Campuses and locations
The University of Newcastle is a multi-campus institution offering programs in a number of locations.
2 years part-time up to 6 years maximum.
Contemporary health leaders are required to manage increasingly complex clinical presentations cost effectively through high-quality evidenced based integrated and patient-centred models of care. Evidence-based quality patient centred care can only be achieved through developing clinical leaders from all disciplines with the ability to leverage their expertise in building and leading 21st century high performing inter-professional teams.
The Master of Clinical Medicine (Leadership and Management) will provide you with an up-to-date education that blends clinical care, leadership and management. You will be prepared with the skills and knowledge to take on senior health leadership positions and inter-professional team leadership roles across a full range of health environments.
The University of Newcastle Master of Clinical Medicine (Leadership and Management) will enable you to learn to evaluate, assess and develop clinical competence. You will gain a deeper understanding of how the Australian health service is structured, financed and performs from a local, national and international perspective, and learn the economics and clinical governance of health care systems. You will also develop advanced skills necessary for leading effective high-performing inter-professional clinical teams.
You will have the opportunity to specialise in two areas:
The program is comprised of eight courses, five of which are core to both specialisations. Students in the Medicine Specialisation complete a further three compulsory courses and students in the Health Specialisation complete three directed courses from a list of clinical and leadership courses.
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.
The University of Newcastle Master of Clinical Medicine (Leadership and Management) is designed to develop contemporary leaders with the skills and knowledge to take on senior clinical leadership positions across a range of health environments.
Possible career paths may include: