This course is designed to enhance the professional skills of health and human service professionals, clinical leaders, managers and policy/planning practitioners working, or aspiring to work in leadership or management positions within the broad health and human service sectors in Australia.
Graduates will develop advanced, in-depth and contemporary knowledge of health and human service systems across a range of leadership and management dimensions including system planning, policy, strategy, governance, risk management, legal issues, ethics, health economics, financial management, quality & safety, leading & managing change, professional supervision, epidemiology, evaluating data/ evidence and translating evidence into practice.
The course will qualify individuals to apply this advanced knowledge towards system improvement, professional practice and research within the broad range of settings across health and human services and will provide a pathway for further learning.
It is able to be completed entirely via distance study methods but can be supported with optional mixed method delivery in some components of study at Hobart, Launceston, Burnie and Rozelle campuses particularly through short course intensives.
Standard Entry: requires an undergraduate degree from an Australian higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institution. This includes a process to assess the equivalency of qualifications received from overseas institutions as approved by the Course Coordinator.
Alternative Entry: Where this standard is not able to be met the following alternative criteria for equivalency can be considered by the Course Coordinator:
A record of high achievement with any uncompleted undergraduate study (Distinction Average)