The Master of Health Science is designed for professionals working in a variety of health science settings, including both government and non-government organisations. In addition to the standard Master of Health Science, students can select from three specialisations, including Health Services Management (a program accredited by the Australian College of Health Service Management), Aged Care Management, or Occupational Health and Safety. Students can study a broad range of health science units relating to evidence-based health care and practice, health service planning, aged care management, health policy development, leadership, and health financial management. Students also receive practical skills in community development and health promotion programs, and also complete a culminating research and practice experience in the evaluation of a contemporary issue in health science.

The Master of Health Science is designed for professionals working in a variety of health science settings, including both government and non-government organisations.

Students can select from three specialisations, including 'Health Services Management', 'Aged Care Management', or 'Occupational Health and Safety'. Students can study a broad range of health science units relating to evidence-based health care and practice, health service planning, aged care management, health policy development, leadership, and health financial management.

Students receive practical skills in community development and health promotion programs, and also complete a culminating research and practice experience in the evaluation of a contemporary issue in health science. Upon completing the Master of Health Sciences, students will be equipped with knowledge and skills to pursue careers in the health sector and related industry and government organisations, as well as opportunities to further their learning via postgraduate research programmes (e.g. Master of Research and/or Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health).

Why study the Master of Health Science?

The Master of Health Science is for professionals working in area health services, hospitals, aged care sector and community organisations. It enables you to effectively assess and respond to emerging health planning and management issues of critical importance in Australia.

This dynamic health science degree has been developed in close consultation with industry and government. With both the Graduate Diploma in Health Science and the Graduate Certificate in Health Science, the Master of Health Science allows you to explore specialisations to satisfy your interest and career aspirations.

The specialisations available include:

  • Health Services Management
  • Aged Care Management
  • Occupational Health and Safety

As well a variety of specialty options, Western Sydney University also provides flexible delivery with blended learning and distance units, taught by experts in the field and with flexible entry and exit points.

Program taught in:
  • English

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