Single Units

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Why choose to study a single unit?

Test the waters with single unit study. The unit you study will be the same as you would study in a full postgraduate degree, and the credit points you attain can contribute towards a future postgraduate qualification.

Being able to choose exactly what you want to study frees you up to follow one of your professional interests, pursue a specific line of enquiry, or formalise and extend your existing knowledge of a specific area.

Test out postgraduate study today by studying a single unit. Harnessing the power and flexibility of online learning, you’ll gain invaluable real-world skills and the opportunity to extend your professional knowledge and expertise.

Single unit structure

You can choose the single units you wish to study, up to a maximum of two in a teaching period.

Single units are offered across a number of disciplines, and it is worth checking each teaching period to see which units are available.

There are four teaching periods in a year, with flexible start times in February, April, July and October.

See the entry criteria for more information on enrolling in a single unit.

Single units by start date

  • Financial Planning Principles and Regulation (AYQ457)

    For financial planners and advisers, as well as those working in conjunction with the financial planning industry, it is vital to possess the foundational knowledge of the regulations that govern financial services in Australia.

     

    This unit introduces students to the key provisions of the law and regulations relating to corporate securities and financial services – essential knowledge not only for financial planners and advisers, but also accountants, auditors, business analysts and stockbrokers. 

    Students will have the opportunity to apply knowledge of the financial planning regulatory environment to real-world financial planning issues and challenges within various contexts, demonstrating advanced problem-solving and decision-making skills.

    A single unit can be completed over ten weeks, and you can study two single units concurrently for a full-time study load.

    Price: $3,564

  • The Digital Creative Economy and the Future of Work (CCQ201)

    This unit frames itself around an investigation into the digital creative economy: what it is, how it is continuing to evolve, and how communication and media industries are responding to the ongoing technological disruption. For digital communication professionals, it is vital to understand the specific implications as relevant industries continue to change. In this unit students will grasp the complexities of how the digital creative economy operates – including the emerging trends that characterise the digital economy, and how to thrive in this environment as a digital communication professional.

    Price: $2,592

  • Automating the Digital World (CCQ202)

    With the emergence of AI and automation technology, it is increasingly important for digital communication professionals to understand how these technological developments are transforming communication, as well as the ethical issues surrounding how these technologies are used for improving audience reach and engagement. Recent scholarly research is a focus of this unit, as the issues remain at the forefront of change within digital communication industries. Students will develop a future-focused orientation to change in the industry, engaging with embryotic and emerging technologies in both theory and practice, examining the ways these technologies are likely to disrupt the ways in which we communicate. More broadly, algorithmic culture and communication will be a core area of enquiry.

    Price: $2,592

  • Asset and Facility Management (ENQ530)

    Professionals are often involved in the management of infrastructure including transportation, water, energy, buildings and telecommunications. In today’s business environment, the efficient maintenance and management of these assets and associated risks is critical. Professionals need to know how to manage the whole of life cycle of assets, organise maintenance based on condition and reliability assessments, and create as well as implement effective asset management and maintenance plans so as to meet the business objectives of the organisation.

  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ENQ570)

    Enterprise Systems are now essential infrastructure to both large as well as to small-to-medium (SME) organisations, as they realise the necessity of a single central database instead of a large number of separate databases. By integrating core business processes in one single application, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) helps companies maximise the efficiency of business processes across the entire organisation including increases in on-time delivery, productivity, forecasting demand and production capacity.

    This unit aims to provide the fundamental understanding of various Enterprise Systems, functions and modules and how they can be integrated in a business context. You will be trained to develop a real life ERP system based on actual data from industry. This unit will also aims to help you to refine your communication and group work skills, and assist in the development of research-based skills. This is a core unit for Master of Engineering Management.

    Price: $3,212.50

  • Introductory Educational Counselling (EUQ640)

    The aim of effective counselling is to give your clients the tools they need to attain their individual goals. This unit equips you with the core counselling techniques and communication skills that underpin best-practice counselling. With a foundational understanding of the development of counselling psychology, and the practical skills to form and maintain a productive counselling relationship, you will be able to help students and clients chart complex career pathways at a time when the pathways from school to a career are increasingly fractured.

    Price: $2,592

  • Career Development Theory and Policy (EUQ641)

    Career development is a broad and constantly evolving field relevant to all individuals. Recent developments in education highlight the importance for educators and career practitioners within education fields to better prepare people for the rapidly changing world of work. This unit provides an opportunity to examine career development theory, practice, policy and research, and apply this to career counselling practice. With a focus on lifelong learning and professional development, become a counsellor with the background knowledge and expertise to guide students and clients through the process of proactively developing and redefining their career.

    Price: $2,592

  • Designing for Learning (EUQ648)

    In this unit you will explore the existing field of contemporary learning theory and gain an understanding of how this theory informs the design and development of innovative learning materials. You will review the scope of strategies and technologies that are used to engage learners, and discover new ways to evaluate varied learning design frameworks, assessing their applicability in particular settings. With an emphasis on instructional design principles and reflective practice, you will collaborate with peers and facilitators to examine, reflect upon and design appropriate learning environments.

    Price: $2,592

  • Future Trends in Learning Design (EUQ650)

    In this unit you will reinforce your understanding of contemporary learning theory and how technology can be leveraged to enhance and transform learning. By considering emerging trends, you will explore the future of learning, including the interplay between learning and new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and robotics; and new models of learning such as open education and learning within online environments.

    Price: $2,592

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Knowledge Societies (EUQ657)

    In this unit, you will develop your understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ways of knowing, and investigate how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge and perspectives are represented and incorporate into a variety of Australian education experiences.

    You will interrogate the foundations of your own way of knowing and develop your ability to analyse the cultural contexts that underpin education practices in Australia.

    These understandings will contribute to the development of your own critical practice relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education. By doing so you will gain professional insights in the design and delivery of education delivery with and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

  • Global Perspectives in Indigenous Education (EUQ659)

    In this unit you will investigate the experience of indigeneity against a backdrop of colonisation and globalisation.

    You will apply your understanding of indigenous perspectives as they encounter a variety of education case studies from indigenous academics in other nations. There will be a focus on how education in diverse contexts continue to facilitate the impact that colonisation and globalisation have had on indigenous languages, cultures and identities.

