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Health Services Management, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Brisbane, Australia| Online
In the Health Services Management program offered by Griffith University you will study a wide ranging and diverse base of specialist health management courses. If you are a graduate or manager in health and aged care services and you want to develop your skills and understanding of contemporary health service management issues, these degrees will help you achieve your goals.
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Overview

Through flexible teaching and research options, you will learn about key areas of health sector policy, governance, operations and evidence-based practice management.

In the Health Services Management program offered by Griffith University you will develop skills and knowledge in current management theory and practice, develop your leadership skills and style and gain an in-depth understanding of health workforce planning. You will also learn about managing human resources, planning and implementing health programs, and managing performance and health budgets from respected industry practitioners and academics. Additionally, you will develop skills in strategic decision making and change management and an understanding of the role of technology in health management.

The Master of Health Services Management is offered full time and part-time fully-online and at our South Bank campus.

You will be classed as a part-time student if you are enrolled in less than 30 credit points per trimester. As a part-time student, you will generally attend 6 hours of scheduled classes per week.

As a full-time student, you will generally attend 12 hours of scheduled classes per week throughout the trimester.

Classes may be scheduled during the day and evening throughout the week to accommodate part-time and working students unavailable to attend classes during the day.

Career opportunities

You will find work in Australia and overseas as a manager developing improved health systems and services.

Accreditation

This degree is accredited by the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Informatics 
  • Health Finance and Project Management 
  • Strategic Decision Making in Health 
  • Health Policy and Planning 
  • Health Workforce 
  • Health Economics 
  • Leadership in Management for Health Services 
  • Foundations of Research Inquiry 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      up to 18 months

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      For the international students: 3 years part-time (online only)

  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

CRICOS- 080408B

  • hold a suitable bachelors degree in a related field (Public Health, Health Services Management, Environmental Health, Allied Health, Medicine, Nursing, Psychology, Clinical, Research and Biomedical Health) OR
  • hold a suitable Level 8 qualification (Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Bachelor Honours Degree) in a related field (Public Health; Health Services Management; Environmental Health; Allied Health, Medicine, Nursing, Psychology, Clinical, Research and Biomedical Health). 
  • have completed one of the Graduate Certificates offered by the School of Medicine

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27500 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    20500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20500 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Brisbane

  • 1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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