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The University of Newcastle is a multi-campus institution offering programs in a number of locations.
Face to Face, Online
0.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 3 years maximum.
AUD19,695 (indicative annual fee, 2021)
Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units) Find out more about fees
0.5 years full-time.
Face to Face, Online
The Graduate Certificate in Health Economics, Management and Policy provides a practical toolkit of skills in leadership and management, policy and governance, and economics.
The program has been developed in response to the growing demand for healthcare professionals with a multidisciplinary skillset. It will prepare you to respond innovatively to the growing complexity of challenges facing the health sector, such as e-Health, personalised medicine and lifestyle changes, and an aging population.
This program would suit both current and future health service professionals such as healthcare managers, policymakers, or analysts.
As the CEO of Hunter New England Health, I welcome and applaud this initiative which contributes greatly to our collaborative efforts to strengthen our capabilities and strive towards making our healthcare system even more efficient and equitable for the health improvement of our community.”
- Michael DiRienzo, Chief Executive, Hunter New England Local Health District
The Graduate Certificate of Health Economics, Management and Policy will extend upon your knowledge of:
Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.
These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.
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As a graduate, you will be able to take advantage of an increasing demand within the national and international health sector for executives, managers, professionals, administrators and analysts.
You will be able to seek out career advancement opportunities for mid-high level positions within hospitals and Local Health Districts, government departments, university departments, research bodies, medical supply and pharmaceutical companies, health insurers, regulatory agencies, integrated care organisations, and not-for-profit organisations.