Master of Health Administration

General

Program Description

  • CRICOS code: 006110A
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Course code: MC-HLADMN
  • Study mode: Full-time, part-time
  • Intake: February, July
  • Location: Perth
  • Indicative first-year fee: AUD$35,600

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Course description

These courses equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to navigate the complexities of leading and managing the delivery of services in a modern healthcare environment. They are designed for clinicians, managers and administrators who want to deliver high quality, safe and effective healthcare. You will expand on your knowledge and abilities in areas of leadership and management, quality and safety, health economics, health policy, planning and evaluating health services, and understanding complex health systems. In the master degree, you will undertake practical work experience within a healthcare organisation, and complete a research project by working alongside research staff or with a healthcare provider.

Admission criteria

  • A bachelor degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline*.
  • Work experience in health administration*.
  • Meet Curtin’s English language proficiency requirements.

*If you do not have the required qualifications or work experience, you may need to undertake additional bridging units

Professional accreditation

These courses are accredited by the Australasian College of Health Service Management.

Professional membership

Graduates can apply for membership of the Australasian College of Health Service Management. Graduates with medical qualifications can also apply for membership of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators. This course is ranked 2nd in Australia and 27th worldwide for health management courses (Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking 2018).

The future of health administration

Healthcare systems across the world aim to deliver safe and effective healthcare to the population. However, this is becoming more difficult as health systems face challenges relating to financial sustainability, safety and quality accountability, changing healthcare needs and rapidly advancing technology. Our Health Administration courses offer students practical leadership, management and decision-making skills that can be translated into diverse workplaces, allowing them to lead and manage high performing teams in this complex and changing healthcare environment.

This course is ranked 2nd in Australia and 27th worldwide for health management courses (Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking 2018).

For more information visit curtin.edu/hs-pg

Last updated December 2019

About the School

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