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Undergraduate Certificate in Health Services Management

Approved Abbreviation: UGCHealthServMgmt

Western Sydney University Course Code: 7172.2

AQF Level: 5

Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year in this course is 2021 or later.

For Commencement Year 2020, please refer to: 7172.1 - Undergraduate Certificate in Health Services Management

The Undergraduate Certificate in Health Services Management provides an introduction to health sciences, focusing on health services management. Health services plays a vital role to ensure that public investment in health is well spent, and that healthcare providers deliver effective, efficient services. It puts basic management studies in the context of the health sector to integrate management skills and knowledge of the health care system. The entry level management expertise can be applied to quality improvement, basic financial management and occupational health and safety. Two areas of growth are in mental health services and the aged care sector.

Study Mode
Six months full-time


This short course is available to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents who are aged 17 years or over.

For more information on applying please see the link to The College admission pages below.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 40 credit points including the units listed below.

500054Professional Competencies in Health (UG Cert)
500055Communication in Health (UG Cert)
500056Culture Diversity and Health (UG Cert)
500057Health Administration and Management (UG Cert)

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