Why study Master of Health Services Management?
If you are working or planning to work in middle or senior management roles in health care, this course will help you prepare for and advance your career.
The course coordinator, Professor Just Stoelwinder, is one of Australia's most senior and respected health care managers and management and policy academics.
You will study ten core units and two electives. You can study part-time (Multi-mode) online with Block Days (six semesters) or on-campus full time (three semesters) at The Alfred Hospital, one of Melbourne's busiest hospitals and where we have a major teaching and research presence.
The core units cover:
- law for health systems;
- clinical leadership and management;
- improving health care quality;
- financial issues in health care management;
- foundations health policy;
- epidemiology and biostatistics;
- reform and development of health services; and
- a health services management case study.
You can choose your electives from units offered in our Master of Public Health or other approved master-level management units.
You can also exit the course early with a Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management or a [[http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/2314][Graduate Diploma in Health Services Management] if you meet the requirements.
This degree satisfies the requirements of The Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA) Fellowship providing the successful completion of the following core units: MPH5040, MPH5041, MPH5213 and MPH5283.
This degree is accredited by The Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM) for College entry and advancement purposes.
View entry requirements and applications for domestic students
1.5 years full-time
3 years part-time
Fees for 2015
Fees are subject to change annually.
Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
Commonwealth supported place not offered for this course.
Domestic fee per 48 credit points
48 credit points represents a standard full-time course load for a year
$ 22,400 AUD
The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.
First Semester (February), Second Semester (July)
- On-campus at MMS-ALFRED: full-time
- Off-campus: full-time, part-time
This course is only available to domestic students in off-campus mode.
Course code: 2872
CRICOS code: 038564F
Sorry, this course is not currently available to International students.
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Admissions information for domestic students
Minimum entrance requirements
Students must have an undergraduate degree in an appropriate discipline and relevant professional experience. The department will individually assess applications from students without a degree who have extensive professional experience.
Relevant Work Experience (CV) must be submitted before an application can be assessed
Statement of purpose (250 words) outlining reasons for undertaking course must be submitted before an application can be assessed
Academic transcripts must be provided before an application can be assessed.
University entrance requirements
Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.
When online applications close, domestic applicants should apply directly to the department via our Direct Application Form available on our website
Semester one (March)
Applications for this course are made directly to the department.
Semester two (July)
If you need more information, contact the faculty.