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James Cook University (JCU)

  • 28% international / 72% domestic

Master of Health Professional Education

  • Masters (Coursework)

This course is for health professionals who aspire to work in a leadership role in health education and research. Become a leader in improving clinical teaching and education research in all health professions including medicine, nursing, dentistry,...

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Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
3 years full-time
Course Code
107004, 107004
Study Mode
Intake Months
Jul, Feb
Domestic Fees
$25,240 per year
International Fees
$32,280 per year

About this course

Focus on teaching and learning in health contexts with specific strategies applicable to clinical settings. Develop knowledge and skills in teaching and learning in clinical contexts, educational technologies, assessment, evaluation, curriculum design, leadership and research based on evidence and relevant to your career in health. Take advantage of flexible, online delivery with consistent support from JCU's outstanding teachers. Help shape the future of health care. JCU Health Professional Education graduates have specialist education skills applicable to all clinical settings and contexts. Consult the

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Career pathways

JCU's Master of Health Professional Education (HPE) equip graduates with specialist educator skills that are applicable to a wide range of clinical and healthcare settings. Graduates have the advantage of a qualification in education in addition to their clinical discipline. HPE is applicable to a range of healthcare settings. Graduates pursue careers in private and public hospitals; tertiary, rural and remote health services; and in community settings and clinics. Graduates find work as educators in medicine, nursing, dentistry and all allied health professions. You could find employment as a lead clinical educator, supervisor or preceptor for health students in your discipline.