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Degree

Master of Health Leadership - Health Management

master

Degree

Master of Health Leadership - Health Management

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    44,310 NZD

  • Application fee

    0 NZD

  • Years of study

    18 months

  • PGWP Duration

    3 years

  • Min required GPA

    70 out of 100

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-February 08-December-2021 08-December-2021
Winter-July 04-July-2021 04-July-2021
Winter-July 04-July-2022 04-July-2022

Overview

Master of Health Leadership - Health Management

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.

What can you study in Health management?

Health Management can be studied as a specialisation in the new 180-point Master of Health Leadership.

This postgraduate study is designed for health professionals and graduates of Health Sciences, Public Health, Commerce, Law and Arts degrees. 

If you want a career where you can contribute to improving the experiences of patients, the health of communities and populations, and the operations of health services, one of these options could be the programme for you.

The areas of study include:

  • Health economics
  • International health management
  • Quantitative analysis
  • Health care quality improvement

Programme structure

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.

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$60,714

Total costs

yearly

$9,252

Cost of living

1 person

$7,152

Accommodation

1 bed room

$44,310

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

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. 

Other pathways to study

Alternatively, you can transfer to the MHlthLd after completing the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences with a GPA of 5.0. 

Required documents

1_ Copy of birth certificate/passport
2_ Transcript
3_ Official programme completion certificate
4_ Mark sheets
5_ Relevant course outlines
6_ English language proficiency

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
-
listening
21
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
English Language Academy pathway programmes

You can meet postgraduate English language requirements by successfully completing:
1_ The Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP), or
2_ The English Pathway for Postgraduate Studies (EPPS).

Career Opportunities

Health leadership is a varied and complex field, and postgraduate study can open many doors in exciting and challenging careers such as health management, health care quality improvement, international health management and more.

Graduates will be equipped to take on management and leadership roles in a range of health sectors.

Jobs related to Health Leadership

  • Health care quality improvement
  • Health management
  • International health management
  • Working for an NGO

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