UTS Health Services Management

Applicable, evidence-based theory. Expert staff. Flexible study. Specialised health focus.

UTS Health Services Management

Applicable, evidence-based theory. Expert staff. Flexible study. Specialised health focus.

Join our community of established and emerging health leaders at the top-ranked university in Australia under 50 years old.

Our courses prepare you to meet the ever evolving needs of health and social care systems.

Take a closer look and discover how you can tailor your course to suit your needs.

Student interaction in the class

Become a leader who can see the big picture

Our programs are innovative, evidence based and informed by the latest research. Industry experts will help you develop the skills and knowledge you need as a leader in this uniquely challenging field.

Learn from and network with industry experts

Be part of a vibrant and truly interdisciplinary learning community, with experienced educators who can help you link theory to practice and shape the healthcare services of the future. Our experts come from a range of disciplines and backgrounds, including medical sociology, nursing, midwifery, public health, community medicine, digital health and health informatics.

Teaching in the classroom
Two students walking in the lab

Work. Study. Life.

Our unique approach to learning integrates the best mix of online and intensive study days with master classes in a convenient location to ensure your valuable time is well spent.

Decisions. Decisions.

Focus your study on an area that’s right for you. Develop expertise in Health Services Management, Planning, Clinical Leadership, Project Management, Information Management or Health Research.

Students learning in the class

Join our community of established and emerging health leaders at the top-ranked university in Australia under 50 years old.

Our courses prepare you to meet the ever evolving needs of health and social care systems.

Take a closer look and discover how you can tailor your course to suits your needs.

Student interaction in classroom

Become the leader who can see the big picture

Our programs are innovative, evidence based and informed by the latest research. Industry experts will help you develop the skills and knowledge you need as a leader in this uniquely challenging field.

Teaching in classroom

Learn from and network with industry experts

Be part of a vibrant and truly interdisciplinary learning community, with experienced educators who can help you link theory to practice and shape the healthcare services of the future. Our experts come from a range of disciplines and backgrounds, including medical sociology, nursing, midwifery, public health, community medicine, digital health and health informatics.

Two students walking in lab

Work. Study. Life.

Our unique approach to learning integrates the best mix of online and intensive study days with master classes in a convenient location to ensure your valuable time is well spent.

Students learning in classroom

Decisions. Decisions.

Focus your study on an area that’s right for you. Develop expertise in Health Services Management, Planning, Clinical Leadership, Project Management, Information Management or Health Research.

Master of Health Services Management

3

YEARS PART-TIME
1.5 years full-time

72

Credit Points

6 core subjects

Foundations of the Australian Healthcare System

Managing Quality, Risk and Cost in Health Care

Using Health Care Data for Decision Making

Epidemiology and Population Health

Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care

Organisational Management in Health Care

6 major choices

No major
  • Health Systems and Change
  • Planning and Evaluating Health Services
  • Introductory Health Economics
  • Management for Clinicians
  • 2 x electives
Clinical leadership
  • Management for Clinicians
  • Improving Quality and Safety in Health Care
  • Health Systems and Change
  • Planning and Evaluating Health Services
  • 2 x Clinical Leadership electives
Planning
  • Planning and Evaluating Health Services
  • Advanced Health Services Planning
  • Health Systems and Change
  • Introductory Health Economics
  • 2 x Planning electives
Health Research
  • Dissertation in Health Research 1 & 2
  • Evidence-based Practice
  • Research in Health
Project Management
  • Project Scope, Time and Cost Management
  • Project Risk, Procurement and Quality Management
  • Project Communication, HR and Stakeholders
  • Project Integration Management
  • 2 x Project Management electives

 

Law, Ethics and Governance
  • Law and Medicine
  • Contemporary Business Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Negotiation
  • 2 x electives

3

YEARS PART-TIME
1.5 years full-time

72

Credit Points

6 core subjects

Foundations of the Australian Healthcare System

Using Health Care Data for Decision Making

Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care

Managing Quality, Risk and Cost in Health Care

Epidemiology and Population Health

Organisational Management in Health Care

6 major choices

No major
  • Health Systems and Change
  • Planning and Evaluating Health Services
  • Introductory Health Economics
  • Management for Clinicians
  • 2 x electives
Clinical leadership
  • Management for Clinicians
  • Improving Quality and Safety in Health Care
  • Health Systems and Change
  • Planning and Evaluating Health Services
  • 2 x Clinical Leadership electives
Planning
  • Planning and Evaluating Health Services
  • Advanced Health Services Planning
  • Health Systems and Change
  • Introductory Health Economics
  • 2 x Planning electives
Project Management
  • Project Scope, Time and Cost Management
  • Project Risk, Procurement and Quality Management
  • Project Communication, HR and Stakeholders
  • Project Integration Management
  • 2 x Project Management electives
Health Research
  • Dissertation in Health Research 1 & 2
  • Evidence-based Practice
  • Research in Health
Law, Ethics and Governance
  • Law and Medicine
  • Contemporary Business Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Negotiation
  • 2 x electives

Master of Advanced Health Services Management

Choose from two majors

4

YEARS PART-TIME
2 years full-time

16

SUBJECTS
96 credit points

16 subjects
2 major choices

Health Information Management major

16 core subjects
  • Managing Quality, Risk and Cost in Health Care
  • Epidemiology and Population Health
  • Organisational Management in Health Care
  • Using Health Care Data for Decision Making
  • Foundations of the Australian Healthcare System
  • Fundamentals of Health Information and Records Management
  • Digital Health for Health Information Professionals
  • Clinical Classification and Terminologies A
  • Clinical Classification and Terminologies B
  • Health Information Management Principles and Practice
  • Contemporary Approaches to Health Analytics
  • Project Management Principles
  • Research in Health
  • Healthcare Financing
  • Internship
  • The Language of Healthcare

or

Planning major

14 core subjects + 2 electives
  • Human Resource Management
  • Introductory Health Economics
  • Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care
  • Advanced Health Services Planning
  • Epidemiology and Population Health
  • Health Systems and Change
  • Managing Quality, Risk and Cost in Health Care
  • Organisational Management in Health Care
  • Evidence-based Practice
  • Project Management Principles
  • Health Technology Assessment
  • Planning and Evaluating Health Services
  • Using Health Care Data for Decision Making
  • Foundations of the Australian Healthcare System
  • 2 x electives

4

YEARS PART-TIME
2 years full-time

16

SUBJECTS
96 credit points

16 subjects
2 major choices

Health Information Management major

16 core subjects
  • Managing Quality, Risk and Cost in Health Care
  • Epidemiology and Population Health
  • Organisational Management in Health Care
  • Using Health Care Data for Decision Making
  • Foundations of the Australian Healthcare System
  • Fundamentals of Health Information and Records Management
  • Digital Health for Health Information Professionals
  • Clinical Classification and Terminologies A
  • Clinical Classification and Terminologies B
  • Health Information Management Principles and Practice
  • Contemporary Approaches to Health Analytics
  • Project Management Principles
  • Research in Health
  • Healthcare Financing
  • Internship
  • The Language of Healthcare

or

Planning major

14 core subjects + 2 electives
  • Human Resource Management
  • Introductory Health Economics
  • Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care
  • Advanced Health Services Planning
  • Epidemiology and Population Health
  • Health Systems and Change
  • Managing Quality, Risk and Cost in Health Care
  • Organisational Management in Health Care
  • Evidence-based Practice
  • Project Management Principles
  • Health Technology Assessment
  • Planning and Evaluating Health Services
  • Using Health Care Data for Decision Making
  • Foundations of the Australian Healthcare System
  • 2 x electives

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