Master of Health and Human Services Management

Deakin University

Deakin's Master of Health and Human Services Management focuses on business and management issues within health, making it the most relevant business administration course for the health sector. This course is particularly well suited to those interested in working in the health and human services sector as well as those who currently hold senior positions in the industry. You will develop core skills required for leadership and strategic planning, health needs assessment and evaluation, program planning and monitoring, resource and project management, communication and negotiation. This course offers enormous flexibility, allowing you to choose elective study options that align with your career aspirations and interest areas. Elective units can be chosen from the health economics, public health, research and business administration elective groups. There is also flexibility of choice between research and coursework, enabling you to construct a study program that best meets your interests and career aspirations.

Course Fee:

Australian: $51,720
International: $75,928

Entry Requirements:

Entry will be based on performance in: a Bachelor degree or higher in any discipline OR evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.


To complete the Master of Health and Human Services Management students must attain 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 course-grouped elective units (you can choose which ones to study according to the prescribed units in each of the elective groups in the course structure).

Subjects you can Study:

For information on major subjects please contact Health enquiries at

Further information:

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Who for:

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

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood No info Yes Online 2 years
Burwood No info Yes Full time 2 years
Burwood No info Yes Part time 4 years

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

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Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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