|Award title||Specialist Certificate in Implementation Science|
|Year & campus||2021|
|Fees information||Subject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date|
|Study level & type||Graduate Coursework|
|Credit points||25 credit points|
|Duration||6 months part-time|
The Specialist Certificate in Implementation Science will improve the knowledge and skills of health and human services professionals in this emerging area of research and practice – Implementation Science. It will provide an understanding of the core principles of Implementation Science and their application to the complex environment of health and human services. The course is aimed at the broad range of professionals working in health and social care who contribute to the implementation of policies, programs or projects.
- In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:
- An undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline; and
- At least two years relevant professional experience in human services or a related field.
- In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:
- prior academic performance; and
- prior professional work experience.
- The Selection Committee may seek further information to clarify any aspect of an application in accordance with the Academic Board rules on the use of selection instruments.
- Applicants are required to satisfy the university’s English language requirements for graduate courses. For those applicants seeking to meet these requirements by one of the standard tests approved by the Academic Board, performance band 6.5 is required.
Inherent requirements (core participation requirements)
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
Intended learning outcomes
At the completion of the course, students should:
- have a high level knowledge of Implementation Science in human service practice;
- have advanced theoretical and technical knowledge in using methods of Implementation Science in practice;
- be able to apply knowledge relating to Implementation science independently and responsibly in their professional practice; and
- be able to construct Implementation designs for application to practice contexts.
At the completion of this course students will have:
- demonstrated development of problem-solving skills
- enhanced analytic skills
- demonstrated skill in written communication
At the completion of the course students should:
- demonstrate academic distinction with in depth knowledge of Implementation Science
- demonstrate active citizenship and leadership through their ethical engagement with service providers in ways that respond to diverse client needs
- demonstrate integrity and self-awareness in ways that illustrate self-directed goals in their professional practice
Students complete the two compulsory subjects:
|Code||Name||Study period||Credit Points|
|SCWK90067||Implementation Science in Theory||Not available in 2021||12.5|
|SCWK90068||Implementation Science in Practice||Not available in 2021||12.5|
Last updated: 12 November 2021