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What will I learn?

The Master of Medical and Health Leadership brings together both healthcare and management knowledge to provide you with the necessary leadership and management skills to undertake senior leadership positions in health effectively.

Designed for all types of clinicians—nurses, allied health professionals, administrators and doctors—this course allows you to study from any location at your own pace.

Developed by industry and academic experts, you will have the opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of:

Accounting and financial management
Health policy
Health promotion
Health law and ethics
Operations management
Organisational behaviour
Project planning
Research skills

This qualification will broaden the employment scope for health professionals with either a clinical or administrative background. You will acquire relevant critical skills and knowledge needed to be a health leader.

This program is offered part-time, and is fully online, using best practice in technology-enhanced learning. It will be taught by experienced industry and academic staff.

We also offer a Graduate Certificate which is a pathway for further studies or roles in the sector.

Why choose this course

Working in health requires real-world practical skills and contemporary knowledge. At UOW we’re committed to ‘enquiry-based learning’ that teaches you to constantly seek out knowledge, analyse it, and apply it to your chosen profession. We integrate technology into all our learning and teaching to ensure that you graduate equipped to excel in a constantly changing and technologically advanced world.

Our courses are taught by professionals who are world-leading researchers and experiences practitioners/clinicians, so the skills and knowledge you acquire can be applied to real-world challenges today and in the future. Our professional health degrees are highly respected and valued by industry

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health

Study options

Online/Distance (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$14,616.00 (8,03,960) per year
AUD $43,848 for the entire course; Session fee: AUD $14,616

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

Application deadline

12 June 2022

More details

Start date

25 July 2022, 27 February 2023, 24 July 2023

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Recognised Bachelor degree with an equivalent average mark of 60% in any area.

For international students

Completion of a relevant Bachelor degree and relevant experience and a minimum of two years working within the health sector.

English Requirements

IELTS Academic Overall Score of 6.5, reading 6.0, writing 6.0, listening 6.0, speaking 6.0; TOEFL (Internet-based) score of 86, reading 18, writing 18, listening 17, speaking 17; PTE Academic overall score of 62 All bands 54

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


About University of Wollongong

The University of Wollongong has an exceptional record of getting graduates job-ready and enjoys an excellent international reputation for teaching.

  • Ranked among the top 1% for graduate quality
  • Offers a range of exchanges, scholarships and bursaries
  • Provides students top-class sporting facilities
  • Annually welcomes almost 6000 international students