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2014 Master of Business Administration (Health Management)(C7T)  Download to Zip

Responsible faculty or institute:
Business (principal)
Campus(es) Offered:
Course Duration: Minimum 2.5 yrs, Maximum 6 yrs.
Course Contact (faculty or school):

General enquiries: 1300 363 864 or 13UTAS ; Tasmanian School of Business and Economics (TSBE) Academic Administration Office: Admissions, credit/advanced standing and enrolment queries 1800 030 955


This course is offered on a full fee paying basis to eligible domestic students. Fees are established per unit and can be found in the unit descriptions within the course schedule. Click on 'View fees for this unit' and select 'Tuition fee (domestic) Post 2008' as the fee type.
International students please refer to International Services at

The aim of the course is to provide participants with the skills required to further their business knowledge and for managing and leading within the health sector. Depending on the elective schedule chosen, students may:

  • gain the opportunity to integrate work and learning through a work placement program;
  • expand their knowledge of the health sector through their choice of electives;
  • gain the opportunity to develop their research skills and upon successful completion undertake a DBA.

The degree is offered in a fully flexible mode with units being delivered through a combination of online teaching and interactive cds/dvds, supplemented by printed materials.

Admission & Prerequisites

A person who:

  • has completed an undergraduate degree of an Australian Higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institution and has had at least two years' appropriate work experience; OR
  • has successfully completed the Graduate Certificate of Management of the University of Tasmania or an equivalent award of another Australian higher education institution.

English Language Requirements for International Students: IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 6.0).

Successfully completed units in other courses at the University of Tasmania or another approved tertiary institution may be credited towards the degree.

Course Objectives

-The educational objectives of this program are:
- To equip health managers with the knowledge and skills to successfully assume a range of leadership roles in health services in a wide variety of settings: and
- To enable health managers to have a pro-active role in advancing their organisation.

Career Outcomes

Graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to successfully assume a range of leadership roles in health services in a wide variety of settings.

Health Managers will be able to undertake a pro-active role in advancing their organisation.

Professional Recognition

Whilst it is anticipated that this course will assist students in gaining professional recognition in the field of health management, there are no formal arrangements in place.

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