In a nutshell
One of Australia’s fastest-growing industries is searching for leaders – could one of them be you? Find out what you’re capable of with this challenging Master of Business Administration (Health Services Management) at Kaplan Business School.
In this industry-focused course, you’ll build both the deep knowledge base and the practical skills required to succeed in the workplace and maximise your organisation’s success. Covering key business principles, with a strong focus on leadership and strategic planning, this course equips you with a comprehensive business background, while simultaneously giving you opportunity to apply your knowledge in a specific health context.
You’ll study the management and administration of healthcare systems, develop healthcare strategy and be assessed on your knowledge through dynamic, workplace-relevant practical assessments.
With a focus on the ethical, social and environmental context business planning operates within, this course provides a broad perspective on contemporary business management in a healthcare setting – giving you the technical skills and the background knowledge to succeed.
Tailored to professionals, this flexible course is available to study online or part time, and lower qualifications may be available to students who don’t complete the required number of subjects.
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What you’ll need
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Qualify for mature age entry (ages 21 and above); OR
- Have achieved a minimum ATAR score of 55, or equivalent; OR
- Have completed the VCE, OP or SACE; OR
- Provide an academic letter of recommendation
Kaplan Business School also offers a range of alternative entry pathways if you don’t meet these criteria. Enquire now to chat with a course advisor!
In this business course, the subjects you may study include:
- Culture and contemporary leadership
- Governance, ethics and sustainability
- Financial and economic interpretation and communication
- Consumer behaviour and marketing psychology
- Dynamic strategy and disruptive innovation
- Emotional intelligence, cultural intelligence and diversity
- Operations management and decision-making models
- Data analysis, problem solving and digital operations
- Business psychology, coaching and mentoring
- Thinking styles, negotiation and conflict management
Elective subjects for health services management specialisation:
- Healthcare systems
- Comprehensive healthcare strategies
- Quality healthcare management
You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.
Why Kaplan Business School?
Kaplan Business School provides holistic business education that equips students with the knowledge, skills and tools required to manage, lead, and succeed in a real work environment.
Kaplan Business School’s qualifications are delivered through a unique blend of practical and theoretical components. Here, students are required to complete assessments that reflect global industry practices.
Kaplan Business School offers academic internships and work placements through an extensive network of partner companies. Each campus has an on-site Careers Officer who helps to place students based on their industry needs.
Kaplan Business School supports its students at every stage of the educational journey, and offers personalised, student-driven programs. This includes the unique Career Mentorship Program, which pairs Kaplan students with industry leaders. This gives students the opportunity to build their professional networks and gain valuable industry insights.
Kaplan Business School help their students achieve career success with Careers Central, their on-campus careers services team. Careers Central services include an industry placement service, which enables students to put theory into practice. Search for the perfect job using Career Hub, Kaplan’s online job board. Kaplan students get support in achieving their career goals with 1-on-1 careers coaching.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations: