Monash University

Postgraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2013 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of Applied Media and Social Sciences


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


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

+ 3790 Master of Human Services Management