    The learning in this unit provides essential insights for professionals who design and deliver education initiatives in any field with and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

  • Fundamentals of Business Process Management (IFQ515)

    This unit introduces a Business Process Management lifecycle and walks you through all the stages of improving a process from beginning to end.

    Process modelling plays a crucial role across multiple phases of the lifecycle and is specifcally covered in depth as an essential analysis tool and a platform for process improvements and redesign.

    This unit will develop specific skills for Business Process modelling and improvement as well as general skills in critical thinking, teamwork, presentation and writing skills.

  • Data Analytics for Strategic Decision Makers (IFQ619)

    This unit offers students a practical introduction to data analytics, and its application to making decisions. Students will learn common methods for
    quantitative and computational analytics, through which they can gain an overview of key concepts, skills, and technologies for sourcing data, performing data analysis, and producing appropriate visualisations.

    While the course covers relevant technologies for data analytics and information visualisation, the focus is on asking the right questions and solving related problems which are driven from the business/organisational perspective. Students will work with both structured and unstructured data, and will be encouraged to work with open data to address real-life problems in ways that align with ethical principles and good data governance.

    Price: $3,050

  • Policy, Governance and Justice (JSQ165)

    All government agencies require public officials with high-level writing, communication and consultation skills, all of which are integral for developing effective policy and conducting policy research.

    This unit will help you develop and hone your verbal and written communication skills while you cultivate a foundational understanding of the government policy cycle and the wider policy issues associated with government work, particularly within social justice environments.

    Similarly, you will have the opportunity to build knowledge of theories and types of corruption, the psychology and sociology of ethical judgement, and the ethics of public sector work.

  • Public Sector Research Skills and Methods (JSQ167)

    Applied research skills are an increasingly in-demand skill for those seeking to engage with professional research and policy. This is true for those not only wishing to work in government, but also in non-government and academic contexts.

    By studying this unit you will hone your applied research skills, and the ability to evaluate policies in order to support the rigorous development of public policy.

  • Dynamics of Domestic Violence (JSQ201)

    This unit focuses on the dynamics of domestic violence. Its main objectives include; introducing the different types of abuse that comprise domestic violence, explaining the dynamics, characteristics, distribution and contributing factors of domestic violence, providing skills and tools to critically assess domestic violence research and reviewing contemporary and historical developments in domestic violence policy.

    Price: $2,592

  • Reducing Lethal Risk (JSQ203)

    In this unit, you will learn how to identify and assess domestic violence risks and how to intervene and reduce the risk of domestic homicide and suicide across your professional practice.

    Price: $2,592

  • Health Care Law and Ethics (LWQ164)

    This unit focuses on the critical and often contested relationship between law and ethics. You will develop an advanced understanding of how law and ethics relate to healthcare.

    Price: $3,036

  • Aged Care Law, Ethics and Culturally Safe Practice (LWQ635)

    Australia’s ageing population means there is a growing need for healthcare services to respond to the holistic needs of the elderly, in a way that ensures culturally safe, person-centred care.

    This unit addresses a range of legal, ethical and social issues currently faced by the aged care profession, older persons, their carers and families within the health system. You will have an opportunity to critically evaluate the rights and responsibilities of both older people and professionals, and consider relevant ethical implications and how they might be navigated.

  • Think Like a Lawyer in the Digital World (LWQ701)

    This unit is an introduction to legal process within a digital context, in which students will learn skills to analyse the laws, legal principles and regulations that govern data use in light of emerging technologies. If you are entering the course without having previously studied law, this unit will help you build a foundation in understanding common law and the implications of its application with a transitional digital context. If you have studied law or have previous legal experience, this unit will extend your understanding of law into the digital space, with an emphasis on understanding the transnational nature of digital technologies and the implications for both national and international law. You will have the opportunity to research multiple sources in order to identify and respond to legal risk in authentic digital technology scenarios.

    Price: $3,036

  • Protect and License IP in Digital Assets (LWQ703)

    Digital technologies provide us with seemingly limitless access to images, books, articles, music and other creative works. As positive as this is, it has also blurred the clarity around whether the content we access digitally is legal or not. In this unit, students examine how the law protects the rights of content creators through legal mechanisms such as copyright, and how these mechanisms have been transposed into a digital context. You will learn about the restrictions on accessing works owned by others and the scope of fair use laws, as well as the potential legal liabilities that may arise. You will also develop an understanding of the legal mechanisms that can protect the innovative digital content individuals produce.

    Price: $3,036

  • Statistical Data Analysis ()

    Statistical analysis and application form a core part of many organisations’ decision-making in real-world contexts.

    In this unit you will look for meaningful patterns within collected data, and produce visualised modelling to various degrees of complexity. In particular, you will explore data and variables, visualisation, basic probability, hypothesis testing, and linear regression.

    You will also learn how to select and apply appropriate quantitative methods using software such as R, an open source statistical software. You will practise your quantitative skills using real data from scientists, business, and governments.

  • Ageing and Health Assessment (NSQ631)

    For the first time in history, societies – including in Australia – are facing the challenging phenomenon of an ageing population, within which the ageing population is larger than the younger population. For health professionals to meet the increasing levels of complex care required, there needs to be a greater level of education, all of which ensures older Australians receive the person-centred care they require.

    This unit provides health professionals – and those seeking work in Aged Care – a pragmatic knowledge of Aged Care best practice, grounded in physical, psychosocial and culturally safe perspectives.

  • Dementia (NSQ634)

    There are more than 300,000 Australians living with dementia and with an ageing population, this number is expected to triple by 2050. To meet the increasing needs of this vulnerable population, it is essential that all healthcare professionals have a good understanding of dementia and the specialised care that a person with dementia requires.

    This unit explores a range of the psychosocial, cultural, political and clinical issues that are related to the increasing prevalence of dementia, in Australia and internationally. You will examine what best practice dementia care means, and discuss the unique challenges faced by the person with dementia, their families, and relevant service providers.

  • Complex Care for the Older Person (NSQ636)

    Many older Australians have one or more chronic illnesses, which makes care planning complex.

    This unit teaches you to develop and apply your knowledge of chronic illness recognition, and how to form comprehensive care plans that take into account chronic illness management strategies, using the Geriatric Health Assessment to support complex care planning.

  • Project Management Essentials 1 (PMQ501)

    This unit focuses on the aspects of project planning and project development. Building an appreciation of the nature and role of project management as a professional discipline, the unit will describe, clarify, and formalise project management of the front end of projects. This will prepare you for further study or bring new knowledge and skills to your professional work.

