Master of Health Services Management

Charles Sturt University

The Master of Health Services Management equips you to deliver efficiency, effectiveness and high-quality service at personal, department and organisational levels.

Contemporary program
By the time you graduate, you will have acquired in-depth knowledge, skills and attitudes required for effective management practice and leadership in a health services context. You will be able to examine the culture of health service delivery and, working from an evidence-based framework, make decisions that consider contemporary and emerging issues in the funding, financing, regulatory and policy influences on managerial practice. You will be prepared to lead the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of health service delivery.

Targeted study
This flexible course lets you tailor your studies to an area of interest or professional expertise. Study streams in research, leading change and management are available.

Online convenience
For busy professionals, online study is an ideal way to upgrade your qualifications while remaining in the workforce. You will learn using a range of online resources and communication tools.

Exceptional teaching staff
You’ll benefit from personal engagement and support from dedicated professional educators who are knowledgeable in contemporary practice and have a wealth of experience in the sector. Assessments will include work-relevant tasks and assignments.

Articulation agreements
If you are unsure about master’s-level study, you may prefer to enrol initially in the Graduate Diploma of Health Services Management. Based on satisfactory performance in the first or subsequent year of that course, you may be eligible to apply for the master’s program.

Alternatively, you may choose to exit the Master of Health Services Management with a Graduate Diploma of Health Services Management after completing 64 points of study or a Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management after completing 32 points of study.

At a Glance

Course level Postgraduate
CRICOS Code For the course code, kindly refer to the university website.
Institution Name Charles Sturt University
Campus Location No on campus study
Institution Type University
Course Duration Full-time 1.5 years (3.0 sessions) Part-time 3.0 years (6.0 sessions)
Course University Charles Sturt University

About Charles Sturt University

We believe wisdom transforms communities. With tenacity, we help to shape resilient, sustainable regions for the future. Acknowledging the culture and insight of Indigenous Australians, our ethos is clearly described by the Wiradjuri phrase, yindyamarra winhanganha, meaning the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in.

 

  • Our History
    Whilst we’ve been a university for more than 20 years, our history of professional education and research spans more than 100 years. This started with the establishment of the Bathurst Experimental Farm in 1895.
  • Our Future
    We continue to work towards the public good. We are focused on developing individuals who help their communities grow and flourish.
  • Our Ethos
    The Wiradjuri phrase yindyamarra winhanganha means the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in.This phrase represents who we are at CSU – our ethos. It comes from traditional Indigenous Australian knowledge but it also speaks to the mission of a university – to develop and spread wisdom to make the world a better place.Our university narrative expands on this by confirming “we are a university of the land and people of our regions and we aim to develop holistic, far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish”.
  • Construction and Other Projects
    Our campuses are continually evolving. This includes the planning, design and construction of new buildings, and improvements to our existing facilities.
  • Our Vision and Values
    Our mission is to build skills and knowledge in our regions. We offer choice and flexibility to students and work hand-in-hand with our industries and communities in teaching, research and engagement. Growing from our historical roots, we share our knowledge and expertise as a significant regional export industry and we bring strength and learning from this back to our regions.Through our values, we create a welcoming community experience and learning environment that supports innovative research, advances society and gives back to our regions.
  • Our University
    We are a university of the land and people of our regions. True to the character of regional Australia we have gumption, we have soul and we collaborate with others.We develop holistic, far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish.This phrase represents who we are at CSU – our ethos. It comes from traditional Indigenous Australian knowledge, but it also speaks to the mission of universities – to develop and spread wisdom to make the world a better place.Harnessing technology, we thrive as a distributed yet connected community, welcoming and engaging with people across Australia and the world.
  • Community
    We aim to help individuals and businesses prosper in our regions through the development of new knowledge and skills, and by fostering innovation.
  • Learning and Teaching
    Our mission is to be at the forefront of innovative, quality online teaching and learning that delivers a rewarding and flexible student experience. Our industry-relevant courses and workplace learning create highly employable and skilled graduates who make meaningful contributions to their communities.

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