BSc in Health Systems Management and Development

Health Systems Management and Development

Attendance: Full time /Part time

(Monday to Friday 5.30pm to 8.30pm)

 

Duration: 4 years

 

Intakes: April and August

 

Full Time Fee Structure →
Part Time Fee Structure →

Is This Course For You?

Are you a high school graduate with a passion for improving health systems in Africa?

Have you studied Public Administration, Business Administration & Management, Public Health, Environmental Health, Clinical Medicine, Pharmacy, Human Nutrition, Community Health or the equivalent? Are you ambitious, innovative and interested in better health care for Africa? If that’s a yes to these questions, there couldn’t be a more perfect launch pad for a career in developing and managing health systems than AMIU degree course in BSc. Health Systems Management and Development.

For more information

Get in touch

Department of Health Systems Management & Development

 

Call:  +254 (0)741 743 871  or

+254 020 699 3280

Email: enquiry@amref.ac.ke

BSc. Health Systems Management and Development provides the ideal start for a career in managing and developing health systems. Learning directly from Amref Health Africa expert’s currently running health programmes in over 37 countries across the African continent. You also have the opportunity to simultaneously apply your knowledge and skills through organised practical sessions and field experience.

The course is designed to produce graduates with knowledge, skills and competencies for efficient and effective health systems management and development to ensure lasting health change in Africa. Health Systems Management and Development is a fast developing area that requires urgent attention for the health sectors in Africa to appropriately respond to the health needs of populations and deliver on the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) agenda of ensuring everyone has equitable access to healthcare.

Course Modules

Year 1

Trimester 1

  • Communication skills
  • Critical Thinking and Academic Writing  in Health
  • Information Communication Technology
  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Foundations of Health Systems Management

Trimester II

  • Basic Accounting in Health
  • First Aid and Safety
  • HIV and AIDS Education
  • Principles of Public Health
  • Organisation of Health Services- Fieldwork incorporated

Trimester III

  • Epidemiology and Demography for Health System Management Fieldwork incorporated
  • Health Policy Development and Planning
  • Bio-statistics
  • Introduction to Health Laws and Regulations
  • Basic Health Economics

Year 2

Trimester I

  • Communicable and  Non-communicable Diseases
  • Principles and Theories of Management
  • Theories and Styles of Leadership
  • Principles of Governance in Health
  • Principles of Microeconomics

Trimester II

  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • Leadership in Health Care
  • Management of Health Care Systems: Fieldwork incorporated
  • Project Management in Health
  • Health Risk and Insurance

Trimester III

  • Organisational Development and Change in Health
  • Public Relations and Customer Management
  • Environmental Health Management: Fieldwork incorporated
  • Supply Chain Management in Health
  • Health Management Information Systems

Year 3

Trimester I

  • Communication and Advocacy  in Health
  • Health Care Law and  Ethics
  • Quality Assurance in Health
  • Health Service Delivery: Fieldwork incorporated
  • Human Resource Management for Health

Trimester II

  • Procurement Management in Health
  • Hospital Infrastructure and Facility Management
  • Financial Management in Health
  • Health Promotion
  • Research Project

Trimester III

  • Field Attachment

Year 4

Trimester I

  • Health Systems Research
  • Disaster Management and Emergency Response
  • Performance and Reward Management in Health
  • Healthcare Financing: Fieldwork incorporated
  • Monitoring and Evaluation in Health

Trimester II

  • Global Health and Innovations
  • Health Systems  in Africa
  • Entrepreneurship Skills  for Health Managers
  • KCSE (or equivalent) Certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+

    • minimum of C in Biology and Chemistry
    • Minimum of C in English/Kiswahili and Mathematics/Physics (or equivalent) certificate with C+ for Biology and Chemistry;
  • KACE with a minimum of two principal passes including:

    • Biology and subsidiary passes in Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics;
  • Diploma (with a mean grade C) in Public Administration, Business Administration/Management, Public Health, Environmental Health, Clinical Medicine, Pharmacy, Community Health, Human Nutrition or the equivalent;
  • Higher National Diploma (HND) in Public Administration, Business Administration/Management, Public Health, Environmental Health, Clinical Medicine, Pharmacy, Community Health, Human Nutrition, or the equivalent of any of these qualifications from an Institution recognised by the University Senate plus a KCSE mean grade C.
  • A completed application form
  • Copies of your academic and school leaving testimonials
  • National Identity Card (or Birth Certificate) or Passport
  • Reliable postal address, email and telephone contact

Qualified health systems practitioners are an essential component of ensuring sustainable health systems that facilitate easy access to health for all across Africa.  Some of the career opportunities include the following:

  • Local & International Non-Governmental Organisations
  • Public & Government funded Health Organisations: Ministry Of Health & Health Parastatal
  • Private organisations as managers or consultant at various levels of healthcare systems.

Our thoughtful approach to admissions will help make your enrolment as easy as possible.

