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Master of Public Health and Master of Health Administration

La Trobe University

Program Overview

If you are currently working in the health services setting and want to expand your career into senior health management roles and to develop comprehensive skills in the theory and practice of both public health and health services management, the Master of Public Health and Master of Health Administration is designed for you.
 

La Trobe University's Master of Public Health and Master of Health Administration will prepare you for future health services management roles that deal with the needs of the ageing population, integration of healthcare delivery systems, technological innovations and an increasingly complex regulatory environment. The program will provide you with the opportunity to undertake a research or practice based project enabling you to apply your skills and knowledge to real world problems.

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  Location

MelbourneAustralia

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  Course Duration

30 Months

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  Tuition Fee

AU$ 40,800

 Score

IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 79

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Core subjects
 

Core subjects are required subjects in your course. You need to complete these subjects to attain your degree.
 

Subject name

Subject code

Year

Credit points

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY MODULE

LTU0AIM

1

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EPIDEMIOLOGY AND BIOSTATISTICS

PHE5EPB

1

15

HEALTH CARE QUALITY

PHE5HCQ

1

15

HEALTH LAW AND ETHICS

PHE5LAE

1

15

HEALTH POLICY DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION

PHE5POL

1

15

HEALTH PROMOTION STRATEGY AND PRACTICE

PHE5PSP

1

15

HEALTH SYSTEMS

PHE5HHS

1

15

PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC HEALTH

PHE5PUH

1

15

PUBLIC HEALTH RESPONSES

PHE5PHR

1

15

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH SERVICES

PHE5FMH

2

15

MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP IN HEALTH

PHE5MLH

2

15

SOCIAL AND CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES IN PUBLIC HEALTH                                        

PHE5SCP

2

15

STRATEGY AND OPERATION MANAGEMENT

PHE5SOM

2

15

SYSTEMS THINKING AND LEADERSHIP

PHE5STL

2

15

Prerequisites
 

Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered.
 

300 credit point pathway - NON COGNATE (two and half years):

  • Successful completion of a 3 year Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent).


240 credit point pathway – COGNATE ENTRY (2 years):

  • Successful completion of a 3 year Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent) in a health related field and be eligible for registration with AHPRA.


180 credit point pathway – COGNATE ENTRY (18 months):

  • Successful completion of a 3 year Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent) plus honours in a health related field and be eligible for registration with AHPRA.

 

English language requirement
 

6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.

Annual tuition fee:

A$40,800

Graduates are qualified to work in community health services, hospitals, research bodies, and public health and health promotion agencies. You are also likely to find work for government and non-government organisations such as Red Cross, World Vision and other not.for.profit organisations.

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