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The Master of Medical and Health Leadership brings together healthcare and management knowledge to provide you with the necessary leadership and management skills to effectively undertake senior leadership positions in health. Designed for all types of clinicians—nurses, allied health professionals, administrators and doctors—this course allows you to study from any location at your own pace.

Get up to 75% off your fees in 2022

In 2022, the Government will pay up to 75% of the course fees of eligible Domestic students studying a UOW postgraduate degree in Medical and Health Leadership. So if you're considering postgrad study, there’s never been a better time to get started on your next qualification.

ELIGIBILITY & FEES

The Master of Medical & Health Leadership

The Master of Medical & Health Leadership is taught over three years on a part-time basis.

The Graduate Certificate in Medical & Health Leadership

The Graduate Certificate in Medical & Health Leadership is taught over one year on a part-time basis. 

Master of Medical & Health Leadership

The Master of Medical & Health Leadership requires the successful completion of 72 credit points. This is made up of core and elective subjects.

View the Course Handbook for the complete course structure and learning outcomes.

Graduate Certificate in Medical & Health Leadership

The Graduate Certificate in Medical & Health Leadership requires the successful completion of 24 credit points. This is made up of core and elective subjects.

View the Course Handbook for the complete course structure and learning outcomes.

 

SessionSession Details

2022 Autumn (Feb)

Orientation: 22 Feb - 24 Feb 2022
Session: 28 Feb – 23 Jun 2022
Applications Close (Direct): 15 January 2022*

2022 Spring (July)

Orientation: 18 Jul 2022
Session: 25 Jul – 17 Nov 2022
Applications Close (Direct): 25 Jun 2022*

*Complete applications (with all required documentation) received by these dates will receive an outcome prior to the start of session.
Applications received after these dates will continue to be assessed for the requested session until 3 weeks prior to session (international), and start of session (domestic). Late applications may be assessed for future sessions if an outcome for the requested session is not available.

Master of Medical & Health Leadership

CampusTotal Course Fee*
UOW Online $8,314 - 11,800 (2022)
Total fee amount depends on choice of elective subjects

Graduate Certificate in Medical & Health Leadership

CampusTotal Course Fee*
UOW Online $1,992 (2022)

The above tuition fees are the amount payable for a Commonwealth Supported place.

 Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) are University places where, for eligible domestic students, tuition fees are made up of two parts:

  • an Australian Government contribution (for some courses, up to three-quarters of the tuition fee is funded by the Australian Government)
  • a student contribution (which may be deferred and repaid later via a HECS-HELP loan)

To be eligible for this fee subsidy, you must meet the following criteria: Be a domestic student, i.e. an Australian or New Zealand citizen, a permanent resident of Australia or a permanent Australian Humanitarian visa holder.

*Total indicative course tuition fees shown is for a Commonwealth Supported place. These fees are based on normal course length and progression and are subject to change from year to year. For up to date information on course structure and fees, refer to the UOW Course Handbook.

UOW Online

UOW integrates online learning into nearly all subjects. However, when your course is offered through UOW Online, 100% of your course will be delivered online, including all tutorials, class discussions and submission of assessments. This delivery mode allows you to study from anywhere in the world with an internet connection. 

Studying online still means you will be able to connect with our passionate lecturers and teachers and network with your classmates.

Belong to one of the best

  • Apply your specific healthcare knowledge in authentic activities, which have real-world relevance and application.
  • Our Master program allows students to specialise in an area of interest.
  • The Master program focuses on key leadership and management competencies such as people management and emotional intelligence.
  • This qualification will broaden the employment scope for health professionals with either a clinical or administrative background. You will acquire relevant critical skills and knowledge needed to be a health leader.

Nurse and Student

UOW maintains strong links with industry bodies, such as the Local Health Districts, Private Health providers and Heath Agencies to ensure programs are relevant to the latest industry developments. 

Our courses are taught by professionals who are world-leading experts and experienced practitioners/clinicians so the skills and knowledge you acquire can be applied to real-world challenges today and in the future. Our professional health degrees are highly respected and valued by industry.

Accreditation:

  • Recognition with the Royal Australian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA)

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Our multidisciplinary programs are designed to enable you to gain a postgraduate qualification while maintaining a full-time or part-time career and balance family commitments. We provide a dynamic environment for teaching, learning and research and aim to achieve standards of excellence in professional preparation for those wishing to enter the nursing profession and in continuing education or existing clinicians. Close links with service providers ensure programs meet the needs of healthcare providers and the populations they serve.

These courses are fully online, using best practice in technology-enhanced learning meaning you can study from any location at your own pace. Many students maintain full-time or part-time careers in healthcare while undertaking these courses. Students report being part of a collaborative online community that supports their learning journey. 

Graduate Certificate study option

The Graduate Certificate is a pathway for further studies or roles in the sector and has been designed by industry and academic experts using real-life, authentic learning experiences and activities. You can progress into the Master of Medical & Health Leadreship if you are interested in further study.

Graduate Certificate in Medical & Health Leadership
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Support for postgraduate students

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Meet Louise

A postgraduate degree in Medical and Health Leadership has equipped me with knowledge and understanding at a systems level and provided me with the skills required for leadership roles in Health. The degree is focused on application to practice and I have been able to transfer and translate my learnings into my workplace. At the conclusion of my degree, I hope to utilise my leadership and operational knowledge to enable my colleagues provide safe patient care and be transformational leaders. Louise Connolly Master of Medical and Health Leadership

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