The Master of Science (MSc) in Health Policy & Management Programme is pleased to announce standalone courses scheduled from January-May, 2018. This course is part of the programme curriculum but can also be taken without enrolling in a degree programme. Course credits can contribute towards a Master degree.Course Description
The course aims to equip students with basic healthcare management concepts and develops skill sets for organizational analysis. It offers an integrated approach to organizational management, particularly in the context of health care institutions.
It enables the students to learn innovative ideas in health care management and prepares them for a leadership role in professional organizations. It also enables students to learn various challenges prevalent in health care and prepares them to effectively manage these.Duration
Classes will be held every Saturday over January 6-May 19, 2018, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
- Programme managers from NGO and public sectors, policy makers, health system researchers and health system academia
- Professionals from medicine, allied health professions and biological sciences
Candidates for enrolment in these courses must present one of the following:
Course credits can contribute towards a Master Degree
- Candidates who have at least one year of work experience after graduation, preferably in a health-related field at the time of application (part-time, internship and voluntary work is not included) and hold at least one of the following degrees are eligible to apply:
- Sixteen-year undergraduate degree from an accredited / recognised university in Sciences / Health Sciences including but not limited to a BSc (Biology, Biological Sciences, Physics, Physical Sciences), DPT, MBBS, BDS, BScN, DVM, D. Pharm, B Pharm (or equivalent).
Individuals may be eligible for admission to MSc Health Policy & Management Programme without entry test if they achieve a minimum CGPA of 3.00 in three standalone courses. Validity of the standalone courses to be transferred to the MSc in Health Policy & Management will be for three years following the completion of the course. Alternatively, credits for graduate-level courses taken at other universities may be transferred to Master’s programme as per AKU regulations.Offered by
MSc in Health Policy & Management, Department of Community Health Sciences, AKU