18 months
21600 AUD/year
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If you're a practising healthcare professional working in any area of practice and you want to step into management, the revitalised Health Management and Leadership program from Charles Sturt University is for you. Study online, and develop the in-depth knowledge, skills and attitudes required for effective management and leadership practice in a health services context. 

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The Health Management and Leadership program from Charles Sturt University has been designed in collaboration with practising health leaders to ensure you get the most relevant and up-to-date knowledge to progress your healthcare career.

  • Study that works for you 

For busy professionals, online study is an ideal way to upgrade your qualifications while working. Everything is online (so no need to travel to a campus), from lectures and discussion groups to assessments. All backed up with 24/7 IT support.

  • Step back into study with confidence

When you start your graduate certificate, you'll study small, modularised subjects first. That way you can ease back into incorporating study around your other commitments. As you approach graduation, you could have the option to progress straight into the master's degree if you want to continue your studies.

  • Develop your skills – in your job

Your assessment tasks can align to your current workplace, so you can solve real-world challenges and bring immediate value to your organisation as you study.

Career opportunities

Diverse health management and leadership roles are found in the public and private sectors throughout Australia and overseas. For those looking to advance into management, Charles Sturt University's Master of Health Management and Leadership will give you a competitive edge in your bid to enter leadership and management positions. For those already working in management, the degree provides knowledge and skills that will boost your credentials and widen your career prospects. Manage units and departments in a range of public and private healthcare practices, including nursing, allied health, physiotherapy, paramedicine, medical science, medicine, dentistry and the aged care sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Building and Practising Resilience in health management and leadership 
  • Practicing reflection and re-envisioning health services, management and leadership 
  • Health services and their external influences 
  • Health services policies and their internal influences 
  • Communication practices for health managers and leaders  
  • Collaboration practices for health managers and leaders 


Study online with Charles Sturt University when it suits you, from anywhere in the world, and get qualified to make your next career move.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

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96 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS provider 00005F 

  • For admission at postgraduate level, you will be required to hold a recognised bachelor’s degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor’s degree or qualifications deemed to be equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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    21600 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 21600 AUD per year during 18 months.


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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