Course rules for C6I Graduate Diploma of Health Service Management
1.One of the following admission pathways must be satisfied:
a) 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.
2.To qualify for the Graduate Diploma of Health Service Management, the candidate shall pass any combination of units from the core of the Master of Health Service Management which collectively constitute a 100% load.
3.The units that may be included in the Graduate Diploma of Health Service Management shall, unless otherwise approved by the Faculty of Business, be in accordance with the Schedules accompanying these specifications.
4.Units may be counted towards the Graduate Diploma of Health Service Management only if they have been taken in accordance with prerequisites determined by the Faculty of Business and as summarised in the Schedule accompanying these specifications.
5.Where two or more units of the same name or content are offered within the University, only one may be counted towards the Graduate Diploma of Health Service Management.
6.In every case the candidate's choice of units and the order in which they are taken shall be subject to approval by the Course Co-ordinator.
Credit for Previous Studies
7.Passes in subjects or units in other courses (completed or otherwise) in this University or another approved tertiary institution (or other approved professional examining body) may be credited towards the degree. The Dean of the Faculty of Business will determine what more a candidate so credited shall be required to do to qualify for the Graduate Diploma of Health Service Management.
9.The Faculty of Business may from time to time make amendments to the Schedules to these specifications.
8.These specifications shall take effect on 1 January 2014 and shall apply to all candidates for the Graduate Diploma of Health Service Management, including those enrolling for the first time in that year and those enrolled subsequently.
10.The approved abbreviation for the Graduate Diploma of Health Service Management shall be GDHSM.