Health Management - M5007

Health Management

Graduate diploma

This course, offered by the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, is designed to provide you with the skills to manage clinical health care systems and processes.  The degree gives you a broad framework from which to manage clinical health care systems. It covers human resource, financial, informational, medico-legal, political, cultural, economic, ethical, industrial, technological and psychosocial issues.

You will complete seven core units and one elective.

Core units include:

  • clinical leadership and management
  • financial issues in health care management
  • introduction to epidemiology and biostatistics
  • principles of health care quality improvement
  • foundations of health policy
  • law for health systems
  • reform and development of health services.

Elective units include:

  • human factors for patient safety
  • applying and practising the principles of patient safety and quality improvement
  • climate change and public health
  • introduction to health economics.

The course articulates with the Master of Health Management or can lead to the Master of Public Health.

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At a glance

Course Details

Location
  • On-campus at Alfred Hospital: Full time
  • Multi-modal at Alfred Hospital: Full time & part time
Duration
  • 1 year (full time)
  • 2 years (part time)
Start date
Semester one (February), Semester two (July) This course is only available to domestic students in off-campus mode.
Qualification
Graduate Diploma of Health Management
Course Handbook

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)

Qualifications

An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline, with a credit (60%) average and relevant professional experience, or qualification and experience approved by the faculty.

The department will individually assess applications from students without a degree who have extensive professional experience.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Extra Requirements

Relevant Work Experience (CV) must be submitted before an application can be assessed.

The course comprises 48 points structured into  8 units.

Making the application

Future students

Note: Please make sure you read the extra requirements before you apply.

Semester one (February)

Apply directly to Monash using course code M5007

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Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash using course code M5007

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Applications

When online applications close, domestic applicants should apply directly to the department via our Direct Application Form available on our website

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page

Fees

Fees are subject to change annually.

Note Please note: The fee information displayed is based on the 2021 rates and should only be used as a guide.

Full fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.

A$29,000

Fee assistance

As a full fee-paying student, you may be eligible to apply for the optional FEE-HELP to assist you to pay all or part of your tuition fees.

Scholarships

We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.