The effective management of health services is of vital importance to the community and health sector alike. In response to the need for improved health management education, the Master of Health Management degree is designed to equip students with the knowledge, competencies and professional attitudes to undertake senior managerial roles and to provide health leadership within the health sector.

Course Fee:

Australian: $47,200
International: $72,400

Entry Requirements:

A completed recognised Bachelor Degree (or higher) in any discipline; applicants who have completed a recognised Bachelor Degree in a relevant area such as health, law or business or a completed recognised bachelor degree in any other discipline with at least 3 years (full-time or equivalent) experience working in health management at a middle to senior level will be eligible for 48 credit points of advanced standing which will reduce the course to 3 semesters full-time (1.5 years), and will have the option of undertaking a fully online version of the course.


Core Health Management units; research component; remaining units from a Major or electives. Students may choose to combine their coursework with a project or dissertation. Students who choose to undertake a dissertation will not have room in their program for a major.

Subjects you can Study:

The Majors available to internal students are: Emergency and Disaster Management, Quality and Patient Safety, Health Law, Health Policy and Planning. Alternatively, students may choose a cross-specialisation of four units from across the Majors. Students who choose to undertake a dissertation will not have room to complete a 48 credit point Major. The Emergency and Disaster Management major and cross-specialisation are also available to online students.

Study Pathways:

The Graduate Diploma in Health Management fully articulates into the Master of Health Management. Students who complete 4 units in the Master of Health Management will be able to exit with a graduate certificate. Students who complete a minimum of 8 units including the 6 core units may exit with a graduate diploma.

Further information:

The major is not part of the award title and does not appear on the graduation parchment.


Australasian College of Health Service Management.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kelvin Grove No info Yes Part time 4 years
Kelvin Grove No info Yes Full time 2 years
Kelvin Grove No info Yes Online 1.5 years

Why study with us?

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession through real experiences and contacts.

Many of our courses offer you the flexibility to expand your knowledge into fields that your degree doesn’t traditionally explore—making study more stimulating and preparing you for a more agile future. You can also choose from an extensive range of double degrees for a competitive advantage that gives you greater variety in your study and career, plus opportunities and networks across two fields. There are also options to study online or undertake a short professional development course through QUTeX to apply quickly in your career.

Be career ready

You will gain experience in labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with industry partners. We are ranked in the top 50 in the world for employer-student connections*.

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. In fact, more founders of start-ups have studied at QUT than any other Queensland university**.

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked in the world’s top 250 universities***.

City-based campuses

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, as well as a dedicated Creative Industries Precinct and new Education Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus.


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* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019.

**Startup Muster Report 2018.

***QS World University Rankings 2019.

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