phe6mho mgt of hlth organisat'ns




Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, students develop an advanced understanding of the literature and the practice of management in health service organisations, with a view to establishing a strong conceptual basis for their doctoral research and at the same time enhancing their competence as professionals in health settings. Participants will select one or more aspects of management processes they desire to investigate indepth. Topics include: management of human resources, management of information systems, marketing processes, management of communication, leadership and innovation.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorGregory Murphy

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 6 - Doctoral

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Offered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers.

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsStudents will access recent academic journals and other references provided in classPrescribedN/AN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City, 2015, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGregory Murphy

Class requirements

Supervised Research
One 6.0 hours supervised research per week and delivered via blended.
"Independent work as negotiated with coordinator. In addition, participants will undertake concurrent research into an aspect of management processes within an organisation. Equivalent to 78 hours of class contact during the semester."


Assessment elementComments%
One 20-minute verbal presentation20
One 4,500-word paper50
One journal of exercises30