MSc Healthcare Management

The programme aims to produce executives skilled in administration and health economics. More specifically, it covers a wide range of knowledge and skills, necessary for health professionals, dealing with administration and finance, both in design and planning, as well as in the management of health services. In addition to the expertise and technical skills, the programme teaches the analysis of strategies, measures and actions aimed at developing the health sector, within the wider context of social policy.


Delivery Mode: Online and through Supported Open Learning.

Entry Requirements:

  • Regular admission to a Master’s programme requires an accredited Bachelor degree
  • Applicants with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry
  • HND Relevant holders with good relevant work experience (post graduation) may be considered for entry
  • English proficiency (if the Bachelor degree was not taught in English)
  • Updated CV
  • One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business)
  • Personal Statement (mimimum 500 words)
  • Copy of passport or ID


Core requirements (required modules)

Course Code Course Title Credits
UU-MHM-510-ZM Health Quality Management 20
UU-MHM-520-ZM Health Systems and Evaluation of Health Systems, Services and Public Health Programmes 20
UU-MHM-530-ZM Introduction to Management Health Services and Human Resources in Health Organizations 20
UU-MHM-540-ZM Epidemiology and Public Health 20
UU-MHM-550-ZM Operational Management and Marketing in Health Organizations 20
UU-MHM-595-ZM Dissertation 20
UU-MHM-570-ZM Research Methodology 20
UU-MHM-580-ZM Health Information Systems 20
UU-MHM-590-ZM Social and Behavioural Aspects of Health Management – Health Law and Ethical Issues 20


MSc Healthcare Management
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