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Hospital and Health Services courses

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

MBA - Master Of Business Administration (health Care Leadership And Management Specialisation)

  • Duration : 2 Years
  • Intake : Jul/Feb
  • Level : Postgraduate
  • Tuition & fees : $ 26,950 Per Year
  • IELTS : 6.5
  • TOEFL : 84
  • PTE : 58

About this course

The MBA develops and educates highly-skilled managers and leaders who can contribute to organizations in an effective and responsible manner.

In a globally competitive environment, it is essential to build capability by creating climates and cultures conducive to innovation and advancement. This program provides students with the ability to respond to challenging situations in complex and modern organizations.

It also builds and further develops problem-solving skills, and effective interpersonal and relationship management skills, with a focus on personal and professional development.

Health Care Leadership and Management Specialisation

Take the next step in your management career with a Master of Business Administration specialising in Health Care Leadership and Management.

This specialisation is designed to develop and educate highly skilled managers and leaders within the field of health management. Providing a strong focus on the application of leadership and management principles in health care settings to enhance client outcomes, this specialisation includes principles of management and leadership as well as a strong focus on patient safety and clinical risk.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyse research findings related to working with aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
  • Assess cultural, psychological, ethical and legal issues and their impact on patient safety.
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills in leadership and management in a health care setting.
  • Demonstrate appropriate levels of proficiency when dealing with difficult interactions with managers and peers.
  • Demonstrate autonomy and creativity in the application of clinical risk management interventions to the health care setting.
  • Demonstrate creativity, personal autonomy, judgement and accountability in the design of clinical risk management interventions incorporating national and international standards and principles of best practice.
  • Examine and evaluate their own leadership style and optimise its impact within their health care team.
  • Initiate plan and implement strategies to solve problems in coaching and mentoring processes.
  • Review, analyse and implement conflict resolution strategies and synthesise their application within the broader health environment.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates will be equipped for leadership roles in all health care environments, including positions in clinics, hospital settings, outpatient facilities, businesses, schools and community centres.

Possible future job titles

Allied health, nursing, management, leadership, health care, research, community health, quality and audit, midwifery, occupational health, risk management.

Other Specialisations you can study in this course:

  • Cyber Security Studies
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Environmental Management
  • Finance
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Systems
  • International Business
  • Management of Occupational Health and Safety
  • Marketing
  • Professional Internship
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Edith Cowan University Highlights

Type Public
Campus setting Urban
Establishment Year 1991
Annual Endowment 485.2 Million AUD
Academic staff 814
Total students (on-campus) 23,514
International students (on-campus) 5,714

Edith Cowan University Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses

The students planning to enroll at the university are encouraged to prepare an overall budget for international students looking to study in Australia. Amount of tuition fees of every course in ECU varies and can be checked with the help of the Fee Calculator.

Expenses Amount
Tuition 14,450 – 20,025 AUD per semester
Housing fee 205 AUD per week
Transportation 33 AUD per week
Meals 203 AUD per week
Personal expenses 132 AUD per week

Edith Cowan University English Language Requirements for International Students

International students who want to apply to Edith Cowan University are required to demonstrate their proficiency in English by fulfilling either one of the criteria as mentioned below:

Test Minimum Score Required for Undergraduate Minimum Score Required for Graduate
IELTS 6.0 (All individual bands minimum 6.0) 6.5 (All individual bands minimum 6.0)
TOEFL Paper based: 550 (Written English: 5)
Internet based: 70 (Individual scores minimum 17)
Paper based: 573 (Test of written English - 5)
Internet based: 84 (Individual scores minimum 17)
PTE 52 58
University of Cambridge 169 (No individual band less than 169) 176 (No individual band less than 169)

Edith Cowan University Application Process

Application portal: Online

Application fee: No fees

Admission deadline: July 10, 2020 (for both UG and PG courses)

Supporting documents:

  • English language proficiency (ATAR English and Literature, Minimum Grade C in English)
  • Senior High school report
  • Academic transcript
  • Work experience
  • Resume
  • English language proficiency
  • Interview
  • Reference

English language proficiency (TOEFL PBT – 550, TOEFL iBT - 70, IELTS – 6.0, PTE – 52, WAUFP – 50% + pass)

Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

$ 26,950

Hostel & Meals :

$ 8,800


$ 35,750

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