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Master of Health Specialisation Health Leadership

Master of Health Specialisation Health Leadership (MOHH)

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • External
Campus
  • -
Duration
  • 1.5 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start date
  • February
  • July
Note: This degree is currently being re-accredited and, as a consequence, is likely to undergo some changes.

Overview

  • Develop leadership knowledge in the health sector with USQ’s Master of Health (Health Leadership) degree.
  • Extend existing understanding and knowledge as a health leader to effectively manage and lead teams in rural and urban health care environments. You will also work with a senior academic and researcher to plan and design an independent research project.
  • This postgraduate degree will include health care management in nursing, paramedicine and allied health, leadership, policy development and clinical education strategies. Extend knowledge and application of the contemporary principles of health leadership and management practices to enable effective clinical mentorship, and support mechanisms for students, peers and other health professionals, achieve evidence based policy change and implement management strategies in the changing workplace environment.

Further study

Successful completion of the Master of Health will qualify you to apply for PhD entry.

Career outcomes

  • This degree will enhance career opportunities in the field of health and clinical leadership in nursing, paramedicine or allied health.

Entry requirements

  • 3-year undergraduate degree in a health-related area from an Australian or internationally recognised University, or equivalent

Students who have not studied an appropriate research methods course may be required to complete the course NUR2300 Research Methods for Nursing before being admitted to the program.

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

You may be eligible for recognition of prior learning if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 12 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 5
Specialisation courses 6
1 x elective 1
Total 12

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

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Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this degree are:

Study Mode Cost
Domestic full fee paying

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 22320

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2020. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Loan to help you pay your fees

You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level. Find out if you are eligible for FEE-HELP. 

You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.

Scholarships

At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

The closing dates for applying directly to USQ are:

  • Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 6 March, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020.
  • Semester 2, 2020 - applications close Friday 24 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 13 July 2020.

More information on applying key dates is available.

Further information

Discover further information on applying to study at USQ that is relevant to you.

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