12 months
37500 AUD/year
18792 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Develop an understanding of management theories and principles and how they apply in health and aged care management with this Health Administration program from Flinders University.  

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You will strengthen your practical management skills and develop the critical analytical skills needed to prepare you for future developments in health and aged care services. The courses of the Health Administration program from Flinders University will enhance your understanding of health and aged care systems including leadership, financial management, operations management, safety and quality, health law, ethics, informatics and digital health. You will have opportunities to apply these skills to your own work settings and policy environment.

Your career   

Across the world, the health and aged care sectors are experiencing substantial reform and are growing rapidly. These courses enable individuals from any professional background working in health-related areas to deepen the knowledge base on which their practice is based.

  • Potential occupations include management and executive positions in health and aged care for:
  • doctors
  • nurses
  • allied health professionals
  • other professionals involved in these industries – eg accountants, data and IT specialists, policy workers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership in Health and Aged Care  
  • Leading Organisations in Health and Aged Care  
  • Financial Management and Economics in Health and Aged Care  
  • Health and Aged Care Systems and Policy 
  • Health Law and Ethics  
  • Safety and Quality in Health Care  
  • Health and Aged Care Operations Management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 023592C  

Applicants must:

  • normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution and have not less than two years professional experience in the health or aged care sector following completion of the degree or equivalent qualification


  • hold the Graduate Certificate in Health Administration or equivalent from Flinders University. However, the Dean (Education) may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37500 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    18792 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18792 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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