Graduate Diploma of Health (Health Services Management)

Pursue your passion and drive change in the health sector to create safer and more efficient services, using your advanced skills in change management.
Length
1 year
(120 credit points = 1.0 EFTSL)
Entry requirements
Entry requirements apply to this course.

With a focus on safety and quality, learn how policy, leadership and strategic management each play a central role. Engage with contemporary global debates and developments in evidence-based leadership, and receive support to develop an understanding and expertise in your own specific area of professional interest. 

Successful completion will enable you to drive change and innovation and provide you with advanced skills and knowledge for application within a health service context, leading to career progression.

This program is also available as a graduate certificate and masters option.

Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma of Health will enhance your professional standing and provide you with advanced level skills and knowledge for application as a leader in the nursing practice and knowledge community.

Sample structures are just one example of the many options available within your chosen course. Please contact Federation University for further information on available options.

Please note this is a sample structure only and is not to be used for enrolment purposes. To enrol, please refer to the information provided to you by Federation University for your individual program structure or view our enrolment information page.

To view current subject information and cost, click on the individual subject name below, or click here to view current subject information and cost for ALL subjects.

Year 1

Semester 1

POLICY IN HEALTH SERVICES MANAGEMENT
BUHEA6902, 15 credit points
LEADERSHIP IN HEALTH SERVICES MANAGEMENT
BUHEA6903, 15 credit points

Semester 2

RESEARCH METHODS FOR HEALTH
HEALT6001, 30 credit points
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS OF LITERATURE
HEALT6002, 30 credit points

Entry requirements (year 12)

Applicants for this course must hold a Bachelor degree or equivalent professional qualification. Applicants holding other academic qualifications and/or significant managerial work experience may also be granted

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: HM4

CRICOS code:

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

$3,950 estimated annual tuition fee - commencing 2021

Annual tuition fees are per 120 credit points which represents 1 EFTSL or a standard full-time study load for a year.

The estimated annual fees are indicative only. The tuition fees you pay will vary depending on the subjects you choose to study as each subject has its own credit point value and cost. The total cost will vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load and the time it takes to complete your course.

Fee assistance

As a Commonwealth Supported Place student, you may be eligible to defer payment of your student contribution through the HECS-HELP loan scheme. Please visit our HECS-HELP webpage for further information.

Other fees

You may need to pay some other fees such as the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

Can your studies count towards a degree with us? Use our online Credit Search to get the details on completing your studies sooner.

While this program does not lead to registration as a health professional, you will enhance your professional standing within your discipline area providing you with advanced level skills and knowledge for application in the nursing practice and knowledge community.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

School department

School of Health

Course coordinator

Blake Peck