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Southern Cross University (SCU)

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Master of Healthcare Leadership

  • Masters (Coursework)

The online Master of Healthcare Leadership is designed to give you a broad, interdisciplinary perspective on the changing face of healthcare.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years part-time
Study Mode
Online
Intake Months
Jan, Mar, Apr, Jul, Sep, Nov
Domestic Fees
$28,080 total
International Fees
$28,080 total

About this course

Want to be a leader in healthcare?
It's your time.

The online Master of Healthcare Leadership is designed to give you a broad, interdisciplinary perspective on the changing face of healthcare. You might be a registered nurse with many years of experience and want to move out of direct care, or you might be from an allied health background, such as physiotherapy, osteopathy, counselling or optometry, wanting to start your own practice.

Whatever your health background, completing a Master's in healthcare leadership online gives you more flexibility, more opportunities, and more transferable skills you can take with you into the future.

Entry requirements

To qualify for entry into the Master of Healthcare Leadership, all applicants must:

  • Have successfully completed a minimum three (3) year Bachelor qualification, or equivalent, in a health-related discipline;���������
  • Provide evidence of minimum one (1) year full-time and current work experience at degree level in a health-related field and/or as acceptable to the School Board;���������
  • Be proficient in English.���������

Find out more about Rules Relating to Awards and Specific Award Rules.

We may recognise and grant credit for past education, qualifications and/or work experience in a process called advanced standing. If you're eligible for advanced standing, this can impact the number of units you need to study, reducing the time and cost of your overall degree.

Find out more about applying for advanced standing.

We know that plans change. That's why we've built flexible completion if you need to exit early-if home or work demands your full attention-you could still receive a postgraduate qualification based on the units you've completed.

Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Leadership

To be eligible for the award of Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Leadership:

  • You will complete any eight (8) units.
Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Leadership

To be eligible for the award of Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Leadership:

  • You will complete the following four (4) units: Strategic Health Management, Health Systems Policies and Practices, Principles and Practices of Clinical Accountability and Leading Change in Healthcare.
Graduate Certificate in Health and Human Sciences

To be eligible for the award of Graduate Certificate in Health and Human Sciences:

  • You will complete any four (4) units.

Study locations

Online

What you will learn

Use contemporary theory to drive change

Lead positive change with the ability to research and present solutions to key stakeholders using the latest evidence-based theories in health practice.

Become a strategic healthcare leader

Further, develop the interpersonal skills needed for effective healthcare leadership, from social and emotional competence, leading effective learning and development of strategy.

Adapt to changing healthcare systems

Learn contemporary theory, compare health systems, practices and policies to improve quality and efficiencies of services by taking advantage of the latest technology.

Career pathways

  • Acting Nurse Manager
  • Aboriginal Health Worker
  • Clinical Coach
  • Clinical Nurse
  • Social Work Department Manager
  • Nurse Unit Manager
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Registered Nurse
  • Speech Pathologist