Master of Health Administration

Available to:
Domestic and International students.
CRICOS:
084332G
Location:
  • North Sydney
  • Online
Duration:

1.5 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Description

This Masters degree will expand your knowledge and skills in health administration.

Graduates of the Master of Health Administration students will be able to:

  • evaluate issues and challenges that confront the industry, health care professionals and consumers of their services
  • conceptualise new and creative approaches to health care administration to support service delivery in diverse health care settings
  • connect theory, practice and research within health administration
  • examine the ethical aspects of personal, professional, social, cultural, environmental and institutional changes within contemporary health care delivery and respond to such changes
  • reflect on options and opportunities to enhance professional practice in contemporary local, regional and global health care contexts
  • contribute to values-based professional practice in dynamic and challenging environments.

Course duration

1.5 years 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

120

Exit Point

Students may exit with either of the following relevant awards provided they have completed the required units specified within the degree:

  1. Graduate Certificate in Health Administration (40 cp from Health Administration units).
  2. Graduate Diploma in Health Administration (80 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

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

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

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Health Administration, an applicant must have completed either:

  1. a Bachelor degree in a health discipline or equivalent;
  2. the Graduate Certificate in Health Administration; OR
  3. the Graduate Diploma in Health Administration.

*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 practitioners 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 dmission to Coursework Programs Policy (Schedule 3).

More course information

The first 40 credit points of this course consist of the units in the Graduate Certificate in Health Administration. The second 40 credit points of this course are derived from the Graduate Diploma in Health Administration.

Students have the option to pursue a project stream or a research stream within this course:

  • The project stream consists of a combination of a project and electives (total value of 40 credit points).
  • The research stream consists of a two-part research dissertation valued at a total of 40 credit points.

Contacts for future students

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Description

This Masters degree will expand your knowledge and skills in health administration.

Graduates of the Master of Health Administration students will be able to:

  • evaluate issues and challenges that confront the industry, health care professionals and consumers of their services
  • conceptualise new and creative approaches to health care administration to support service delivery in diverse health care settings
  • connect theory, practice and research within health administration
  • examine the ethical aspects of personal, professional, social, cultural, environmental and institutional changes within contemporary health care delivery and respond to such changes
  • reflect on options and opportunities to enhance professional practice in contemporary local, regional and global health care contexts
  • contribute to values-based professional practice in dynamic and challenging environments.

Course duration

1.5 years 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

120

Exit Point

Students may exit with either of the following relevant awards provided they have completed the required units specified within the degree:

  1. Graduate Certificate in Health Administration (40 cp from Health Administration units).
  2. Graduate Diploma in Health Administration (80 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: $34080.00 (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 Master of 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 practitioners 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 dmission to Coursework Programs Policy (Schedule 3).

More course information

The first 40 credit points of this course consist of the units in the Graduate Certificate in Health Administration. The second 40 credit points of this course are derived from the Graduate Diploma in Health Administration.

Students have the option to pursue a project stream or a research stream within this course:

  • The project stream consists of a combination of a project and electives (total value of 40 credit points).
  • The research stream consists of a two-part research dissertation valued at a total of 40 credit points.

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