For health and social practice professionals wanting to advance their professional practice knowledge, extend their capability, and gain a Master's qualification. [Delivered in partnership with Wellington Institute of Technology]

Programme Overview

The Master of Professional Practice provides health and social practice professionals a new model of higher level study to advance their knowledge and skills, thereby enhancing their practice and career progression. The curriculum design and programme structure supports students to engage in inter-professional learning at postgraduate level to advance and broaden their professional practice.

Graduates will be capable to lead practice at an advanced, specialised level with the capability to work with diversity, be effective leaders of interprofessional teams for the provision of quality services to diverse people and communities.​

Programme Outline

The Master of Professional Practice is a 180 credit, Level 9 qualification. Students complete via one of two pathways: a thesis or a research project.​ 

 Master of professional practice Pathway


Endorsements

The Master of Professional Practice has two optional endorsements in either Education or Leadership.

 

Education Endorsement

 To achieve the education endorsement, the student undertakes a programme of study with a focus applied for professional practice with a minimum of 75 credits focused on education, including the Level 8 course Professional Education Practice and either the Level 9 Thesis or Praxis Research Project with an Education focus.


Master of professional practice Pathway

To achieve an endorsement in leadership, the student undertakes a programme of study that comprises a minimum of 75 credits focused on Leadership, including the Level 8 course Professional Leadership Practice and either the Level 9 Thesis or Praxis Research Project with a Leadership focus.


Entry Requirements

Domestic students

Health or social practice professional or equivalent; with degree or equivalent (specified attainment) and relevant experience

International students

Must meet domestic entry requirements and also have IELTS 7.0 in each band

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