Unit of study electives

The following list shows the units of study available as electives or research electives to postgraduate students throughout the faculty. The mode of presentation varies between academic units. Units are offered subject to sufficient demand and staff availability.

Students who require further information on the content or administration of electives and when they are offered should contact the coordinator of the specific unit of study.

View semester session codes here.

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Postgraduate electives

Availability of electives may vary from year to year.
BACH5042
Teaching Clinical Reasoning
6      Semester 2
BACH5085
Clinical Teaching and Supervision
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Session 1g

Semester 1
Session 1g
BACH5321
Psychology for Graduate Students
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
BACH5321 is only available to those who have been assessed by the course director as requiring Psychology content. These students will be given departmental permission to enrol in BACH5321.
Semester 1
BACH5343
Individual and Societal Ageing
6    N BACH5041
Semester 2
BACH5345
Workplace Health and Safety
6      Semester 1
BIOS5041
Ageing, Biology and Health
6      Semester 2
BIOS5090
Clin. Oriented Musculoskeletal Anatomy A
6    N BIOS1168
Semester 1
EXSS5029
Exercise Metabolism and Physiology
6    A Knowledge of basic human biochemistry and physiology
Semester 1
EXSS5050
Human Motor Learning and Control
6      Semester 1
HIMT5067
Evidence Based Health Care
6      Semester 1
HIMT5069
Health Care Systems
6      Semester 1
HSBH5001
FHS Abroad
6    P Successful completion of an undergraduate health sciences degree or equivalent.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH5004
Bodily Senses in Health and Disease
6    A Basic anatomy and function of the nervous system
Semester 2
MRTY5056
Patient/Practitioner Communication
6      Semester 2
OCCP5187
Falls Prevention With Older People
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Available to MOT students
Semester 1
OCCP5235
Stroke Rehabilitation
6    A Successful completion of 100 hours of fieldwork placement
P Graduate entry or undergraduate degree in allied health (occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech pathology), otherwise upon request to unit coordinator

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
REHB5068
Public Offenders: Aspects of Rehab
6    N REHB5016, REHB3062
Semester 2

Faculty research electives

BACH5026
Special Investigation
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
BACH5068
Statistics for Clinical Research
6   

Students must have access to a PC to load and use the statistics packages SAS or SPSS
Semester 1
Semester 2
BACH5255
Qualitative Research Methods
6      Semester 2
BACH5341
Research & Inquiry in Health Professions
6    N BACH3126, BACH4047, BACH5268, DHSC7002, DHSC7005

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 1

Semester 1
Semester 2
OCCP5145
Research Elective Independent Study
6    P OCCP5207

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
WAM of 75 or over on completion of MOT1 (FT) units also required for enrolment in this unit
Semester 1
Semester 2