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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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Course structure

Core units

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

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Plus one of the following:

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Elective units

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Elective Speciality Streams

 

Health Promotion

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Equity and Social Determinants of Health

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Public Health Research

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Environments for Health

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

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Nutrition

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Business Administration

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Other Elective units

HMF701 Unit description is currently unavailable   *

HNN729 Unit description is currently unavailable   

HPS720 Unit description is currently unavailable   **

HSH717 Unit description is currently unavailable   

HSH719 Unit 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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