Courses are the basic component of all academic programmes, and are the specific
topics that you study. Most courses are taught and assessed over one semester
and may consist of lectures and tutorials, assignments, tests and an
examination. Each course has its own alphanumeric code for identification. You
must be admitted to a programme before you can enrol in any courses.
Postgraduate courses have several distinctive features.
- They are centred in a culture of research and theory, designed to extend prior
knowledge and skill in both breadth and depth and to promote deep learning.
- More importantly, they place upon the student the major responsibility for
critically evaluating evidence, findings and discussions in the literature, and
applying knowledge and skill to new situations.
The faculty also offers a small number of stand alone health related
How to choose my courses
Some programmes have core courses that you have to complete. Other
programmes are not as specific. You can browse the list of subjects and
courses available in the faculty, but you should also seek academic advice to
ensure that you are putting a coherent programme together.
If you already know which courses you want to study then proceed to
Step 4: Course enrolment.
More information can be found in Frequently asked
Otherwise, browse through the list of courses below.