Highlights

  • Prepare for role as manager in chosen health field.
  • Graduate eligible for membership of the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM)
  • Complete in 2 semesters full-time or 4 semesters part-time.
  • Flexible study options include on campus or externally.

Highlights

  • Prepare for role as manager in chosen health field.
  • Graduate eligible for membership of the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM)
  • Complete in 2 semesters full-time or 4 semesters part-time.
  • Flexible study options include on campus or externally.

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What to expect

This program is ideal for clinicians interested in pursuing a management or executive career in health policy or health care.

The Graduate Diploma in Health Management provides students with an in-depth understanding of the underlying principles of health management. Graduates can pursue a managerial position within their chosen health field.

Careers and outcomes

Careers and outcomes

Health service managers are responsible for the business of health care. Their skills are used to develop strategies to maximise the efficient and effective delivery of health services in a diverse range of health settings. Health is a global industry and graduates have a range of employment options in both the public and private sector and an opportunity to make an important contribution to the future of health services nationally and internationally. Health services practitioners work as health service or health administration managers or officers, project officers, health insurance workers, and human resource managers.

Our graduates have been employed in government health departments, hospitals, public and private divisions of general practice, health insurance agencies, community health centres and universities.

Professional recognition

Graduate eligible for membership of the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM).

Completion of the Master of Health Management is necessary for membership of The Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA), and is subject to additional completion of the College’s supervised experience and examination requirements.

 

Course articulation

The Graduate Diploma in Health Management articulates into the Master of Health Management.

Details and units

The Graduate Diploma in Health Management comprises six core units and two elective units in any of the special study areas.

The Graduate Diploma in Health Management comprises six core units and two elective units in any of the special study areas.

Requirements

Course code
PU63
CRICOS code
065614K
Delivery
  • External
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Duration
1 years full-time
2 years part-time
Duration
1 years full-time
Entry
February and July
Entry
February and July

Academic entry requirements

A completed recognised bachelor degree in any discipline.

 

Minimum academic requirements

Academic entry requirements

A completed recognised bachelor degree with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4 (on QUT's 7 point scale) in any discipline.

 

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
58 50 50 50 50
Cambridge English Score
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement. You must provide your Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
6.5 6 6 6 6
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
79 16 16 21 18

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2021 fees

2021: $22,400 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2021 fees

2021: $33,400 per year full-time (96 credit points)

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

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FEE-HELP: loans to help you pay your course fees

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Scholarships

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