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HPER72-300: Capstone Project


This subject provides the opportunity for you to consolidate and apply your learnings from the Healthcare Innovations program, through undertaking an innovation or research project. This capstone project may be virtually embedded within your current workplace or conducted independently in an area of your interest and choice. This provides an opportunity to practically apply your learnings to a local, national, or international project while developing a network of future collaborators. Projects will be individually negotiated, and assistance in identifying opportunities will be provided where required.    

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: HPER72-300
EFTSL: 0.250
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine
Credit: 20
Study areas:
  • Health, Biomedical, and Sport Sciences
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2023: $10,900.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $11,720.00

Learning outcomes

  1. Refine the purpose of a suitable project in an area of interest and agree on its objectives.
  2. Co-design a project with key stakeholders to support a specific innovative change in the health sector.
  3. Summarise the evidence within a complex body of knowledge that underpins an innovative change.
  4. Critically reflect on the process of completing a healthcare innovation project.
  5. Construct an advanced and integrated understanding of a complex body of knowledge and practice.
  6. Summarise and present the project implementation and outcomes.

Enrolment requirements



Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Restrictions: This subject is not available to
  • Study Abroad Students

Students should have successfully completed all core subjects prior to completing this capstone project, except for their elective of choice, which can be undertaken in conjunction with this subject.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.


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