Bachelor of Health Service Management

This program is delivered in collaboration with Open Universities Australia for more information about this degree please visit OUA website.

Please note that this program is not available to international students.

Prepare to lead community wellbeing

With the value of well-managed health services more keenly appreciated than perhaps at any time in history, those with the capability to lead them are being sought across the globe.

Our Bachelor of Health Service Management (online) will equip you to succeed in this rewarding role—and enhance your community’s wellbeing in the process.

What will you do?

The degree is conducted 100% online through Open Universities Australia, giving you the flexibility to arrange your study around your work or personal life.

In addition to a firm foundation of general business knowledge—including in financial and people management, marketing, business development and entrepreneurship—you will gain specialist skills and understanding in:

  • the determinants of health and health promotion
  • health service policy planning and evaluation
  • population health measurement and data analytics
  • the social, cultural and economic factors influencing contemporary health problems
  • health education strategies
  • strategic leadership.

You’ll also:

  • acquire a broad awareness of contemporary ethical and corporate responsibility issues in the health context
  • hone your real-world business-building skills through participation in the Australian eChallenge.

Where could it take you?

You will emerge well prepared to enter health service administration in a wide range of settings, and ultimately—with time and experience—to lead them.

  • AACSB accredited
  • Australia's #1 University for entrepreneurship education^
  • 100% online delivery

^Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial and Engaged Universities, 2017

Entry Requirements

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Fees and Scholarships

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Potential careers

Business Management, Business Manager, Health Administrator, Hospital Worker, Health Promotion Professional

Degree Structure

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I chose this degree because it offers such a broad range of subjects, so I could explore a variety of fields to find what sparks my interest.

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Last updated: Wednesday, 13 Sep 2023