HSH211 - Australian Health Care System


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including weekly 1 hour scheduled online seminars


This unit will explore the Australian health care delivery and funding systems and policies, and its core aims of equity, quality, efficiency and acceptability. Students learn about the health status of the Australian population, the health workforce, levels of health care from primary and community care to secondary and tertiary care and the systems and sectors that manage them. The roles of the States and Commonwealth in the funding and provision of those services is covered, as well as the roles of the public and private sectors, challenges in the provision of health and social care workforce, and current health policy debates.

Unit Fee Information

Fees and charges vary depending on the type of fee place you hold, your course, your commencement year, the units you choose to study and their study discipline, and your study load.

Tuition fees increase at the beginning of each calendar year and all fees quoted are in Australian dollars ($AUD). Tuition fees do not include textbooks, computer equipment or software, other equipment or costs such as mandatory checks, travel and stationery.

Use the Fee estimator to see course and unit fees applicable to your course and type of place.

For further information regarding tuition fees, other fees and charges, invoice due dates, withdrawal dates, payment methods visit our Current Students website.