Our postgraduate courses in health administration will develop the practical leadership and management skills needed to address challenging issues in these changing healthcare environments, and to manage relationships with other service providers, consumers and policymakers.
This course will develop your ability to plan, manage, monitor and coordinate systems of healthcare delivery. It will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary for senior administrative and planning positions in hospitals and other health service areas.
It is possible to exit this course with a Graduate Certificate in Health Administration once you have completed certain units.
Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.
What you'll learn
- Apply discipline knowledge, understand its theoretical underpinnings, and ways of thinking in Health Administration
- Apply logical and rational processes to analyse the components of complex heath systems issues; Think creatively to generate innovative solutions
- Decide what information is needed and where it might be found using appropriate technologies; Make valid judgements and synthesise information from a range of sources
- Effectively communicate in ways appropriate to Health Administration, mindful of audience and purpose.
- Use current technologies applicable to health care organizations effectively; recognising their advantages and limitations
- Use a range of learning strategies; Take responsibility for one’s own learning and development; Sustain intellectual curiosity; know how to continue to learn as a Health Administration graduate
- Think globally and consider issues from a variety of perspectives; evaluate healthcare systems nationally and internationally
- Provide ethical and professional standards of health administration with sensitivity to political, social, cultural, geographical, technological and global influences; particularly indigenous populations.
- Work independently and in teams; Demonstrate leadership, professional behaviour and ethical practices within the Health discipline.