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Master of Health Leadership

  • Masters (Coursework)

Health leadership is a varied and complex field.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Jul, Mar
Domestic Fees
$9,461 per year

About this course

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.

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Course structure

The MHlthLd can be completed as a 120-point or 180-point taught masters degree, depending on the level of study you have completed.

You can choose one of three specialisations:

  • Health Management
  • Global Health
  • Clinical Quality and Safety
For information about the requirements of each specialisation, please visit the relevant degree planner. Your programme will include a number of core courses, as well as courses specific to your chosen specialisation. You will also complete a 45-point project in health leadership.

The 180-point programme can be completed in three semesters (18 months) full-time or up to 12 semesters (6 years) part-time. The 120-point programme can be completed in two semesters (1 year) full-time or up to eight semesters (4 years) part-time.

The preferred start date is Semester One (late February/early March); however, it is possible to start the Health Management or International Health specialisations in Semester Two (July). The Clinical Quality and Safety specialisation may only be commenced in Semester One.