Undergraduate Certificate in Health Services Management (7172)

  • Approved Abbreviation: UGCHealthServMgmt
  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 7172
  • AQF Level: 5

This program applies to students who commenced in 2021 or later. 

Students should follow the program structure for the session start date relevant to the year they commenced.

For Commencement Year 2020 - please refer to 7172.1 Undergraduate Certificate in Health Services Management

The Undergraduate Certificate in Health Services Management provides an introduction to health sciences, focusing on health services management. Health services plays a vital role to ensure that public investment in health is well spent, and that healthcare providers deliver effective, efficient services. It puts basic management studies in the context of the health sector to integrate management skills and knowledge of the health care system. The entry level management expertise can be applied to quality improvement, basic financial management and occupational health and safety. Two areas of growth are in mental health services and the aged care sector.

Study Mode

Six months full-time. 

Program Advice

Mitchell Liddle 

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

Enquire about this program| Local Admission | International Admission |


Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Online Full Time Online See above

This program is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents who are aged 17 years or over and not currently enrolled in or completing Year 12 in the same year of intended admission. 

For more information on applying please see the link to The College admission pages below.


Program Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 40 credit points including the subjects listed below.

Subject Title Credit Points
HLTH 1016Professional Competencies in Health (UG Cert)10
COMM 1043Communication in Health (UG Cert)10
PUBH 2018Culture Diversity and Health (UG Cert)10
BUSM 1039Health Administration and Management (UG Cert)10
Total Credit Points40