18 months
36000 AUD/year
15120 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Develop an understanding of management theories and principles and their application in health and aged care management with this Master of Science in Health Administration from Flinders University.

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Please note effective 20 March 9pm AEDT, the Australian Government implemented new travel bans and restrictions whereby only Australian citizens, Permanent Residents, their spouses and dependants could enter the country. For students who would like to study a course that’s offered on campus, we will work with you to enrol you online first and transition you to campus once the travel restrictions change.

In the Master of Science in Health Administration from  Flinders University , you will apply theory to management problems, use management tools and techniques, and reflect critically on your own practice as a manager.

You are also able to pursue your personal interests by taking topics in public health, business, public administration, education and other disciplines at Flinders and other institutions. Topics cover areas such as health and aged care systems and policy, health law and ethics, safety and quality in health care.


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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




72 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for the masters degrees must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution. Applicants for the Master of Health Administration and the Master of Science (Health Administration) must have at least four years’ professional experience in the health or aged care sector following completion of their approved degree or equivalent qualification.
  • CRICOS: 023594A

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36000 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    15120 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15120 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.


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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