2 x 3.5-hour workshops per semester
2 x 1-day intensive workshops per semester
1 x 9-hour project work weekly
% = any matching topic, eg BIOL1% includes BIOL1101, BIOL1102 etc
1 6 of HACM9100, HACM9101, HACM9102, HACM9200, HACM9201, HACM9202
1a 30 unit(s) of HSMT9%
2 Admission into MHAD-Master of Health Administration
3 Admission into MBASHL-Master of Business Administration (Health)
4 9 units of HACM9% topics
5 Admission into MBASWS-Master of Business Administration
6 Admission into MHAD-Master of Health Administration
7 18 units of HACM9% topics
Must Satisfy: (((1 or 1a) and 2) or (3 and 4) or (5 and 6 and 7))
Course context
Masters candidates are obliged to take at least 9 units of Management Project (in one of its configurations) to fulfil the project/research component of their award.

In some circumstances, the Course Coordinator may approve completion of this topic, HACM9303 Management Project (4.5 units), in lieu of HACM9301 (9 units), provided that the student successfully completes an approved research topic(s) of up to 9 units prior to enrolling in the project topic.
Topic description
The project will address an aspect of health or aged care management of interest to the student. The syllabus will depend on the nature of the project.

The student must approach the Topic Coordinator with a proposal for an area of skills development and study. Supervision will be decided upon after this meeting.
Educational aims
The aim of this topic is to enable students to undertake a project in an aspect of health or aged care management of personal interest, in which they can apply and extend the knowledge they have gained through their management studies.
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic, students should be able to:

  • undertake independent investigation and reporting of management problems or opportunities in the workplace

  • design and write reports of a high standard to meet the needs of decision-makers

  • demonstrate ability to prepare papers for publication

  • apply management theories and methods to practical problems and choose appropriate methods for addressing management tasks.