Health leadership is a varied and complex field. If you are interested in a career where you can play a part in helping to improve the experiences of patients, the health of communities and the operations of health services, this is the ideal programme for you.
Study a wide range of topics from quality in health care to health care economics, public health principles and health informatics principles.
Health leadership opens doors in careers such as health management, health care quality improvement, international health management and more in this exciting challenging field.
Study areas include the global burden of disease, health and human rights, global health ethics, international health systems, governance and financing, the role of NGOs, IGOS and the emerging place of philanthropic organisations,
and global health challenges for Asia Pacific region, and technology and policy solutions and strategies for health and development.
The university draws upon case studies, regional plans and current debates and unfolding global events to focus and keep our focus applied.
The MHlthLd can be completed as a 120-point (two semesters (1 year)) or 180-point (three semesters (18 months)) taught masters degree, depending on the level of study you have completed.
Taught 180 points:
You must have completed an undergraduate degree at a recognised university (or similar institution) in a relevant discipline with a GPE of 5.0 (70%-74.9%).
Relevant disciplines include all health professional degrees, and non-clinical degrees in approved subjects including public health, health sciences, health social sciences, commerce and law.
A minimum amount of study in a relevant discipline is required - this would be at least a major, field of study or approximately 30% of programme content including a mix of introductory and advanced courses.
Alternatively, you can transfer to the MHlthLd after completing the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences with a GPA of 5.0.
Graduates with specialist training in global health systems have scope to work within governments, with regional intergovernmental agencies (eg, WHO), within NGOs, civil society agencies,
and with any of the major philanthropic organisations as well as in development agencies (the World Bank, Asia Development Bank).
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