Study Health Economics, Management and Policy at Newcastle
The Master of Health Economics, Management and Policy offers a practical toolkit for healthcare sector leaders, policy makers and analysts. It provides a mixed-skills portfolio comprising leadership and management capabilities with analytical and conceptual knowledge.
The program has been developed in response to a growing demand both nationally and internationally for expertise in health leadership and management, policy and governance and economics and evaluation.
Effective leadership and an understanding on the economics and governance of health policies are vital to solving a range of complex challenges within the health care sector. The program will equip you to respond innovatively to these challenges. It will leverage your existing knowledge, fostering new skills for those already employed in the health sector while enhancing the value of future employees entering the sector.
Why study with us?
Learn from the leaders – delivered by internationally recognised academics and professional practitioners, such as Francesco Paolucci, you will gain contemporary real-word learning experiences.
Multidisciplinary approach - ensures all graduates understand the economic, political and managerial context of healthcare policies and healthcare organisations.
Work on real world projects – with industry and government at local and global level on real world policy case studies
High growth sector - Position yourself for a role in an industry that is set to grow by 15% by 2023.
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.
All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.
You can look at UON prep for options to brush up on knowledge before you start.
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