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Health Management Major

Code MAAAJN

Join an international growth area and develop your leadership and management capacity in public or private healthcare settings.

Effective leadership and management is crucial in the health care industry where continuous change requires people of vision and commitment to meet the challenges of providing effective health care and optimising outcomes within a diverse population. This major is designed to address the general view that there exists a gap in desired competencies in the intersection between management and health.

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Unit set overview

Code

MAAAJN

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

Details

Structure

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MAN2145Human Resource Management15
HST1183Health, Society and Sustainability15
MAN2120Organisational Behaviour15
HST2184Communicable Disease Control15
MAN2610Managing for Sustainability15
HST2220Health Promotion Planning and Administration15
MAN3503Strategic Management15
MAN3121Leadership 15

For more detailed unit information for this Major take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Notes

Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply broad and coherent knowledge to a range of business situations, in the health management sector, incorporating international/global/cultural perspectives.
  2. Access, analyse and critically evaluate relevant information to solve challenging business problems within health management systematically.
  3. Communicate business knowledge, concepts and advice persuasively and clearly in both written and oral formats, using relevant technology to stakeholders including the health profession community, government agencies, and the public.
  4. Collaborate effectively in team settings to produce measurable outcomes, incorporating an understanding of the implications in the health settings.
  5. Generate creative ideas for business innovations that respond to opportunities and constant change within a health management context.
  6. Reflect on feedback and critique one's own performance in order to identify and plan opportunities for development within health management.
  7. Value professional behaviours and/or personal citizenship that reflect an appreciation of the interrelationship between business ethics and corporate social responsibility within health management.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities

Graduates will be equipped for entry level roles and middle management roles in health care environments, including in hospital settings, aged care facilities, clinics, outpatient facilities, businesses, schools and community centres.

Possible future job titles

Hospital Administrator, Facility Manager, Regional Manager, Nurse Unit Manager, Allied Health Manager, Clinical Nurse Manager, Corporate Services Manager

This Major can be studied in the following courses

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