12 months
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52500 AUD/year
8021 AUD/year
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About

The Health Policy program at the University of Sydney provides students with a comprehensive and practical understanding of health systems and policy making processes. It offers a critical perspective on how health systems operate and the forces that shape the health policy environment. 

Overview

The Health Policy program at the University of Sydney is offered at three award levels graduate certificate, graduate diploma and master's degree. Graduates will have a comprehensive and practical understanding of policymaking, including economic evaluation; health financing and budgets; power, politics and agenda setting; and the critical use of evidence.

Why study health policy with us?

  • 100% online course delivery - this course is offered through our interactive online learning environment, giving you the flexibility to tailor your study schedule around your lifestyle. We also offer full-time and part-time options, allowing you to decide your study load. A face-to-face learning option will be available when on-campus study is permitted once more. 
  • Learn how to develop and implement health policy.
  • Gain intensive training in policy analysis and critical appraisal techniques.
  • Analyse current health policies and policy processes.
  • Learn about the current issues in the Australian healthcare system.
  • Develop applied skills in policy analysis, health financing, economic evaluation and critical appraisal techniques.
  • Understand emerging issues from international trends.
  • Identify and analyse politics and power in health policy.
  • Gain a critical perspective on how healthcare is delivered in Australia.
  • Graduate with professional confidence to work across the health sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analysing Health Policy 
  • Bioethics, Law and Society 
  • Business of Health 
  • Ethics and Public Health
  • Evidence into Policy and Practice
  • Global Health Policy 
  • Health Research Methods and Ethics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 053869G 

  • a bachelor's degree with first or second class honours from the University of Sydney, or equivalent qualification and a minimum of 1 year of work experience in a health or policy related field; or
  • completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate certificate; or
  • completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate diploma, or equivalent qualification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    52500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 52500 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8021 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8021 AUD per year during 12 months.

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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