1 to 1.5 years full-time
This program provides you with a wide ranging and diverse base of specialist health management courses. They are tailored for graduates or managers of health services wanting to develop their skills and understanding of contemporary health service management issues as well as for those people who will be commencing a career in the health care sector.
The program provides you with skills and knowledge in modern management theory and practice including:
The Master of Health Services Management offers a range of different durations depending on your previous studies:
|If you have:||You may be eligible to complete this program in:|
|Bachelor, related discipline||1.5 years full-time|
|Bachelor Honours, related discipline
Graduate Certificate, related discipline
Graduate Diploma, related discipline
|1 year full-time (with 40 credit points of advanced standing)|
|3317||Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management||Off Shore: Singapore||Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3|
|5581||Master of Health Services Management (this program)||Off Shore: Singapore||Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3|
Note: Progression through this program suite is dependent upon satisfying admission requirements.
This program is offered full-time and part-time in mixed mode (in-country on-campus and online) at the Singapore Kaplan city campus.
Students will be classed as a part-time student if they are enrolled in less than 30 credit points per trimester. As a part-time student, you will generally attend the equivalent of 6 hours of scheduled classes (on-campus or online) per week.
Students will generally attend 14-16 hours of scheduled face-to-face classes in an intensive learning block (on-campus at Kaplan in Singapore) and undertake at least 23-25 hours of online coursework (in addition to undertaking their own private study and completing assessment and exam preparation) per 10 credit point course per trimester.
Classes may be scheduled during the evening throughout the week and on-campus at weekends to accommodate part-time and working students unavailable to attend classes during the day.
Students can access course materials, participate in learning activities, lodge assessment items and access support services via the University's teaching platform Learning@Griffith. There are requirements for on-campus attendance for set sessions in Singapore and access to a reliable computer with internet connection is essential.
As the world's population grows, so too do the world's healthcare systems. The importance and impact of interventions in public health means that workforces, knowledge and outcome focused achievement needs professionally-educated and experienced health services management people to lead these systems across the coming decade.
This environment means managers, clinicians, governments and owners of health facilities need qualifications in health management. The constant expansion, diversification and specialisation means there are many avenues for management careers and many general and specialist management roles for people at the national and international levels.
The proposed program has been developed so as to support students and career aspirants to work both in the Singaporean healthcare system and in other Asian healthcare services and systems.
Careers may be available for professionals interested in moving into the health services area, or for early and mid-career health professionals seeking advancement, broadening their expertise and/or moving into management in the following areas:
This degree is accredited by the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM).
Students who complete this degree may be eligible for membership to the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM).
The Master of Health Services Management will enable eligible students to pursue research studies via the Master of Advanced Health Services Management (5627).