    Price: $2,880

  • Systems in Project Management (PMQ503)

    The successful management and delivery of projects requires a firm understanding of project management systems – not only in isolation, but also the interactions between systems. Students will engage with this unit using a systems thinking and integration approach, learning to assess projects in regards to scope, schedule, quality and risk management.

    You will learn conceptually about project management techniques such as the interface between organisational systems and innovation. In addition these systems are studied in the context of specific environments such as in health, safety and environmental management.

    Studying a single unit is an excellent way to upskill and update your knowledge in an area of professional interest, with direct relevance to your career.

    Price: $2,880

     

  • Project Management Principles (PMQ610)

    This unit introduces project management as a fundamental skill for all postgraduate coursework students of the built environment and engineering. It also supports other disciplines including Business, Health, and Law. The unit provides an overview of the project management methodologies, frameworks, processes and key knowledge areas.

  • Contemporary Health Management (PUQ210)

    This unit focuses on the principles and practice of management in health such as; organisational management; strategic management; resource management including financial and human resource management; information management; project management and change management. Develop analytical, evaluative and political skills for organisations characterised by constant change.

    Price: $2,592

  • Introduction to Disaster Risk Management (PUQ451)

    This unit is a foundational subject that introduces the core concepts and frameworks that underpin the effective management of emergencies, whether man-made or climate-related disasters. You will explore the various types, nature and impact of disasters and emergencies on communities in local, national and international contexts. An overview of the roles national and international agencies play in disaster management will also be a focus of enquiry.

    Price: $2,592

  • Disaster Planning and Preparedness (PUQ452)

    Preparation is a fundamental concern for disaster emergency services and agencies. In this unit you will engage in the real-world assessment of disaster risk and the strategies of forming resilient disaster and emergency response processes. You will reflect on the international understanding of disaster risk, locating disaster and emergency response in a global context, based on the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030 and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

    Price: $2,592

  • Health Systems (PUQ640)

    This unit focuses on the factors that influence the design and functioning of both Australian and International healthcare systems. Using the Australian Health Care System as a case study, you will be introduced to conceptual frameworks fundamental to the organisation of health systems, covering issues such as structure, operations, funding and evaluation.

    Price: $2,880

  • Engineering Knowledge Management (ENQ510)

    This unit introduces knowledge management as an innovative process that needs to be closely aligned to organisation goals. The development of knowledge management systems requires a sound understanding of the various building blocks of knowledge management. The unit introduces critical building blocks such as knowledge identification, development, preservation, representation, distribution and sharing. All engineering managers must have the fundamental skills and knowledge to understand, design, develop and manage knowledge management systems in an organisation. This unit provides an understanding of the complex issues of knowledge management that are essential to the career advancement of engineering managers. In addition, the unit also introduces organisational culture and behavioral charges that are needed to transform a traditional organisation to a knowledge-oriented enterprise.

    Price: $3,212.50

  • Total Quality Management (ENQ515)

    To grow in the highly competitive global marketplace, organisations must maximise customer value and product quality. Total Quality Management (TQM) advocates the enterprise make optimum use of resources, technology, equipment and the skills and knowledge of employees, suppliers and customers. The Total Quality Management unit provides an understanding of the underlying philosophy, theory and practice of modern-day quality-management process.

    Quality management has evolved beyond its roots in statistics and the quality control functions. Many consider TQM to be a framework for excellent management. The main themes of TQM are: a data-based approach to problem solving, an emphasis on organisational and behavioural considerations, a customer-oriented market-sensitive approach to designing and delivering both products and services, and finally, a desire and system approach for continual improvement. TQM practice is a pathway to the achievement of world-class competitiveness.

  • Career Development Theory and Policy (EUQ641)

    Career development is a broad and constantly evolving field relevant to all individuals. Recent developments in education highlight the importance for educators and career practitioners within education fields to better prepare people for the rapidly changing world of work. This unit provides an opportunity to examine career development theory, practice, policy and research, and apply this to career counselling practice. With a focus on lifelong learning and professional development, become a counsellor with the background knowledge and expertise to guide students and clients through the process of proactively developing and redefining their career.

    Price: $2,592

  • Career Counselling (EUQ643)

    Career counselling adopts personal counselling methods to help individuals explore career development issues, and is increasingly conceptualised as a learning process, with the career counsellor acting as facilitator. This unit will delve into traditional and emerging career counselling processes, and challenge you to evaluate a range of counselling perspectives. With an emphasis on the relationship between career counselling and personal counselling, you will learn to understand your role in a new way, exploring professional and ethical issues on the road to becoming an effective and judicious career counsellor.

    Price: $2,592

  • Authentic Learning and Assessment (EUQ649)

    Examine the theory and practice behind assessment and feedback, as well as the underlying principles that govern quality assessment and evaluation. In this unit you will determine how assessment design supports learning, and how this translates to an online environment. You will use industry-relevant tools, media and technology to produce authentic assessments based on stakeholder requirements – all grounded in the principles of authentic assessment design.

    Price: $2,592

  • Learning Design Project (EUQ651)

    This is a project-based unit that enables you to put into practice your advanced understanding of learning design in authentic contexts. You will work directly with an industry or community partner to design an agreed learning experience that applies pedagogical design principles, authentic assessment and feedback, all the while embedding technologies that augment the learning experience for students.

    Price: $2,592

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education and Policy since 1788 (EUQ658)

    In this unit, you will develop your understanding of the policy eras that have shaped the treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples since 1788, ending with a focus on present-day initiatives.

    You will investigate the role of education in delivering policy intentions and the impact this has had, and continues to have, on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their ways of knowing.

    You will also develop your own critical practice relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education.

    Price: $2,592

  • Personal Journeys in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education (EUQ660)

    In this unit, you will explore the importance of cultural awareness and kinship systems. How the relationships between family, country and community are essential to developing strategies of engagement and establishing healthy relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.

    You will reflect upon your own cultural position and how this influences and shapes your approach to building genuine partnerships within your community.

    You will also engage with contemporary culture and race theory, and learn how these conceptual frameworks can inform and support effective cross-cultural partnerships.

    Price: $2,592

  • Foundations for Decision Science (IFQ521)

    Human beings engage in information environments of ever-increasing complexity both within organisations and socially. In these environments, human beings interact with information in various ways. This unit introduces principles of cognitive science relevant to understanding how human beings process information and make decisions.

