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Doctor of Health Science (Clinical Leadership and Management)
This professional doctorate uses a reciprocal engagement strategy with industry, whereby course materials have been designed to address specific clinical leadership and management issues drawn from practice.
By undertaking this course students will advance their knowledge of leadership theories, concepts, and techniques to produce positive and innovative organisational outcomes, meet organisational goals and objectives, and support research and collaborative experiences, which attend to national health reforms and industry needs.
The course focuses on such topics as contemporary leadership roles, strategic vision and planning, interpretation of clinical data and ethical leadership in health care, in addition health management concepts and practices are applied. Students will participate in authentic learning and assessment activities, giving them the opportunity to apply their gained knowledge and skills in a professional healthcare setting.
The course encompasses a coursework and a research component leading to the submission of a thesis. The coursework comprises four compulsory units to be completed as a prerequisite to the student's individual research project. The thesis unit develops the student's personal competencies in critical analysis and scholarly writing relevant to their clinical area.
People who choose this course are likely to be employed or seeking employment in leadership positions in the healthcare industry.
This course is available for on-campus study by students with an International student visa.