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Graduate Certificate in Health Leadership and Management - MGC601

Course Code: MGC601
Course Version: 1
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline(s): Discipline of Nursing
English Language Requirements:

There are non-standard English language requirements for this course. To be eligible you must have an overall IELTS Academic score (or equivalent) of 7.0, with no band score below 7.0. For alternate/equivalent ways of meeting the English requirements for this course please view the English Proficiency Requirements document on the university website.

Introduction

This course explores leadership and management with specific respect to health. Learners will engage with online and face to face content and explore real world problems specifically relevant to both leaders and managers in health. This course is aimed at students with an undergraduate degree in health and/or graduates working in the health sector in leadership positions. It will enhance the skills and abilities of the learner through self-reflection, communication exercises, group work and face to face intensive content. Learners will commence with the unit growing as a leader and complete the course with the unit strategy, innovation and change in health. The course gives tangible benefits with learners gaining practical experience and theoretical knowledge of leadership, resource management, HR issues and managing strategy and change. As a part time course this course is specifically aimed at people employed in health who want to develop or enhance their knowledge and skills of leadership and management.

Enquiries

Current and Commencing Students
Email health.student@canberra.edu.au or Phone (02) 6201 5838
Prospective Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)

Admission Requirements

A. At least one year's work experience in the health sector; and
B. An undergraduate degree in a health discipline OR an undergraduate degree plus currently working in the health sector.

Assumed Knowledge

Work experience in the health sector.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2021 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
2022 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
2023 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Notes for Domestic Applicants

This course is only available for part-time enrolment.

Course Requirements

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Graduate Certificate in Health Leadership and Management GradCert HealthLeadership&Mgt

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2020

$22,300

2021

$22,300

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. Graduate Certificate courses are typically 0.5 years in duration, so the total course fee will be half the above for such courses.The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.


Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Critically analyse and evaluate core and contemporary concepts and theories of health organisation leadership and management. UC graduates are professional:
Employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills;
Communicate effectively; and
Take pride in their professional and personal integrity.

UC graduates are global citizens:
Think globally about issues in their profession.

UC graduates are lifelong learners:
Reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development;
Be self-aware; and
Adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas.
Analyse a range of issues and challenges in the delivery of safe, appropriate and evidence-based healthcare in a range of settings and contexts, and generate plans to address these challenges. UC graduates are professional:
Communicate effectively;
Use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems; and
Display initiative and drive, and use their organisational skills to plan and manage their workload.

UC graduates are global citizens:
Make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives.

UC graduates are lifelong learners:
Adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas.
Interrogate the implicit and explicit hierarchies of power and influence in healthcare settings and discuss the impact of these hierarchies on the practice of health professionals and delivery of healthcare. UC graduates are professional:
Employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills;
Communicate effectively;
Display initiative and drive, and use their organisational skills to plan and manage their workload; and
Take pride in their professional and personal integrity.

UC graduates are global citizens:
Make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives; and
Behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives.

UC graduates are lifelong learners:
Reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development;
Be self-aware; and
Adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas.
Develop and/or strengthen their capacity as leaders and/or managers who are able to reflect on their performance as individual practitioners and members of multidisciplinary teams. UC graduates are professional:
Employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills;
Communicate effectively;
Display initiative and drive, and use their organisational skills to plan and manage their workload; and
Take pride in their professional and personal integrity.

UC graduates are global citizens:
Think globally about issues in their profession;
Make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives; and
Behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives.
Make ethical, socially responsible and sustainable business decisions in a complex business environment demonstrating a high level of personal autonomy and accountability. UC graduates are professional:
Communicate effectively;
Use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems; and
Display initiative and drive, and use their organisational skills to plan and manage their workload.

UC graduates are global citizens:
Make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives.

UC graduates are lifelong learners:
Adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas.

Course Duration

Standard 1 year part time. The maximum duration is 3 years.

Government Support

Year CSP Places Available Eligible for Student
Income Support (Centrelink)
2020 NO

Offerings

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