The Master of Leadership qualifies individuals who will apply a specialised body of knowledge and skills related to health & human service provision, system improvement, research and practice in a range of contexts for highly skilled professional practice, scholarship and as a pathway for further learning.
Graduates of the Master program will:
- Demonstrate in-depth contemporary knowledge and advanced knowledge of effective health & human services leadership and management, professional practice and research and reflect critically upon both theory and practice situated within national and international contexts;
- Critically interpret research with skills to manage, analyse and synthesise contemporary information to improve quality and safety in health & human service delivery and access and situate in national and international contexts;
- Plan, conduct and manage high quality, ethical health & human service research relevant to system change, policy development and personal professional practice, drawing upon detailed knowledge of research principles and methods;
- Analyse, generate and communicate effective and innovative responses to complex problems in the context of leading & managing health & human service delivery and personal professional practice;
- Communicate effectively with a range of specialist and non-specialist communities utilising a range of modalities including research skills to justify and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions that contribute to system reform, professional practice and scholarship; and
Apply learning to demonstrate the application of leadership & management knowledge and skills including expert judgement and self-management as a health & human service professional utilising a high level of personal autonomy and accountability.
Standard Entry: requires an undergraduate degree from an Australian higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institution. This includes a process to assess the equivalency of qualifications received from overseas institutions as approved by the Course Coordinator.
Alternative Entry: Where this standard is not able to be met the following alternative criteria for equivalency can be considered by the Course Coordinator:
- Five years of relevant work experience demonstrating the relevance of the course and the prospective student's capacity to successfully undertake postgraduate study including reading, writing, analysis and research.
A record of high achievement with any uncompleted undergraduate study (Distinction Average)
After the successful completion of an approved bachelor degree students can proceed via Graduate Certificate in Leadership ( Health & Human Services) and Graduate Diploma of Leadership ( Health & Human Services) or articulation from BHealth & Human Services (Leadership) Prof Hons
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Fees & scholarships
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.
For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.
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