Master of Health Science (Developmental Disability) – MAHSDEDI1000

Errata
Item Change Date
1 Requirements for award 6.3 should read:
(3) To qualify for the award of the Master of Health Science (Developmental Disability) a candidate must complete 48 credit points, comprising:
(a) 12 credit points of core units listed in the Developmental Disability Table; and
(b) a minimum of 6 credit points of a capstone unit listed in the Developmental Disability Table
(c) 30 credit points of elective units, including a minimum of 12 credit points of units chosen from the Developmental Disability Table and a maximum of 18 credit points of elective units, chosen, with the approval of the Dean, from other postgraduate units offered in the Faculty or by other faculties in the University.
7/2/2014

Course rules

 

Graduate Certificate of Health Science (Developmental Disability)

Master of Health Science (Developmental Disability)


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2000 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code Course and stream title
SG028 Graduate Certificate of Health Science (Developmental Disability)
SC107 Master of Health Science (Developmental Disability)

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for these courses is full time or part time, according to candidate choice.

3 Master's type

The master's degree in these resolutions is an advanced learning master's course, as defined by the Coursework Policy.

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate of Health Science (Developmental Disability)
(b)
the Master of Health Science (Developmental Disability)
(2)
Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of either of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on academic merit, according to the following admissions criteria.
(2)
Admission to candidature for the Graduate Certificate of Health Science (Developmental Disability) and the Master of Health Science (Developmental Disability) requires:
(a)
a bachelor's degree with a credit average from the University of Sydney, in a discipline related to the course specialisation, or an equivalent qualification; or
(b)
general and professional qualifications and/or experience that will satisfy the Dean that the applicant possesses the educational preparation and capacity to pursue postgraduate studies; or
(c)
in the case of the Master's degree, completion of the embedded Graduate Certificate of Health Science (Developmental Disability) from the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for these awards are set out in the Faculty of Health Sciences Table of units of study for the Graduate Certificate / Master of Health Science (Developmental Disability).
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate of Health Science (Developmental Disability) a candidate must complete 24 credit points of units of study, comprising:
(a)
12 credit points of core units listed in the Developmental Disability Table; and
(b)
12 credit points of elective units, including a minimum of 6 credit points of units chosen from the Developmental Disability Table and a maximum of 6 credit points of elective units, chosen, with the approval of the Dean, from other postgraduate units offered in the Faculty or by other faculties in the University.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Health Science (Developmental Disability) a candidate must complete 48 credit points, comprising:
(a)
12 credit points of core units listed in the Developmental Disability Table; and
(b)
30 credit points of elective units, including a minimum of 12 credit points of units chosen from the Developmental Disability Table and a maximum of 18 credit points of elective units, chosen, with the approval of the Dean, from other postgraduate units offered in the Faculty or by other faculties in the University.

7 Course transfer

A candidate for the master's degree may elect to discontinue study and graduate with the shorter award from this embedded sequence, with the approval of the Dean, and provided the requirements for the shorter award have been met.

8 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2012 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2012 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2012 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that requirements are completed by 1 January, 2017. The Faculty may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time. Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2012 may opt to enrol in the new unit GSDD5200 Disability Theory (6cp) as an elective.