Behind every successful doctor or nurse is an equally successful healthcare administrator. If that is you, you have come to the right place.
The first and only course of its kind in Singapore, the Diploma in Healthcare Administration offers strong management-oriented training in operations management, healthcare policies, practices and processes. You can be assured of good hands-on experience and a first-hand look into the complex healthcare system, as well as how experienced professionals take care of business.
With the rigorous training behind you, you can leave our doors confident of ensuring patients a pleasant service experience as you begin your critical role in Singapore's healthcare system.
The first and only of its kind in Singapore, the Diploma in Healthcare Administration helps to ensure that Singapore’s numerous healthcare institutions and services are well supported by passionate individuals like you.
You will receive a broad-based and management-focused training in all aspects of healthcare administration, including operations management, healthcare policies, practices and processes. In addition, internships at healthcare organisations will expose you to the complexities of the healthcare system and how healthcare professionals manage the challenges.
At the end of the course, you will be able to integrate the different care services centred around patients’ needs and ensure that every patient has a pleasant service experience.
Armed with highly valued practical skills and knowledge, our graduates are versatile to operate and manage services in any healthcare setting, or pursue careers in service operations and corporate services.
RP’s healthcare administration graduates are well on track to play a meaningful role in the healthcare industry and alongside doctors and nurses. Public and private hospitals, specialist centres, rehabilitation centres, nursing homes and polyclinics are some of the organisations you can look forward to joining, in roles such as:
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).
5 compulsory modules:
B102 Organisational Behaviour
G101 Cognitive Processes and Problem Solving
G107 Effective Communication
2 compulsory modules:
S201 Health and Wellness
S204 Sociology of Sports, Health and Leisure
16 compulsory modules:
A103 Anatomy and Physiology
A252 Patient Care
B209 Management Accounting
B215 Financial Accounting
B218 Business Statistics
B221 Human Resource Management
S242 Introduction to Counselling and Communication
S244 Health Psychology
S251 Human Diseases
S252 Health Ethics and Law
S351 Healthcare Systems
S352 Case Management
S353 Healthcare Operations Management
S355 Financing for Healthcare
S356 Quality Management in Healthcare
3 compulsory modules:
G301 Project / G311 Industry ProjectG901 Character and Citizenship EducationS931 Industry Immersion Programme (20 MC)
Obtain a total of 4 modular credits from the prescribed range of modules offered by the Schools and Centre in RP.
Table 1: Minimum Entry Requirements
Table 2: Aggregate Type
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To graduate with a Diploma in Healthcare Administration, 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.