Graduate Certificate in Emergency and Health Services Management - CH80
The Graduate Certificate in Emergency and Health Services Management is designed for experienced and aspiring managers working in healthcare and emergency settings to excel in Australia's complex and dynamic health care environment. A highly contextual course to advance your career, develop your knowledge of contemporary management practices in health care organisations, explore the foundations of emergency and disaster management, and examine global public health and alignment with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Studying the Graduate Certificate in Emergency and Health Services Management will equip you with the essential knowledge and skills to confidently lead multidisciplinary teams in healthcare and emergency settings and expand your skillset to manage a health program or intervention.
With substantial fee savings available to eligible students, now is the perfect time to upskill and advance your career. This course is an approved short course under the Australian Government's Job Ready Graduates funding package and offers Commonwealth supported places. This means that you may be eligible to pay a reduced student contribution fee.
1 years full-time, 2 years part-time
The Graduate Certificate in Emergency and Health Services Management will provide you with contemporary knowledge and skills to enable health care managers to excel in Australia’s complex and dynamic health care environment.
This course examines contemporary management of people and organisations, including effective human resource management in an increasingly dynamic and global environment. You will examine the emotional intelligence model that will allow you to identify the key competencies required of managers to effectively work with and through others. In this course, you will explore local and global concepts of emergency and disaster management and the frameworks that underpin effective management of emergency events. Drawing on your experience, you will explore the concept of leadership, particularly how leadership styles impact an emergency and disaster management environment. Through the exploration of global health issues, you will explore the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as they relate to global public health and examine a range of public health issues including communicable disease, climate change, gender equity and food security, preparing you to take on lead roles in health care projects and interventions.
Designed to provide contextual learning opportunities, the course includes practical assessments and reflective practice. You will also benefit from a flexible course structure that can be studied online or on-campus, full-time or part-time, to suit you and your commitments.
Job Ready Fee Savings - Qualification from $5660
Take advantage of the Government's Job Ready subsidies which sees a substantial discount on full fees for this course. With Commonwealth Supported Places available for eligible students, you can enjoy substantial fee savings – the indicative total student contribution for this course starts from $5660.
|Core Units||4||Major Units||None|
You are required to complete four core units.
For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.
CREDIT TRANSFER INFORMATION
If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.
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|Term 1 - 2023||Available Online|
|Term 1 - 2024||Available Online|
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must hold one of the following:
- A completed Australian Bachelor degree, or higher Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) equivalent qualification; or
- A minimum of 5 years experience as a health leader or manager in a healthcare and emergency service setting.
Professional experience must be shown in a letter of employment which is presented on a company letterhead as well as signed and dated by a delegated authority. The letter must contain position title, duties performed and length of service.
English Language Proficiency Requirements:
If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.
Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:
- a secondary qualification (Year 11 or 12, or equivalent); or
- bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years full time with a minimum overall GPA 4.0
completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland or United States of America.
If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:
- An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
- Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
- An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.
English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.
Each student will be assessed individually.
Successful graduates would be eligible for employment in managerial positions in hospitals (public, private and not-for-profit), the health services sector and community settings.
|2022 Indicative Fees|
|Domestic Full Fee Paying – Indicative First Year Fee||$12,345.00|
|Commonwealth Supported Place – Indicative First Year Fee||$5,660.00|
Indicative first-year fee
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Job-ready short course
This course is funded by the Australian Government’s Job Ready Graduate Package, meaning if eligible, you may be offered a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) and benefit from significant fee savings. If you are not eligible for a CSP or if CSPs are full, you will be required to pay full fees.
Commonwealth support and government assistance loans
Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) are subsidised by the Australian Government, meaning you are only required to pay the student contribution rather than full tuition fees if you meet eligibility requirements. HECS-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme that assists eligible students in paying their student contributions. If eligible, you can choose to defer paying all or part of your student contribution fees. Learn more about paying for university
Other study costs
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