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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Service Management
PGDipHSM

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Service Management requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and

(b) have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor's degree or equivalent; and

(c) be working in the health and/or disability sectors.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Service Management shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits at 700 level, including:

(a) at least 90 credits from the Schedule to the Diploma;

(b) the core courses as listed in Schedule A for the Qualification;

(c) with the approval of the Academic Board or their delegate, up to 30 credits at 700 level from courses outside of the Schedule to the Diploma; and

(d) attending Contact Workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

Specialisations

3. The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Service Management is awarded without specialisation.

Student Progression

4. In cases of sufficient merit, the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Service Management may be awarded with distinction or merit.

Completion Requirements

5. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates will apply.

6. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic Requirements within the prescribed timeframes. Candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Business should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

7. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Service Management

Schedule A: Core courses (60 credits from)

152.742 Health Systems Management 30 credits R 250.742
157.701 Health Information Management 30 credits R 157.711, 157.733 and 158.759.

Schedule B: Elective courses (60 credits from)

152.707 Leading and Changing Organisations 30 credits R 152.709, 152.705
152.743 Health Law and Policy 30 credits R 250.743
152.746 Contemporary Issues in Health Service Management 30 credits R 250.746
168.711 Health Research Design and Method 30 credits R 168.810 and 168.710
178.718 Health Economics 30 credits  

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