Master of Health Management

Monash University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 098599J

Level of study: Postgraduate


This course is designed for health professionals currently in, or seeking to be in, middle and senior health care management positions. If you are seeking to expand your knowledge and skills in the management of health services, this degree caters for your needs. This includes medical or general hospital administrators, clinicians, quality assurance managers, team leaders, senior nursing administrators, unit managers and a range of general task coordinators within the health care system.

If you are working or planning to work in middle or senior management roles in health care, this course will help you prepare for and advance your career.

You will complete eight core and three elective units.

Core units include:

Clinical leadership and management
Financial management in health care
Principles of health care quality improvement
Foundations of health policy
Law for health systems
Principles of health systems
HSM case study

Elective units include:

Implementation & innovation in health care
Introductory epidemiology
Introductory biostatistics
Research Methods
Ethics, good research practice & practical research skills
Introduction to epidemiology and biostatistics
Human factors for patient safety
Introduction to health economics
Nursing practice and management
Advanced nursing practice in context
Improving Indigenous equity in profession practice
Management theory & practice (winter elective)

This course is offered in the below location:

On-campus at Alfred Hospital: Full time
Multi-modal at Alfred Hospital: Full time

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
42,300 Per Year 27 Feb 2023
24 Jul 2023
1.5 years
Full time
Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800

Entry criteria

An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline with at least a credit (60%) average and relevant professional experience (or qualification/experience or satisfactory substitute that the faculty considers to be equivalent).

English entry requirements

Level A

IELTS (Academic): 6.5 Overall score, with minimum band scores: Listening 6.0, Reading 6.0, Writing 6.0 and Speaking 6.0

Pearson Test of English (Academic): 58 Overall score, with minimum scores: Listening 50, Reading 50, Speaking 50 and Writing 50

TOEFL Internet-based test: 79 Overall score, with minimum scores: Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18 and Writing 21

Paper-based TOEFL 550 Test of written English: 4.5

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 176 No skill score below 169
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) 176 No skill score below 169


Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800
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