Master Health Care Management - Máster en Gestión Sanitaria
The Master of Health Management is designed to meet the needs of health managers today and sets the benchmark for health services management training. The program is offered in two streams using scenarios tailored to either the Australian healthcare system or developing health care systems.
completion of a recognized bachelor degree
meet English requirements.
Some programs have additional entry requirements, please contact UNSW for this information.
This program has been designed to provide students with the essential knowledge, skills and attributes required for senior managerial roles in health service delivery. A key focus of the program is promoting health leadership in areas of strategic planning, policy and decision-making. A strong emphasis is also placed on understanding and meeting the challenges of safety and quality within current and emerging health service contexts. The objective of the program is to develop judgment-ready practitioners who can impact on health service issues and systems.
The Master of Health Management is offered in either full-time on-campus or part-time external modes. For most courses, external students must attend compulsory residential school workshops at the Kensington campus twice a year, once before each semester of study.
The program comprises 48 units of credit (UOC) consisting of 36 UOC of core courses and 12 UOC of elective courses:
PHCM9041 Foundations (6 UOC)
PHCM9391 Strategy Policy & Change (6 UOC)
PHCM9441 Healthcare Economics & Fin Mgt (6 UOC)
PHCM9701 Health Leadership (6 UOC)
PHCM9748 Clinical Governance & Risk (6 UOC)
PHCM9781 Evidence-informed Decision-mak (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)
A large variety of electives are offered, enabling students to focus on areas of interest and professional relevance. Core courses from the Master of Public Health or Master of International Public Health programs can be taken as electives towards the Master of Health Management. In addition, students may enrol in health management electives which are offered by other schools and academic units within the University of New South Wales after seeking approval from the program coordinator.
The following electives are offered:
PHCM9010 Community Development (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 (6 UOC)
PHCM9381 Policy Studies (6 UOC)
PHCM9440 Economic Evaluation in HC (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)
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)
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)
PHCM9787 Infection Prevention & Control (6 UOC)
PHCM9788 Infect Diseases Intelligence (6 UOC)
PHCM9789 Bioterrorism & Intelligence (6 UOC)
PHCM9811 Social Studies of PH (6 UOC)