Postgraduate Specialisation - Health Planning

Western Sydney University Postgraduate Specialisation Code: ST4002.1

Related Courses

4652.2 Graduate Diploma in Health Science

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO

All managers undertake forward planning to proactively manage future services and identify workforce and facility requirements. This specialisation keeps students up-to-date with current forward planning approaches and initiatives in health and other sectors that work with health. Students are exposed to the process of planning, how to set goals and objectives, monitor and evaluate performance outcomes. Current issues are explored in the specialty units Health Services and Facilities Planning, Workforce Planning and also Quality and Safety in Health Care.

Postgraduate Specialisation Structure

Professional Accreditation

Graduates of the Master of Health Science or Graduate Diploma of Health Science with specialisations in Health Services Management, Aged Care Management or Health Planning will be eligible for professional accreditation with the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSE). Please contact Diana Messum (d.messum@Western Sydney University.edu.au) if you have any questions related to the ACHSE.

Master of Science (Health Planning)

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points including the units listed below. Students should plan their enrolment schedule from the beginning to ensure they can finish as planned. Many units are only available in Autumn or only available in Spring. Please click on each unit number to carefully check the timetable and mode of offering for each unit. Some units are only offered in the external mode. International students must plan carefully, as they can only take a maximum of 25% of their units in the external mode.

400843 Health Workforce Planning
400845 Health Financial Management
300398 Methods of Researching
400844 Health Services and Facilities Planning
400846 Building Organisational Capacity in Health Care

Choose one of

400416 Public Health, Policy and Society
400238 Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care Provision

Students may exit with a Graduate Diploma in Health Science (Health Planning) at this point on completion of the above units.

400777 Leadership for Quality and Safety in Health Care

Choose one of

400850 Professional Topic

Or one elective

Recommended Electives and Prescribed list of Health Science units

The following units are offered in internal (on campus) mode

400841 A Global Perspective on Social Determinants of Health
400850 Professional Topic

Note: 400850 Professional Topic is only available to students wishing to pursue a research higher degree after graduation

The following unit is offered in external mode

400840 Communicable Diseases

The following units are offered in both internal (on campus) and external mode

300391 Occupational Health Management
300677 Safety and Risk Management
300679 Air, Water and Noise Management
300682 Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
400418 Health Advancement and Health Promotion

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