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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 Certificate in Leadership (Health and Human Services) 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 Graduate Certificate program will:
- Integrate and relate specialised knowledge of the health & human service system and the leadership and management skills and knowledge to situate professional practice within the challenges facing health & human service delivery;
- Source, analyse, synthesis, evaluate and apply information relevant to improving health & human service delivery across diverse contexts;
- Analyse, generate and communicate effective responses to complex problems and challenges in the context of leading & managing health & human service delivery and personal professional practice;
- Communicate effectively with peers, using a range of different modalities; and
- Apply learning to demonstrate autonomy, flexibility, judgement , responsibility and accountability as a health & human service professional.
Middle and senior leadership/management positions within the health and human service system including: clinical leadership positions, professional discipline leadership positions, operational management positions within government and non-government organisations, senior policy and administrative positions within government and non-government organisations, service planning & commissioning roles within government and private practice leadership & management.
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) -
Graduate Diploma of Leadership (Health and Human Services) and Master of Leadership (Health and Human Services) to M9D (Professional Doctorate of Health). Also articulates with Bachelor of Health and Human Services (Leadership) Prof Hons
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.
Detailed tuition fee information for domestic students is available at the Domestic Student Fees website, including additional information in relation to a compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).
For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.
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