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Health Administration

Graduate Diploma

GD-HLADMN

Course
Graduate Diploma in Health Administration
CRICOS
007874D
Duration
1 year full-time
Credit
200
Location
Curtin Perth

Outline

Develop your ability to plan, manage, monitor and coordinate systems of healthcare delivery.

Professional recognition

Accredited by the Australasian College of Health Service Management.

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Our postgraduate courses in health administration will develop the practical leadership and management skills needed to address challenging issues in these changing healthcare environments, and to manage relationships with other service providers, consumers and policymakers.

This course will develop your ability to plan, manage, monitor and coordinate systems of healthcare delivery. It will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary for senior administrative and planning positions in hospitals and other health service areas.

It is possible to exit this course with a Graduate Certificate in Health Administration once you have completed certain units.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

 

Why study

  • These courses will prepare you for senior management, administrative and planning positions in hospitals and other health services areas.
  • They are offered off-campus, allowing you to fit your study in around your life.

What you'll learn

  • Apply discipline knowledge, understand its theoretical underpinnings, and ways of thinking in Health Administration
  • Apply logical and rational processes to analyse the components of complex heath systems issues; Think creatively to generate innovative solutions
  • Decide what information is needed and where it might be found using appropriate technologies; Make valid judgements and synthesise information from a range of sources
  • Effectively communicate in ways appropriate to Health Administration, mindful of audience and purpose.
  • Use current technologies applicable to health care organizations effectively; recognising their advantages and limitations
  • Use a range of learning strategies; Take responsibility for one’s own learning and development; Sustain intellectual curiosity; know how to continue to learn as a Health Administration graduate
  • Think globally and consider issues from a variety of perspectives; evaluate healthcare systems nationally and internationally
  • Provide ethical and professional standards of health administration with sensitivity to political, social, cultural, geographical, technological and global influences; particularly indigenous populations.
  • Work independently and in teams; Demonstrate leadership, professional behaviour and ethical practices within the Health discipline.

Entry requirements

If you are studying in Australia on a student visa, you must study on-campus and full-time.

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

Essential course prerequisites

If you are studying in Australia on a student visa, you must study on-campus and full-time.

Advanced standing

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: ci-enquiries@curtin.edu.au
Tel: 1300 222 888

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Fees & charges

International student indicative fees for 2020

Fee year: 2020

International onshore – fee paying Cost
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $18,700*
Total indicative course fee $36,500*
Indicative year 1 fee $36,500*

Fees are indicative only.

*Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

It may vary depending on the units you choose and does not include incidental fees (such as lab coats or art supplies) or the cost of your textbooks. For information about fees at other locations please contact the relevant campus or partner institution by visiting Curtin International’s offshore site.

Location

For start dates, please view the academic calendar.

On Campus and Online

Semester 1 and Semester 2

All endeavours are made to ensure location information for courses is up to date but please note they are subject to change.

The University reserves the right to withdraw any unit of study or program which it offers, to impose limitations on enrolment in any unit or program, and/or to vary arrangements for any program.

How to apply

Please review information on how to apply for the campus of your choice

Please note that each campus has different application deadlines. Please view our application deadlines page for further information.

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  • Curtin course code: GD-HLADMN
  • CRICOS code: 007874D
  • Last updated on: February 16, 2020