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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 5201

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
170831

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Course aim

To provide students with a broad understanding of Australian health and aged care systems and operations and how they compare with health and aged care systems internationally.

Course content

Systems and the organisation of care; The Australian health and aged care systems; Comparison of international health systems; The relationship between the Health and Aged Care systems and individual organisation performance; Data requirements for understanding the operations and performance of health and aged care systems including performance measures; Introduction to data analysis for operation management and improvement; Understanding the importance of variation in health and aged care services; The role of design, quantitative methods and other approaches required to improve and manage health and aged care operations.

 

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Workshop 3 hours x weekly
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Online (Live discussion) 1 hour x Weekly

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Group presentation - 30% 30 mins
Assignment 1500 words 30% -
Report 2500 words 40% -
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Group presentation - 30% 30 mins
Assignment 1500 words 30% -
Report 2500 words 40% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4C)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

Course Coordinators

UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

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