    In addition, the unit presents relevant frameworks to understand what information really is. Understanding both of these aspects is necessary for modern organisations to be able to exploit their data for effective decision-making.

  • Justice Institutions (JSQ166)

    A comprehensive understanding of the Australian public service is crucial for those wishing to work in the public service, whether at local, state or federal level.

    This unit equips you with a sophisticated understanding of the Australian public service, with a compelling focus on governance institutions at all levels of government, as well as the related ethical obligations of public officials working in these institutions and services.

    Price: $3,050

  • Children and Family Violence (JSQ202)

    Family violence and child abuse are often viewed as separate issues, but in many domestic violence situations there exists an overlap between the two. This unit synthesises research across multiple disciplines, with the aim of informing professional practice in the area.

    This unit explores the complex overlap between family violence and child abuse, in particular the relationship between domestic violence and child maltreatment. This includes topics such as the abuse of pregnant women, child trauma in domestic violence situations, and risks to children in homes where there is abuse of a parent.

    Students will also investigate child protection law and policy, particularly criminal and family law as it relates to children and domestic violence, and the court process itself. Topics covered include: mandatory reporting requirements, child abduction and the Hague convention, failure to protect laws, with a focus on intersectional impacts on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

    Studying a single unit is an excellent way to upskill and update your knowledge in an area of professional interest, with direct relevance to your career.

    Price: $2,592

     

  • Working with Domestic Violence Victims (JSQ204)

    Professionals who work with domestic violence victims need to develop an understanding of the diverse needs within a variety of community contexts. There are also aspects of intersectionality at play in communities that are culturally, linguistically diverse.

    In this unit students will learn about what tools and services are available to assist victims of domestic violence, as well as those whom domestic violence affects vicariously within family units and wider communities. There is an explicit focus on equipping students with a well-rounded understanding of the landscape of services and resources available, including the relevant referral pathways.

    Studying a single unit is an excellent way to upskill and update your knowledge in an area of professional interest, with direct relevance to your career.

    Price: $2,592

  • Data Privacy and Security (LWQ702)

    Data privacy and security are critical areas of legal risk in the digital era. In this unit students will develop an awareness of how workplace data use is effectively regulated to protect the privacy of people’s data. You will have the opportunity to examine both national and international data collection obligations, with an emphasis on the key responsibility of data custodians to secure data to prevent unauthorised use. You will also develop your ability to synthesise knowledge from various legal sources to identify legal risks in a digital data-driven context.

    Price: $3,036

  • Mitigate Risks from Emerging Technologies (LWQ704)

    The emergence of new digital technologies has prompted the need for existing law to be re-interpreted and applied to a context in which there are unique legal and risks associated with these technologies. In this unit you will examine specific digital technologies, for example artificial intelligence and machine learning, computer and robotics, and the digital application of cryptography with the rise of electronic commerce and digital cryptocurrencies. In many instances these and other new technologies are affecting society in ways previously unimagined and unaccounted for in existing law and regulation. You will learn to re-interpret and apply existing legal and regulatory frameworks and ethical principles to data use and digital technology. In this way, you will be on the forefront advising both technology developers and users in your organisation to prioritise safety and data protection through effective and ethical regulation.

    Price: $3,036

  • Skin and Wound Care (NSQ633)

    Providing complex wound care to people in acute, residential and community health areas is a growing challenge for healthcare services. Quality wound care for the older person requires a holistic approach, as impacts are seen in every aspect of a person’s life.

    This unit provides you with an in-depth knowledge of acute and chronic wounds specific to the older person and addresses challenges related to providing optimal management of wounds to inform evidence-based practice in wound care.

    Price: $2,600

  • Palliative and End of Life Care (NSQ637)

    Palliative and end of life care are an important part of Aged Care. The health and support needs of those who are dying are diverse and often change over time. To respond effectively to these needs, healthcare professionals must have the necessary knowledge and skills to deliver a person-centred approach to end of life care.

    In this unit you will learn how to adopt a palliative approach to addressing older Australians as they near death, and supporting close family members. You will develop a comprehensive understanding of the services and interprofessional approaches to implementing care plans that optimise quality of life.

    Price: $2,725

  • People and Projects (PMQ504)

    Successfully completing any professional project requires the engagement of individual employee. Project managers at all levels require an appreciation of human resources. Leadership skills are essential to ensure employees in an organisation are well-organised and driven to deliver project-related outcomes on time and within budget.

    In this unit you will study the theory behind managing individuals within project teams, learning best-practice strategies to lead and motivate teams comprised of people with individual and cultural differences.

    There is an emphasis on equipping students with practical skills in mediation and conflict resolution, communication and negotiation, accompanied by a specific focus on human resources legislation and ethics.

    Studying a single unit is an excellent way to upskill and update your knowledge in an area of professional interest, with direct relevance to your career.

    Price: $2,880

     

  • Population Health (PUQ106)

    Public health is one of the key concerns for a society, and a recurring issue for governments, legislators and health industry organisations and professionals.

    Students will examine future national and international challenges within a social deterministic framework that emphasises pragmatic changes that can be made to institutions in order to improve public health.

    Public health challenges specific to certain populations are also a core focus of the unit.

    Studying a single unit is an excellent way to upskill and update your knowledge in an area of professional interest, with direct relevance to your career.

    Price: $2,592

  • Quality Management in Health (PUQ213)

    This unit focuses on historical and contemporary quality and patient safety problems and approaches to address these. Issues relating to administrative and clinical data quality, safety and privacy in an increasingly electronic health care environment are also analysed.

    Price: $2,725

  • Disaster Response and Recovery (PUQ453)

    This unit highlights inclusive disaster response and recovery in a variety of contexts. It is imperative in the wake of a disaster or emergency situation that affected individuals and communities have access to needed relief within an enabling environment that allows them to recover and build sustainable resilience to the physical, social, environmental and economic impacts of future emergency and disaster events. Upon completion of this unit you will have a greater understanding of how to implement an inclusive disaster response and develop funding proposals.

    Price: $2,592

  • Healthy Ageing (XNQ632)

    Holistic and person-centred Aged Care is dependent on health professionals having a sophisticated understanding of healthy ageing and ageing processes.

