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.
- 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.
Understand the challenges associated with the management of individuals, groups and the organisation, and learn about the techniques for improving decision making.View unit
Develop skills to describe and analyse health systems and assess health sector reforms in both developed and developing countries, including AustraliaView unit
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.
Intakes: January 2020
This unit aims to develop skills to describe, analyse and assess health systems and health sector reforms in both developed and developing countries, including Australia.
Key Outcomes: Understand the systematic theoretical framework for describing the design of a national health system, identify issues and challenges, create and effectively communicate proposals to respond to issues and challenges faced by national health systems.
Intakes: May 2020
This unit will introduce you to a range of activities associated with the management of individuals, groups, and organisations. The content will cover several key areas of management, including the role of the individual, the importance of teamwork, managing conflict and effective decision making.
Key Outcome: To understand the challenges involved in becoming a managed in today’s world, assess the role of ethics and social responsibility in determining the culture of an organisation and identifying techniques for improvements.
Intakes: June 2020
In this unit, you will explore relevant policy theories and processes that address major health policy challenges. The aim is to provide health service managers and public health practitioners with a comprehensive understanding of the major components of national health systems and how health policy is created to adapt and reform
Key Outcome: To evaluate the role of the policymaking process and compose arguments on health systems and policy development.
Intakes: October 2020
Learn how to examine marketing activities undertaken by organisations with an emphasis on the health care industry. In this unit, you will gain a better understanding of marketing strategic plans, product service development, the use of marketing decision making tools and fundamentals of consumer behaviour.
Key Outcome: Examine and apply key concepts, techniques and tools of marketing management to the health care environment.
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.
This unit will cover the impacts and human cost of occupational disease and injury, occupational health and safety law and the frameworks for primary prevention.
Key Outcome: Understand how to identify, contextualize and evaluate the fundamental principles of OHS practice including the application of risk management programs, occupational rehabilitation, injury management, and total worker health programs in complex environments.
Intakes: May 2020
Recieve an introduction to epidemiology and control of chronic diseases currently impacting Australia, and learn about the strategies for prevention and control.
Key Outcome: To identify and analyse the influence of social and economic factors on chronic diseases, and evaluate the role of public health evidence in the control of chronic diseases.
Intakes: august 2020
Learn about the basic principles and methods used in biostatistics, including the technical qualifications necessary for interpreting data. This unit will introduce you to biostatistics as applied to public health and management studies.
Key Outcome: To be able to formulate research hypotheses into a statistical context in public health studies and how to present data.
Intakes: October 2019
This unit is an introduction to Infectious Disease Epidemiology, exploring the dynamic nature of infections, the principles of infectious diseases, and the management of outbreaks and surveillance.
Key Outcome: To acquire a rich understanding of how to identify, assess and critically evaluate the control of infectious disease outbreaks.