Postgraduate Admission Pathway - Master of Health Science (Health Service Management) - 1 year pathway

Western Sydney University Postgraduate Admission Pathway Code: A4006.1

This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.

Related Courses

4698.1 Master of Health Science
4698.2 Master of Health Science

This specialisation is designed for managers who require skills in contemporary management and their application in the health care setting. Particular emphasis is placed on critical and analytic skills in policy analysis, economic evaluation and epidemiology, thus providing graduates with the ability to respond creatively to changes as they arise. Health managers need to be current with developments in the general business area so potential in the health care setting can be evaluated and appropriate initiatives implemented. Particular specialty units include Organisational Governance and Performance Management, Health Workforce Planning, as well as Quality and Safety in Health Care.


Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Online Online Stewart Alford
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal Stewart Alford

Postgraduate Admission Pathway Structure

Health Services Management

Master of Health Science - one year program.

Applicants must have

An undergraduate honours, master or doctoral degree, in health; health administration; human biological sciences, medical, forensic, food and pharmacology sciences; welfare; behavioural science and sport and recreation disciplines.

Core Units

Students must complete the core units listed below

400845 Health Financial Management
400844 Health Services and Facilities Planning
400843 Health Workforce Planning
401077 Introduction to Biostatistics
401076 Introduction to Epidemiology
401081 Organisational Governance and Performance Management
400416 Public Health, Policy and Society

Capstone Units

Students must complete at least one of the following units

400418 Health Advancement and Health Promotion
401080 Research Protocol Design and Practice
400850 Professional Topic

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