Master of Medical and Health Leadership (Online Delivery)

Course summary

As a UOW health student, you will enjoy access to modern, purpose built teaching and research facilities, including well-equipped physiology, histology, biochemistry, exercise physiology, exercise rehabilitation, nutrition and biomechanics teaching laboratories.

UOW maintains strong links with industry bodies, such as the Local Health Districts and WorkCover, to ensure programs are relevant to the latest industry developments. Many of our Health and Medicine courses offer Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP).

Leadership and Management qualifications are important in developing skills if you wish to obtain senior leadership or management positions in health. The Master’s degree is a pathway for roles in the sector and has been designed by industry and academic experts using real life, authentic learning experiences and activities. You will learn about clinical governance, healthcare systems, leading change in healthcare, emotional intelligence, financial management, ethics and law and research. You will also complete a research project.

This degree
This qualification will broaden the employment scope for health professionals with either a clinical or administrative background. You will acquire relevant critical skills and knowledge needed to be a health leader.

This program is offered part-time, and is fully online, using best practice in technology-enhanced learning. It will be taught by experienced industry and academic staff.

To access more information about the program please visit 2020 Master Medical and Health Leadership Handbook information.

We also offer a Graduate Certificate which is a pathway for further studies or roles in the sector.

Course information

Study area

Health & Medicine

Campus

UOW Virtual

Course Code

3049

Duration

1.5 years full time or part time equivalent

Delivery

Distance

Cricos

UAC Code

-

Admission, Key dates, and Fees

A range of admission options are available for students of all ages and academic backgrounds. The procedures governing admission are defined in UOW's Admissions Procedures, and the UOW College Admissions policy.

For any specific advice or questions regarding an application, please contact the Future Students Team.

Completion of a relevant Bachelor degree and relevant experience and a minimum of two years working within the health sector.

CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING

If you can demonstrate that you have met the learning outcomes for our subjects through prior learning, such as previous tertiary or TAFE qualifications, you may be eligible for credit towards your degree. Where relevant to the UOW degree, specified credit may be given for specific subject(s); where not relevant to the degree, unspecified credit may be awarded.

FEES

The tuition fees for this course are yet to be finalised.

* Session fees are for one session for the year shown. Total course tuition fees shown are indicative, and are based on normal course length and progression.
These fees are subject to change from year to year. However, if you receive an offer to study at UOW, your fees will be fully confirmed at the time of your offer.

Completion of a relevant Bachelor degree and relevant experience and a minimum of two years working within the health sector.

ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

The following level of English is required to gain admission to this program:

English Test

Overall Score

Reading

Writing

Listening

Speaking

IELTS Academic

6.5

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.0

TOEFL (Internet-based)

86

18

18

17

17

UOW College: English for Tertiary Studies: Credit (weighted average mark of 65 overall and minimum 50 in Academic Reading and Writing)

Other qualifications may also be considered. Full details can be found on our English Language Requirements website.


CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING

If you can demonstrate that you have met the learning outcomes for our subjects through prior learning, such as previous tertiary or TAFE qualifications, you may be eligible for credit towards your degree. Where relevant to the UOW degree, specified credit may be given for specific subject(s); where not relevant to the degree, unspecified credit may be awarded.

Admission Profile


INDICATIVE ENROLMENT



STUDENT PROFILE

This table shows the breakdown of the applicant background of the student group at UOW for this course. It provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and continued study beyond the census date at UOW in 2018.

Applicant background

2018 intake

2018 intake (%)

Higher education study Students who have studied a University course, or completed a bridging or enabling course.

-

-

Vocational education & training study Students who have undertaken vocational education or training since leaving school.

-

-

Work & life experience Students admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than higher education study, vocational education & training, or recent secondary education.

-

-

Recent secondary education

ATAR Only Students admitted only on the basis of ATAR including any applied adjustment factors.

-

-

ATAR plus additional criteria Students who were admitted on the basis of both ATAR and additional criteria (e.g. an audition or individual subject results).

-

-

Other criteria only (non-ATAR) These students were admitted on the basis of other criteria where ATAR was not a factor (e.g. UOW Early Admission).

-

-

International students All other students.

-

-

All students

-

-

< 5: Number of students is less than 5
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (hidden to prevent calculation of other numbers less than 5)


ATAR PROFILE

This table relates to all students selected on the basis of ATAR alone or ATAR in combination with adjustment factors. For more information on adjustment factors commonly available to applicants, see ‘ATAR-based admission’.

ATAR profile of ATAR-based offers in 2018

ATAR The unadjusted, raw ATARs for students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR. Selection Rank The ATARs of the same student group, including the impact of adjustment factors.
Highest rank to receive an offer

-

-

Median rank to receive an offer

-

-

Lowest rank to receive an offer

-

-

< 5: Less than 5 ATAR-based offers made
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (less than 5 ATAR-based offers made)

More Information

For more information about UOW admission pathways, see UOW Admission Information.

Key Dates

SESSION

CAMPUS

SESSION DETAILS

2020 Autumn

UOW Virtual

Session: 2 March – 25 June 2020

Applications Close

  • Domestic Applicants (Direct): 31 January 2020. Late applications may be considered.
  • International Applicants: 31 January 2020. Late applications may be considered.

2020 Spring

UOW Virtual

Session: 27 July – 19 November 2020

Applications Close

  • Domestic Applicants (Direct): 30 June 2020. Late applications may be considered.
  • International Applicants: 10 July 2020. Late applications may be considered.

Course Structure

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Course Handbook

Accreditation & professional recognition

Subject to final approval – recognition with the Royal Australian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA)

Why choose this course

Health Care and Social Assistance has been the primary provider of new jobs within Australia and is projected to make the largest contribution of 14.9% to employment growth from 2018-2023. This brings exciting employment opportunities and career options. Source: Employment Projections.

Working in health requires real-world practical skills and contemporary knowledge. At UOW we’re committed to ‘enquiry-based learning’ that teaches you to constantly seek out knowledge, analyse it, and apply it to your chosen profession. We integrate technology into all our learning and teaching to ensure that you graduate equipped to excel in a constantly changing and technologically advanced world.

Our courses are taught by professionals who are world-leading researchers and experiences practitioners/clinicians, so the skills and knowledge you acquire can be applied to real-world challenges today and in the future. Our professional health degrees are highly respected and valued by industry