Major - Health Management Studies

Western Sydney University Major Code: M4024.1

Related Courses

2786.3 Bachelor of Business
6037.3 Diploma in Business/Bachelor of Business

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses: YES, but restrictions apply.

The Health Management Studies major is open to all Western students and offers a broad understanding of the complex social, economic and cultural determinants of health and well-being. The current health care context and service systems are examined and students are encouraged to consider new directions for innovative service design and delivery. A 140-hour work placement is included and allows students an opportunity to engage in the health sector. Graduates will be skilled in understanding, managing and responding to rapid changes within the health care system, the broader political sphere and in areas that deal with policy and service assessment, development and evaluation.

Major Structure

Students must complete the following 80cps as follows:

Level 1

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

Level 2

400866 Culture, Diversity and Health
401393 Health Services Management

Level 3

401390 Health Policy and Advocacy
401389 Health Care Systems and Organisation Culture
401401 Health Practice Management

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