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Master of Business Administration (Health Services Management)

Become a leader in the health industry and study a Master of Business Administration (Health Services Management). You’ll develop the skills and specialist knowledge to manage a variety of issues as they relate to the health care sector, including leadership, policy, practice and evidence-based delivery. If you are currently working in the sector or aspiring to a management position, or have a non-health background with interest in the healthcare industry, this is the degree for you.

CRICOS Code: 085623K

Duration: 2 years* Fast track options apply

Intakes: March, July, November

Annual fees: AUD$27,600

Entry requirements

  • Overall IELTS band score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0 or equivalent.
  • Applicants for this course must hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional qualification. Applicants holding other academic or professional qualifications and/or significant managerial work experience may also be granted admission.

Career opportunities

  • Community care manager
  • Health and public policy advisor
  • Health administrator (HR, finance, quality and safety, quality improvement)
  • Indigenous health manager
  • International health manager
  • Middle and senior health manager

Course structure

16 courses – 4 each semester.

Sample course structure



  • Business society and the planet
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Organisations: behaviour structure processes
  • Contemporary issues in health services management


First semester

  • Managerial decision making
  • Policy in health services management
  • Leadership
  • Marketing management


Second semester

  • Leadership in health services management
  • Accounting and finance
  • Human resource management
  • Strategic management



  • Managing the legal environment
  • Management in a global business environment
  • Evidence-based practice in health services
  • Strategic enterprise planning