    This unit focuses on the principles of health promotion, encompassing social health determinants, nutrition, exercise and the use of technology and health data. You will learn about the principles that guide chronic illness management and disease prevention, while also developing an understanding of how social contexts contribute to quality of life improvements in older Australians.

    Price: $2,600

  • Ethics and Professional Relationships (AYQ458)

    Professional careers in financial planning, now more than ever, require ethical competencies to meet professional responsibilities and contribute to the public interest. In this unit you will develop professional, ethical and effective communication skills. Your professional conduct and communication with clients and stakeholders is critical to the success of your financial planning career.

    Price: $3,564

  • The Digital Creative Economy and the Future of Work (CCQ201)

    This unit frames itself around an investigation into the digital creative economy: what it is, how it is continuing to evolve, and how communication and media industries are responding to the ongoing technological disruption. For digital communication professionals, it is vital to understand the specific implications as relevant industries continue to change. In this unit students will grasp the complexities of how the digital creative economy operates – including the emerging trends that characterise the digital economy, and how to thrive in this environment as a digital communication professional.

    Price: $2,592

  • Automating the Digital World (CCQ202)

    With the emergence of AI and automation technology, it is increasingly important for digital communication professionals to understand how these technological developments are transforming communication, as well as the ethical issues surrounding how these technologies are used for improving audience reach and engagement. Recent scholarly research is a focus of this unit, as the issues remain at the forefront of change within digital communication industries. Students will develop a future-focused orientation to change in the industry, engaging with embryotic and emerging technologies in both theory and practice, examining the ways these technologies are likely to disrupt the ways in which we communicate. More broadly, algorithmic culture and communication will be a core area of enquiry.

    Price: $2,592

  • Asset and Facility Management (ENQ530)

    Professionals are often involved in the management of infrastructure including transportation, water, energy, buildings and telecommunications. In today’s business environment, the efficient maintenance and management of these assets and associated risks is critical. Professionals need to know how to manage the whole of life cycle of assets, organise maintenance based on condition and reliability assessments, and create as well as implement effective asset management and maintenance plans so as to meet the business objectives of the organisation.

  • Introductory Educational Counselling (EUQ640)

    The aim of effective counselling is to give your clients the tools they need to attain their individual goals. This unit equips you with the core counselling techniques and communication skills that underpin best-practice counselling. With a foundational understanding of the development of counselling psychology, and the practical skills to form and maintain a productive counselling relationship, you will be able to help students and clients chart complex career pathways at a time when the pathways from school to a career are increasingly fractured.

    Price: $2,592

  • Career Development Theory and Policy (EUQ641)

    Career development is a broad and constantly evolving field relevant to all individuals. Recent developments in education highlight the importance for educators and career practitioners within education fields to better prepare people for the rapidly changing world of work. This unit provides an opportunity to examine career development theory, practice, policy and research, and apply this to career counselling practice. With a focus on lifelong learning and professional development, become a counsellor with the background knowledge and expertise to guide students and clients through the process of proactively developing and redefining their career.

    Price: $2,592

  • Designing for Learning (EUQ648)

    In this unit you will explore the existing field of contemporary learning theory and gain an understanding of how this theory informs the design and development of innovative learning materials. You will review the scope of strategies and technologies that are used to engage learners, and discover new ways to evaluate varied learning design frameworks, assessing their applicability in particular settings. With an emphasis on instructional design principles and reflective practice, you will collaborate with peers and facilitators to examine, reflect upon and design appropriate learning environments.

    Price: $2,592

  • Future Trends in Learning Design (EUQ650)

    In this unit you will reinforce your understanding of contemporary learning theory and how technology can be leveraged to enhance and transform learning. By considering emerging trends, you will explore the future of learning, including the interplay between learning and new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and robotics; and new models of learning such as open education and learning within online environments.

    Price: $2,592

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Knowledge Societies (EUQ657)

    In this unit, you will develop your understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ways of knowing, and investigate how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge and perspectives are represented and incorporate into a variety of Australian education experiences.

    You will interrogate the foundations of your own way of knowing and develop your ability to analyse the cultural contexts that underpin education practices in Australia.

    These understandings will contribute to the development of your own critical practice relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education. By doing so you will gain professional insights in the design and delivery of education delivery with and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

  • Global Perspectives in Indigenous Education (EUQ659)

    In this unit you will investigate the experience of indigeneity against a backdrop of colonisation and globalisation.

    You will apply your understanding of indigenous perspectives as they encounter a variety of education case studies from indigenous academics in other nations. There will be a focus on how education in diverse contexts continue to facilitate the impact that colonisation and globalisation have had on indigenous languages, cultures and identities.

    The learning in this unit provides essential insights for professionals who design and deliver education initiatives in any field with and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

  • Fundamentals of Business Process Management (IFQ515)

    This unit introduces a Business Process Management lifecycle and walks you through all the stages of improving a process from beginning to end.

    Process modelling plays a crucial role across multiple phases of the lifecycle and is specifcally covered in depth as an essential analysis tool and a platform for process improvements and redesign.

    This unit will develop specific skills for Business Process modelling and improvement as well as general skills in critical thinking, teamwork, presentation and writing skills.

  • Information Security Management (IFQ541)

    Information is a vital organisational asset. Information systems store, process and exchange information, and most economic sectors are dependent on electronic and automated systems. Interconnectivity is important for many organisations, but this is also increases the exposure to adverse events, necessitating the need for thorough information security management.

    This unit builds upon fundamental information security concepts, including the management of information systems that affect organisational information security: identity management, authentication, access control, monitoring, risk management, incident response and disaster recovery.

  • Data Analytics for Strategic Decision Makers (IFQ619)

    This unit offers students a practical introduction to data analytics, and its application to making decisions. Students will learn common methods for
    quantitative and computational analytics, through which they can gain an overview of key concepts, skills, and technologies for sourcing data, performing data analysis, and producing appropriate visualisations.

    While the course covers relevant technologies for data analytics and information visualisation, the focus is on asking the right questions and solving related problems which are driven from the business/organisational perspective. Students will work with both structured and unstructured data, and will be encouraged to work with open data to address real-life problems in ways that align with ethical principles and good data governance.

    Price: $3,050

  • Policy, Governance and Justice (JSQ165)

    All government agencies require public officials with high-level writing, communication and consultation skills, all of which are integral for developing effective policy and conducting policy research.

    This unit will help you develop and hone your verbal and written communication skills while you cultivate a foundational understanding of the government policy cycle and the wider policy issues associated with government work, particularly within social justice environments.

