Master of Health Care Management at Murdoch University, Australia

The Murdoch University Health Care Management (MHCM) degree provides both the hard and soft skills needed in a clinical context, including managerial and leadership skills, healthcare financial management, and policy and human component considerations.

Campus Perth Campus

Description

The Murdoch University Health Care Management (MHCM) degree provides both the hard and soft skills needed in a clinical context, including managerial and leadership skills, healthcare financial management, and policy and human component considerations.


As part of the course, you will do a project that focuses on a lesson you learned in class but that you might use in a clinical setting. 


You may be confident that you have the concepts, viewpoints, and practical skills required to promote change and encourage innovation in the healthcare sector thanks to the emphasis on professional practice that is strong and is supported by research findings.

What you will study

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Safety and Quality in Health Care

  • Bioethics and Law for Health Care Leadership

  • Leadership in Health Care

  • Health Policy in Australia and Beyond

  • Human Factors: The Impact on Patient Safety

  • Applied Health Services Project

  • Reflective Practice in Health Management

  • Managing in a Health Care Environment

Learning Outcomes


  1. Demonstrate your understanding of the current healthcare system, including its delivery, finance, quality, regulatory compliance, organizational effectiveness, and clinical and support services.


  1. Demonstrate your ability to lead, manage, connect with others, and communicate.


  1. Demonstrate your knowledge of accessible resources, advocacy abilities, and cultural awareness when dealing with individuals, groups, communities, and populations of all ages.


  1. Assess the usefulness of information technology in improving patient care, results, and security.


  1. Using an ethical-legal framework, they investigate the implications of social policy, money, rules, and laws on healthcare for individuals of all ages, groups, communities, and populations, as well as the healthcare management sector.

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of this course, you will be able to meet the demand for more sophisticated middle management skills in the sector. The provision of high-quality services is essential in the health sector, particularly in the private and aged care sectors, including:


  • Accreditation Coordinator

  • Quality and Risk Manager

  • HR Projects Director

  • Health Care Clinic Manager

  • Clinical Nurse Manager.

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Bachelor's degree completion in a health-related field (AQF Level 7 or equivalent). Preparation for the course through prior studies or job experiences will be taken into consideration on a case-by-case basis.


English Language Requirements


To study at Murdoch, you need to know at least a certain percentage of English, which may indicate having to pass a number of English tests.


  • IELTS - 6.0 ( overall)

  • TOEFL - 90  ( overall)

  • PTE - 50  ( overall)

Tuition Fees and Scholarships


Tuition Fee - AUD 47,295 for the entire course.

Scholarships

You can maximize your educational experience by applying for a financial aid award. We provide scholarships and awards to children from all walks of life, whether they are great achievers or have overcome adversity. 


Check out our scholarships to see what you might be eligible for as a new Murdoch student, as well as what's available throughout your degree.



$46,800 per course
  • Level
    Masters Coursework
  • Delivery
    On Campus
  • Duration
    1.5 years
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS, CAE, PTE, TOEFL (IBT)
  • Scholarship
    10% tuition fee deduction