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 will impart health care manager’s basic core competencies in managing quality in their respective work settings. Using a systems approach participants will learn various methodologies for designing quality initiatives, measurement techniques, identifying gaps and preparing feasible action plans.
Besides theoretical knowledge, practical examples and case studies will complement the learning process. The pedagogy includes interactive class room sessions, in class graded exercises, hands on computer skills on Continues Quality improvement (CQI) tools, project development and field visits.Duration
Classes will be held every Saturday over January 6-May 19, 2018, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Audience
- 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 Masters 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