Master of Health Service Management (C7O)

Overview  2015

ATAR

ATAR Clearly-In Rank

Clearly-in Rank

The Clearly-in Rank is the lowest score at which students were granted entry in the first offer round in 2015.

The Clearly-in rank should be used as a guide for entry. Note: entry to some courses requires a combination of criteria (ie. folio, interview, GMAT) not just ATAR alone.

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Duration

Part time only
Minimum 2 Years, up to a maximum of 5 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

Darlinghurst - Sydney
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 Master 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. Students are therefore exposed to a level of unparalleled experience and real-world case-studies. 

The MHSM is offered only on a part-time basis (12 units over 2 to 3 years). The 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 by distance education, with supporting intensive seminars in Sydney (approximately 6 sessions of 2 day intensives per year).

Career outcomes

The MHSM is designed for those interested in pursuing a significant management or administrative role in the private or public health sectors. Successful completion of the MHSM provides graduates with a substantial background in relevant health service management theory, research and practice that should enhance their ability to plan and manage successfully in an increasingly complex national and international sector, and within the framework of societal values.

Course structure

Schedule

You will study 12 units in this course: 8 core units and 4 chosen from the elective list below.

Comparative Health Care Systems explores the health systems of various countries through comparative study. Using a consistent framework, the unit offers an overview of each country's history, government, and economy, as well as a critical analysis of the country's healthcare…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 1

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

This unit offers an introduction to the most-used tools and techniques of health care financial management. The unit covers a broad range of topics that include an overview of the health care system and evolving reimbursement methodologies; health care accounting…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 1

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

This unit gets students to reflect on the most recent changes in legislation relevant to the provision of health care services in Australia. Employment status of health professionals and issues of work cover, health and safety obligations, anti-discrimination issues will…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 2

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

With a particular emphasis on managerial epidemiology for health care organizations, this unit provides students with a thorough and comprehensive understanding of the application of epidemiological principles to the delivery of health care services and management of health care organizations.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 2

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

This unit is focused on the economic analysis of medical markets and the production of health. Students will trace the economic rationale and development of the medical care organization. This will include a critical understanding of incentives and organizational structure…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students will be introduced to a range of topics including understanding and critically evaluating research; ethics policy and procedure; the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research; planning and managing a research projects; information retrieval, and occupational health and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

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.

Choose four (4) from the below:

This unit concentrates on the fundamentals of strategy analysis, with a focus on the global analysis of industry and competition and analysis of the internal environment. Students will reflect on the need for strategic planning, analysis of the health services…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 1

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

Recent developments in Australian public sector governance are examined in a cross-disciplinary way-blending legal, management, public administration and public policy perspectives. The focus of this unit is to provide insights from empirical evidence and current practice. Student will reflect on…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 2

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

This unit looks at leadership theory from an individual, team and organisational perspective, and focuses on major areas such as problem solving, dealing with conflict, unhealthy behaviours and notions of quality, diversity and individual values. This unit also responds to…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit articulates the links that exist among strategy, organizational design and behaviour, and human resources management. Students will not only explore human resources functions within organizations but also develop a critical understanding of models of major organizational components that…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Up to two (2) other management-related postgraduate level units, by approval from the Course Coordinator

Entry requirements

For admission to this degree you need to have:

a) an Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent level standard in any other institution majoring in a management and/or health related discipline and employment within the health sector; 

OR 

b) an Australian post-Bachelor degree (Honours, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Master, or Doctorate) or equivalent level standard in any other institution in any discipline and employment in the health sector; 

OR 

c) an Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent level standard in any other institution in an unrelated discipline and a minimum of two years relevant work experience in the health sector.

Successfully completed equivalent postgraduate units in other courses at the University of Tasmania or another approved tertiary institution may be credited towards the degree. Credit is also available for some qualifications attained through professional bodies such as Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators, where these have been assessed as equivalent to postgraduate study. Application for credit should be made at the time of application for admission.

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.

Annual Tuition Fee is inclusive of the compulsory Student Services and Amenities (SSA) fee. The SSA fee for 2017 is $294 AUD.

International students

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

Scholarships

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

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