Graduate Certificate of Hospital Administration

Postgraduate coursework

The Graduate Certification of Hospital Administration will enable you to develop essential skills and capabilities required to manage hospitals of different magnitudes and specialisations.

Key facts

English language requirements

IELTS 6.6/6, Overall 6.5, no band less than 6.0 

Duration

0.5 year full-time or part-time equivalent

Campuses

Current Deakin Students

To access your official course details for the year you started your degree, please visit the handbook

Course information

The Graduate Certification of Hospital Administration will enable you to develop essential skills and capabilities required to manage hospitals of different magnitudes and specialisations. Completion of this course will acquaint you with essential hospital management theories and introduce you to cutting edge business process and quality improvement techniques. This course is suited to both international and domestic students.

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Course structure

To complete the Graduate Certificate of Hospital Administration students must attain 4 credit points. All four 1 credit point units are core units (these are compulsory).

All commencing Faculty of Health Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work students are required to complete HAI010 Academic Integrity in their first trimester of study (0 credit point compulsory unit).

Core units

Trimester 3 2019 

  • Academic Integrity HAI010 (0 credit points)
  • Fundamentals of Digital Health in Hospitals HME706
  • Hospital Operations HME707
  • Trimester 1 2020 

  • Hospital Clinical Governance HME714
  • Hospital Financing HME705
  • Key information

    Award granted
    Graduate Certificate of Hospital Administration
    Year

    2020 course information

    Deakin code
    H578
    Level
    Postgraduate (Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma)
    Approval status

    This course is approved by the University under the Higher Education Standards Framework.

    Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) recognition

    The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 8.

    Campuses by intake

    Campus availability varies per trimester. This means that a course offered in Trimester 1 may not be offered in the same location for Trimester 2 or 3. Read more to learn where this course will be offered throughout the year.

    Trimester 1 - March

    • Start date: March
    • Available at:
      • Cloud (online) 

    Trimester 2 - July

    • Start date: July
    • Available at:
      • Cloud (online) 

    Trimester 3 - November

    • Start date: November
    • Available at:
      • Cloud (online) 

    Workload

    It is expected that students will spend 150 hours on learning and assessments for each credit point/unit.

    Entry requirements

    Entry information

    Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories. To be eligible for admission to this program, applicants must meet the course requirements.

    All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements

    Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course.

    For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library

    Entry will be based on performance in:

    • Bachelor Degree or higher

    OR

    • two years relevant work experience or

    OR

    • evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent

     

    Fees and scholarships

    Fee information

    Estimated tuition fee - full-fee paying place

    Fees and charges vary depending on your course, your fee category and the year you started. To find out about the fees and charges that apply to you, visit www.deakin.edu.au/fees.

    Scholarship options

    A Deakin scholarship might change your life. If you've got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you.

    Search or browse through our scholarships

    Postgraduate bursary

    If you’re a Deakin alumnus commencing a postgraduate award course, you may be eligible to receive a 15% reduction per unit on your enrolment fees. Your Immediate Family Members may also be eligible to apply for this bursary.

    Learn more about Deakin’s 15% postgraduate bursary

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    How to apply

    Apply direct to Deakin

    For information on the application process and closing dates, see the International postgraduate online study applications page.

    Applications can be made directly to the University through the Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal, or by email. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.

    Apply through Deakin
    Deakin International office or Deakin representative

    Fill out the application form and submit to a Deakin International office or take your application form to a Deakin representative for assistance

    PDF Application form - 358 KB
    Need more information on how to apply?

    For information on the application process and closing dates, see the International postgraduate online study applications page.
    If you’re still having problems, please contact Deakin International for assistance.


    Entry pathways

    Students who complete this course may be eligible for entry into M703 Master of Business Administration (Healthcare Management)

    Frequently asked questions

    Deakin runs on trimesters, what dates do they each start?

    Find out more about our key dates

    Am I eligible for a scholarship with this course?

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    Can I claim recognition of prior learning (RPL) for this course?

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    Where can I study with Deakin?

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    Why choose Deakin

    Career outcomes

    The course curriculum is designed to impart essential hospital management competencies for students, which means various hospital administration roles like Hospital Manager, Director and Officer roles become open for graduates.

    Professional recognition

    This course does not have any professional accreditation in Australia. Students seeking professional recognition should refer to M703 Master of Business Administration (Healthcare Management)

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