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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Area of Study

Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of Humanities, Communications and Social Sciences


Designed to meet the needs of professionals in the social, community and human services sectors who have, or who wish to move from direct practice into a managerial role. The curriculum includes program planning and evaluation, management and leadership, strategic planning, development of quality standards and best practice models, human resource management, problem-solving and organisational culture and environment analysis. The area of study offers a unique focus on exploring the role, function and responsibilities of the human service organisation in rural, regional and urban environments, and is designed to allow students, whether local or in international agencies, to adapt topics and assignments to their own experience and professional context.


For a list of units studied or course outlines, refer to the relevant courses.

Relevant Courses

  • 3788 Faculty Certificate in Human Services Management
  • 3789 Graduate Diploma in Human Services Management
  • 3790 Master of Human Services Management