Health Policy

 

Graduate Certificate in Health Policy

Graduate Diploma in Health Policy

Master of Health Policy


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2014 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Coursework Policy 2014, the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended), the Academic Honesty in Coursework Policy 2015 and the Academic Honesty Procedures 2016. Up to date versions of all such documents are available from the Policy Register: http://sydney.edu.au/policies.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code Course title
GCHEAPOL-01 Graduate Certificate in Health Policy
GNHEAPOL-01 Graduate Diploma in Health Policy
MAHEAPOL-01 Master of Health Policy

 

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for the Master of Health Policy and the Graduate Diploma in Health Policy is full time or part time according to candidate choice. The attendance pattern for the Graduate Certificate in Health Policy is part time only.

 

3 Masters type

The masters degree in these resolutions is a professional master's course, as defined by the Coursework Policy.

 

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate in Health Policy
(b)
the Graduate Diploma in Health Policy
(c)
the Master of Health Policy.
(2)
Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

 

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria. In exceptional circumstances the Faculty may admit applicants without these qualifications who, in the opinion of the Faculty, have qualifications, evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.
(2)
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Health Policy requires:
(a)
a bachelors degree from the University of Sydney, or equivalent qualification, and a minimum of 1 year of professional work experience in health or in a policy-related area;
or
(b)
A minimum of 5 years professional work experience in a policy related field or pass a preliminary examination(s) as prescribed by the Faculty.
(3)
Admission to the Graduate Diploma of Health Policy requires:
(a)
completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate certificate, or equivalent qualification;
or
(b)
a bachelors degree from the University of Sydney, or equivalent qualification, and a minimum of 1 year of professional work experience in health or in a policy-related area;
(4)
Admission to the Master of Health Policy degree requires:
(a)
completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate certificate;
or
(b)
completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate diploma, or equivalent qualification;
or
(c)
a bachelors degree with a first or second class honours from the University of Sydney, or equivalent qualification, and a minimum of 1 year of professional work experience in health or in a policy-related area;

 

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the courses are set out in the Table of Units of Study: Health Policy.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate of Health Policy a candidate must successfully complete 24 credit points, including:
(a)
18 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
6 credit points of elective units of study, or other postgraduate units of study as approved by the course coordinator.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma of Health Policy a candidate must successfully complete 36 credit points, including:
(a)
24 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
12 credit points of elective units of study, or other postgraduate units of study as approved by the course coordinator.
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Health Policy a candidate must successfully complete 48 credit points, including:
(a)
36 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
12 credit points of elective units of study, or other postgraduate units of study as approved by the course coordinator.

 

7 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to persons who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2020 and persons who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January 2020 who formally elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January 2020 complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.