Health Policy

Graduate Certificate in Health Policy

Graduate Diploma in Health Policy

Master of Health Policy

 

  Graduate Certificate in Health Policy Graduate Diploma in Health Policy Master of Health Policy
Course code GCHEAPOL1000 GNHEAPOL1000 MAHEAPOL1000
CRICOS code N/A 053868J 053869G
Degree Abbreviation GradCertHPol GradDipHPol MHPol
Credit points required to complete  24 36 48
Time to complete full-time not available 1 year 1 year
Time to complete part-time  1 - 3 years 1.5 - 4 years 1.5 - 6 years

Overview

The Graduate Program in Health Policy offers a critical perspective on how our health care system operates. It emphasises the importance of power and value choices, focusing on the interaction of governments with the private and community sectors in shaping policy.

This unique program will extend the professional skills of students.

The master's program includes intensive training in policy analysis and critical appraisal techniques. These are applied to practical tasks of policy development and writing.

Classes are conducted in intensive mode, including weekend workshops and web-based learning.

Course outcomes

By the end of the course students will understand the forces shaping the health policy environment, work with professional confidence across the health sector, and be familiar with the workings of high-level national and international health policy networks.

Students learn how to develop and implement health policy through the application of knowledge to health policy issues and analysis of current health policy trends.

Further enquiries

Associate Professor Jim Gillespie
Phone: +61 2 9351 5048
Fax: +61 2 9351 7420
Email:
Website:
sydney.edu.au/medicine/public-health/future/coursework/healthpolicy