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What will I learn?

This program is ideal for clinicians interested in pursuing a management or executive career in health policy or health care.

The Graduate Diploma in Health Management provides students with an in-depth understanding of the underlying principles of health management. Graduates can pursue a managerial position within their chosen health field.


Prepare for role as manager in chosen health field.
Graduate eligible for membership of the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM)
Complete in 2 semesters full-time or 4 semesters part-time.
Flexible study options include on campus or externally.

Career outcomes

Health service managers are responsible for the business of health care. Their skills are used to develop strategies to maximise the efficient and effective delivery of health services in a diverse range of health settings. Health is a global industry and graduates have a range of employment options in both the public and private sector and an opportunity to make an important contribution to the future of health services nationally and internationally. Health services practitioners work as health service or health administration managers or officers, project officers, health insurance workers, and human resource managers.

Our graduates have been employed in government health departments, hospitals, public and private divisions of general practice, health insurance agencies, community health centres and universities.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Health



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$33,400.00 (18,17,193) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 July 2022, 27 February 2023, 24 July 2023


Kelvin Grove Campus

Victoria Park Road,



4059, BRISBANE, Australia

Online/Distance (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$22,100.00 (12,02,394) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

July 2022, October 2022, February 2023, April 2023

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A completed recognised bachelor degree (or higher qualification) in the relevant discipline. IELTS Academic - Overall 6.5, Listening Reading Writing Speaking - 6.0; Pearson PTE (Academic) - Overall 58, Listening Reading Writing Speaking - 50; TOEFL iBT - Overall 79, Listening Reading -16; Writing - 21; Speaking - 18. Cambridge Advanced English Score - Overall 176, Listening Reading Writing Speaking - 169.

For international students

A completed recognised bachelor degree with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4 (on QUT's 7 point scale) in any discipline.

IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 6; TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Listening, Reading score of 16, Writing score of 21 and Speaking score of 18; Pearson PTE (Academic) score of 58 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 50; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) score of 176 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 169.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

QUT is a young, research-intensive university, ranking in the top 200 universities globally (THE World University Rankings 2021).

  • Australia’s top young university (THE 2020)
  • A world-class institution with a global outlook
  • Home to a range of high-tech learning facilities
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