Effective leadership and management, as well as an understanding of the economics and governance of health policies, are vital in the health care sector. This degree provides a conceptual, strategic and practical toolkit to current and future health sector professionals to enable them to respond innovatively to challenges.
What are the learning outcomes?
Understand the interdependence of local, national and international healthcare challenges, and their intersection with key national and international health systems and institutions;
Appreciate the legal, economic and social challenges of equitable and efficient healthcare financing and delivery;
Be able to apply core theoretical and analytical perspectives and debates in health administration policy and leadership;
Demonstrate high-level analytic skills to meet the demands of complex health industry challenges;
Develop and evaluate health policy; and
Display ethical management and leadership skills appropriate to the field.
Health systems across the world are facing unprecedented challenges financially, socially and environmentally.
This course will provide you with an introduction to the skills and knowledge required to solve some of the world’s biggest health problems.
You’ll learn how public health policies affect our daily lives, and explore key philosophies in healthcare.
You’ll explore the determinants of health and their impact on individuals and communities.
You’ll find out how to design health responses to ensure that people can access the right care, in the right place and at the right time.
This course is part of our Study with Australia collection, with free upgrades and digital certificates supported by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission until 31st July, 2020. Explore more courses from leading Australian education providers.
This course is aimed at people who are looking to grow their knowledge and skills in the health policy and governance industry.