Health Management Studies, Major

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: 0278

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Programs: Yes, however the following restrictions apply. 

The Health Management Studies major is open to all Western students and 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. A 140-hour work placement is included and allows students an opportunity to engage in the health sector. 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 Attendance Mode Advice
Campbelltown Campus Internal Assoc Prof Charles Morris
Sydney City Campus Internal Dr Andrey Zheluk

Students must complete the following 80cps as follows:

Subject Title Credit Points
Level 1
BUSM 1037Health Administration and Management10
PUBH 1006Population Health and Society10
HLTH 1013Professional Competencies in Health10
Level 2
PUBH 2005Culture, Diversity and Health10
BUSM 2044Health Service Management10
Level 3
PUBH 3025Health Policy and Advocacy10
BUSM 3080Health Care Systems and Organisation Culture10
REHA 3042Health Practice Management10