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Master of Workplace Injury Management and Occupational Rehab

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Program Code 11572
Graduate Level Postgraduate
Locations Online
Contributing Schools and Faculties Faculty of Health and Medicine (Health Sciences)
Faculty of Health and Medicine (Medicine & Public Health)
Faculty of Business & Law (Graduate School of Business)
Faculty of Education & Arts (Humanities & Social Science)
Faculty of Education & Arts (Education)
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Program Award Rules and Schedules
Mode of delivery Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning / Distance Learning / IT Based (Blackboard) / Paperbased
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Description

THE ARE NO NEW ENROLMENTS IN THIS DEGREE. Please refer to the Master of Workplace Health and Safety.

The Master of Workplace Injury Management and Occupational Rehabilitation by coursework program will provide students with the opportunity to undertake study in injury management, occupational rehabilitation and related topics. This postgraduate program is designed to develop advanced knowledge, critical understanding and problem solving approaches to the complex range of issues and processes associated with practice in Workplace Injury Management and Occupational Rehabilitation. Students will, in many cases, be working in a variety of roles within this area, for example case managers, project officers, rehabilitation consultants and coordinators, injury management consultants and injury claims consultants.

Why study with us?

THE ARE NO NEW ENROLMENTS IN THIS DEGREE. Please refer to the Master of Workplace Health and Safety.

Our degree programs are renowned for their student-centred approach and emphasise the development of the skills and knowledge necessary for careers in a rapidly changing environment. Many of our professional qualifications are recognised around the world. As one of Australia’s top 10 research universities, we are recognised as a leader in medical and health research and education, supported by our multidisciplinary and collaborative approach.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the program would be able to seek employment as Case managers in rehabilitation provider practices and insurance companies; injury management/rehabilitation advisers with insurance companies and large companies; injury management personnel; health promotion personnel; project officers with statutory authorities and within government departments; industry advisers or injury claims consultants with insurance companies.

Admission Requirements

THE ARE NO NEW ENROLMENTS IN THIS DEGREE. Please refer to the Master of Workplace Health and Safety.

Admission will be on the basis of a relevant undergraduate bachelor degree. Applicants to apply through the University Admissions Centre (UAC) with appropriate documentation or via Gradschool.com at http://www.gradschool.com.au

Assumed Knowledge

Relevant undergraduate qualifications see under recommended studies.

Credit Transfer

THE ARE NO NEW ENROLMENTS IN THIS DEGREE. Please refer to the Master of Workplace Health and Safety.

Credit maybe granted for up to 20 units for relevant post graduate courses completed within the past 5 years, as determined by the PVC with advice from the Program Convenor.

Credit may be available for previous studies on the basis of an individual assessment for each applicant. Credit will be awarded in accordance with University Policy and Faculty Guidelines. Applications for credit should be submitted via the University’s online credit application system at http://intraweb.newcastle.edu.au/catso/ .

Professional Accreditation

Professionals can seek continuing education points from their respective professional bodies from completion of this program and parts there of.

International Students

THE ARE NO NEW ENROLMENTS IN THIS DEGREE. Please refer to the Master of Workplace Health and Safety.

This program is available to offshore International students only. International Students must meet the minimum requirements for English consistent with University Policy. As this program is to be offered distance mode support with access and resources, for example Blackboard, will be provided by administrative and information technology staff. Blackboard will also enable electronic tutorial support to be provided.

Special Needs

The Faculty accepts that it is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations for students with special needs, in liaison with the Student Support Unit, which offers practical assistance and advice to students with a disability or chronic illness. The Faculty will seek advice from the Student Support Unit as to what constitutes “reasonable accommodations” under Anti-Discrimination legislation.

Additional Information

THE ARE NO NEW ENROLMENTS IN THIS DEGREE. Please refer to the Master of Workplace Health and Safety.

The program is offered by online mode, and learning materials will be both paper based and electronic. Internet access is required for online components of some courses. There are no residential components to this program.

Recommended Studies

Bachelor degree in one of the following; Human Movement, Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Occupational Health and Safety, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Social Work, or Applied Science in a health or disability related field or other qualifications approved for this purpose by the Pro Vice-Chancellor with advice from the Program Convenor.

Requirements and Structure

THE ARE NO NEW ENROLMENTS IN THIS DEGREE. Please refer to the Master of Workplace Health and Safety.

Two years part time, online.
The Master of Workplace Injury Management and Occupational rehabilitation is an 80 unit program requiring students to study 60 units of Core courses and 20 units of Directed Courses.
Students with prior postgraduate studies may be eligible for credit transfer of a maximum of 20 units (2 courses).

When choosing the 20 units of Directed Courses for the program, at least 10 units must be chosen from the list of Health Directed Courses.

Transition Arrangements

Students in this degree may wish to speak to their Program Convenor about transitioning to the Master of Workplace Health and Safety.

Course Information

Code Name Availability Units
Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.
HLSC6101 Workplace Injury Management Semester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
HLSC6102 Occupational Rehabilitation 1 Semester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
HLSC6103 Occupational Rehabilitation 2 Not currently offered 10 units
LEGL6004 Law for Occupational Health & Safety Semester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
OHSE6010 Occupational Health Semester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
OHSE6040 Ergonomics Semester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
Directed Courses
Code Name Availability Units
Choose 10 units from Health Directed Courses (minimum of 10 units from this list).
HPRO6710 Introduction to Health Promotion Not currently offered 10 units
HPRO6900 Health Program Evaluation Semester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
MEDI6050 Pain Management Not currently offered 10 units
MEDI6080 Pain in Special Contexts Not currently offered 10 units
MEDI6130 Basis of Drug/Alcohol Problems Semester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
OHSE6020 Occupational Hygiene & Toxicology Semester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
OHSE6050 Current Practice in Occupational Health and Safety Semester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
OHSE6070 Management for Occupational Health and Safety Semester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
PUBH6150 Introduction to Quality and Safety in Health Care Semester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
PUBH6250 Health Economics Semester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
PUBH6260 Clinical Economics Semester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
Choose 10 units from Non-Health Directed Courses (maximum of 10 units from this list).
EDUC6001 Dis Stud: Persp on Individual, Family & Community Not currently offered 10 units
EDUC6002 Disability Support & Services: Management & Eval Not currently offered 10 units
EDUC6003 Prog for Supp in Disab Serv: Issues and Strategies Not currently offered 10 units
EDUC6004 Collab, Planning & Interpers Skills Disability Ser Not currently offered 10 units
EDUC6051 Industry/Work Based Project Semester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan) 10 units
EDUC6083 Communication Intervention Semester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
EDUC6084 Com. Service Provision for People with Disability Semester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
EDUC6087 Developmental Disabilities Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6010 Foundations of Marketing Theory Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6020 Management & Organisational Behaviour Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6503 Project Management Not currently offered 10 units
SOCA6190 Gender and Social Change Semester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units