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Graduate Diploma in Health Industry Management

  • Qualification:

    Graduate Diploma

  • Study mode:

    Online

  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Self-paced

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Curtin University

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What you'll learn

About this course

The Graduate Diploma in Health Industry Management offered through Open Universities Australia is designed for those seeking specialised knowledge and training in current health management practices within the workplace. This health industry management course will give you the skills to:

  • Improve your ability to manage change in the workplace
  • Enhance your skills and knowledge in key areas of relevance to today's health industry, particularly the impact of new technologies
  • Facilitate progress to industry leadership
  • Develop strategies for immediate application

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for this program:

  • Have completed an undergraduate degree or equivalent, preferable in health, education or behavioural sciences from a recognised tertiary institution; OR
  • Have a minimum of five years relevant health industry experience.

Areas of study

  • Communication for health
  • Organisation of health care systems
  • Quality and performance management
  • Leadership in health care
  • Management in health services
  • Financial management in health
  • Introduction to health informatics
  • Health policy
  • Health economics
  • Health planning and evaluation
  • Health, stress and the management environment
  • Ethics in public health practice
  • Advanced health informatics
For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.

The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Diploma in Health Industry Management from Curtin University.

This program is designed to enhance the skills and training of those who have, or wish to progress to, leadership and management responsibilities in the health industry. The content can be easily adapted to the current roles of participants, directions and career aspirations.

Curious about where a career in health could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Practice Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Service Manager
  • Health Administrator
  • Ward Assistant
  • Health Information Manager

Payment options & support

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP, or scholarships.

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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