Courses & Units

LEADing in Health and Human Services CAM539



Health LEADS Australia is a nationally-agreed leadership framework for health and human services. It is used as an organising concept within this unit to assist students to engage with and understand a broad range of contemporary leadership theories.

Students will develop their leadership through independent, observational and interactive learning practices. Students will demonstrate their leadership in real-world situations through a change-related project.Students will emerge with a deeper understanding of the theory and practice of leadership and a stronger ability to articulate this in new and evolving situations.


Unit name LEADing in Health and Human Services
Unit code CAM539
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine

Wendy Quinn

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 27/2/2017 23/3/2017 17/4/2017 2/6/2017
Semester 2 17/7/2017 10/8/2017 4/9/2017 20/10/2017

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2017: $1,131.00 2017: $2,168.00 061300

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.


Teaching Pattern

Distance, web dependent. Some offerings taught as a blended unit with both online activities and attendance for two days of face-to-face workshops.


Discussion participation and essay (45%) 1500 words; reflective piece 1500 words (25%); project presentation 2000 words (30%)

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