Postgraduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Care Management(Afternoon and Weekend)

Few sectors are expanding as quickly as healthcare, and the growth is not expected to stop any time soon. This expansion is necessitated by the growing population and the need to extend healthcare services nearer to the people for better health. This expansion translates to plentiful job opportunities for those with the skills and training for this thriving sector of the job market. Hence, the Postgraduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Care Management (DHHCM) aims to train and develop participants with a thorough knowledge of the legal, ethical, institutional, economic, technological and political environments of modern health care management.

 Target Group:

 The Postgraduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Care Management is designed for practicing health sector managers and aspiring health services managers who wish to gain skills needed to function effectively as managers in the broader health services context.

 Programme Content:

 Basic Modules:

Module 1:                Management Skills Improvement

Module 2:                Quantitative Methods for Decision Making

Module 3:                Management Information Systems

Module 4:                Research Methods

 Core Modules:

Module 5:                Principles of Health Care Management

Module 6:                Health Policy and Planning

Module 7:                Health Economics

Module 8:                Health Law and Medical Ethics

Module 9:                Managing People in Health Care Organizations

Module 10:              Hospital Management

 Elective Modules:

Module 11:             Quality Management in Health Care OR Managerial Accounting and Financial Management

Module 12:     Project Management for Health Care Practitioners OR Materials Management and Inventory Control


Participants are assessed through continuous practical exercises, coursework and written examination.

 Tuition Fees:           Ug Sh.2,870,000

Additional Info

  • Course Code: CODE:SCSPAG: 701-32
  • Start Date: Tuesday, 01 November 2016
  • End Date: Friday, 29 September 2017
  • School: Civil Service, Public Administration & Governance
  • Department: Public Policy & Governance Studies
  • Centre: Main Campus