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This online Organisation of Health Care Systems unit from Open Universities Australia and Curtin University provides essential knowledge for students looking to enter a career in health industry management.
This unit introduces students to the key components that make up healthcare systems, including the delivery of healthcare and medical services, primary care and community health services. Students will learn about healthcare in an Australian context, and how this compares with that of other developed countries.
Students will also learn about the ins and outs of financing healthcare, policy and the role of government in shaping healthcare, different private and public access points for healthcare and pharmaceuticals, as well as future directions in healthcare, both nationally and internationally.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
In this health industry unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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By completing this unit, students will possess a comprehensive knowledge of they key features of healthcare systems, from regulation and government policy to financing and funding healthcare, the employment landscape, the emerging trends in the healthcare management sector and the future challenges both in Australia and internationally.
Successful completion of this online unit will also contribute to achieving a health industry management degree from Curtin University.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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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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