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

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Master of Health and Human Services Management comprises 12 credit points and 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, occupational therapy 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, evidence-based decision making, health needs assessment and evaluation, program planning and monitoring, resource and project management, communication and negotiation.

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:

  • Option A - a 2 credit point minor project (HSH731 and HSH732) plus two elective units (2 credit points) from the MPH or MBA elective streams; or
  • Option B - a 4 credit point major research project (HSH733 and HSH734); or
  • Option C - four units (4 credit points) from the elective specialty streams available in the Master of Public Health; or
  • Option D - four units (4 credit points) from the elective specialty stream available in the Master of Business Administration

Course structure

Core units

(for students commencing from 2012 onwards - students who commenced prior to 2012 should discuss unit selections with their enrolment officer)

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Option A - Minor research report plus two electives from the MPH or MBA elective streams 

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Option B - Major research report

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Option C - four units (4 credit points) from the elective specialty streams available in the Master of Public Health

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Option D - four units (4 credit points) from the elective specialty stream available in the Master of Business Administration

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MPM703Unit description is currently unavailable

MPM706Unit description is currently unavailable

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

** Note: HPS720 offered in alternate levels

 

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