The University of Newcastle, Australia
Fast facts
Location

Newcastle City

Start dates
  • First intake in 2021
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

2 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 6 years maximum.

Program code: 40260

Program handbook

Description

The Master of Health Economics, Management and Policy program will provide students with a unique set of multidisciplinary skills needed to address the complex challenges faced by the increasingly dynamic healthcare industry. Students will have the opportunity to focus on courses in health economics and policy, health management and leadership, health analytics and informatics, or research.

The Master of Business Administration program is designed to provide students with a range of analytic, strategic and leadership skills which will prepare them for increasingly competitive careers in business management in the corporate and public sectors. The program offers a grounding in fundamental business areas such as accounting, organisational behaviour, marketing and management.


Program learning outcomes

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Effective oral and written skills to communicate complex business management information to a variety of audiences.
  • Effective independent or collaborative work skills to apply specialised knowledge and expert judgement to business management tasks.
  • Critical thinking and analytical problem solving skills to be able to justify sound business management solutions.
  • Specialised knowledge of theories, models and concepts relevant to business management and be proficient in their application.
  • Professional proficiency in the utilisation of information and technology in business management contexts.
  • Decision making skills that incorporate ethical, social and global issues.
  • Skills to apply relevant theories, principles and methodologies to research in business management.

Details

Information correct as at20 Oct 2020 2:48 pm
Program code40260
AQF level

Level 9 Masters Degree (Coursework)

Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face
Duration
  • Australian students - 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
Term typeTrimesters
Fees
Managing faculty
  1. Faculty of Business and Law
Contributing schools
  1. Newcastle Law School
  2. Newcastle Business School
  3. School of Humanities and Social Science
  4. School of Electrical Engineering and Computing
  5. School of Medicine and Public Health
  6. School of Psychology
  7. School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Relevant University rules and policies
CRICOS Code102443B

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Admission information

Admission requirements

Entry into the Master of Health Economics, Management and Policy/Master of Business Administration will be available to applicants who have:

  • A Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline; or
  • A Bachelor Honours degree, Graduate Certificate, or equivalent in any discipline;
  • A minimum 5 years relevant organisational experience*; or
  • Successful completion of 75% (30 units) of the UoN Graduate Certificate in Health Economics, Management and Policy or Graduate Certificate in Business Administration programs.
*Relevant organisational experience includes experience in business, management, health, IT, social services, governance, and policy professions.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

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.


Credit transfer

If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, visit the University's credit website for more information on applying for credit.


Academic requirements for program completion

Total units required

160 units

Program duration

2 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 6 years maximum.

Program requirements

The Master of Health Economics, Management and Policy/Master of Business Administration requires completion of 160 units as follows:

  • 100 units of Core courses
  • 60 units of Directed courses

Program structure

Students are advised to read their program handbook information in conjunction with the program plans for course sequence/enrolment advice. Please refer to the Program Plan for the year that you commenced, or transitioned into, this program - Program Plans are available above.

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Core Courses

Complete all core courses

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
GSBS6004Organisational Behaviour and Design
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (GOSFORD)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
10 units
GSBS6005Marketing Management and Planning
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (GOSFORD)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
10 units
GSBS6060Strategic Management
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (GOSFORD)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
GSBS6380Health Economics and Finance
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6381Health Plan Design and Payments: Theory and PracticeNot currently offered10 units
GSBS6382Applied Economic Evaluation in HealthcareNot currently offered10 units
GSBS6383Health Systems, Policy and GovernanceNot currently offered10 units
GSBS6384Strategic Health Leadership and ManagementNot currently offered10 units
GSBS6385Financial Management and Decision Making in HealthcareNot currently offered10 units
GSBS6484Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (GOSFORD)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
10 units

Directed Courses

Choose 60 units from the Directed Course list

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
CLAM6002Australian Health Service Organisation, Infrastructure and Management
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
GSBS6002Foundations of Business Analysis
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
GSBS6009Cross-Cultural Management
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
10 units
GSBS6040Human Resource Management
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
GSBS6386Healthcare Data AnalyticsNot currently offered10 units
GSBS6387Research Thesis in Health Economics, Management and PolicyNot currently offered20 units
GSBS6515Public Policy and Organisations
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
HPRO6900Health Promotion Planning and Evaluation
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
INFT6201Big Data
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
INFT6304Project Planning and Management
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
10 units
LAWS6090Health Law
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
PSYC6140Leadership and Organisational Change
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
PUBH6210Qualitative Methods in Health Research
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
PUBH6290Applied Economic Evaluation for Health Service Decision MakingNot currently offered10 units
PUBH6304Global Health
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
PUBH6305Global Health Systems and Policy
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
SOCA6100International Health: Cross-Cultural and Critical Social Science Perspectives
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
SOCA6640Social Science Research Methods
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
STAT6001Data Wrangling and Visualisation
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
STAT6020Predictive Analytics
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
STAT6160Data Analytics for Business Intelligence
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
STAT6170The Science of Data Interrogation
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units

Additional information

All students can access free academic skills and support provided by Academic Learning Support through the Pathways and Academic Learning Support Centre.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.


International students

All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit our International Students website to find out more about the support services available to international students.


Additional support

AccessAbility provides advice and reasonable adjustments to Students with a medical or health condition or disability. If you require adjustments to undertake your program, contact the Student Support Advisors - AccessAbility before semester or early in the semester. They will work with the Faculty or School to ensure that this happens in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student's responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. More information is available online.