Why study the Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management at UTS Online

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1QS Top 50 Under 50, 2020   2QS World University Rankings, 2020  3QS Stars Rating 2018-2021

What you will study

UTS Online’s Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management is comprised of four subjects. On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management, you will then have the opportunity to take on further studies and enrol in the Master of Health Services Management program.

A pathway to a Master of Health Services Management

UTS Online’s Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management is made up of four subjects in total. At the successful completion of their studies, students will have the opportunity to enrol into the Master of Health Services Management.

Core Subjects
  • Foundations of the Australian Healthcare System
  • Using Health Care Data for Decision Making
  • Organisational Management in Health Care
  • Managing Quality, Risk and Cost in Health Care
 
  • Graduate
    Certificate
  • Masters

Upcoming study periods

UTS Online courses have six intakes per year. The diagram below shows all upcoming
intakes, with the next intake highlighted in blue.

  • MAY
    2020
  • JUL
    2020
  • SEP
    2020
  • OCT
    2020
  • MAR
    2021

Next study period is January.

Course information

Entry requirements

Graduate Certificate:

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Applicants who do not have an undergraduate degree may also be considered on the basis of:

  • Having extensive relevant work experience in healthcare or human services.  
  • The relevant work experience must be demonstrated through a CV and a Statement of Service, confirming the dates of employment and the position held within the organisation.

Masters:

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Minimum academic requirement: The bachelor’s degree should be in a related field, within the disciplines of health or human services disciplines. 

Note: Students that do not meet the entry requirements for the masters may use the successful completion of the graduate certificate as a pathway, provided they meet the specific entry requirements detailed below.

 

English language requirements

The English proficiency requirement for local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper-based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet-based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Master of Health Services Management
All subjects from the Graduate Certificate + 8 subjects from the Master of Health Services Management

The UTS Online Master of Health Services Management prepares leaders in health and social care who want to drive change and create safer, higher value and more equitable health systems and services. 

Unsure about your situation?

One of our Student Enrolment Advisors can assist you with more information, including alternative pathways.

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Graduate Diploma
All units from the Graduate Certificate + 4 Diploma units or continue studying

The Graduate Diploma focuses on giving you the foundational skills that industry demands plus the soft skills to influence business decisions at senior management levels. 

The fast-tracked model means you can graduate with a diploma in just over a year, plus it gives you a pathway to study the Master of Business Analytics. 

FEE-HELP

To assist with all or some of your tuition fees, FEE-HELP is available for eligible students. This government-supported loan scheme is designed to help eligible full-fee paying students pay their tuition fees.

To check your eligibility, feel free to speak with an Enrolment Advisor today.

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Your previous studies can be acknowledged as credit towards your online postgraduate studies, provided that it meets the relevant course requirements.

If you receive a UTS offer of enrolment, and you’ve undertaken previous studies at another institution, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of prior learning. UTS doesn’t determine recognition of prior learning until an offer of enrolment is accepted.

To see if you’re eligible to receive RPL, speak with an Enrolment Advisor today.

 

Masters
All units from the Graduate Certificate + 4 Diploma units or continue studying

The Graduate Diploma focuses on giving you the foundational skills that industry demands plus the soft skills to influence business decisions at senior management levels. 

The fast-tracked model means you can graduate with a diploma in just over a year, plus it gives you a pathway to study the Master of Business Analytics.