Master of Health and Human Services Management

Course summary for current students

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Award granted Master of Health and Human Services Management
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Duration1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code056060C
Deakin course codeH746

Course structure for students who commenced 2009 to 2011. Students who commenced prior to 2009 must follow the course structure applicable to their year of commencement and should discuss unit selections with their enrolment officer. Students commencing in 2012 should refer to the 2012 online handbook entry.

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Master of Health and Human Services Management consists of 12 credit points that is designed to develop the leadership and managerial skills of those working in the health services sector who seek or already hold senior positions in the sector. Students will build on their undergraduate knowledge in a health related field such as nursing, medicine, dentistry, psychology, health promotion or social work. They will develop management and leadership skills relevant to hospitals and primary care, health networks including government and NGO's, integrated local area planning for health and wellbeing and various human service agencies such as aged care facilities and disability services. The course will provide students with opportunities to develop core competencies required for leadership and strategic planning, health needs assessment and evaluation, program planning and monitoring, resource and project management, communication and negotiation, organisational development and research.

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 course comprises of 12 credit points including eight core units (8 credit points) and four elective units (4 credit points). Students have the option of taking their electives as:

  • a 4 credit point major research project (HSH733 and HSH734); or
  • a 2 credit point minor project (HSH731 and HSH732) plus two units (2 credit points) from within or across the elective specialty streams listed below; or
  • four units (4 credit points) from within or across the elective specialty streams listed below.

Course structure

Core units

(for students commencing from 2009 onwards - students who commenced prior to 2009 should discuss unit selections with their enrolment officer)

HSH701Unit description is currently unavailable

HSH702Unit description is currently unavailable

HSH703Unit description is currently unavailable

HSH725Unit description is currently unavailable

MPA751Unit description is currently unavailable

MPK732Unit description is currently unavailable

MPM721Unit description is currently unavailable

 

Plus one of the following:

MPM722Unit description is currently unavailable

MPC741Unit description is currently unavailable

 

Elective units

HSH731Unit description is currently unavailable

HSH732Unit description is currently unavailable

HSH733Unit description is currently unavailable

HSH734Unit description is currently unavailable

 

Elective Speciality Streams

 

Health Promotion

HSH704Unit description is currently unavailable

HSH705Unit description is currently unavailable

HSH728Unit description is currently unavailable

 

Equity and Social Determinants of Health

HSH706Unit description is currently unavailable

HSH707Unit description is currently unavailable

HSH709Unit description is currently unavailable

HSH728Unit description is currently unavailable

 

Public Health Research

HSH706Unit description is currently unavailable

HSH709Unit description is currently unavailable

HSH715Unit description is currently unavailable

 

Environments for Health

HSH709Unit description is currently unavailable

HSH724Unit description is currently unavailable

HSH736Unit description is currently unavailable

 

HSH739                 International Perspectives on Health Policy and Planning    (Not offered 2011)

HSH740Unit description is currently unavailable

 

Nutrition

HSN701Unit description is currently unavailable

HSN702Unit description is currently unavailable

HSN704Unit description is currently unavailable

HSN705Unit description is currently unavailable

HSN706Unit description is currently unavailable

HSN713Unit description is currently unavailable

HSN734Unit description is currently unavailable

 

Business Administration

MPA711Unit description is currently unavailable

MPE781Unit description is currently unavailable

MPF753Unit description is currently unavailable

MPM706Unit description is currently unavailable

MPM735Unit description is currently unavailable

 

Other Elective units

HMF701Unit description is currently unavailable *

HNN729Unit description is currently unavailable

HPS720Unit description is currently unavailable **

HSH717Unit description is currently unavailable

HSH719Unit description is currently unavailable

* Note: HMF701 includes a 5 day intensive workshop held in February

** Note: HPS720 offered in alternate levels

 

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