Master of Disability

Program of Study Course cps

Core Units
Complete the following units:

48 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
HDEV401 Introduction to Human Development 6
HDEV402 Clinical and Neurological Issues in Disability Management 6
HDEV403 Biomedical Basis of Disability Identification, Impact and Resourcing 6
HDEV404 Biomedical and Functional Impact of Disability 6
HDEV405 Biobehavioural Strategies for Managing Disability 6
HDEV502 Cases, Systems, Organisations and Ethical Practice 6
NEUR536 A Walk Thorugh the Brain 6
NEUR537 Understanding and Changing Human Behaviour 6
Prescribed Units
Complete 36 credit points from either the Research or Clinical Experience pathways:
36 cps
Research
NEUR501 Research Topics in Neuroscience 6
NEUR502 Research Methods in Neuroscience 6
SCI599* Science Masters Thesis 24
*SCI599 is available only to students who have achieved 48 credit points with a GPA of 5 across NEUR502 and NEUR502 and permission of Head of School.  Candidates in the Research pathway who do not achieve a GPA of 5 or more in both NEUR501 and NEUR502 will complete SCI501 and SCI502 plus an additional 12 credit points of Listed Units as approved by the Course Coordinator.
Clinical Experience
EXSC230 Physical Activity and Health 6
NEUR334 Neurobiology of Development, Cognitive and Affective Disorder 6
SCI501 Special Topics in Science A 6
SCI502 Special Topics in Science B 6
SCI505 Science Practicum 6
WORK500 Work Integrated Learning - Professional Skills Development 6
Listed Units
Complete 12 credit points from the following:
Candidates in the Research pathway who are unable to complete SCI599 complete an additional 12 credit points from the following:
12 cps
EXSC230 Physical Activity and Health 6  
HDEV501 Communication Strategies for Disability 6  
HLTH540 Perspectives on Ageing 6  
MM403 Strategic Planning and Management 6  
MM431 Marketing Management 6
MM453 Workforce Planning and Talent Development 6
MM573 Management of Change 6
MM521 Processes of Management 6
NEUR334 Neurobiology of Development, Cognitive and Affective Disorder 6
NEUR335 Clinical Neuroscience 6
Total 96 cps

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