    Similarly, you will have the opportunity to build knowledge of theories and types of corruption, the psychology and sociology of ethical judgement, and the ethics of public sector work.

  • Public Sector Research Skills and Methods (JSQ167)

    Applied research skills are an increasingly in-demand skill for those seeking to engage with professional research and policy. This is true for those not only wishing to work in government, but also in non-government and academic contexts.

    By studying this unit you will hone your applied research skills, and the ability to evaluate policies in order to support the rigorous development of public policy.

  • Dynamics of Domestic Violence (JSQ201)

    This unit focuses on the dynamics of domestic violence. Its main objectives include; introducing the different types of abuse that comprise domestic violence, explaining the dynamics, characteristics, distribution and contributing factors of domestic violence, providing skills and tools to critically assess domestic violence research and reviewing contemporary and historical developments in domestic violence policy.

    Price: $2,592

  • Reducing Lethal Risk (JSQ203)

    In this unit, you will learn how to identify and assess domestic violence risks and how to intervene and reduce the risk of domestic homicide and suicide across your professional practice.

    Price: $2,592

  • Health Care Law and Ethics (LWQ164)

    This unit focuses on the critical and often contested relationship between law and ethics. You will develop an advanced understanding of how law and ethics relate to healthcare.

    Price: $3,036

  • Aged Care Law, Ethics and Culturally Safe Practice (LWQ635)

    Australia’s ageing population means there is a growing need for healthcare services to respond to the holistic needs of the elderly, in a way that ensures culturally safe, person-centred care.

    This unit addresses a range of legal, ethical and social issues currently faced by the aged care profession, older persons, their carers and families within the health system. You will have an opportunity to critically evaluate the rights and responsibilities of both older people and professionals, and consider relevant ethical implications and how they might be navigated.

  • Think Like a Lawyer in the Digital World (LWQ701)

    This unit is an introduction to legal process within a digital context, in which students will learn skills to analyse the laws, legal principles and regulations that govern data use in light of emerging technologies. If you are entering the course without having previously studied law, this unit will help you build a foundation in understanding common law and the implications of its application with a transitional digital context. If you have studied law or have previous legal experience, this unit will extend your understanding of law into the digital space, with an emphasis on understanding the transnational nature of digital technologies and the implications for both national and international law. You will have the opportunity to research multiple sources in order to identify and respond to legal risk in authentic digital technology scenarios.

    Price: $3,036

  • Protect and License IP in Digital Assets (LWQ703)

    Digital technologies provide us with seemingly limitless access to images, books, articles, music and other creative works. As positive as this is, it has also blurred the clarity around whether the content we access digitally is legal or not. In this unit, students examine how the law protects the rights of content creators through legal mechanisms such as copyright, and how these mechanisms have been transposed into a digital context. You will learn about the restrictions on accessing works owned by others and the scope of fair use laws, as well as the potential legal liabilities that may arise. You will also develop an understanding of the legal mechanisms that can protect the innovative digital content individuals produce.

    Price: $3,036

  • Statistical Data Analysis ()

    Statistical analysis and application form a core part of many organisations’ decision-making in real-world contexts.

    In this unit you will look for meaningful patterns within collected data, and produce visualised modelling to various degrees of complexity. In particular, you will explore data and variables, visualisation, basic probability, hypothesis testing, and linear regression.

    You will also learn how to select and apply appropriate quantitative methods using software such as R, an open source statistical software. You will practise your quantitative skills using real data from scientists, business, and governments.

  • Ageing and Health Assessment (NSQ631)

    For the first time in history, societies – including in Australia – are facing the challenging phenomenon of an ageing population, within which the ageing population is larger than the younger population. For health professionals to meet the increasing levels of complex care required, there needs to be a greater level of education, all of which ensures older Australians receive the person-centred care they require.

    This unit provides health professionals – and those seeking work in Aged Care – a pragmatic knowledge of Aged Care best practice, grounded in physical, psychosocial and culturally safe perspectives.

  • Dementia (NSQ634)

    There are more than 300,000 Australians living with dementia and with an ageing population, this number is expected to triple by 2050. To meet the increasing needs of this vulnerable population, it is essential that all healthcare professionals have a good understanding of dementia and the specialised care that a person with dementia requires.

    This unit explores a range of the psychosocial, cultural, political and clinical issues that are related to the increasing prevalence of dementia, in Australia and internationally. You will examine what best practice dementia care means, and discuss the unique challenges faced by the person with dementia, their families, and relevant service providers.

  • Complex Care for the Older Person (NSQ636)

    Many older Australians have one or more chronic illnesses, which makes care planning complex.

    This unit teaches you to develop and apply your knowledge of chronic illness recognition, and how to form comprehensive care plans that take into account chronic illness management strategies, using the Geriatric Health Assessment to support complex care planning.

  • Systems in Project Management (PMQ503)

    The successful management and delivery of projects requires a firm understanding of project management systems – not only in isolation, but also the interactions between systems. Students will engage with this unit using a systems thinking and integration approach, learning to assess projects in regards to scope, schedule, quality and risk management.

    You will learn conceptually about project management techniques such as the interface between organisational systems and innovation. In addition these systems are studied in the context of specific environments such as in health, safety and environmental management.

    Studying a single unit is an excellent way to upskill and update your knowledge in an area of professional interest, with direct relevance to your career.

    Price: $2,880

     

  • Project Management Principles (PMQ610)

    This unit introduces project management as a fundamental skill for all postgraduate coursework students of the built environment and engineering. It also supports other disciplines including Business, Health, and Law. The unit provides an overview of the project management methodologies, frameworks, processes and key knowledge areas.

  • Contemporary Health Management (PUQ210)

    This unit focuses on the principles and practice of management in health such as; organisational management; strategic management; resource management including financial and human resource management; information management; project management and change management. Develop analytical, evaluative and political skills for organisations characterised by constant change.

    Price: $2,592

  • Introduction to Disaster Risk Management (PUQ451)

    This unit is a foundational subject that introduces the core concepts and frameworks that underpin the effective management of emergencies, whether man-made or climate-related disasters. You will explore the various types, nature and impact of disasters and emergencies on communities in local, national and international contexts. An overview of the roles national and international agencies play in disaster management will also be a focus of enquiry.

