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HPER71-111: Health Systems: Australia and International

Description

To navigate, lead, and innovate within health systems, it is essential to understand how they are structured and operate. The organisational framework, funding arrangements, role of health governance, and key drivers for improving Australia’s health system will be explored.  Participants in this subject will be able to describe the Australian health system, benchmark and compare Australia’s health system with selected international comparators, and evaluate the impact of the social determinants of health on healthcare access and health outcomes.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeHPER71-111
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,710
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,710

Learning outcomes

1. Describe the Australian health system and identify the key drivers for health system improvement.
2. Contrast the Australian health system in the context of international comparators.
3. Describe the impact of the key social determinants of health on healthcare access and health outcomes.
4. Analyse the role of health governance in the Australian health system.
5. Use components of health economics to critically analyse interventions and inform health decisions.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?
  • This subject is not available to students on US Financial Aid.
  • Students on a Student Visa may be restricted from enrolment due to the mode of delivery in the chosen semester. Check the subject outline for further details.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens02/08/2020
Semester start14/09/2020
Subject start14/09/2020
Cancellation 1?28/09/2020
Cancellation 2?05/10/2020
Last enrolment27/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?10/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2020
Teaching census?09/10/2020
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/11/2020
Semester start18/01/2021
Subject start18/01/2021
Cancellation 1?01/02/2021
Cancellation 2?08/02/2021
Last enrolment31/01/2021
Withdraw – Financial?13/02/2021
Withdraw – Academic?06/03/2021
Teaching census?12/02/2021
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/07/2021
Semester start13/09/2021
Subject start13/09/2021
Cancellation 1?27/09/2021
Cancellation 2?04/10/2021
Last enrolment26/09/2021
Withdraw – Financial?09/10/2021
Withdraw – Academic?30/10/2021
Teaching census?08/10/2021