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Mode of deliveryFace to Face, Online
Start datesTrimester 1 (24 Jan 2022), Trimester 2 (9 May 2022), Trimester 3 (22 Aug 2022), Trimester 1 (24 Jan 2022), Trimester 2 (9 May 2022), Trimester 3 (22 Aug 2022), Trimester 1 (24 Jan 2022), Trimester 2 (9 May 2022), Trimester 3 (22 Aug 2022), Trimester 1 (24 Jan 2022), Trimester 2 (9 May 2022), Trimester 3 (22 Aug 2022),
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CRICOS CodeCRICOS code: 102443B
Program Code40260

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

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Program code40260
AQF level

Level 9 Masters Degree (Coursework)

Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face
  • Online
Duration
  • Australian students - 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
  • International students - 2 years full-time.
Term typeTrimesters
Fees
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.

Applicants for this program must satisfy a minimum English Language Proficiency Standard equivalent to an IELTS overall minimum of 6.5 with no subtest result below 6.0.


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.

International students studying this program on campus are required to enrol full time to comply with their student visa requirements and complete their study in the standard minimum program duration. International students requiring enrolment advice should review the program plan corresponding to the semester and year of commencement and can contact their Program Advisor at ProgramAdvice@newcastle.edu.au

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 plans

Download a program plan from the list below for the year/term that you commenced or transitioned into this program.

The Program Plan provides information on the structure and rules of your program. Used in conjunction with your Program Handbook, it is designed to be used as an enrolment guide.

You can track your progress by ticking off the courses you have completed and plan your current and future enrolment.


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 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (Online)
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (UNCIE)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Online)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (UNCIE)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Online)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (UNCIE)
10 units
GSBS6005Marketing Management and Planning
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (Online)
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (UNCIE)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Online)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (UNCIE)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Online)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (UNCIE)
10 units
GSBS6060Strategic Management
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Online)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6380Health Economics and Finance
  • Semester 2 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2022 (Online)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Online)
10 units
GSBS6381Health Plan Design and Payments: Theory and Practice
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Online)
10 units
GSBS6382Applied Economic Evaluation in Healthcare
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Online)
10 units
GSBS6383Health Systems, Policy and Governance
  • Semester 2 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2022 (Online)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Online)
10 units
GSBS6384Strategic Health Leadership and Management
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (Online)
10 units
GSBS6385Financial Management and Decision Making in Healthcare
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6484Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (Online)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Online)
10 units

Directed Courses

Choose 60 units from the Directed Course list

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
GMBA6001Globalisation and Business
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (UNCIE)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (UNCIE)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (UNCIE)
10 units
GSBS6002Foundations of Business Analysis
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (UNCIE)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Online)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (UNCIE)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (UNCIE)
10 units
GSBS6009Cross-Cultural Management
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (Sydney CBD)
10 units
GSBS6040Human Resource Management
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Online)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Singapore)
10 units
GSBS6386Healthcare Data AnalyticsNot currently offered10 units
GSBS6387Research Thesis in Health Economics, Management and PolicyNot currently offered20 units
GSBS6515Public Policy and OrganisationsNot currently offered10 units
INFT6201Big Data
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 3 - 2022 (Online)
10 units
INFT6304Project Planning and Management
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Online)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (UNCIE)
10 units
LAWS6090Health Law
  • Semester 1 - 2022 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
PSYC6140Leadership and Organisational Change
  • Semester 2 - 2022 (Online)
10 units
PUBH6210Qualitative Methods in Health Research
  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (Online)
  • Semester 2 - 2022 (Online)
10 units
PUBH6304Global Health
  • Semester 1 - 2022 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2022 (Online)
10 units
PUBH6305Global Health Systems and Policy
  • Semester 2 - 2022 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2022 (Online)
10 units
SOCA6100International Health: Cross-Cultural and Critical Social Science Perspectives
  • Semester 1 - 2022 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2022 (Online)
10 units
SOCA6640Social Science Research Methods
  • Semester 1 - 2022 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2022 (Online)
  • Semester 2 - 2022 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2022 (Online)
10 units
STAT6001Data Wrangling and Visualisation
  • Semester 1 - 2022 (Online)
10 units
STAT6020Predictive Analytics
  • Semester 2 - 2022 (Online)
10 units
STAT6160Data Analytics for Business Intelligence
  • Semester 1 - 2022 (Online)
  • Semester 1 - 2022 (Sydney CBD)
10 units
STAT6170The Science of Data Interrogation
  • Semester 1 - 2022 (Online)
10 units

Additional information

Through the Pathways and Academic Learning Support Centre, students can access a free suite of NUPrep preparation courses as well as Academic Learning Support.

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 College 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.

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  1. Review the program that you wish to apply for. Note the admission criteria, admission instructions, requirements & structure and any additional information listed.
  2. Review the program fees and costs.
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  4. If you are from a non-English-speaking background, you need to satisfy the University's English language requirements and ensure that you can provide evidence of your English proficiency if required.

You will be considered for entry based on criteria such as your undergraduate studies and/or equivalent prior learning and/or relevant work experience.

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Make sure you double check the special entry requirements, assumed knowledge or recommended studies for the degree:

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.

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.

Applicants for this program must satisfy a minimum English Language Proficiency Standard equivalent to an IELTS overall minimum of 6.5 with no subtest result below 6.0.

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