Health Policy

Level: Postgraduate coursework

The postgraduate program in Health Policy at Sydney Medical School offers a critical perspective on how our health care system operates. The program emphasises the importance of power and value choices, focusing on the interaction of governments with the private and community sectors in shaping policy.

Offered at three award levels, graduate certificate, graduate diploma and master's degree, the program will extend your professional skills. Students learn how to develop and implement health policy through the application of knowledge to health policy issues and analysis of current health policy directions. Graduates will understand the forces shaping the health policy environment, be able to work with professional confidence across the health sector, and be familiar with the workings of high-level national and international health policy networks.

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