Health Management, Major (0170)

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: 0170

Previous Code: M4010.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

The Health Management major offers a broad understanding of the complex social, economic and cultural determinants of health and well-being. The current health care context and service systems are examined and students are encouraged to consider new directions for innovative service design and delivery. Graduates will be skilled in understanding, managing and responding to rapid changes within the health care system, the broader political sphere and in areas that deal with policy and service assessment, development and evaluation.


Campus Mode Advice
Campbelltown Campus Internal Assoc Prof Charles Morris
Penrith Campus Internal Assoc Prof Charles Morris

Major Structure

Students must complete 8 subjects as follows. 

Subject Title Credit Points
Level 1
PUBH 1006Population Health and Society10
PUBH 1008Professional Pathways in Health Science10
Level 2
BUSM 2020Health Services Management10
PUBH 2016Public Health10
BUSM 2044Health Service Management10
Level 3
PUBH 3011Health Politics, Policy and Planning10
PUBH 3010Health Planning Project10
HLTH 3018Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care10
Total Credit Points80

Equivalent Subjects

The subject listed below count towards completion of this major for students who passed this subject in 2020 or earlier

JUST 3005 Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care, replaced by HLTH 3018 Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care