Deakin University

Master of Health and Human Services Management

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Build the leadership, managerial and analytical skills to influence positive change in healthcare with the Master of Health and Human Services Management.Healthcare managers are collectively responsible for managing the many billions of taxpayer dollars that fund this area. That is a significant responsibility, but it’s also an incredible opportunity to make positive changes that benefit individuals, communities and countries.You have the opportunity to select from a broad range of elective units across five specialisation areas: public health, health economics, business administration, disability and inclusion and research.The new work-integrated learning elective allows you to undertake 150 hours of valuable industry experience. You can also gain a global perspective of leading management practices by joining an overseas study tour and get even more industry experience with an internship at a prominent NGO, such as the United Nations.

Designed for

Those who wish to develop their leadership and managerial skills in health, or who already hold senior positions


16 credit points. All units except Major Research Project units are equal to 1 credit point. The course comprises 10 core units (these are compulsory) and 6 Specialisation units (you can choose which ones to study according to the prescribed units in each of the Specialisations).


  • For information on major subjects please contact Health enquiries at

Standard entry requirements

Entry will be based on performance in Bachelor degree or higher in any discipline or evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement.


Not applicable

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne Burwood Domestic: $52,528
International: $76,112
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

For other information please contact Health enquiries at

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