Master of Clinical Leadership

Course summary for current students

Year2015 course information
Award granted Master of Clinical Leadership

Cloud (online) with three compulsory residential units

Cloud (online)Yes

1 year full-time or part-time equivalent. Some units will run in block mode – please refer to individual unit handbook entries for further details.

Deakin course codeH702

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Master of Clinical Leadership will provide students who have existing qualifications in one of the major clinical professions with the knowledge and skills required to undertake leadership roles within the Australian health care industry. Graduates will have an understanding of a body of knowledge relating to recent developments in the area of clinical leadership as well as knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to the field of clinical leadership.

Career opportunities

The Master of Clinical Leadership will equip graduates with the leadership skills and management knowledge required of senior clinical managers in health care organisations.

Alternative exits

There are two alternative exit points available from H702 Master of Clinical Leadership:

  • H502 Graduate Certificate of Clinical Leadership consisting of 4 credit points,
  • H602 Graduate Diploma of Clinical Leadership consisting of 8 credit points.

Students for both courses must complete HME701, HME702, HME703. The remaining units must be selected from the core and core selective units of H702.

Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.

Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

Course rules

The Master of Clinical Leadership comprises 12 units consisting of three core clinical leadership units, five core units from existing Deakin masters programs (from Business and Public Health) including one core selective unit, and four elective units of the student's choice (subject to approval by the course director). Students will be able to undertake research programs during these elective units.

Course structure

Core units

HME701Clinical Leadership 1: System and Strategy *

HME702Clinical Leadership 2: The Organisation *

HME703Clinical Leadership 3: Clinicians Consumers and Their System *

HSH702Contemporary Health Issues and Policies ^

HSH717Health Economics 1 ^

MPA751Financial Reporting and Analysis ^

MPM703Business Strategy and Analysis ^

* Core unit for alternative exits H502 and H602, ^ Selective unit for alternative exits H502 and H602

Core selective units - H702 students must enrol in one of the following list:

MMH707Managing Transitions and Change ^

MPA711Corporate Governance and Ethics ^

MPK732Marketing Management ^

MPM701Business Process Management ^

MPM721Organisational Behaviour ^

MPM722Human Resource Management ^

MPM738Audacious Leadership ^ (previously coded MPM702)

MPR707Change Management (Residential) ^

^ Selective unit for alternative exits H502 and H602