Master of Health Services Management by Griffith University (Part-Time)

Provided by Kaplan Singapore

Course introduction


This programmeprovides you with a wide range and diverse base of specialist health management courses. It is tailored for graduates or managers of health services wanting to develop their skills and understanding of contemporary health service management issues as well as for those people who will be commencing a career in the health care sector. This programme has been developed so as to support students and career aspirants to work both in the Singaporean healthcare system and in other Asian healthcare services and systems. Careers may be available for professionals interested in moving into the health services area, or for early and mid-career health professionals seeking advancement, broadening their expertise and/or moving into management.

Professional Accreditation

Accredited by Australasian College of Health Services Management (ACHM). ACHSM is te peak professional body for health managers in Australasia and brings together health leaders to learn, network and share ideas. The mission of the college is to recognise, develop and support effective health leadership and managment to deliver quality services and improve health and well-being.

Graduation and Degree

Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structures will be awarded the Master of Health Services Management from Griffith University.

The degree awarded will be the same as that to the on-campus graduates.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

Each course in this programme is 10-credit points except for Health Project, which is 20-credit points. To be eligible for the award of Master of Health Services MAangement, a student must complete 120-credit points. To be eligible to exit the programme with the Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management, a student must acquire 40-credit points.

  • Healthcare Systems
  • Leadership in Management for Health Services
  • Health Economics
  • Change Management for Dynamic Healthcare
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Finance and Project Management
  • Health Workforce
  • Translating Clinical Innovation into Work Practice
  • Health Policy and Planning
  • Foundations of Research Inquiry in Health
  • Strategic Decision Making in Health
  • Health Service Managers and the Law
  • Health Project

Entry Requirements

Applicants for admission to the Master of Health Services Management will normally:

  • Hold a Bachelor degree in a health-related field such as Public Health, Health Services Management, Environmental Health, Allied Health, Medicine, Nursing, Psychology, Clinical Research and Biomedical Health
  • OR have completed the Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management (3317) offered by Griffith University (these students will be eligible for 40-credit points of advanced standing towards the Masters programme)
  • OR hold a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Bachelor Honours Degree in a health-related field such as Public Health; Health Services Management; Environmental Health; Allied Health, Medicine, Nursing, Psychology.
  • Clinical Research and Biomedical Health (students admitted with one of these qualifications will be eligible for up to 40-credit points of credit towards the Masters programme depending upon the course completed in the prior qualification).

Applicants with extensive exeprience in health services management who do not hold qualifications listed in the above requirements may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate in Health Service Management with progress to the Master of Health services Mangement being dependent upon a minimum Pass-grade in all courses.

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Delivery and Assessment Methods

  • You can plan your study schedule at your own pace in each semester.
  • Can be completed over three semesters in 12 months.
  • Courses are fully taught by Griffith University faculty
  • Lectures/Workshops for each course are 16 hours via block-teaching
  • 100% assignment-based programme

Commencement Date

There are 3 intakes per year. Please contact our consultants to obtain a copy of the class schedules.

Fees & Funding

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee covers university registration, study guides, intensive seminars and workshops, assignments, examination (if applicable), projects, degree (if earned) and transcript.

  • Programme fee: SGD 26,750 (12 modules) payable in 6 instalments
  • Receive SGD 400 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our master degree course. T&Cs apply.

Education Loan

Education loans are available, subject to meeting the bank's loan requirements.

Non-tuition Fees

Non-refundable application fees are as follow:

Application fee: SGD 181.90

All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). 

*Note: All fees are subjected to change annually. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.