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Master of Health Administration

MHA(Curtin) - MC-HLADMN Health Sciences
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time or part-time
Study mode Fully online, on-campus, off-campus and mixed on- and off-campus
Intake February or July
Duration 2 years full-time

This course builds on the graduate diploma to include additional specialist topics of your choice. You will also undertake two individual research projects under the guidance of an experienced supervisor.

This course can develop your theoretical knowledge in health policy management. It is designed to build the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in senior planning, policy, management, and leadership positions in health organisations.

You can choose from a range of specialised topics in health planning, health management, leadership, health policy, quality and safety, and economics. You also have the option to study the course as a research or coursework degree. 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students

A bachelor degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline plus work experience in health administration. Applicants without the required qualifications and work experience may be required to undertake additional bridging units.


Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

Year Student type Cost
2016 Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees. $22,500*

Fees are indicative first year only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. 400 credits are needed to graduate from this course. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

Credit for previous study

Applications for recognition of prior learning (RPL) are assessed on an individual basis. Recognition of prior learning equivalent to the first year may be awarded to applicants with the Graduate Diploma in Health Administration.

Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)

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