Six-week health single units

Gain practical business knowledge to advance your health career.

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100% online health single units

Gain the skills or knowledge required to help advance your health care career with a six-week single unit from Monash Online. In these 100% online units, you’ll develop valuable management, accounting, law, policy and other knowledge or skills to help you get the new job you’ve been dreaming of or that promotion you’ve been working towards.

Why Monash Online single units?

  • Fast – Gain new skills or knowledge in six weeks
  • Quality – Study postgraduate content from our Master of Health Administration and Master of Public Health
  • Experience – An ideal way to decide if postgraduate study is right for you.
  • Flexible – Offered 100% online.
  • Credit-bearing – May be used as credit for those that meet the entry requirements for a full qualification.
  • Supported – By academic staff with industry links and your own dedicated Student Success Advisor.

Ideal for:
  • Quick, short term learning that you can put into practice right away.
  • Adding management, accounting, public health and other expanded capabilities to your resume to qualify for a new job or promotion.
  • Getting new knowledge or skills if you are a recently-promoted health manager that wants to improve your leadership ability.
Do a postgraduate if:
  • A full qualification is a requirement for a job you want.
  • You need a qualification accredited by The Australasian College of Health Services Management (ACHSM).
  • You are completing a Fellowship Training Program by the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administration.

HEC5979 Health economics

Learning the best practices for resource allocation in the health care sector could give you the extra edge you’ve been looking for in your career. This unit will show you how to analyse health policy from an economic perspective and use economic tools to measure efficiency and equity.

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MPH5310 Introduction to environmental health

Develop your knowledge of how chemical, biological and physical hazards in the environment can impact health. This unit takes you through theoretical models of risk communication, evidence-based intervention and prevention methods, and the principles of assessing and controlling environmental health risks.

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Health management and policy

The units available in this area will develop your skills and knowledge in topics such as accounting, health economics, health law principles, and delivering safe and high-quality health care.

Public health

If you already have a medical background, these units will teach you how to use your skills to influence public policy and practice within your community and beyond.