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Our course will prepare participants for managing the introduction and sustainable use of health technologies within the Australian health system.

The Sydney Professional Certificate in Health Technology Management will help you build understanding about the links between evidence, policy and practice in order to inform payment decisions for different health technology products, such as pharmaceuticals, blood products, medical devices, and diagnostic tests.

Units of study:

  • Evidence into Policy and Practice (HPOL5008)
  • Foundations of Health Technology Management (HPOL5014)

Please see below under What you’ll study for unit of study details.

Who should study this course?

Public health, health policy, and health professionals who wish to gain a better understanding of how public funding for different health technologies is determined and reviewed over time in Australia.

Subject areas
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Entry, fees, funding & how to apply

Depends on your qualification, citizenship status
The details on this page based on your selections are a guide only, and are subject to change.

Your entry requirements

English language proficiency

Find out if you need to prove English language proficiency (depends on your country of origin and educational background).

For academic requirements check the ‘Admission requirements’ section on this page.

Your fee

How to apply

You can apply online via the application portal. When you are ready to apply, select the ‘Apply’ button on this course page. Visit the How to apply page for other important information.

Closing dates

Semester 1 - 11 February of the commencing year

We strongly encourage applicants to apply as early as possible, offers are made on a rolling basis and places are limited. Separate scholarship deadlines apply - check the scholarships website for details.

Starting date

Semester 1 (March)

This course is not available to International Students.

This course is not available to International Students.

Starting date

What you'll study

Students doing this certificate complete the following units:

  • Evidence into Policy and Practice (HPOL5008) - offered in Semester 1 only.
  • Foundations of Health Technology Management (HPOL5014) - offered in Semester 2 only.


Units of Study

Admissions criteria

Admission to the Sydney Professional Certificate in Health Technology Management requires a Bachelor degree or equivalent professional experience.

Credit for previous study

For more information about the University’s credit policy, please see the Credit for Previous Studies page.

Course opportunities

Completion of a Sydney Professional Certificate in Health Technology Management can be used as credit and articulate to a:

Career pathways

The course provides advanced postgraduate training for students who wish to excel their career in health technology management.

Domestic students

International students

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