Master of Leadership and Management in Health Care

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

The aim of this course is to prepare graduates to become ethical, effective health leaders and managers who support innovation and who are able to take the lead in strategic development of a range of organisations, leading to culturally safe, resource-efficient health care within local, national and global health contexts.The course has a strong focus on strategic organisational management, leading change in health service delivery, clinical redesign and in being a facilitative leader who is able to engage staff on developing innovative quality improvements.This course will appeal to those who want to develop strong leadership and effective management skills that can be applied across a range of health care environments.The two year course is offered at Master level only with exit options being the Graduate Certificate in Health Administration and the Graduate Diploma in Health Administration.

Structure

160 credit points.

Subjects

  • Health management
  • Management
  • Public health
  • Social work

Standard entry requirements

  • To be eligible for admission to the Master of Leadership and Management in Health Care, an applicant must have completed either:the equivalent of an Australian bachelor's degree in a health or human services related discipline
  • OR the equivalent of an Australian Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Health Administration
  • OR the equivalent of an Australian bachelor's degree in any discipline and relevant work experience in a health or human services role.*Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission.

Study pathways

This course will provide a solid foundation for graduates who wish to pursue further study in the health industry. A student who has completed the requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Health Administration or the Graduate Diploma in Health Administration may exit with the relevant award.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
North Sydney (MacKillop) International: $49,120 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

Graduates will be well-equipped to lead and manage a range of health care services from a local, national and global perspective. Potential roles include health services manager, nurse unit manager, Chief Executive Officer in a health facility, leader or manager in a humanitarian or social welfare organisation or manager of a public or private health-related facility.

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