The Graduate Certificate provides recognition to students who are limited to study for one session or one year only. It will be awarded to a candidate who has satisfactorily completed the program of study outlined below. The GradCert articulates with the Graduate Diploma in Health Management, Master of Health Management, or Master of Public Health programs.
Credit for courses completed in the GradCert may be transferred to the Masters programs, in accordance with the UNSW policy on credit transfer, provided students demonstrate adequate academic performance (minimum Credit average).
completion of a recognized bachelor degree
meet English requirements.
* Some programs have additional entry requirements, please contact UNSW for this information.
The Graduate Certificate in Health Management provides students with the theoretical and technical capacities for current and future health leadership roles in health service management in Australia or internationally. The Graduate Certificate provides understanding in a range of health management domains. Graduates develop high level skills for professional practice in a range of health service settings: hospital and community healthcare services, aged care services, Ministries and Departments of Health, Government and Non-Government and voluntary organisations, primary care and general practice, in both public and private sectors. Graduates are equipped to contribute knowledge and techniques with well-developed judgement for improving health service outcomes in specific and diverse health management contexts.
The Graduate Certificate program is offered in full-time, part-time and external modes. For most external courses, students must attend compulsory residential school workshops at the Kensington campus twice each year in February and July, before each semester of study. The program comprises the following components, for a total of 24 units of credit:
Core courses - 12 units of credit
Elective courses - 12 units of credit
Students must choose at least two (12 UOC) of the following courses:
PHCM9041 Foundations (6 UOC)
PHCM9391 Strategy Policy & Change (6 UOC)
PHCM9701 Health Leadership (6 UOC)
PHCM9748 Clinical Governance & Risk (6 UOC)
Students choose two elective courses (12 UOC) from the following list:
PHCM9010 Community Development (6 UOC)
PHCM9012 Health Promotion & Social Pers (6 UOC)
PHCM9050 Immunisation Policy & Practice (6 UOC)
PHCM9082 Advanced HE & FM (6 UOC)
PHCM9108 Program Design & Evaluation (6 UOC)
PHCM9120 Qualitative Research Methods (6 UOC)
PHCM9129 Prevent & Manag Chronic Dis (6 UOC)
PHCM9132 Applied Research Methods: PH (6 UOC)
PHCM9331 Ethics and Law in PH (6 UOC)
PHCM9381 Policy Studies (6 UOC)
PHCM9440 Economic Evaluation in HC (6 UOC)
PHCM9441 Healthcare Economics & Fin Mgt (6 UOC)
PHCM9443 Htl Econ & Fin for Dev. Count. (6 UOC)
PHCM9471 Comparative H´lth Care Systems (6 UOC)
PHCM9517 Advanced Biostatistics (6 UOC)
PHCM9518 Advanced Epidemiology (6 UOC)
PHCM9520 Social Epidemiology (6 UOC)
PHCM9521 Managing Data in Hlth Research (6 UOC)
PHCM9604 Tobacco, Alcohol and Illicit (6 UOC)
PHCM9605 International Health (6 UOC)
PHCM9606 Reprod, Matern & Child Health (6 UOC)
PHCM9611 Rehab and Restorative Care (6 UOC)
PHCM9612 Environmental Health (6 UOC)
PHCM9613 Management of Aged Care (6 UOC)
PHCM9615 Principles & Practice of PHC (6 UOC)
PHCM9621 HIV/AIDS: Responses (6 UOC)
PHCM9622 The Global HIV Epidemic (6 UOC)
PHCM9626 Inequalities and Health (6 UOC)
PHCM9628 Health Impact Assessment (6 UOC)
PHCM9630 PH Perspectives of Ind Health (6 UOC)
PHCM9632 Indigenous Health & Wellbeing (6 UOC)
PHCM9634 Case Studies Aboriginal Health (6 UOC)
PHCM9662 Health Aspects of Crises (6 UOC)
PHCM9702 Management of Lab Services (6 UOC)
PHCM9711 Managing Human Resources (6 UOC)
PHCM9731 Outbreak Investigation (6 UOC)
PHCM9761 Public Health Aspects of MH (6 UOC)
PHCM9781 Evidence-informed Decision-mak (6 UOC)
PHCM9782 Infectious Diseases (6 UOC)
PHCM9783 Com Disease Control in HE & D (6 UOC)
PHCM9784 Tropical Disease Control (6 UOC)
PHCM9785 Predictive modelling in PH (6 UOC)
PHCM9786 Non-Communicable Disease (6 UOC)
PHCM9788 Infect Diseases Intelligence (6 UOC)
PHCM9789 Bioterrorism & Intelligence (6 UOC)
PHCM9811 Social Studies of PH (6 UOC)
Additional Course Requirement for International Students.
Students from non-English speaking countries who have not previously completed a degree in Australia or other English-speaking country are required to take the following additional preparatory course in their first semester. This course is also available for all other students to assist in gaining maximum benefit from their study. The course is made available at no charge to students and does not contribute to the UOC requirements of the degree.
PHCM9100 Academic Practice (0 UOC)
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