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Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Health)

GradDipBA (Health)

80 cp

Minimum duration: 1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at:
Brisbane, Queensland
Melbourne, Victoria
Sydney (North Sydney), NSW
Canberra, ACT* (*not offered in 2013)

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission Rules.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:

  1. Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline; or
  2. a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (Health) or equivalent award and
  3. a minimum 3 years' experience in a managerial role.

2. Completion Requirement

2.1 To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, unless granted advanced standing for up to a maximum of four units.

2.2 Applicants for the MBA (Health) who have completed the ACU Graduate Certificate in Health Administration and wish to transition to the Master of Business Administration (Health) must fulfil the requirement of three years in a management position, and may receive advanced standing for up to four units of the MBA (Health).

2.3 Applicants for the MBA (Health) who have completed a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in a designated strand (Clinical Education or Clinical Practice) at ACU or another Australian University must fulfil the requirement of three years in a relevant management position, and may receive advanced standing for units completed elsewhere, up to a maximum of four units.

3. Exit Points
A student who has completed the requirements prescribed for the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (Health) may exit from the course with the relevant award.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Core Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
ACCT600 10 Accounting for Decision-Making
BAFN600 10 Finance and Quantitative Methods (Pre: ACCT600 Accounting for Decision-Making)
HLSC604 10 Quality in Health Care
HLSC605 10 Governance in Health Care
HLSC606 10 Resource Management
HLSC607 10 Policy and Planning in Health Care
MGMT641 10 Organisational Dynamics and Behaviour
MKTG650 10 Social Marketing in Health



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