    Price: $2,592

  • Disaster Planning and Preparedness (PUQ452)

    Preparation is a fundamental concern for disaster emergency services and agencies. In this unit you will engage in the real-world assessment of disaster risk and the strategies of forming resilient disaster and emergency response processes. You will reflect on the international understanding of disaster risk, locating disaster and emergency response in a global context, based on the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030 and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

    Price: $2,592

  • Health Systems (PUQ640)

    This unit focuses on the factors that influence the design and functioning of both Australian and International healthcare systems. Using the Australian Health Care System as a case study, you will be introduced to conceptual frameworks fundamental to the organisation of health systems, covering issues such as structure, operations, funding and evaluation.

    Price: $2,880

  • Engineering Knowledge Management (ENQ510)

    This unit introduces knowledge management as an innovative process that needs to be closely aligned to organisation goals. The development of knowledge management systems requires a sound understanding of the various building blocks of knowledge management. The unit introduces critical building blocks such as knowledge identification, development, preservation, representation, distribution and sharing. All engineering managers must have the fundamental skills and knowledge to understand, design, develop and manage knowledge management systems in an organisation. This unit provides an understanding of the complex issues of knowledge management that are essential to the career advancement of engineering managers. In addition, the unit also introduces organisational culture and behavioral charges that are needed to transform a traditional organisation to a knowledge-oriented enterprise.

    Price: $3,212.50

  • Total Quality Management (ENQ515)

    To grow in the highly competitive global marketplace, organisations must maximise customer value and product quality. Total Quality Management (TQM) advocates the enterprise make optimum use of resources, technology, equipment and the skills and knowledge of employees, suppliers and customers. The Total Quality Management unit provides an understanding of the underlying philosophy, theory and practice of modern-day quality-management process.

    Quality management has evolved beyond its roots in statistics and the quality control functions. Many consider TQM to be a framework for excellent management. The main themes of TQM are: a data-based approach to problem solving, an emphasis on organisational and behavioural considerations, a customer-oriented market-sensitive approach to designing and delivering both products and services, and finally, a desire and system approach for continual improvement. TQM practice is a pathway to the achievement of world-class competitiveness.

  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ENQ570)

    Enterprise Systems are now essential infrastructure to both large as well as to small-to-medium (SME) organisations, as they realise the necessity of a single central database instead of a large number of separate databases. By integrating core business processes in one single application, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) helps companies maximise the efficiency of business processes across the entire organisation including increases in on-time delivery, productivity, forecasting demand and production capacity.

    This unit aims to provide the fundamental understanding of various Enterprise Systems, functions and modules and how they can be integrated in a business context. You will be trained to develop a real life ERP system based on actual data from industry. This unit will also aims to help you to refine your communication and group work skills, and assist in the development of research-based skills. This is a core unit for Master of Engineering Management.

    Price: $3,212.50

  • Career Development Theory and Policy (EUQ641)

    Career development is a broad and constantly evolving field relevant to all individuals. Recent developments in education highlight the importance for educators and career practitioners within education fields to better prepare people for the rapidly changing world of work. This unit provides an opportunity to examine career development theory, practice, policy and research, and apply this to career counselling practice. With a focus on lifelong learning and professional development, become a counsellor with the background knowledge and expertise to guide students and clients through the process of proactively developing and redefining their career.

    Price: $2,592

  • Career Counselling (EUQ643)

    Career counselling adopts personal counselling methods to help individuals explore career development issues, and is increasingly conceptualised as a learning process, with the career counsellor acting as facilitator. This unit will delve into traditional and emerging career counselling processes, and challenge you to evaluate a range of counselling perspectives. With an emphasis on the relationship between career counselling and personal counselling, you will learn to understand your role in a new way, exploring professional and ethical issues on the road to becoming an effective and judicious career counsellor.

    Price: $2,592

  • Authentic Learning and Assessment (EUQ649)

    Examine the theory and practice behind assessment and feedback, as well as the underlying principles that govern quality assessment and evaluation. In this unit you will determine how assessment design supports learning, and how this translates to an online environment. You will use industry-relevant tools, media and technology to produce authentic assessments based on stakeholder requirements – all grounded in the principles of authentic assessment design.

    Price: $2,592

  • Learning Design Project (EUQ651)

    This is a project-based unit that enables you to put into practice your advanced understanding of learning design in authentic contexts. You will work directly with an industry or community partner to design an agreed learning experience that applies pedagogical design principles, authentic assessment and feedback, all the while embedding technologies that augment the learning experience for students.

    Price: $2,592

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education and Policy since 1788 (EUQ658)

    In this unit, you will develop your understanding of the policy eras that have shaped the treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples since 1788, ending with a focus on present-day initiatives.

    You will investigate the role of education in delivering policy intentions and the impact this has had, and continues to have, on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their ways of knowing.

    You will also develop your own critical practice relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education.

    Price: $2,592

  • Personal Journeys in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education (EUQ660)

    In this unit, you will explore the importance of cultural awareness and kinship systems. How the relationships between family, country and community are essential to developing strategies of engagement and establishing healthy relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.

    You will reflect upon your own cultural position and how this influences and shapes your approach to building genuine partnerships within your community.

    You will also engage with contemporary culture and race theory, and learn how these conceptual frameworks can inform and support effective cross-cultural partnerships.

    Price: $2,592

  • Foundations for Decision Science (IFQ521)

    Human beings engage in information environments of ever-increasing complexity both within organisations and socially. In these environments, human beings interact with information in various ways. This unit introduces principles of cognitive science relevant to understanding how human beings process information and make decisions.

    In addition, the unit presents relevant frameworks to understand what information really is. Understanding both of these aspects is necessary for modern organisations to be able to exploit their data for effective decision-making.

  • Justice Institutions (JSQ166)

    A comprehensive understanding of the Australian public service is crucial for those wishing to work in the public service, whether at local, state or federal level.

    This unit equips you with a sophisticated understanding of the Australian public service, with a compelling focus on governance institutions at all levels of government, as well as the related ethical obligations of public officials working in these institutions and services.

    Price: $3,050

  • Children and Family Violence (JSQ202)

    Family violence and child abuse are often viewed as separate issues, but in many domestic violence situations there exists an overlap between the two. This unit synthesises research across multiple disciplines, with the aim of informing professional practice in the area.

