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What will I learn?

What to expect

This joint master enables health professionals to gain advanced management skills while undertaking further study in the area of their specialisation.

The program aims to develop the following knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding current major health and management issues
  • managing information and human financial resources within health care delivery organisations
  • critical analysis by health managers in the context of national and global economic and political environments
  • identification and analysis of management issues in health care delivery organisations and the identification of appropriate solutions.

How you will study

This course can be studied at JCU's Townsville campus or online. It is available either full-time or part-time.

Career Opportunities

JCU Public Health and Business Administration graduates are uniquely equipped to be leaders in health care.

Graduates go on to work in public and private healthcare positions, including management, marketing, research, and economics.

You could find employment as a healthcare professional with a focus on travel, tropical and rural areas, developing countries, disease management or Indigenous health care. You could also work as a policy officer, healthcare administrator, epidemiologist, community health worker, management consultant, CEO, research associate or project coordinator.

Course learning outcomes

JCU graduates are committed to lifelong learning, intellectual development, and to the display of exemplary personal, professional and ethical standards. They have a sense of their place in the tropics and are charged with professional, community, and environmental responsibility. JCU graduates appreciate the need to embrace and be acquainted with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Australia. They are committed to reconciliation, diversity and sustainability. They exhibit a willingness to lead and to contribute to the intellectual, environmental, cultural, economic and social challenges of regional, national, and international communities of the tropics.

Which department am I in?

Division of Tropical Environments and Societies

CRICOS

040171E

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$32,960.00 (18,12,981) per year

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

Application deadline

31 July 2022

More details

Start date

25 July 2022

Venue

Townsville City Campus

City Arcade, 383 Flinders Street,

TOWNSVILLE CITY,

Queensland,

4810, TOWNSVILLE, Australia

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$32,960.00 (18,12,981) per year

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

Application deadline

31 July 2022

More details

Start date

25 July 2022

Venue

James Cook University

Douglas campus,

1 James Cook Drive,

DOUGLAS,

Queensland,

4814, TOWNSVILLE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree in science with a minimum GPA of 5.5 (70%); or equivalent.

For international students

Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree in a Health Sciences discipline from this or another University; or

Other qualifications or practical experience recognised by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine and/or the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies as equivalent to the above.

IELTS - 6.5 (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (internet based) - 86 (no component less than 21); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 58 (no component less than 54); C1 Advanced / C2 Proficiency: 176 (no component less than 169).

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

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About James Cook University

James Cook University (JCU) is ranked among the top 2 per cent of universities in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2020.

  • Ranked in the top 300 universities in the world
  • Rated world-class or better in 83 per cent of research areas
  • Top 100 universities in the world for UN SDG
  • Rated 5 stars for employment, student support and skills