling patients on the best use of medications, providing advice on symptoms, the management of common ailments, preparing and formulating medications and providing health education.

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    • Graduate Diploma in Psychology

      The Graduate Diploma in Psychology (Postgraduate) will provide students with a 4th year in Psychology that satisfies the requirements for accreditation by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). It will allow students to develop advanced research skills, skills at a pre-professional level in psychological assessment and counselling, as well as to acquire knowledge of a number of areas in psychology at an advanced level.

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    • Master of Public Health

      Are you interested in preventing disease, improving the quality of life and promoting health? If you have a bachelor degree in a public health related discipline, the Master of Public Health at the University of Newcastle can provide you with the advanced expertise to launch your career in public health.

      By studying the Master of Public Health at the University of Newcastle, you will learn to monitor the health of a population, identify its health needs, and develop and implement policies that promote health, and evaluate health services.

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    • Master of Workplace Health and Safety

      The Master of Workplace Health and Safety is a 120-unit postgraduate coursework program that provides training in occupational health, safety, injury management and rehabilitation. It can be completed wholly on-line as there is no requirement for on-campus attendance.

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    • Graduate Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety

      The Graduate Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety is a 40-unit postgraduate coursework program that develops knowledge, skills and interest in four of the major areas in occupational health and safety principles and practice. The topics covered include: Occupational Health, Occupational Hygiene and Toxicology, Law for Occupational Health and Safety, and current practice in OHS.

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  • Information Technology

    Information Technology

    • Master of Digital Media

      There is a rapidly growing worldwide investment in digital content for an expanding variety of delivery platforms, ranging from interactive and digital TV to personal mobile devices including phones and game consoles. Consequently, there is a growing need for professionals with the knowledge and skills to create this content.

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    • Graduate Certificate in Digital Media

      This innovative program explores pathways into a range of careers across digital media technology, from web and interactive media development, digital media industries, computer games and CGI effects development to consultancy, education and more.

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    • Master of Information Technology (MIT)

      With abundant employment opportunities in the field of information technology, the Master of Information Technology at the University of Newcastle can offer great and diverse career opportunities and challenges. More than working with computers, information technology relates to the study, design, development, application, implementation, support or management of computer-based information systems.

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    • Master of Information Technology (Advanced)

      Graduates of this program will be highly capable of working as software engineers, network engineers, web designers, systems analysts, programmers, database analysts, project managers or systems managers depending on their choice of specialisation or interests.

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    • Master of Information Technology (Professional)

      Students undertaking postgraduate coursework in Information Technology have access to a flexible and integrated program comprising the Master of Information Technology, Master of Information Technology (Professional), and Master of Information Technology (Advanced).

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  • Nursing

    Nursing

    • Master of Applied Management (Nursing)

      The Master of Applied Management (Nursing) is intended for graduate nurses who wish to further their knowledge and advance their skills in management. The program will be of particular interest to nurses working in or planning to move into management positions in nursing.

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    • Master of Mental Health Nursing

      The Master of Mental Health Nursing is intended for Registered Nurses wishing to undertake a specialist qualification in Mental Health Nursing. The main focus of the program is on clinical practice in an area of mental health service provision. In addition to providing foundational studies in Mental Health Nursing, the program also provides opportunities to study issues and topics of particular interest such as dual diagnosis, psycho-social and psycho-educational interventions, mental health care for older people, illness management and recovery and mental health in primary care.

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    • Master of Mental Health Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

      Intending students please note: this program of study is 'subject to accreditation by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council and approval by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia'. The Master of Mental Health Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) program is designed to prepare expert nurses for the autonomous role of the nurse practitioner in the speciality of mental health nursing.

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    • Master of Midwifery Studies

      The Master of Midwifery Studies is an online coursework master degree that requires the completion of courses that total 120 units of study. The online program is organised into trimesters to allow busy midwives who have multiple roles and competing responsibilities to study at times suitable to them.

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    • Master of Nursing (Advanced Practice)

      The Master of Nursing (Advanced Practice) program is intended for registered nurses who wish to prepare themselves for leadership in nursing practice and education. The focus is on clinical practice and the program allows for specialisation in selected areas of nursing, and in-depth study of a selected topic relevant to nursing practice.

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    • Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

      If you are a nurse looking for the best educational pathway to improve your ability to provide expert care and your career opportunities as a nurse practitioner, then the University of Newcastle's Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) may be the program for you.

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  • Science

    Science

    • Master of Aviation Management

      The Master of Aviation Management provides flexible delivery for distance learning in the areas of aviation human factors and management. It has been developed in response to a recognised need in the aviation industry. The program combines topics from aviation human factors and management and can be adapted to accommodate specific areas of interest of students from diverse backgrounds.

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    • Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management

      The University of Newcastle has developed postgraduate qualifications in aviation management in response to an identified aviation industry need. Offered online, the Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management combines study of aviation human factors and management, and can be adapted to accommodate your specific areas of interest.

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    • Master of Environmental and Business Management

      If you’re an environmental or business professional looking to advance your current skill-set, or an environmental science graduate looking to develop high-end business skills, this degree is the perfect way for you to achieve your career goals.

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    • Graduate Certificate in Environmental and Business Management

      The Graduate Certificate in Environmental and Business Management provides a unique combination of environmentally focused courses with management and business skills that can be applied in the corporate arena. The program focuses on environmental professional development in the areas of sustainability and environmental management. To complement this, the program includes a business management component with focus in key business areas such as organisational behaviour, project planning, marketing and commercialism. With the growth in importance of environmental management and sustainability in the business sector, a greater number of people in the near future will require a combination of environmental and business skills.

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    • Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability

      The Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability equips professionals with the capability to constructively engage with the complete environmental concerns that confront contemporary societies. The emphasis of this degree is the integration of theory and practice with an interdisciplinary grounding in sustainability, environmental management, impact assessment and policy.

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    • Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management and Sustainability

      The Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management and Sustainability will empower you with the knowledge to play a professional role in solving environmental problems that confront contemporary societies. The structure of our program will provide you with specialised environmental management and sustainability skills together with the ability to determine, environmental impact assessment against legislation and policy. On completion of the degree, you will have a high level understanding of key issues and approaches in environmental management, sustainability and decision-making.

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