Master of Health Leadership and Management

Study Area

Health,Medicine and Pharmacy

Study Level



The University of New South Wales



Course Detail



Intake Time

February, June, September

Standard Duration

1 Year

About the Course

The Master of Health Leadership and Management provides you with the essential knowledge, skills and attributes required for senior managerial roles in health service delivery. It aims to promote health leadership in areas of strategic planning, policy and decision making. There is an emphasis on understanding and meeting the challenges of safety and quality within current and emerging health service contexts. The objective is to develop judgement-ready practitioners who can impact health service issues and systems.You will gain a deep understanding of the principles underpinning health systems and services, change management, financial management and health economics, evidence-informed decision and policy making, clinical governance and risk management, and innovation and improvement strategies. The Master of Health Leadership and Management is tailored to either the Australian health care system or developing health care systems.


Average Score


6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest)

Background Requirements


The University of New South Wales

Institute Ranking

#44 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #4 in Australia

Program Ranking

#4 in Australia for Medicine, #46 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020