MC171 - Master of Wellness

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RMIT program code: MC171
Plan name: Master of Wellness
Plan code: MC171DE
Campus: Bundoora Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24

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2017 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 

The Master of Wellness is a three semester full-time program offered fully online with the possibility of some on-campus attendance depending on your choice of electives.

Total Credit Points for the Master of Wellness program = 144.

In the full-time option you will be required to complete three prescribed courses and one elective in your first semester, and two prescribed courses and two electives (one being a research elective) in your second semester. In the third semester you will carry out a wellness research project, plus two electives.

The Graduate Certificate in Wellness and the Graduate Diploma in Wellness are nested within the Master of Wellness. Students who successfully complete the required courses and approved electives may exit with the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma.

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Year One of Program

Year One – two semesters
Total Credit Points = 96
Year one on a full-time basis consists of eight courses (four per semester).
The Graduate Certificate in Wellness and the Graduate Diploma in Wellness constitute the first year of the Masters program.
The Graduate Certificate (semester one, four courses) consists of three prescribed courses plus one elective.
The Graduate Diploma consists of eight courses – semester one as per Graduate Certificate, semester two comprising two core courses plus two electives (one being a research elective).
The electives are to be selected from the approved lists (see below).
Year Two – one semester
Total Credit Points = 48
Year two is the third semester of your program and consists of the Masters component. The Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma components must have been completed before you can commence the Masters level, which consists of two core research courses plus two electives.
Part-time Option
You may choose to undertake the program on a part-time basis, but will be required to undertake a standard enrolment of two courses per semester.  In the first semester of the course you MUST enrol in OHTH2142, Wellness and Lifestyle. This is the foundation course for the wellness program.
The Graduate Certificate component must be completed before you can progress to the Graduate Diploma component, and the Graduate Diploma component must be completed before the Masters degree component.
 
Notes on Electives
1.     Selection
Electives are to be selected from the approved list for each component of the program (i.e. the Graduate Certificate list, the Graduate Diploma list and the Master of Wellness list).
2.     Prerequisites
Prerequisites may apply to some electives, check the Part A Course Guide for details.
3.     Semester availability
Some electives offered are only available in one semester.  You can check the availablility and other information for any course by clicking on the live course name which will take you to the Part A Course Guide.
4.     Campus
The reference to 'Bundoora Campus' (or any other campus) in the following tables means that the course is offered from that campus. The program is available fully online. Some electives offered by other schools at RMIT have an on campus requirement (e.g. a four day intensive), but you can complete the whole program online by choosing only electives offered fully online.
5.      Master of Business (MBA) electives
Five MBA electives are available from the RMIT School of Business as listed below.  All RMIT business and marketing courses are online except for Business in a Global Context which requires attendance at one on-campus intensive. All five business and marketing courses are also available online from Open Universities Australia (OUA).  
*  Accounting for Business Decisions (OMBA610)
*  Marketing (OMBA620)
*  Leading People and Organisations (OMBA630)
*  Business Strategy (OMBA660)
*  Business in a Global Context (OMBA600)
Notes re MBA Electives
(i)  The business and marketing courses can be credited towards an RMIT MBA if you apply to the Graduate School of Business & Law within five years of successfully completing the course(s).
(ii)  Fees for OUA courses may be higher than their RMIT equivalents. For further information about OUA online courses, fees and enrolment go to: https://www.open.edu.au/wps/portal/oua/home
(iii)  For students intending to undertake a business elective (see list below) please ensure that you enrol in the correct class allocation.
6.      Spa management elective - reciprocal arrangement with UCAL Irvine
The Wellness Group has negotiated with University of California at Irvine for recognition of their Spa and Hospitality Management Certificate as an elective in the Wellness program. Completion of the Certificate (all modules) is equivalent to one 12 credit point elective.
 
Further information
You can contact program or course coordinators regarding your choice of electives before enrolling online. Check Part A Course Guides for contact details.

Your First Semester - Complete the following Three (3) Core Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Wellness and Lifestyle12OHTH2142Bundoora Campus1888
Wellness Practices and Perspectives12YesCOTH2153Bundoora Campus1844
Happiness and Positive Psychology12YesBESC1479Bundoora Campus18891822
AND

Select One (1) Course from the list of Electives: You are advised to contact the program coordinator regarding choice of electives before enrolling. Some courses may be taken through Open University Australia - https://www.open.edu.au/wps/portal

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Food as Medicine12YesOHTH2138Bundoora Campus1912
Mindbody Wellness12YesBESC1483Bundoora Campus1891
Yoga Fundamentals12YesCOTH2163Bundoora Campus1826
Corporate and Workplace Wellness12YesPUBH1381Bundoora Campus1825
OR Approved OUA Courses
AND

Your Second Semester - Complete the following Two (2) Core Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Wellness Assessment and Health Analysis12YesOHTH2140Bundoora Campus1823
Wellness Coaching12YesPUBH1376Bundoora Campus1845
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from the Research Elective Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Research Methods12YesBIOL1070Bundoora Campus15601530
AND

Select One (1) Course from the list of Electives: You are advised to contact the program coordinator regarding choice of electives before enrolling. Some courses may be taken through Open University Australia - https://www.open.edu.au/wps/portal

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Food as Medicine12YesOHTH2138Bundoora Campus1912
Mindbody Wellness12YesBESC1483Bundoora Campus1891
Yoga Fundamentals12YesCOTH2163Bundoora Campus1826
Corporate and Workplace Wellness12YesPUBH1381Bundoora Campus1825
OR Approved OUA Courses
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

The final component of the Master of Wellness consists of a wellness research project to be carried out under supervision, plus two electives. Students will determine the nature of the wellness project in consultation with their supervisor.

Your Third Semester - Complete the following Two (2) Wellness Project Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Wellness Project A12YesPUBH1377Bundoora Campus18921827
Wellness Project B12YesPUBH1378Bundoora Campus18931828
AND

Select 2 Courses from the list of electives: You are advised to contact the program coordinator regarding choice of electives before enrolling. Some courses may be taken through Open University Australia - https://www.open.edu.au/wps/portal

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Food as Medicine12YesOHTH2138Bundoora Campus1912
Mindbody Wellness12YesBESC1483Bundoora Campus1891
Yoga Fundamentals12YesCOTH2163Bundoora Campus1826
Corporate and Workplace Wellness12YesPUBH1381Bundoora Campus1825
OR Approved OUA Courses
 

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