Specialisation

Major - Health Services Management

Western Sydney University Major Code: MT4002.1

Status: CURRENT
This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.


Related Courses

4656.3 Bachelor of Health Science
6000.2 Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health Science

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO


Health Services Management plays a vital role in society in ensuring that investment in health is well spent, and that health services are effective, efficient and sustainable. It puts management studies in the distinctive context of the health sector to integrate clinical understanding, business management skills and knowledge of the health care system and policy development. Our Health Services Management graduates worked in quality improvement, project and resource management, and digital health. Our program offers 280 hours of Work Integrated Learning and is accredited by the Australasian College of Health Service Management. There is room for specialisations in particular areas of interest in health, informatics, human resource and occupational safety which aim to extend students interdisciplinary knowledge and skills and ensure a readiness for the health management workforce. The Health Services Management testamur major includes 280 hours of professional placement experience. - The Testamur Major is identified on a graduate’s testamur as Bachelor of Health Science (Health Services Management),


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Campbelltown Campus Internal Dr Caterina Tannous
Sydney City Campus Internal Dr Andrey Zheluk

Major Structure

Bachelor of Health Science (Health Services Management)

Students must complete 240 credit points of units as follows:

Full-time - Start Year Intake

Year 1

Autumn session

400870 Population Health and Society
401396 Professional Competencies in Health
401388 Health Administration and Management

And one elective

Spring session

400732 Communication in Health
401383 Evidence in Health
401394 Human Development and Disease across the lifespan
301123 Management Analytics

Year 2

Autumn session

401393 Health Services Management
200585 Organisational Behaviour
400866 Culture, Diversity and Health

And one elective

Spring session

401389 Health Care Systems and Organisation Culture
102707 Project Management in Humanitarian and Development Studies
101614 Psychology and Health

And one elective

Year 3

Autumn session

401405 Transforming Health
200862 Creating Change and Innovation

And two electives

Spring session

401406 Professional Health Placement

And three electives

Electives

Students must take at least two level 3 units as electives.

Most electives are 10 credit points. Students may wish to consider using elective choices to complete another health sciences specialisation, such as:

Submajors:

SM3090 Health Informatics
SM4003 Public Health

Full-time - Mid Year Intake

Year 1

Spring session

400732 Communication in Health
401383 Evidence in Health
401396 Professional Competencies in Health
301123 Management Analytics

Autumn session

400870 Population Health and Society
401388 Health Administration and Management

And two electives

Year 2

Spring session

101614 Psychology and Health
401389 Health Care Systems and Organisation Culture
102707 Project Management in Humanitarian and Development Studies
401394 Human Development and Disease across the lifespan

Autumn session

401393 Health Services Management
200585 Organisational Behaviour
400866 Culture, Diversity and Health

And one elective

Year 3

Spring session

401406 Professional Health Placement

And three electives

Autumn session

401405 Transforming Health
200862 Creating Change and Innovation

And two electives

Electives

Students must take at least two level 3 units as electives.

Most electives are 10 credit points. Students may wish to consider using elective choices to complete another health sciences specialisation, such as:

Submajors:

SM4003 Public Health
SM3090 Health Informatics

Recommended Sequence for students enrolled in Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health Science.

Full-time - Start Year Intake

Students complete all units specified below

Year 1

Term 1

700066 Population Health and Society (WSTC)
700303 The Health Science Professional (WSTC Prep)
700190 Fundamentals of Health Science (WSTC Prep)
700313 Professional Competencies in Health (WSTC)

Term 2

700060 Psychology and Health (WSTC)
700315 Evidence in Health (WSTC)

Term 3

700314 Human Development and Disease across the Lifespan (WSTC)
700062 Communication in Health (WSTC)
700072 Culture, Diversity and Health (WSTC)

Year 2

Autumn session

401388 Health Administration and Management
401393 Health Services Management
200585 Organisational Behaviour

And one elective

Spring session

401389 Health Care Systems and Organisation Culture
102707 Project Management in Humanitarian and Development Studies
301123 Management Analytics

And one elective

Year 3

Autumn session

401405 Transforming Health
200862 Creating Change and Innovation

And two electives

Spring session

401406 Professional Health Placement

And three electives

NOTE: See Bachelor of Health Science for detail on additional majors/ sub majors/minors available with this program and information on electives.

Students must take at least two level 3 units as electives.

Full-time - Mid Year Intake

Year 1

Term 2

700313 Professional Competencies in Health (WSTC)
700315 Evidence in Health (WSTC)
700303 The Health Science Professional (WSTC Prep)
700170 Tertiary Study Skills in Health Science (WSTC Prep)

Term 3

700314 Human Development and Disease across the Lifespan (WSTC)
700062 Communication in Health (WSTC)
700060 Psychology and Health (WSTC)

Term 1

700066 Population Health and Society (WSTC)
700072 Culture, Diversity and Health (WSTC)

And one elective: Recommended - 700007 Statistics for Business

Year 2

Spring session

301123 Management Analytics
102707 Project Management in Humanitarian and Development Studies

And two electives

Autumn session

401393 Health Services Management
401388 Health Administration and Management
200585 Organisational Behaviour

And one elective

Year 3

Spring session

401406 Professional Health Placement
401389 Health Care Systems and Organisation Culture

And two electives

Autumn session

401405 Transforming Health
200862 Creating Change and Innovation

And two electives

NOTE: See Bachelor of Health Science for detail on additional majors/ sub majors/minors available with this program and information on electives.

Students must take at least two level 3 units as electives.



Western Sydney University Copyright © 2004-2016 ABN 53 014 069 881 CRICOS Provider No: 00917K Contact Us | Disclaimer | Emergency Help |