Master On Campus Online

Health Administration

Australian Catholic University

18 months
24104 AUD/year
20478 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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This Masters degree in Health Administration from the Australian Catholic University will expand your knowledge and skills in administrative and management foundations, while ensuring relevance to contemporary health care provision.


Graduates of the Master of Health Administration from the Australian Catholic University will be able to:

  • evaluate issues and challenges that confront the industry, health care professionals and consumers of their services
  • conceptualise new and creative approaches to health care administration to support service delivery in diverse health care settings
  • connect theory, practice and research within health administration
  • examine the ethical aspects of personal, professional, social, cultural, environmental and institutional changes within contemporary health care delivery and respond to such changes
  • reflect on options and opportunities to enhance professional practice in contemporary local, regional and global health care contexts
  • contribute to values-based professional practice in dynamic and challenging environments.

Exit Points

A student who has completed the following requirements from the specialisations in the Schedule of Unit Offerings may exit with the relevant award:Graduate Certificate in Health Administration: 40 cp from Health Administration Units;

Graduate Diploma in Health Administration: 70 cp from Health Administration Units and one 10 cp Elective Unit or Research Stream Unit.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organisational Culture and Management
  • Quality and Safety in Health Care
  • Leadership in Health Care
  • Workforce Management
  • Policy and Planning in Health Care
  • Interpreting Health Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 084332G
  • Students whose first language is other than English need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.
  •  If your previous study has equipped you with knowledge, skills or experiences that align with the learning outcomes of units in your new course you may be able to apply for recognition of prior learning and you may be able to complete your course sooner.
  • If you’re an international applicant you’ll need the equivalent of an Australian bachelor’s degree.   
  • You’ll also need to comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy, including the English Language Proficiency requirements. 
  • Applicants require an academic IELTS minimum overall score of 6.5 (with a minimum score of 6.0 in all bands)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24104 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24104 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    20478 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20478 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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