Overview

Attendance: Full time /Part time

(Monday to Friday 5.30pm to 8.30pm)

 

Duration: 4 years

 

Intakes: April and August

 

Full Time Fee Structure →
Part Time Fee Structure →

Is This Course For You?

Are you a high school graduate with a passion for improving health systems in Africa?

Have you studied Public Administration, Business Administration & Management, Public Health, Environmental Health, Clinical Medicine, Pharmacy, Human Nutrition, Community Health or the equivalent? Are you ambitious, innovative and interested in better health care for Africa? If that’s a yes to these questions, there couldn’t be a more perfect launch pad for a career in developing and managing health systems than AMIU degree course in BSc. Health Systems Management and Development.

For more information

Get in touch

Department of Health Systems Management & Development

 

Call:  +254 (0)741 743 871  or

+254 020 699 3280

Email: enquiry@amref.ac.ke

Course Details

BSc. Health Systems Management and Development provides the ideal start for a career in managing and developing health systems. Learning directly from Amref Health Africa expert’s currently running health programmes in over 37 countries across the African continent. You also have the opportunity to simultaneously apply your knowledge and skills through organised practical sessions and field experience.

The course is designed to produce graduates with knowledge, skills and competencies for efficient and effective health systems management and development to ensure lasting health change in Africa. Health Systems Management and Development is a fast developing area that requires urgent attention for the health sectors in Africa to appropriately respond to the health needs of populations and deliver on the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) agenda of ensuring everyone has equitable access to healthcare.

Course Modules

Year 1

Trimester 1

  • Communication skills
  • Critical Thinking and Academic Writing  in Health
  • Information Communication Technology
  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Foundations of Health Systems Management

Trimester II

  • Basic Accounting in Health
  • First Aid and Safety
  • HIV and AIDS Education
  • Principles of Public Health
  • Organisation of Health Services- Fieldwork incorporated

Trimester III

  • Epidemiology and Demography for Health System Management Fieldwork incorporated
  • Health Policy Development and Planning
  • Bio-statistics
  • Introduction to Health Laws and Regulations
  • Basic Health Economics

Year 2

Trimester I

  • Communicable and  Non-communicable Diseases
  • Principles and Theories of Management
  • Theories and Styles of Leadership
  • Principles of Governance in Health
  • Principles of Microeconomics

Trimester II

  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • Leadership in Health Care
  • Management of Health Care Systems: Fieldwork incorporated
  • Project Management in Health
  • Health Risk and Insurance

Trimester III

  • Organisational Development and Change in Health
  • Public Relations and Customer Management
  • Environmental Health Management: Fieldwork incorporated
  • Supply Chain Management in Health
  • Health Management Information Systems

Year 3

Trimester I

  • Communication and Advocacy  in Health
  • Health Care Law and  Ethics
  • Quality Assurance in Health
  • Health Service Delivery: Fieldwork incorporated
  • Human Resource Management for Health

Trimester II

  • Procurement Management in Health
  • Hospital Infrastructure and Facility Management
  • Financial Management in Health
  • Health Promotion
  • Research Project

Trimester III

  • Field Attachment

Year 4

Trimester I

  • Health Systems Research
  • Disaster Management and Emergency Response
  • Performance and Reward Management in Health
  • Healthcare Financing: Fieldwork incorporated
  • Monitoring and Evaluation in Health

Trimester II

  • Global Health and Innovations
  • Health Systems  in Africa
  • Entrepreneurship Skills  for Health Managers
Entry Requirements
  • KCSE (or equivalent) Certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+

    • minimum of C in Biology and Chemistry
    • Minimum of C in English/Kiswahili and Mathematics/Physics (or equivalent) certificate with C+ for Biology and Chemistry;
  • KACE with a minimum of two principal passes including:

    • Biology and subsidiary passes in Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics;
  • Diploma (with a mean grade C) in Public Administration, Business Administration/Management, Public Health, Environmental Health, Clinical Medicine, Pharmacy, Community Health, Human Nutrition or the equivalent;
  • Higher National Diploma (HND) in Public Administration, Business Administration/Management, Public Health, Environmental Health, Clinical Medicine, Pharmacy, Community Health, Human Nutrition, or the equivalent of any of these qualifications from an Institution recognised by the University Senate plus a KCSE mean grade C.
Documents Required
  • A completed application form
  • Copies of your academic and school leaving testimonials
  • National Identity Card (or Birth Certificate) or Passport
  • Reliable postal address, email and telephone contact
Career Destinations

Qualified health systems practitioners are an essential component of ensuring sustainable health systems that facilitate easy access to health for all across Africa.  Some of the career opportunities include the following:

  • Local & International Non-Governmental Organisations
  • Public & Government funded Health Organisations: Ministry Of Health & Health Parastatal
  • Private organisations as managers or consultant at various levels of healthcare systems.
Next Steps

Our thoughtful approach to admissions will help make your enrolment as easy as possible.

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