Programme Information

Required Credits/Units: 240

Programme Learning Outcomes


By the end of this programme, graduates should be able to:
1. Apply advanced and integrated understanding of the complex business processes that drive healthcare systems and contribute to the development of new knowledge through use of appropriate research principles and methods.
2. Communicate healthcare management information and strategy to specialist and non-specialist audiences using a range of modes.
3. Identify and use appropriate technology tools to locate, curate and disseminate information relevant to the operation of healthcare services.
4. Critically analyse and evaluate complex business and organisational issues that underpin the functioning of healthcare services.
5. Apply problem-solving skills to conceptualise, construct and recommend solutions for complex business and management issues relevant to the provision of healthcare services
6. Demonstrate ability to work in teams in a wide range of organisational contexts.
7. Engage in professional and ethical practice that demonstrates awareness of and adaptability to, diverse social, cultural and environmental contexts in healthcare management.

Programme Outline

Foundation Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits
UU-M-IND100 Induction Module 0.00
UU-FNT-203 Introduction to Master Degree 0.00

Core requirements (required modules)

Course Code Course Title Credits
UU-MHM-520-MW Health Systems and Evaluation of Health Systems, Services and Public Health Programmes 25.00
UU-MHM-525-MW Management of Medicines and Supplies 25.00
UU-MHM-510-MW Health Quality Management 25.00
UU-MHM-515-MW Health Policy, Planning and Human Resources (HR) 25.00
UU-MHM-540-MW Epidemiology and Public Health 25.00
UU-MHM-560-MW Health Economics and Financial Management of Public and Private Health Services 25.00
UU-MHM-585-MW Leadership and Management in Health Care 25.00
UU-MHM-570-MW Research Methodology 25.00
UU-MHM-595-MW Dissertation 40.00
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