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Monash University

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Graduate Diploma of Health Management

  • Graduate Diploma

This course, offered by the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, is designed to provide you with the skills to manage clinical health care systems and processes. The degree gives you a broad framework from which to manage clinical health care systems.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Course Code
M5007, 098598K
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$29,000 per year / $29,000 total
International Fees
$40,300 per year / $40,300 total

About this course

This course, offered by the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, is designed to provide you with the skills to manage clinical health care systems and processes. The degree gives you a broad framework from which to manage clinical health care systems. It covers human resource, financial, informational, medico-legal, political, cultural, economic, ethical, industrial, technological and psychosocial issues.

You will complete seven core units and one elective.

Core units include:

  • clinical leadership and management
  • financial issues in health care management
  • introduction to epidemiology and biostatistics
  • principles of health care quality improvement
  • foundations of health policy
  • law for health systems
  • reform and development of health services.

Elective units include:

  • human factors for patient safety
  • applying and practising the principles of patient safety and quality improvement
  • climate change and public health
  • introduction to health economics.

The course articulates with the Master of Health Management or can lead to the Master of Public Health.

Study locations

Alfred Hospital

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at Monash University.
84.4%
Overall satisfaction
82.9%
Skill scale
65.1%
Teaching scale
86.8%
Employed full-time
$104k
Average salary