Graduate Diploma in Health Administration

Available to:
Domestic and International students.
CRICOS:
084325F
Location:
  • North Sydney
  • Online
Duration:

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Description

The Graduate Diploma in Health Administration offers students the opportunity to build on their administrative or management foundations by evaluating current approaches to policy development and implementation in health care delivery.

The structure of this course allows students to select a project stream or a research stream relevant to health administration.

Course duration

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Campus availability and study mode

Campus availability

  • Online
  • North Sydney (Multi-mode)

Study mode definitions

Attendance: Face-to-face and/or via video conference, at an ACU campus or another location.

Multi-mode: A combination of Online and Attendance (including examinations, practicums, residentials, etc.).

Online: Fully online (including assessments).

Deferment, credit points & course units

Deferment

Deferment is available for one year. Find out more about deferment.

Credit Points

80

The first 40 credit points of this course consist of the units in the Graduate Certificate in Health Administration.

Students then undertake three common units and elect to pursue either a coursework stream or a research stream for their final 10 credit points.

Exit Point

Students may exit with a Graduate Certificate in Health Administration, provided they have completed the required units specified within the degree (40 cp from Health Administration units).

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings

Start dates

North Sydney
  • Semester 1 - February
  • Semester 2 - To be advised
Online
  • Semester 1 - February
  • Semester 2 - To be advised

Course costs

  • Average first year fee: $19252 Fee-Paying (indicative only)

Important Note on Fees

All costs are calculated using current rates and are based on a full-time study load of 40 credit points (normally 4 units) per semester.

A student’s annual fee may vary in accordance with:

  • the number of units studied per semester;
  • the choice of major or specialisation; and
  • elective units.

The University reviews fees annually.

A 10% rebate on fees will be offered to domestic ACU graduates (from any faculty) enrolling in full fee-paying postgraduate studies in the Faculty of Health Sciences to commence studying in 2015 and until further notice. Conditions apply.

Essential requirements for admission

To be eligible for admission to the Graduate Diploma in Health Administration, an applicant must have completed a Bachelor degree in a health discipline or equivalent.

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

*Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2020 Admission.

Inherent Requirements

There are essential components of a course or unit that demonstrate the capabilities, knowledge and skills to achieve the core learning outcomes of the course or unit. Learn more about inherent requirements and how they affect you, and explore the requirements for your course.

Applying for admission

Direct Applications

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.

English language requirements

Applicants require an academic IELTS minimum overall score of 6.5 (with a minimum score of 6.0 in all bands), or an equivalent acceptable test score as outlined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy (Schedule 3).

Pathways to further study

Graduates can progress to a Master of Health Administration and continue with their chosen coursework stream or research stream.

More course information

The first 40 credit points of this course consist of the units in the Graduate Certificate in Health Administration.

Students then undertake three common units and elect to pursue either a project stream or a research stream for their final 10 credit points.

Contacts for future students

Enquiries:

Description

The Graduate Diploma in Health Administration offers students the opportunity to build on their administrative or management foundations by evaluating current approaches to policy development and implementation in health care delivery.

The structure of this course allows students to select a project stream or a research stream relevant to health administration.

Course duration

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Start dates and campus availability

North Sydney
  • 10-Feb-2020 , 20-Jul-2020 , 15-Feb-2021 , 26-Jul-2021

Deferment, credit points & course units

Deferment

Yes. See Defer your offer.

Students with a Student Visa will need to complete the program in minimum duration, study at least one subject on-campus each semester and must not undertake more than 33% of the program online.

Credit Points

80

Exit Point

Students may exit with a Graduate Certificate in Health Administration, provided they have completed the required units specified within the degree (40 cp from Health Administration units).

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings

Course costs

  • Unit Fee: $2840.00 (2020)
  • Average first year fee: $22720.00 (2020)
  • Estimated Total Cost: $22720.00 (2020)

Important Note on Fees

The Tuition fees quoted above are for commencing students in the current year who undertake a normal full-time load. The Unit Fee is based on a 10cp unit. Fees are reviewed annually.

Tuition fees for continuing students may increase by up to 3 percent each year for the minimum duration of the course as provided on your electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCOE). Students who continue to study beyond the minimum duration will have the relevant annual commencing rate applied to their fees for subsequent study periods.

Essential requirements for admission

To be eligible for admission to the Graduate Diploma in Health Administration, an applicant must have completed a Bachelor degree in a health discipline or equivalent.

Applicants must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy and require an academic IELTS minimum overall score of 6.5 (with a minimum score of 6.0 in all bands), or an equivalent acceptable test score as outlined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy (Schedule 3).

Inherent Requirements

There are essential components of a course or unit that demonstrate the capabilities, knowledge and skills to achieve the core learning outcomes of the course or unit. Learn more about inherent requirements and how they affect you, and explore the requirements for your course.

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.

English language requirements

Applicants require an academic IELTS minimum overall score of 6.5 (with a minimum score of 6.0 in all bands), or an equivalent acceptable test score as outlined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy (Schedule 3).

Pathways to further study

Graduates can progress to a Master of Health Administration and continue with their chosen coursework stream or research stream.

More course information

The first 40 credit points of this course consist of the units in the Graduate Certificate in Health Administration.

Students then undertake three common units and elect to pursue either a project stream or a research stream for their final 10 credit points.

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