Graduate Certificate in Health Sector Leadership - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Graduate Certificate in Health Sector Leadership

Become a leader in health

Health is one of Australia’s fastest growing sectors, and with this growth comes new opportunities and challenges for skilled leaders. This specialised postgraduate qualification equips you with the skills and knowledge you need to advance your career in health, and to be a successful leader in delivering quality, people-centred care across a range of organisations.

Study locations
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Online
USC program code
Session 2, Session 3, Session 5, Session 6^, Session 7
1 year part time^
Study mode
Blended Learning, Online
Other requirements
Standard English language requirements apply.
Total courses
Total units
Not available to international students on a Student visa.
Program coordinator
Dr Wayne Graham
In this program you will:
  • Learn the foundations of positive, effective leadership, including strategic management, organisational behaviour and team development
  • Understand the current opportunities and challenges within the health sector, including the National Disability Insurance Scheme rollout, the Royal Commission into Aged Care, and the impacts of an ageing population
  • Use action learning frameworks to apply your knowledge, develop your reflective skills and initiate change by solving real problems that arise in the contemporary workplace
  • Customise your learning and assessment to suit your professional experience and career goals

Upon successful completion of this program, you will be eligible to further your studies and career through USC’s Diploma in Business Administration or the Masters suite of programs.

Admission Requirements

Completion of a three year Bachelor's degree (AQF Level 7) from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent *

* Applicants who do not possess an undergraduate degree but have at least three years relevant full-time equivalent work or other relevant experience may be admitted.

^16 week full-time accelerated delivery available for Session 6 intake

Program structure

Required courses (2) 24 units

HSM701 Issues in Health Sector Management
MGT701 Leading and Managing Organisations

Elective courses (2) 24 units

Select 2 courses from any 500 or 700 level courses from the School of Business and Creative Industries.

Total units: 48

In order to graduate you must:

  • Successfully complete 48 units as outlined in the program structure

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