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What will I learn?

Course structure

This course requires successful completion of 160 credit points which includes seven core units, eight alternate units and one capstone unit.

Course overview

Western Sydney University is Australia's premier health sciences education institution. The University:

  • is internationally renowned for its teaching and research activities
  • is at the forefront of innovative professional programs

The Master of Health Science is designed for professionals working in a variety of health science settings, including both government and non-government organisations. Staff working in health and aged care organisations, especially those in supervisory and management positions, will find this exposes them to contemporary issues in aged care. The course will allow you to up-skill management knowledge to position yourself at the forefront of innovation in the delivery and organisation of quality aged care.

Career opportunities

Upon completing the Master of Health Sciences, you will be equipped with knowledge and skills to pursue a career in the health sector and related industry. You may also be eligible for opportunities to further your learning via postgraduate research programmes (e.g. Master of Research and/or Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health).


  • Health Services Management



Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$30,080.00 (16,36,561) per year
Start date

4 July 2022, 31 October 2022


Western Sydney University - Sydney City Campus

Level 4, 255 Elizabeth Street,


New South Wales,

2000, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

An applicant for a Masters coursework degree program must either hold:

  • A Bachelor degree, or
  • An overseas qualification from a recognised university or tertiary institution that is equivalent to a Bachelor degree, or
  • A Graduate Diploma from a recognised tertiary institution or university.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS: 6.5 overall score (min 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL internet-based score of 82: Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.