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Master of Clinical Medicine (Leadership and Management)

University of Newcastle

24 months
46370 AUD/year
21545 AUD/year
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The Clinical Medicine (Leadership and Management) program at the University of Newcastle will provide you with an up-to-date education that blends clinical care, teamwork and environmental sustainability with principles of leadership and management.


The Clinical Medicine (Leadership and Management) program at University of Newcastle will enable you to learn to evaluate, assess and develop clinical competence. You will gain a deeper understanding of how the Australian health service is structured, financed and performs from a local, national and international perspective, and learn the economics and clinical governance of health care systems. You will also develop advanced skills necessary for leading effective high-performing inter-professional clinical teams.


The University of Newcastle Master of Clinical Medicine (Leadership and Management) is designed to develop contemporary leaders with the skills and knowledge to take on senior clinical leadership positions across a range of health environments.

Possible career paths may include:

  • Clinical team leader/manager
  • Department or unit director
  • Director of clinical governance
  • Director of quality improvement and system redesign
  • Head of discipline
  • Hospital or community service leader
  • Operational manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Clinical Leadership and Management
  • Application of Leadership and Management Skills
  • Quality and Safety in Health Care
  • Global Health Systems and Policy
  • Social and Ecosystem Health

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date. Late applications may be considered for next available intake.


160 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  •     CRICOS Provider 00109J

  • Health professional registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Authority (AHPRA), national board, or another recognised accrediting body, from the following discipline areas:
    • Medicine
    • Nursing
    • Midwifery
    • Oral Health
    • Pharmacy
    • Physiotherapy
    • Exercise Physiology
    • Clinical Psychology
    • Podiatry
    • Optometry
    • Nuclear Medicine
  • Completed a minimum of a three year degree with at least one year's experience in a clinical setting

International health professional graduates in Australia are encouraged to apply. Health professional graduates working overseas are also encouraged to apply and their application will be reviewed by the Program Convenor on a case by case basis. International applicants will need to demonstrate current registration with their equivalent health professional registration authority.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46370 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46370 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    21545 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21545 AUD per year during 24 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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