Graduate Certificate of Health and Human Services Management

Deakin University

Course details

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

Gain valuable skills in leadership, analysis and management to influence positive change in healthcare systems with the Graduate Certificate of Health and Human Services Management.

Course overview

Learn to apply business and management skills in a health context and step into a healthcare management role in the booming health sector. Gain valuable skills in leadership, analysis and management to influence positive change in healthcare systems with the Graduate Certificate of Health and Human Services Management.

Do you dream of helping to improve healthcare delivery and contribute to healthier communities?

Healthcare professionals are responsible for oversight of billions of taxpayer dollars that fund the sector. That is a significant responsibility, but it’s also an incredible opportunity to make positive changes that benefit individuals, communities and countries. With a Graduate Certificate of Health and Human Services Management, you’ll be able to make your mark in resource allocation and in the way healthcare organisations operate, evolve and deliver health services into the future.

During your Graduate Certificate of Health and Human Services Management you’ll complete four credit points of study comprising 3 core units and 1 elective unit. You’ll cover key concepts like health economics, research literacy and the fundamental of health informatics, and develop core skills that allow you to make evidence-based decisions that improve the quality of health services.

Course structure

To complete the Graduate Certificate of Health and Human Services Management students must complete 3 core units (these are compulsory) and 1 elective unit.

All commencing Faculty of Health Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work students are required to complete HAI010 Academic Integrity in their first trimester of study (0 credit point compulsory unit).

Career outcomes

The healthcare sector is projected to be Australia’s biggest and fastest-growing sector over the next five years*. With a Graduate Certificate of Health and Human Services Management, you will have an important role to play in managing the new projects, services and jobs that emerge from this growth.

Your skills will help prepare you for future management and leadership roles across a variety of areas including:

  • public health departments
  • hospital management
  • nursing home management
  • clinic management
  • medical practices
  • mental health organisations
  • community health centres
  • rehabilitation centres
  • skilled nursing facilities

* Australian Government National Skills Commission Industry Employment Outlook 2021

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
37,400 for 1 year full-time Expected Mar 2023
Expected Jul 2023
0.5 years
Read more0.5 year full-time or part-time equivalent

Self study / online (without attendance)
Cloud Campus
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia

Entry criteria

Entry will be based on performance in:

  • a Bachelor degree or higher

OR

  • two years relevant work experience

OR

  • other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent

English Language Requirements:

IELTS: Overall 6.5 No band lower than 6

TOEFL IBT: 79 Writing 21; TOEFL PBT: 577 Writing 4.5

C1 PROFICIENCY and C2 PROFICIENCY: 176 No band less than 169

PTE: 58 No less than 50 in each skill

OET: Overall C+

DUELI EAP PROGRAM: EAP 4 (60%)

Address

Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
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