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Leadership in Health Care

Postgraduate | MUR-SHP511 | 2024

Explore the relationship between leadership, strategy and planning, along with health workforce development and organisational outcomes. Sharpen your current skills in leading, or step up to the challenge.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Enrol by
21 July 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
15 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
29 July 2024

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Leadership in Health Care

About this subject

  • On successful completion of the subject you will be able to:

    1. Examine leadership theory, team development theory, and the role of leaders and teams in the health care context and use these to critically reflect on your own experiences of leadership in the workplace
    2. Analyse and describe leadership ethics, integrity, emotional intelligence and core competencies for effective leaders
    3. Evaluate the role and function of leadership in strategic planning, stakeholder management and workforce development, and the relationship with organisational outcomes
    4. Analyse and explain the relationship between leadership and operational and strategic risk, and leadership and lean thinking
    5. Apply leadership theory and current research to improve skills and performance and promote reflective practice in the context of health care leadership

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • MUR-HMG-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Health Care Management
  • MUR-HCM-MAS-2024 - Master of Health Care Management


Enrolment in a Graduate degree.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Master of Health Care Management

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