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Business Administration in Healthcare Management (Master)
What is IMU’s postgraduate studies in Healthcare Management about? In this digital and technology-laden era, the healthcare industry is evolving at such an astonishing pace that professionals who aspire to higher management can ill afford to stand still. Healthcare managers are required to address not only the expectations of patients’ but also of their families and communities. They face a host of challenges including tackling issues around cost and cost containment, new treatment modalities and technologies, increasing popularity of digital applications, changing disease patterns, and an aging population, health maintenance and health improvements. IMU aims to equip students with the essential management acumen necessary for assuming leadership positions in the healthcare industry. The programme is specialised for private and public health and health-related organisations such as hospitals, clinics and health authorities; non-governmental organisations; insurance and managed-care organisations; pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical equipment and related health industries. Working adults can enjoy the flexibility of IMU’s triple offerings of Business Administration-Healthcare Management Programmes from Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma to Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management. This allows graduates to possess the academic knowledge and competencies required to progress at different phases of their career pathways. The programmes offer full-time, accelerated, modular and blended learning. Students can graduate in 15 months of study but part-time options are also available to those requiring more time. The blended learning approach offers online study options that are more flexible for working professionals. Students undergo a robust curriculum that involves lectures, tutorials, case studies, written assignments, group project, presentations and discussion boards; to ensure a rounded understanding of the issues in order to formulate intervention, value creation strategies in class simulation or actual industry-based intervention.
Part-time: 2.5 – 6 years
The MBA-HCM is a 45 credits programme and will offer 13 Modules, the PGDBA-HCM is a 30 credits programme and will offer 10 modules and the PGCBA-HCM offers 6 Modules.
|Postgraduate Certificate||Human Resource Management|
|Economics & Health Financing|
|Financial Management and Accounting|
|Health Systems Operations|
|Postgraduate Diploma||Operations Management|
|Ethics, Business and Health Laws|
|Clinical Governance, Safety & Quality in Healthcare|
|Master||Business Research Methods for Managers|
|One Elective (Health Informatics and Business Analytics, Methods in Epidemiology, Negotiation for Leaders)|
A. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS
B. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
|For entry into Postgraduate Certificate programme, applicants are required to have obtained:
*Eligibility for APEL, the candidate should be: – more than 30 years of age in the year of application
- possess relevant working experience / prior experiential learning AND pass the APEL assessment for Master Degree
|For Malaysian Students
|For International Student
APPLICATION & REGISTRATION FEES
|Malaysian Student (RM)||International Student (RM)|
|Student Association Fee per Semester–||40||40|
- Application fee is payable upon submission of application.
- Registration fee and refundable caution deposit are payable upon acceptance of the offer letter issued by the IMU Admissions Office.
- All students for the inaugural intake 2019 of this programme will receive RM5000 tuition fee bursary.
- *Terms and conditions apply
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Interested in applying for one of our programmes?
You will need to prepare the following documents for your application:
- Verified copies of your academic qualifications
- Evidence of English language proficiency
- A copy of your MyKad or the identification page of your passport
These supporting documents needs to be attached electronically to your application. Please note that all of our programmes require payment of a non-refundable application fee after the application has been submitted. Application will only be processed once the payment for application fee has been made. We wish you all the best with your application, and hope we will be welcoming you into one of our programmes soon!
WHY STUDY AT IMU
An Established Private Healthcare University
Highly Experienced Faculty
Develop a lifelong peer network
“The IMU Postgraduate Business in Healthcare Management Programme aims to equip managers with relevant skills for leading and managing the various facets and challenges that confront professionals, managers and those keen to manage the healthcare industry. Learners have the opportunity to gain firm understanding to critically assess health systems and healthcare structures, apply core principles of management in the healthcare setting and to operate within prevailing legal frameworks. The graduates will gain by further building their personal and professional competencies in their career to provide insights into best practices in managerial strategies and formulation of appropriate strategic solutions.”
TO’ PUAN DR SAFURAH Bt JA’AFAR Associate Professor and Programme Director School of Postgraduate Studies MBChB (Alex), MPH (S’Pore), MBA (Boston), FAMM (M’sia), FAFP (M’sia), FPH (Lon), FPHM (M’sia)