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Master of Health Economics, Management and Policy

18 months
39805 AUD/year
24430 AUD/year
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The Health Economics, Management and Policy program from University of Newcastle offers a practical toolkit for healthcare sector leaders, policy makers and analysts. It provides a mixed-skills portfolio comprising leadership and management capabilities with analytical and conceptual knowledge.


The Health Economics, Management and Policy program from University of Newcastle has been developed in response to a growing demand both nationally and internationally for expertise in health leadership and management, policy and governance and economics and evaluation.

Effective leadership and an understanding on the economics and governance of health policies are vital to solving a range of complex challenges within the health care sector. The Health Economics, Management and Policy program from University of Newcastle will equip you to respond innovatively to these challenges. It will leverage your existing knowledge, fostering new skills for those already employed in the health sector while enhancing the value of future employees entering the sector.

Career opportunities

As a graduate, you will be able to take advantage of an increasing demand within the national and international health sector for executives, managers, professionals, administrators and analysts.

You will be able to seek out career advancement opportunities for mid-high level positions within hospitals and Local Health Districts, government departments, university departments, research bodies, medical supply and pharmaceutical companies, health insurers, regulatory agencies, integrated care organisations, and not-for-profit organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Healthcare system organisations
  • International and national health law
  • Health policy and governance – theory and practice
  • Health information and technology
  • Healthcare data analytics
  • Stakeholder communication and decision making in the healthcare sector

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International: It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.


120 alternative credits


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: 102441D

Entry into the Master of Health Economics, Management and Policy program will be available to applicants who have:

  • A Bachelor degree (or higher) in a relevant discipline; or
  • An Honours Bachelor degree, Graduate Certificate (or equivalent) in any discipline; or
  • Minimum 5 years relevant organisational experience*; or
  • Successful completion of 75% (30 units) of the UoN Graduate Certificate in Health Economics, Management and Policy program.
*Relevant organisational experience includes, but is not limited to, experience in business, management, health, IT, social services, and governance/policy profressions.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39805 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39805 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    24430 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24430 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Newcastle

1333 - 2400 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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