Course rules for C7O Master of Health Service Management
1. Candidates for the Master of Health Service Management shall be qualified for entry at the discretion of the Dean of the Faculty of Business. Usual requirements for entry would include one of the following:
a) 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) 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) 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.
2. Candidates for the Master of Health Service Management shall complete the degree requirements, as hereinafter prescribed, in not less than two years of part-time study, and not more than six years of part-time study from the time of first enrolment.
3. To qualify for the Master of Health Service Management, the candidate shall:
(a) pass 7 core units as specified in the course schedule (including the Workplace Project which carries a 25% loading); and
(b) pass 4 elective units as specified in the course schedule.
4. The units which may be included in the Master of Health Service Management shall, unless otherwise approved by the Faculty of Business, be in accordance with the Schedules accompanying these specifications.
5. Units may be counted towards the Master 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.
6. Where two or more units of the same name or content are offered within the University, only one may be counted towards the Master of Health Service Management.
7. 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
8. 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 Master of Health Service Management.
9. The Faculty of Business may from time to time make amendments to the Schedules to these specifications.
10. These specifications shall take effect on 1 January 2013 and shall apply to all candidates for the Master of Health Service Management, including those enrolling for the first time in that year and those enrolled subsequently.
11. The approved abbreviation for the Master of Health Service Management shall be MHSM.