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Graduate Certificate in Health Sector Leadership

Become a leader in health. Health is one of Australia’s fastest growing sectors, presenting opportunities and challenges for those at the forefront. This specialised postgraduate qualification equips you with the skills and knowledge needed for career advancement in health, and to be a successful leader.

In this program you will:

  • Learn the foundations of positive, effective leadership, including strategic management, organisational behaviour and team development
  • Understand current opportunities and challenges within the health sector, including the National Disability Insurance Scheme, the Royal Commission into Aged Care, and impacts of an ageing population
  • Apply knowledge, develop reflective skills and initiate change by solving real problems that arise in the contemporary workplace

Location

Duration

1 year 1 year Part-time only Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
Part-time only Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.

Indicative fees

Indicative 2023 fees ($AUD)

A$12,928 - 2023 Fees Fee-paying
Fee-paying

Start

  • Session 2
  • Session 3
  • Session 5
  • Session 6
  • Session 7
  • Session 2
  • Session 3
  • Session 5
  • Session 6
  • Session 7

Start
  • Session 2
  • Session 3
  • Session 5
  • Session 6
  • Session 7
  • Session 2
  • Session 3
  • Session 5
  • Session 6
  • Session 7
Delivery mode
  • Blended Learning, Online
Total courses
4
Total units
48
Duration
1 year 1 year
UniSC program code
BU502
Program coordinator
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.

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.

Additional entry information

Standard English language requirements apply.

Program requirements
In order to graduate you must:
  • Successfully complete 48 units as outlined in the program structure

Career opportunities

  • Health data manager
  • Health policy advisor
  • Health services manager
  • Health services representative
  • Pathway to further studies

Fee-paying estimate
A$12,928 - 2023 Fees

Postgraduate coursework places

All postgraduate coursework programs are subject to tuition fees unless the postgraduate program is offered under Commonwealth support arrangements.

Eligible students (Australian citizens, permanent humanitarian visa holders and New Zealand Citizens who hold a Special Category Visa and meet the eligibility requirements) may seek assistance to defer payment via a FEE-HELP loan.

Domestic applicants apply for admission direct to USC.

Find out about how to apply and key application closing dates.

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