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Deakin University

Burwood, Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Master of Health and Human Services Management

Build the leadership, managerial and analytical skills to influence positive change in healthcare with the Master of Health and Human Services Management. Open the door to senior roles within the health sector and use your platform to improve healthcare delivery and contribute to healthier communities.

Want the skills to lead from the front in the growing health and human services sector?

Healthcare managers are collectively responsible for managing the many billions of taxpayer dollars that fund this area. That’s a significant responsibility, but it’s also an incredible opportunity to make positive changes that benefit individuals, communities, and countries. With a Master of Health and Human Services Management, you’ll have a significant role to play not just in the allocation of precious resources, but also in the way healthcare organizations operate, evolve and deliver health services into the future.

Campus Information

Burwood

The Melbourne Burwood Campus is Deakin’s largest. A short trip from Melbourne’s central business district, Burwood offers the perfect balance between city lifestyle and suburban comfort. On campus you will find impressive buildings and world-class facilities, a wide range of learning and social spaces, and a relaxed atmosphere. If you enjoy getting outdoors between classes, the Melbourne Burwood Campus also sits alongside parkland, which is great for walking, jogging and cycling.

Intakes

  • March
  • July
  • Nov

Application Processing Time in Days: 5

Application Process

Application Outcome
7 Days
Visa Application outcome
35 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

The healthcare sector is projected to be Australia’s biggest and fastest-growing sector over the next five years*. With a Master of Health and Human Services Management, you will have an incredibly important role to play in managing the new projects, services, and jobs that emerge from this growth.

Your specialized skills combined with your practical experience will prepare you for management and leadership roles across a variety of areas including:

  • public health departments
  • hospital management
  • nursing home management
  • clinic management
  • medical practices
  • mental health organizations
  • community health centers
  • rehabilitation centers
  • skilled nursing facilities
  • healthcare associations
  • welfare and human service delivery organizations
  • policy roles within government
  • major healthcare infrastructure projects

Recent graduates have gone on to work in international agencies with a presence in public health, divisions of general practice, health administration departments, hospitals, and associated networks.

PSW Opportunity

  • Melbourne Campus - 2 years of Post Study Work Permit

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Entry will be based on performance in:

  • a Bachelor degree or other qualification at a higher AQF level in any discipline

OR

  • other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent

Mandatory student checks

Any unit which contains work-integrated learning, a community placement, or interaction with the community may require a National Police Record Check, a Working with Children Check, or another check. 

Supporting documents

When you apply to Deakin, it’s important to attach all requested supporting documentation, otherwise, your application could be delayed or disallowed.

Remember, most documents need to be certified before you upload them, so give yourself plenty of time to get organized.

Examples of certified copies you’ll need to include:

  • award certificates
  • academic transcripts
  • formal identity papers (e.g. your passport).

Documents in languages other than English will need to be translated. If you’re applying for a scholarship, please also check the specific supporting documents for that application.

  • Course Code: 056060C
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
  • Duration: 02 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 74800 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
    Application Fee: N/A
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