Healthcare administrators play a vital role in our healthcare system by keeping medical centres, hospitals and clinics running smoothly and efficiently. If you want to make a difference at the heart of the healthcare system, this course will get you off to a good start.
The first and only course of its kind in Singapore, the Diploma in Health Services Management (DHSM) offers strong management-oriented training in operations management and healthcare policies, practices, and processes. You will be fully equipped with healthcare knowledge and health service management skills to work alongside other healthcare professionals.
When you graduate, the skills and knowledge you have acquired will help you play a crucial role in any healthcare institution to ensure that patients have a pleasant service experience.
Upon graduation you will qualify to practice at any number of medical organisations including public and private hospitals, specialist medical centres, rehabilitation centres, nursing homes, and clinics. The wide range of roles you will qualify for include:
For more information about university pathways, visit RP's Further Studies.
To find out more about how you can apply for this diploma, visit Republic Poly's Admissions page.
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The course structure consists of general, discipline, and specialisation modules. There is also an industry orientation component.
Each module is equivalent to four modular credits (MC).
B102 Organisational Behaviour
G101 Cognitive Processes and Problem Solving
G107 Effective Communication
G905 Life Skills
S201 Health and Wellness
S204 Sociology of Sports, Health and Leisure
A103 Anatomy and Physiology
A252 Patient Care
B215 Financial Accounting
B218 Business Statistics
S242 Introduction to Counselling and Communication
S244 Health Psychology
S251 Human Diseases
S252 Health Ethics and LawS253 Healthcare SystemsS254 Transitional CareS352 Case ManagementS353 Healthcare Operations ManagementS355 Financing for HealthcareS356 Quality Management in Healthcare
S931 Industry Immersion Programme (20 MC)
Obtain a total of 4 modular credits from the prescribed range of modules offered by the schools in RP.
For a full listing of entry requirements, please click here.
To graduate with a Diploma in Health Services Management, you must complete a total of 124 modular credits. You should be able to do this within three years of enrolment if you successfully complete on average five modules, or its equivalent, per semester.
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