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Master of Health Specialisation Health Leadership

Master of Health Specialisation Health Leadership (MOHH)

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • External
Campus
  • -
Duration
  • 1.5 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start date
  • February
  • July
Note: This degree is currently being re-accredited and, as a consequence, is likely to undergo some changes.

Overview

  • Develop leadership knowledge in the health sector with USQ’s Master of Health (Health Leadership) degree.
  • Extend existing understanding and knowledge as a health leader to effectively manage and lead teams in rural and urban health care environments. You will also work with a senior academic and researcher to plan and design an independent research project.
  • This postgraduate degree will include health care management in nursing, paramedicine and allied health, leadership, policy development and clinical education strategies. Extend knowledge and application of the contemporary principles of health leadership and management practices to enable effective clinical mentorship, and support mechanisms for students, peers and other health professionals, achieve evidence based policy change and implement management strategies in the changing workplace environment.

Further study

Successful completion of the Master of Health will qualify you to apply for PhD entry.

Career outcomes

  • This degree will enhance career opportunities in the field of health and clinical leadership in nursing, paramedicine or allied health.

Entry requirements

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

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree 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.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 12 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 5
Specialisation courses 6
1 x elective 1
Total 12

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

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Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 24000

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2020. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Scholarships

At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 1, 2020 - Monday 24 February 2020
  • Semester 2, 2020 - Monday 13 July 2020.

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