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Healthcare Leadership, Master

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Online
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.

About

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.

Career 

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 
  • Principles and Practice ot Clinical Accountability 
  • Social and Emotional Competence in the Workplace 
  • Leadership and Management in Health 
  • Healthcare Protessional Portfolio A 
  • Teaching and Supervision in a Clinical Setting 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    60

    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:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • 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.

Work Experience

At least 1 year(s) of work experience are required.

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

    2190 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2190 AUD per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    2455 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2455 AUD per module and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Tuition fee is considered on a "per unit" basis.

Funding

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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