Graduate Diploma of Health Service Management (C6I)

Overview  2019

ATAR

No Guaranteed Entry ATAR

Guaranteed Entry ATAR

Achievement of a specified ATAR will guarantee acceptance into a course or institution, subject to any non-ATAR criteria being met, such as a prerequisite study or English language proficiency.

:
See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum 1 Years, up to a maximum of 3 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Rozelle - Sydney
Semester 1, Semester 2

Full Fee Paying places available

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

The Graduate Diploma of Health Service Management is an advanced course of study designed to provide management professionals from both the public and private health sectors with training focussed on issues of contemporary professional management practice. Some of Australia's leading senior health service executives teach into the units. You are therefore exposed to a level of unparalleled experience and real-world case-studies.

This course is full fee-paying, which means that you will be charged at the full fee-paying rate listed for each unit.

All units are delivered primarily off campus (by distance), with non-mandatory, supporting intensive seminars in Sydney.

Career outcomes

Course structure

Schedule

Choose units totalling 100 credit points from the list below.  All units are delivered primarily off campus (by distance), with non-mandatory, supporting intensive seminars in Sydney. 

This unit will enable you to appraise the theory, practice and process for managing safety in the healthcare system. The unit focuses on aspects of safety and risk management in health, whilst identifying quality management tools for the health service…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Rozelle - SydneySemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will enable students to critically evaluate the theory, practice and process for managing clinical documentation improvement (CDI) processes in the healthcare system. The purpose of good documentation will be explored alongside CDI best practice. Student will receive in-depth…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Rozelle - SydneySemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit enables students to develop the skills and capacity to undertake a translational research project addressing a contemporary healthcare management issue. Students will use an ethical framework to conceptualise the practical steps for investigating an issue related to organisational…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The unit provides students with an opportunity to develop the skills and capacity to apply integrated care in healthcare contexts. Students will draw on theories, models and tools from the literature and assess their application in the delivery of complex…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Rozelle - SydneySemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

BAA751 Evidence Informed Decision Making is part of a suite of four core research units for both the Master of Health Service Management (C7O) and Master of Health Information Management (37E). These units are inter-connected in such a way as…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides students an opportunity to examine the link between ethics, legislation and governance. Students will investigate the need for ethics to inform legislation, the translation of that legislation into policy, then how policy is enacted through governance. The…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

he unit enables students to examine the foundation of implementing integrated care in health and across Australian communities. There is a specific focus on investigating inter-professional collaboration and practice for the delivery of whole of person care. Students will examine…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Rozelle - SydneySemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit examines the theories and frequently used techniques of economics, financial and managerial accounting in healthcare organisations. The unit is designed to develop students knowledge and skills for cost efficient and effective decision making based on lessons from both…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Rozelle - SydneySemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The unit examines internal and external factors that shape individual, group and organisational behaviours in healthcare. Using management theory, students will scrutinise how the operation of healthcare organisations is determined by stakeholder expectations. Students will investigate critical organisational issues including…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Rozelle - SydneySemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The purpose of this unit is two-fold. First, to examine the structural arrangements of the organisation of healthcare in Australia. Students will develop an understanding of federal-state relations, and the organisation of acute, primary and aged care services. The challenges…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Rozelle - SydneySemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit examines the relationship between research and the practice of management in healthcare organisations. Students will explore how healthcare organisations can use theory to inform practice, taking account of multiple stakeholder perspectives. Students will have the opportunity to learn…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Rozelle - SydneySemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides an overview of management concepts and theories to assist in understanding how complex healthcare organisations function. Students are challenged to think about managing conflicting priorities and to reflect on how different lenses afforded by management theory and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

With global transformation of information in health to electronic formats, health organisations need to invest in improved information governance systems to ensure health data is private and secure. Information governance is the overarching framework of regulations and policies to support…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Rozelle - SydneySemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will enable students to critically evaluate the theory and principles related to ontologies, terminologies, and classifications used in health. The unit will explore how these relate to eHealth and health system performance (e.g. casemix and funding) systems used…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Rozelle - SydneySemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces you to statistical methods that are useful in the decision making process. It seeks to provide you with basic statistical knowledge for analysing data, and aims to develop your skills in using appropriate statistical methods to make…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit examines the role and function of human resource management. Topics include job design, recruitment and selection of personnel; the development and retention of staff; industrial relations and international HRM. The unit aims to develop the necessary abilities and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students an opportunity to plan a translational research project addressing a contemporary healthcare management issue. Students will examine research theories and frameworks to be able to articulate and justify a rigorous research design. Students will develop skills…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides students an opportunity to implement and report upon a translational research project addressing a contemporary healthcare management issue. Students will apply and demonstrate research theories, methodologies and skills. Students will be responsible for effective management of their…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Entry requirements

For admission to this degree you need to have:

a) An Australian Bachelor Degree, Graduate Certificate or equivalent level standard in any other
institution in an unrelated discipline and a minimum of one year relevant work experience in the
health sector; OR

b) A minimum of five years approved relevant work experience in the health sector or other special
circumstances (e.g. post‐secondary qualifications) as approved by the Dean or delegated authority.

Successfully completed equivalent postgraduate units in other courses at the University of Tasmania or another approved tertiary institution may be credited towards the degree. An application for credit should be made when you apply for admission to the degree.

C5I Graduate Certificate of Health Service Management

This course articulates with full credit to the Master of Health Service Management and Master of Health Information Management.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units a student enrols in. In 2018, this fee is $44.70 per unit. In 2018, the maximum charge for full time students is $298.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

How can we help?

Do you have any questions about choosing a course or applying? Get in touch.

Domestic
1300 363 864
International
+61 3 8676 7017
Email
Course.Info@utas.edu.au
Online
Online enquiries

Next steps