Our cookies

We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience with personalized content, relevant ads and enhanced functionalities. By allowing all you agree to the use of cookies as per the cookie policy and remember you can manage your preferences anytime.

What will I learn?

If you are a health or medical professional looking to develop and enhance your leadership, management and business skills, this Master degree may be for you.

Professionals working in aligned industries, such as engineering, accounting or ICT, may also find this a rewarding and relevant pathway to roles in health management.

In two years of full-time study (or part-time equivalent) you’ll be equipped for management roles in the health and aged care sectors. You may be eligible for credit with relevant health or business qualifications which would reduce the time you study to 1.5 years.

For experienced managers and leaders, the Master of Health Service Management allows you to strengthen your experience, skills and knowledge with a formal qualification.

What you'll learn

This Master degree is designed to develop your knowledge and skills in management, administration, leadership, project management, strategic management, financial management and more.

Studying a unique blend of health and business courses will help you succeed in a health management role.

You will develop skills and knowledge to:

Provide the overall strategic direction and management for a service, facility, organisation or centre
Work in senior levels of management influencing high-level organisation, financial and administrative decisions
Prepare for leadership roles in health within Australia and internationally
Develop and strengthen project management processes to plan, manage, execute and deliver successful projects
Develop competencies in designing rigorous quantitative research to inform healthcare knowledge, practice, and policy
Undertake administrative operations such as reporting and budget planning
Understand business analytics, the accounting environment and health economics within organisations.

Your career

As an experienced health professional, the Master of Health Services Management will provide you with an advanced postgraduate qualification, preparing you for a range of leadership and management positions in the health and ageing sectors.

Graduates can work in a wide variety of health and ageing settings in senior leadership roles such as:

Clinical Manager
Practice Manager
Aged Care Manager
Health and Welfare Services Manager
Medical or Hospital Administrator
Primary Health Organisation Manager
Theatre Manager.

Which department am I in?

UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

CRICOS

096783C

Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,400.00 (15,90,049) per year

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

Start date

25 July 2022, 27 February 2023, 24 July 2023

Venue

City East Campus

Corner of North Terrace and Frome Rd,

ADELAIDE,

South Australia,

5001, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

At a minimum you must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree, to the required standard, from a recognized higher institution in Australian or the international equivalent and/or the equivalent professional work experience. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: Overall 6.5 (with 6.0 in Reading and Writing); TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Reading and Writing not less than 18; TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 577 with TWE of 4.5; Cambridge CAE/CPE score of 177; Pearson's test of English (Academic) (PTE) score of 58 with Reading and Writing communicative scores not less than 50; CELUSA score of AE5.

For international students

Applicants are required to have successfully completed a bachelor's degree from a recognised higher education institution. Credit of 0.5 EFTSL will be awarded to applicants who have completed a bachelor's, graduate certificate or graduate diploma in the area of Health Services Management or Health Administration. Credit may be available for applicants with other health or business related qualifications and will be assessed on a case by case basis.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS score of 6.5 (with 6.0 in Reading and Writing); TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Reading and Writing not less than 18; TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 577 with TWE of 4.5; Cambridge CAE/CPE score of 177; Pearson's test of English (Academic) (PTE) score of 58 with Reading and Writing communicative scores not less than 50; CELUSA score of AE5.

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

ADD TO MY FAVOURITES

About University of South Australia (UniSA)

The University of South Australia is a globally connected and engaged university with industry-informed teaching and inventive research.

  • Quality education you can count on
  • Offers 200+ world-class degrees
  • Collaborates with more than 2500 companies worldwide
  • Industry training and practical experiences

Get in touch