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Master of Health (Health Services Management and Leadership)

Develop knowledge and skills that can be applied directly into a health practice area.
This course is only offered at one location, see below.
On-line Learning
Location
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
On-line Learning
Semester 1
Semester 2
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Other intakes
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Length
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
(240 credit points = 2.0 EFTSL)
Entry requirements

The health sector is one of the most rapidly evolving areas with an increasing need for leaders demonstrating skills that drive positive change.Explore the role of collaboration as well as self-reflection and engage in leadership action through work-integrated learning experiences to assist in client health and service delivery excellence. Opportunities to engage with industry to gain leadership experience will be supported through the assignment of an academic mentor. Successful completion will enhance your professional standing and provide you with advanced level skills and knowledge for application in the health community and may lead to employment opportunities in the tertiary sector. This course is only offered part-time (duration is 4 years). Please note this course does not lead to registration as a health professional.

Successful completion of the Master of Health will enhance your professional standing and provide you with advanced level skills and knowledge for application in the health community and may lead to employment opportunities in the tertiary sector. Completion of the research pathway provides a pathway to PhD study. 

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 course structure or view our enrolment information page.

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

Year 1

Semester 2

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

Year 2

Semester 1

Electives

Semester 2

OR Leadership Stream

Research Stream

Contact hours can vary depending on requirements, however typical contact hours for full-time study are around 25-30 hours comprising of on-campus classes, online learning and self-directed study.

Entry requirements (non year 12)

An applicant must have successfully completed a three year (minimum) Bachelor level qualification in a related health cognate discipline area.

English language requirement

Academic IELTS of 7.0 overall with no bands less than 6.5

Extra requirements

Decisions regarding an individual student course will be made by the student and the course coordinator.

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

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: HN9

2024 Indicative Fees

Fee Type: Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

$10,382 student contribution amount

A Commonwealth Supported Place is subsidised by the Australian Government. Your fees (student contribution amount) are set on an annual basis by the government and are determined by the discipline area and band of your individual subjects, not the overall course. Each subject falls into a band which determines the student contribution.

2024 annual student contribution amounts for 1 EFTSL (equivalent full-time student load) range between $4,445 Band 1 to $16,323 Band 4.  To find the Band, EFTSL and contribution amount for each subject, check the Sample structure or refer to the 2024 subject listing.

Fees are adjusted on an annual basis and the indicative amount should be used as a guide only. It is based on a typical enrolment for a student undertaking the first year of study in this course. Total cost will vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and any approved credit you receive.

Other fees

You will also need to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

Scholarships

Our scholarships and grants can help with your study costs.  Explore our scholarships to find an opportunity that's right for you.

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

To help you get the most from your online learning experience, it's important that you own or have frequent access to a fast and reliable computer that's ideally not more than two years old.

You will also need frequent access to a reliable high-speed internet connection.  You should expect to use approximately 5GB of data each month, per unit, just for study use.

For further information, visit the Minimum IT requirements for studying online webpage.

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 courses is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this course overview including the availability of courses and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any course, 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

Nursing

Course co-ordinator

Carolyn Bailey