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Master of Health Management

Australia and New Zealand International
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Campus
Kelvin Grove
External (Online)
Campus
Kelvin Grove
Duration
2 years full-time
4 years part-time
2 years full-time
Entry
February and July
February and July
CRICOS
084929M

Highlights

  • Prepare to work as a manager across a number of health areas.
  • Study a specialisation in emergency and disaster management, health law, health policy and planning, quality and patient safety, or a cross-specialisation.
  • Graduate eligible for membership of the Australian College of Health Service Managers (ACHSM).
  • Choose to combine your coursework with a project or dissertation.
  • Complete in 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time. Applicants with a bachelor degree in a relevant area such as health, law or business may be eligible for 48 credit points of advanced standing on entry to the course. This will reduce the course duration to 1.5 years full-time or 3 years part-time.

Highlights

  • Prepare to work as a manager across a number of health areas.
  • Study a specialisation in emergency and disaster management, health law, health policy and planning, quality and patient safety, or a cross-specialisation.
  • Graduate eligible for membership of the Australian College of Health Service Managers (ACHSM).
  • Choose to combine your coursework with a project or dissertation.
  • Complete in 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time. Applicants with a bachelor degree in a relevant area such as health, law or business may be eligible for 48 credit points of advanced standing on entry to the course. This will reduce the course duration to 1.5 years full-time or 3 years part-time.

What to expect

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

The Master of Health Management develops students' knowledge across the broad scope of health. This course prepares graduates to provide leadership in a range of health services and programs. Students may choose to complete a specialisation in emergency and disaster management, health law, health policy and planning, quality and patient safety, or a cross-specialisation. Note, the specialisation is not part of the award title and does not appear on the graduation parchment.

Course requirements

There are requirements that you will need to meet as a student in this course. You will need to identify these requirements and ensure you allow sufficient time to meet them. Some of these requirements have associated costs.

Blue card: you will need a valid blue card to complete practical placements in this course. 

Information is available from the Additional course requirements and costs website.

Career outcomes

Career 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, public and private hospitals, primary healthcare services, health insurance agencies, community health services and universities.

Professional recognition

The program is designed to meet the accreditation requirements of The Australasian College of Health Service Managers (ACHSM) and The Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA).

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

Completion of this qualification may entitle graduates to seek membership of the RACMA, subject to additional completion of the College’s supervised experience and examination requirements.

Requirements

Course code
PU84
CRICOS code
084929M
Campus
  • Kelvin Grove
Duration
  • 2 years full-time
  • 4 years part-time
  • 2 years full-time
Entry
  • February and July
  • February and July

Academic entry requirements

Master of Health Management - 2 year program

A completed recognised bachelor degree (or higher) in any discipline.

Master of Health Management - 1.5 year program

A completed recognised bachelor degree (or higher) in health, business or law.

Please note you do not need to apply for the 1.5 year program as you will be automatically assessed for eligibility as part of QUT's application for admission process.

Minimum academic requirements

Academic entry requirements

Master of Health Management - 2 year program

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

Master of Health Management - 1.5 year program

Applicants who have a completed recognised bachelor degree in health, law or business with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4 (on QUT's 7 point scale) will be eligible for 48 credit points of advanced standing reducing your course duration to three semesters full-time (1.5 years).

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, Singapore, 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
Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. You must provide your Cambridge English 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 within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
6.5 6 6 6 6
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. Please assign your test to QUT in your Pearson profile.
58 50 50 50 50
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
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.

2019

2019: $21,400 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2019

2019: $31,800 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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Equity scholarships scheme

A scholarship for low-income students studying in any faculty.

Scholarship eligibility
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