30 months
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40800 AUD/year
27600 AUD/year
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About

If you are currently working in the health services setting and want to expand your career into senior health management roles and to develop comprehensive skills in the theory and practice of both public health and health services management, the Master of Public Health and Health Administration offered at La Trobe University is designed for you.  

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Master of Public Health and Health Administration offered at La Trobe University   will prepare you for future health services management roles that deal with the needs of the ageing population, integration of healthcare delivery systems, technological innovations and an increasingly complex regulatory environment.  

The program will provide you with the opportunity to undertake a research or practice based project enabling you to apply your skills and knowledge to real world problems.

Career Outcomes 

You can further your career in the health industry and expect to have the skills to undertake senior management roles in bothpublic and private sectors.

Accreditation

The Master of Health Administration is accredited by the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Data for Decision Making Epidemiology and Biostatistics 
  • Approaches to Public Health Problems 
  • Human Resources Management in Health Services 
  • The Australian Health System   
  • Health Service Resource Management 
  • Systems Thinking and Leadership 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

La Trobe University assesses applications on a rolling basis which means you can apply for the next upcoming intake or available future intakes.

Credits

300 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 019986G/069741D   

Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered.

  • 300 credit point pathway - NON COGNATE (two and half years):

Successful completion of a 3 year Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent).

  • 240 credit point pathway – COGNATE ENTRY (2 years):

Successful completion of a 3 year Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent) in a health related field and be eligible for registration with AHPRA.

180 credit point pathway – COGNATE ENTRY (18 months):Successful completion of a 3 year Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent) plus honours in a health related field and be eligible for registration with AHPRA.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40800 AUD per year during 30 months.
  • National

    27600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27600 AUD per year during 30 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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