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Health Services Management, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #468 (QS) , | Online
The Health Services Management program at Western Sydney University includes specialty units such as organisational governance and performance management, health workforce planning, as well as quality and safety in health care.

About

The Health Services Management program at Western Sydney University is tailored towards professionals working in a variety of health science settings, including both government and non-government organisations. Particular emphasis is placed on critical and analytical skills in policy analysis, economic evaluation and epidemiology, providing graduates with the ability to respond creatively to changes as they arise.

Our students develop practical skills in community development and health promotion programs, as well as completing research and practical experience in the evaluation of a contemporary issue in health science. Graduates of this course are strongly equipped to be health managers who remain up to date with emerging business developments and can evaluate and implement appropriate initiatives in the health care setting.

Your career

As a health science graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities as:

  • Health services management
  • Aged care management
  • Health planning
  • International health
  • Health promotion
  • Occupational health and safety

Accreditation

This program is accredited by the Australian College of Health Service Management, and is designed for managers who require skills in contemporary management and their application in the health care setting.

Programme Structure

Course structure:

  • This specialisation is designed for managers who require skills in contemporary management and their application in the health care setting. Particular emphasis is placed on critical and analytic skills in policy analysis, economic evaluation and epidemiology, thus providing graduates with the ability to respond creatively to changes as they arise. 
  • Health managers need to be current with developments in the general business area so potential in the health care setting can be evaluated and appropriate initiatives implemented. Particular specialty units include Organisational Governance and Performance Management, Health Workforce Planning, as well as Quality and Safety in Health Care.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    160 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    82

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General Requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 064020M
  • An undergraduate, master or doctoral degree in any discipline
Or
  • A graduate diploma or graduate certificate in any discipline and three years full-time equivalent work experience in a health, welfare or aged care discipline.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27320 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27320 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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