18 months
34000 AUD/year
21888 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Global Health Care (Leading Quality and Safety) program from Flinders University aims to advance knowledge of clinical governance and the processes involved in achieving continuous quality improvement in global health care. 

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The curriculum of the Global Health Care (Leading Quality and Safety) program from Flinders University is informed by the World Health Organisation Patient Safety Curriculum and the Australian National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards.

You will have the opportunity to reflect on, explore, and critically analyse the complexity of the issues associated with the principles of quality and safety in health care from Australian and international perspectives. The curriculum includes the nature of healthcare error including quality indicators, the role of effective communication, and the methods of error detection and monitoring.

You will develop an understanding of clinical governance, accountability and systems management, and have considered methods for improving health care such as applying clinical research into practice, clinical practice guidelines and clinical practice improvement.

Your career

These programs have been designed for registered nurses at all levels including registered nurses, nurse practitioners and nursing directors working in public or private health care services in a vast range of specialities. Quality and safety is relevant to all healthcare providers, from clinicians through to governance and policy makers.

Potential occupations include management and leadership nursing roles in both public and private health care services.

Potential occupations include:

  • nurse manager
  • quality and safety manager
  • quality and safety clinical nurse consultant.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Perspectives on Policy and Political Contexts of Health Care 
  • Quality and Safety: A Global Health Approach 
  • Measuring Health Service Outcomes 
  • Epidemiology and Population Studies for Health Care Practice 
  • Advanced Thinking, Communicating and Problem Solving for Health Professionals 
  • Leadership in Health Studies 
  • Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


54 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 088951C 

  • Applicants must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification in a health profession from an approved tertiary institution.
  • 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

    34000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34000 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    21888 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21888 AUD per year during 18 months.

National: $6,561 (Commonwealth supported)

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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