Clinical management and leadership



Learn the skills to harness the resources and abilities of fellow colleagues. Become a leader in your field to enable change for the good of patients.

I developed my skills and knowledge in health leadership, as well as general leadership education, well suited to my role in governance in women’s health.

Kerryn Ireland-Jenkin

Master of Clinical Leadership

Take MBA units online

Our clinical management program draws on units from our highly regarded Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Public Health programs. You can do this in your own time online, giving you the flexibility to continue with full-time work.

Master of Clinical Leadership Residential: Clinicians, Consumers and their System

Clinicians, Consumers and their System is an intensive residential program that is designed to help clinicians develop a greater understanding of patient focused care and how care can be improved.

Upcoming event

Master of Clinical Leadership Residential: Clinicians, Consumers and their System

3 September, 6:00pm – 8 September, 2:00pm
Waurn Ponds Estate

Clinical management and leadership courses

Study with Deakin and we'll help you transform your passion into a successful and rewarding career

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Research with us

If you’re curious about the future of clinical management, a higher degree by research could be for you. You may even get the opportunity to present your work at national or international conferences.

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Career opportunities

If you’re a graduate or practising clinician, this course could take you to that next level in your career as a leader at your practice. 

The Master of Clinical Leadership will equip you to take on roles such as:

  • Chief clinician (e.g. Director of nursing or allied health)
  • Chief Executive Officer of a healthcare organisation
  • Clinical adviser (e.g. in a government department) 
  • Head of service or department

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