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Degree

Master of Health Services Management ( Coursework )

Course code: #IMHM

master

Degree

Master of Health Services Management ( Coursework )

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Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $29,400 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    096783C

Highlights
Industry Project

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Options
Internship
Work placement

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 31-January-2023 2023-01-31
Winter-July 30-June-2023 2023-06-30

Overview

Master of Health Services Management

This master’s degree will expand your knowledge and skills in management, administration, leadership, project management, strategic management, and financial management.

Through a unique blend of health and business courses, you'll learn to:

  • Provide the overall strategic direction and management for a service, facility, organisation or centre.
  • Work in senior levels of management, influencing high-level organisations and financial and administrative decisions.
  • Prepare for leadership roles in health within Australia and internationally.
  • Develop and strengthen project management processes to plan, manage, execute and deliver successful projects.
  • Develop competencies in designing rigorous quantitative research to inform healthcare knowledge, practice, and policy.
  • Undertake administrative operations such as reporting and budget planning.
  • Understand business analytics, the accounting environment and health economics within organisations.

This postgraduate qualification is a great option for health professionals to take the next step in their unstoppable careers.

For experienced managers and leaders, the Master of Health Service Management allows you to strengthen your experience, skills and knowledge with a formal qualification. 

Professionals working in aligned industries, such as engineering, accounting or ICT, may also find this a rewarding and relevant pathway to roles in health management.

UniSA offers you the flexibility and convenience of blended on-campus and online learning. 

You'll access digital learning facilities and dedicated support staff who will be with you every step of the way. 

As Australia’s University of Enterprise, the University of South Australia has become a renowned centre of innovation in the sectors driving Australia's future forward, including health and biomedicine.

As a UniSA student, you will have unique access to work placement opportunities, overseas study tours and exchanges, networking events, internships, guest speakers and more.

Real-world connections

Learn from industry-experienced researchers and academics across health and business, allowing you to build valuable industry networks and relationships. 

As part of your course, you may be able to deliver a health service-relevant project completed with an industry partner or your employer. 

This project will allow you to further develop and apply the skills you’ve acquired during your studies.

also host regular University-wide alumni events, employee master classes and employment expos in Australia and overseas.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$34,600

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $8,184
Accommodation 1 bed room $5,200
Tuition 1 person $29,400

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • A certified copy of the personal details page and signature page of your passport.
  • Certified copies of academic transcripts and graduation certificates, including information on your institution’s grading system, as required.
  • English language test results (e.g. IELTS or TOEFL) where applicable.
  • Detailed syllabi/course outlines of previous studies if you are applying for credit or advanced standing.
  • Additional academic and employer references, if required

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
-
listening
6.5
writing
6.5
speaking
-
reading

TOEFL

79
20
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
20
reading

PTE

58
58
listening
58
writing
58
speaking
58
reading

Cambridge

177
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Successful completion of the Centre for English Language at the University of South Australia (CELUSA) Academic English Program: Level 5 (AE5)

 

If you do not meet the English language entry requirements, you can successfully complete the Centre for the English Language at the University of South Australia (CELUSA) Academic English Program. 

 
If they successfully complete the AE program at an appropriate level, students applying to these institutions will not need to take IELTS or any other English language test. 

Depending on their English level upon commencement of the AE program and their required IELTS score for further studies, students will study for between 10 and 40 weeks.


Academic background and requirement

Applicants are required to have successfully completed a bachelor's degree from a recognised higher education institution. 

The credit of 0.5 EFTSL will be awarded to applicants who have completed a bachelor's, graduate certificate or graduate diploma in the area of Health Services Management or Health Administration. 

Credit may be available for applicants with other health or business-related qualifications and will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Career opportunities

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