2 x 3-hour supervised studies per semester
Course context

The student must approach the Topic Coordinator or another member of the Department of Health Management's academic staff with a proposal for an area of skills development and study. Supervision will be decided upon after this meeting.

Topic description

In this topic students undertake a major project. The topic fulfils the research component of the Master of Hospital Administration.

Educational aims

This topic aims to enable students to undertake a major 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 you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Undertake independent investigation and reporting of management problems or opportunities in the workplace
  2. Design and write reports of a high standard to meet the needs of decision-makers
  3. Demonstrate ability to prepare papers for publication
  4. Apply management theories and methods to practical problems and choose appropriate methods for addressing management tasks