Master Online

Healthcare Leadership

Southern Cross University

36 months
25200 AUD/year
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If you're working in a health science discipline, like nursing, allied health or mental health, our engaging, flexible and interactive online Master of Healthcare Leadership offered by the Southern Cross University will help you meet the challenges and grab the opportunities of leadership in multidisciplinary and complex healthcare delivery.  


During the Master of Healthcare Leadership offered by the Southern Cross University, you’ll extend your current knowledge in evidence-based care, and learn how to effectively lead teams of health professionals in Australia’s public and private healthcare systems.

Start when it suits you, power through six units a year, and complete your degree in two years. If you have a Graduate Diploma of Advanced Health Practice, you may be granted advanced standing for up to eight units. Four units may be awarded to individuals with a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Health Practice.


Australia has one of the best healthcare systems in the world. It’s the country’s largest employer, and employment opportunities continue to evolve and grow. 

As a Master of Healthcare Leadership graduate, your new research, clinical and management skills will equip you for leadership roles within primary health care, community outreach organisations, area health services, professional associations, hospitals, private practice, and local, state and federal policy making agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Appraising Evidence 
  • Discovery and Enqulry in Health: The Critical Literature Review 
  • Pitch and Propose 
  • Leading Change in Healthcare 
  • Strategic Health Management   
  • Health Systems, Policies and Practices 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


144 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider: 01241G   

  • All applicants must have successfully completed a minimum three (3) year Bachelor qualification, or equivalent, in a health related discipline and must provide evidence of minimum one (1) year full-time and current work experience at degree level in a health related field and/or as acceptable to the School Board.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National - $2500 per 12CP unit


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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