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Start study from home in Trimester 2, 2020
For Trimester 2, 2020, you will be able to start your study from home. If restrictions are lifted we will continue to offer our students the flexibility to study online or a combination of online and on campus for the rest of the Trimester.
Develop your leadership skills and style in the unique environment of healthcare
At Griffith, we understand healthcare systems and services around the world are increasingly becoming more complex and changing in nature. The integration of health systems and their capacity to affect the quality of life for everyone means leaders and managers in these systems need the education, knowledge and research to support their contributions.
If you aspire to be an effective leader or manager in the health service industry, our postgraduate health services management degrees are for you. Learn to plan, direct, coordinate and supervise the delivery of health care, as you develop your administrative, technical, problem solving and human relations skills.
Study health services management at Griffith
Preparing the next wave of effective healthcare managers
Our health services management programs will get you ready for health sector job opportunities in quality management, project management, change management, health informatics and risk management.
Develop the business skills to be effective in management roles in planning and coordinating healthcare services delivery, understanding the role of clinical services, managing information and resources. Acquire the confidence to apply cutting-edge theory to real industry challenges.
You'll be work-ready for healthcare settings such as primary and community care, private and public hospitals, and prepared for opportunities to work in policy development or health service planning.
All our health services management degrees are offered either full time or part time, on-campus or online. They're all taught at our South Bank campus in Brisbane, scheduled in the evening to accommodate your working hours. Or if you prefer an online study option, you'll be supported with advanced technology that provides access to multiple modalities.
Gain industry experience
You'll be given the opportunity to integrate your learning with hands-on practical experience through our industry placement program. You'll benefit from the opportunity to expand your resume, meet key industry networks and learn about future opportunities within the health sector.
The Master of Health Services Management is fully accredited by the Australasian College of Health Service Management.
Griffith Health Services Management Graduate
For Danish graduate Louise Hojsager her year at Griffith University brought some welcome and warm relief from the pains and strains of the global financial downturn and the Scandinavian climate. She also returned to Europe with her public health qualifications enhanced by a Master of Health Services Management from Griffith University. 'I had started to think about possible jobs after graduating but the global financial crisis made it pretty difficult to get a job,' Louise said. 'I did not want to do what everyone else did and go to Australia but my boyfriend convinced me that I would love it. He was absolutely right.'
|Graduate Certificate in Clinical Leadership||Gold Coast
|Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics||South Bank
|Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management||Offshore
|Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management||South Bank
|Master of Advanced Health Services Management||South Bank
|Master of Health Services Management||Offshore
|Master of Health Services Management||South Bank
It is important to check the degree requirements including placement requirements, before you apply.
As the world's population grows, so do its healthcare systems
The importance and impact of interventions in public health means the sector requires professionally educated, experienced health services management people to take leading roles.
Managers, clinicians, governments and owners of health facilities need qualifications in health management. With constant expansion, diversification and specialisation, there are many avenues for management careers, and many general and specialist management roles for people at national and international levels.
Careers may be available for professionals interested in moving into the health services area, or for mid-career health professionals seeking advancement, broadening their expertise and/or moving into management.
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Monday 13 July — Saturday 17 October
Trimester 2: Teaching and exams
Includes study and exam period from Thursday 1 October to Saturday 10 October.
Saturday 18 July — Sunday 19 July
Tertiary Studies Expo (TSXPO) - CANCELLED
TSXPO is for anyone considering further study. Talk to our academic and professional staff about our degrees, flexible study options, admission pathways, how to apply, scholarships and support services. Entry is free.
Tuesday 21 July
Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo - CANCELLED
Visit the Griffith University stand at the Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo to talk to our expert advisers about your study goals, life at Griffith, online study options and more.
Monday 3 August
Townsville Careers Expo
Visit the Griffith University stand at the Townsville Careers Expo to talk to our expert advisers about your study goals, life at Griffith, online study options and more.
Sunday 9 August
On Open Day, you’ll find general information about all our degrees at each campus, as well as essential information about student support services, admissions, scholarships and postgraduate studies. It’s a great time to get to know our campuses, experience life at Griffith, explore your study options and find the information you need to make a decision about your future.
Monday 14 September — Thursday 17 September
Mature Student Open Evenings
No matter whether you’re returning to university after a few years off, starting study for the first time or looking for a postgraduate degree to further your career, we can help you find the right study path.
Monday 19 October — Friday 23 October
Trimester 3: Orientation
Get the right start and find out everything you need to know about starting at Griffith.