Postgraduate Certificate On Campus Online

Health Economics, Management and Policy

University of Newcastle

6 months
19695 AUD/year
12375 AUD/year
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The Health Economics, Management and Policy program from University of Newcastle provides a practical toolkit of skills in leadership and management, policy and governance, and economics.


The Health Economics, Management and Policy program from University of Newcastle has been developed in response to the growing demand for healthcare professionals with a multidisciplinary skillset. It will prepare you to respond innovatively to the growing complexity of challenges facing the health sector, such as e-Health, personalised medicine and lifestyle changes, and an aging population.

This program would suit both current and future health service professionals such as healthcare managers, policymakers, or analysts.

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:

  • Health Economics and Finance
  • Health Plan Design and Payments
  • Applied Economic Evaluation in Healthcare
  • Health Systems, Policy and Governance
  • Strategic Health Leadership and Management
  • Health Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 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.


40 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 102243K

Entry into the Graduate Certificate in Health Economics, Management and Policy will be available to applicants who have:

  • Bachelor degree (or equivalent) or higher in any discipline, or
  • Diploma qualification (or equivalent) in any discipline + 2 years’ relevant work experience, or
  • Minimum 5 years’ relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19695 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19695 AUD per year during 6 months.
  • National

    12375 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12375 AUD per year during 6 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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