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Summary
Master of Health Specialisation Health Leadership (MOHH)

Study Mode
  • External

Start
  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)

Number of Units
  • 12 units

Duration
  • 3 years part-time

Campus
  • -

View USQ Handbook
Program Information Set

Enhance your leadership skills

Develop your leadership knowledge with USQ’s Master of Health (Health Leadership) degree. Extend your understanding and qualifications as a health professional to work effectively as a clinical mentor, facilitator and preceptor in supporting the clinical education of students, peers and other health professionals with a focus on rural and non-urban settings.

Study flexibility

If you are not sure whether you would like to complete an entire Masters degree, apply to study USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Health or Graduate Diploma of Health and take the credit from your studies to the Master of Health if you decide to continue studying.

This degree will enhance your career opportunities in the health leadership field as a specialist. Interested in going onto further study? Successful completion of the Master of Health will qualify you to apply for PhD entry.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 5
Specialisation courses 6
plus 1 x elective 1
Total 12
Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:

Study Mode Cost
Domestic full fee paying AUD 18720

Loan to help you pay your fees

You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.

You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.

Scholarships and financial assistance

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2017 and costs will vary depending on the actual courses selected during your study. Fees may also vary from year to year as they are reviewed annually.

Entry Requirements

  • Must be a health professional and working in a health related area, and

  • 3-year undergraduate degree in a health discipline from an Australian or internationally recognised University or equivalent, and

  • Hold a current registration as a health professional in Australia (AHPRA) or a recognised international registration qualification as a health professional (where relevant).

Students who have not studied an appropriate research methods course may be required to complete the course NUR2300 Research Methods for Nursing before being admitted to the program.

English Language Requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.


How to apply

Closing dates

Applying directly to USQ:

  • Semester 1, 2018 - applications close Monday 19 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 26 February 2018.
  • Semester 2, 2018 - applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July 2018. 

Credit for previous study or work experience

You may be eligible for credit if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.