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, you will develop your knowledge of contemporary management practices in health care organisations, explore effective leadership in 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.
1 years full-time, 2 years part-time
The Graduate Certificate in Emergency and Health Services Management will provide contemporary knowledge and skills to enable healthcare and emergency response managers to excel in Australia’s complex and dynamic health care environment. This course examines International and National healthcare, contemporary reform agendas and governance in health care organisations while allowing you to apply this understanding to your own workplace. You will learn to identify and minimise risk, determine access and equity issues and examine organisational culture to effect positive organisational performance.
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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.