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University of New England

Armidale , NSW ,Australia

Graduate Certificate in Health Management

This course aims to meet the needs of health professionals who are required to document evidence of continuing education in order to maintain active membership in their professional associations, the Australasian College of Health Service Management. It is designed to serve as a flexible, self-directed entry into other advanced academic courses such as the Master of Health Management.


  • Feb
  • June

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

Job Opportunity Potential

With a Graduate Certificate in Health Management from UNE, you will have a foundation in the key skills and knowledge that underpin effective leadership and management, ensuring you have a competitive edge in dynamic and demanding healthcare environments.   

Health management expertise adds value to a broad range of leadership and management appointments, including roles in:  

  • hospital or practice management 
  • health service planning 
  • policy development 
  • organizational performance planning and development 
  • health information management 
  • risk management. 

PSW Opportunity

  • N/A

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

A candidate shall:

  • (a) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification in the same or another health, business or management discipline from a recognized educational provider; or
  • (b) satisfy UNE by means of other relevant* professional experience by submitting a Statement of Service from your employer and/or a resume outlining a minimum of three years' full-time (or equivalent) relevant* professional experience.

* Relevant disciplines include, but not limited to: Counselling, psychology, social work, nursing, teaching, human resources, life coaching, community services, children's services, youth work, care for the aged, care for the disabled, residential client care, welfare studies, human welfare studies, pastoral care, and medicine