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Monash University

Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Graduate Diploma of Health Management

This course, offered by the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, is designed to provide you with the skills to manage clinical health care systems and processes.  The degree gives you a broad framework from which to manage clinical health care systems. It covers human resource, financial, informational, medico-legal, political, cultural, economic, ethical, industrial, technological, and psychosocial issues.

You will complete seven core units and one elective.

Core units include:

  • clinical leadership and management
  • financial issues in health care management
  • introduction to epidemiology and biostatistics
  • principles of health care quality improvement
  • foundations of health policy
  • law for health systems
  • reform and development of health services.

Elective units include:

  • human factors for patient safety
  • applying and practicing the principles of patient safety and quality improvement
  • climate change and public health
  • introduction to health economics.

The course articulates with the Master of Health Management or can lead to the Master of Public Health.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

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

PSW Opportunity

  • Not Eligible for PSW

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

  • An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline, with a credit (60%) average and relevant professional experience, or qualification/experience or satisfactory substitute that the faculty considers to be equivalent.

    The department will individually assess applications from students without a degree who have extensive professional experience.