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The Degree of Master of Health Service Management
These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.
1. Admission to the Master of Health Service Management requires that the candidate will:
(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and will have
(b) been awarded or qualified for a relevant Bachelor's degree, having achieved a grade average of at least a B- in the highest level courses, or equivalent; or
(c) been awarded or qualified for a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Service Management with a B- grade average, or equivalent.
2. Candidates for the Master of Health Service Management shall follow a parts-based programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 180 credits comprising:
(a) Part One and Part Two as defined by the Schedule to the Degree;
(b) at least 60 credits at 800 level;
(c) any compulsory courses listed in the Schedule to the degree;
(d) attending field trips, contact workshops, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.
3. Notwithstanding Regulation 2, candidates admitted under Regulation 1(c) may apply for credit towards Part One of the qualification in accordance with the limits specified in the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations.
4. Candidates who wish to meet the requirements for accreditation by the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA) must complete all of the following courses in Part One of the programme: 152.742, 157.701, 178.718, 152.743.
5. The Master of Health Service Management is awarded without a specialisation.
6. For progression from Part One to Part Two, candidates must have achieved a grade average of at least a B- over the Part One courses.
7. In cases of sufficient merit, the Degree of Master of Health Service Management may be awarded with Distinction or Merit.
8. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates will apply.
9. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for progression from Part One to Part Two, or who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Service Management should they meet the Qualification requirements.
Unsatisfactory Academic Progress
10. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.
Schedule for the Master of Health Service Management
Part One (120 credits from)
Compulsory courses (60 credits from)
Subject courses (60 credits from)
178.718 Health Economics 30 credits
Any candidate intending to undertake the Research Report in Part Two must include 168711
Part Two (60 credits from)
152.896 Research Report 60 credits
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Last updated on Monday 20 September 2021