    This unit explores the complex overlap between family violence and child abuse, in particular the relationship between domestic violence and child maltreatment. This includes topics such as the abuse of pregnant women, child trauma in domestic violence situations, and risks to children in homes where there is abuse of a parent.

    Students will also investigate child protection law and policy, particularly criminal and family law as it relates to children and domestic violence, and the court process itself. Topics covered include: mandatory reporting requirements, child abduction and the Hague convention, failure to protect laws, with a focus on intersectional impacts on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

    Studying a single unit is an excellent way to upskill and update your knowledge in an area of professional interest, with direct relevance to your career.

    Price: $2,592

     

  • Working with Domestic Violence Victims (JSQ204)

    Professionals who work with domestic violence victims need to develop an understanding of the diverse needs within a variety of community contexts. There are also aspects of intersectionality at play in communities that are culturally, linguistically diverse.

    In this unit students will learn about what tools and services are available to assist victims of domestic violence, as well as those whom domestic violence affects vicariously within family units and wider communities. There is an explicit focus on equipping students with a well-rounded understanding of the landscape of services and resources available, including the relevant referral pathways.

    Studying a single unit is an excellent way to upskill and update your knowledge in an area of professional interest, with direct relevance to your career.

    Price: $2,592

  • Data Privacy and Security (LWQ702)

    Data privacy and security are critical areas of legal risk in the digital era. In this unit students will develop an awareness of how workplace data use is effectively regulated to protect the privacy of people’s data. You will have the opportunity to examine both national and international data collection obligations, with an emphasis on the key responsibility of data custodians to secure data to prevent unauthorised use. You will also develop your ability to synthesise knowledge from various legal sources to identify legal risks in a digital data-driven context.

    Price: $3,036

  • Mitigate Risks from Emerging Technologies (LWQ704)

    The emergence of new digital technologies has prompted the need for existing law to be re-interpreted and applied to a context in which there are unique legal and risks associated with these technologies. In this unit you will examine specific digital technologies, for example artificial intelligence and machine learning, computer and robotics, and the digital application of cryptography with the rise of electronic commerce and digital cryptocurrencies. In many instances these and other new technologies are affecting society in ways previously unimagined and unaccounted for in existing law and regulation. You will learn to re-interpret and apply existing legal and regulatory frameworks and ethical principles to data use and digital technology. In this way, you will be on the forefront advising both technology developers and users in your organisation to prioritise safety and data protection through effective and ethical regulation.

    Price: $3,036

  • Skin and Wound Care (NSQ633)

    Providing complex wound care to people in acute, residential and community health areas is a growing challenge for healthcare services. Quality wound care for the older person requires a holistic approach, as impacts are seen in every aspect of a person’s life.

    This unit provides you with an in-depth knowledge of acute and chronic wounds specific to the older person and addresses challenges related to providing optimal management of wounds to inform evidence-based practice in wound care.

    Price: $2,600

  • Palliative and End of Life Care (NSQ637)

    Palliative and end of life care are an important part of Aged Care. The health and support needs of those who are dying are diverse and often change over time. To respond effectively to these needs, healthcare professionals must have the necessary knowledge and skills to deliver a person-centred approach to end of life care.

    In this unit you will learn how to adopt a palliative approach to addressing older Australians as they near death, and supporting close family members. You will develop a comprehensive understanding of the services and interprofessional approaches to implementing care plans that optimise quality of life.

    Price: $2,725

  • People and Projects (PMQ504)

    Successfully completing any professional project requires the engagement of individual employee. Project managers at all levels require an appreciation of human resources. Leadership skills are essential to ensure employees in an organisation are well-organised and driven to deliver project-related outcomes on time and within budget.

    In this unit you will study the theory behind managing individuals within project teams, learning best-practice strategies to lead and motivate teams comprised of people with individual and cultural differences.

    There is an emphasis on equipping students with practical skills in mediation and conflict resolution, communication and negotiation, accompanied by a specific focus on human resources legislation and ethics.

    Studying a single unit is an excellent way to upskill and update your knowledge in an area of professional interest, with direct relevance to your career.

    Price: $2,880

     

  • Quality Management in Health (PUQ213)

    At all levels of the health system, individuals, teams, divisions, organisations, boards and policy makers are expected to contribute to the maintenance of healthcare quality and safety standards and to participate in the quality improvement of services provided.

    Quality and risk management are increasingly important areas of focus and activity in the health industry as health service operation and performance is increasingly regulated and monitored by governments and funders.

    This unit extends your understanding of the concepts, processes and implementation of quality improvement in health services.

  • Disaster Response and Recovery (PUQ453)

    This unit highlights inclusive disaster response and recovery in a variety of contexts. It is imperative in the wake of a disaster or emergency situation that affected individuals and communities have access to needed relief within an enabling environment that allows them to recover and build sustainable resilience to the physical, social, environmental and economic impacts of future emergency and disaster events. Upon completion of this unit you will have a greater understanding of how to implement an inclusive disaster response and develop funding proposals.

    Price: $2,592

  • Healthy Ageing (XNQ632)

    Holistic and person-centred Aged Care is dependent on health professionals having a sophisticated understanding of healthy ageing and ageing processes.

    This unit focuses on the principles of health promotion, encompassing social health determinants, nutrition, exercise and the use of technology and health data. You will learn about the principles that guide chronic illness management and disease prevention, while also developing an understanding of how social contexts contribute to quality of life improvements in older Australians.

    Price: $2,600

  • Population Health (PUQ106)

    Public health is one of the key concerns for a society, and a recurring issue for governments, legislators and health industry organisations and professionals.

    Students will examine future national and international challenges within a social deterministic framework that emphasises pragmatic changes that can be made to institutions in order to improve public health.

    Public health challenges specific to certain populations are also a core focus of the unit.

    Studying a single unit is an excellent way to upskill and update your knowledge in an area of professional interest, with direct relevance to your career.

    Price: $2,592

Hone your skill set

Studying a postgraduate short course is a great way to upskill and develop as a professional. Studying a micro unit or single unit is convenient and equips you with an immediately useful skill. Choosing to study what’s precisely relevant to you and your career – perhaps addressing a gap in your skill set or formalising your knowledge – is an excellent way to stand out and take a positive step forward in your professional development.

In your own time and on your own terms

Life is full of commitments, in particular for working professionals who at times have to juggle full-time work with family and other responsibilities. Studying a short course with QUT Online makes postgraduate study possible, with flexible online short course study options to suit any schedule.