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Health Administration, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months


Graduates of the Master of Health Administration students 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, 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.
Career Paths

The health professionals who graduate from this course will have the skills needed to work in a variety of roles, such as health administrators and managers in a variety of hospital and community settings.


Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Organisational Culture and Management
  • Quality and Safety in Health Care
  • Leadership in Health Care
  • Resource Management
  • Policy and Planning in Health Care
  • Interpreting Health Research
  • Ethics in Contemporary Practice
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            Detailed Programme Facts

            • Programme intensity

              You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

              • Full-time duration 18 months
              • Average part-time duration 36 months
            • Credits
              120 alternative credits
            • Languages
              • English
            • Delivery mode

            English Language Requirements

            You only need to take one of these language tests:

            • Minimum required score:


              The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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            • Minimum required score:


              The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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            Academic Requirements

            • To be eligible for admission to the Master of Health Administration, an applicant must have completed a Bachelor degree in a health discipline or equivalent.
            • In addition to meeting the admission requirements, applicants must have an overall academic IELTS of 6.5 (with a minimum individual score of 6.0 in writing, speaking, listening and reading).

            Getting a Student Visa

            This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

            Tuition Fee

            • International

              22720 AUD/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 22720 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
            • National

              18494 AUD/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 18494 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
            We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.


            ACU offers up to 20 scholarships each year for students starting undergraduate or postgraduate courses. These scholarships cover 50% of the recipients’ full-time tuition fees.

            Selection Criteria

            • Applicants must not be an Australian permanent resident citizen or New Zealand citizen;
            • Applicants must have an offer for a place in an undergraduate, postgraduate or PhD program at ACU;
            • Applicants must attend the relevant ACU campus as a full-time student;
            • Applicants must not be receiving any other major scholarship or award5 ;
            • Applicants must not be attending ACU as a Study Abroad or Exchange student.

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