Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management

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  • Course Description
  • Managing a present day hospital is a complex task. With rapid changes taking place in medical research and techniques, the facilities and services have also undergone significant changes. Hospital managers are, therefore, faced with managing a vast range of services, changing patient profiles, high cost of procuring and servicing equipment and people management.

    This Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management programme is designed to equip healthcare working professionals with a comprehensive knowledge of the 10 essential areas in healthcare management.

    If you are seeking to widen your knowledge and your professional standing in the field of healthcare, look no further. This course will give you a broad-based education in healthcare management. You will also learn from hospital leaders with rich industry knowledge and experience.

    This programme will certainly give you a distinct advantage when pursuing a management career in the healthcare industry.

    Notice: There are no planned intake for 2017. Please refer to our Partner Course: Singapore Polytechnic PACE Academy (Certification Courses) tab below for more information.

    Parkway College is working with Singapore Polytechnic PACE Academy to run a series of four (4) certification courses similar to the Graduate Diploma, which are:

  • Course Objectives
  • Upon completion of this programme, you will have the knowledge and confidence to contribute effectively to the management of your healthcare organization and its attainment of organizational goals.

  • Course Code
  • GHC

  • Course Structure
  • 1. Duration: 12 months on part-time basis

    2. Total curriculum hours: 300

    3. Course Delivery: Delivered over 4 semesters

    4. Mode of delivery: Lectures and Tutorials

    5. Intake Commencement Date : N/A

  • Course Outline
  • The course consists of 10 modules:

    • • EHM101 – Healthcare Management
    • • EHM102 – Patient Safety
    • • EHM103 – Healthcare Quality
    • • EHM105 – Human Resource Management in Healthcare
    • • EHM106 – Financial Management in Healthcare
    • • EHM107 – Professionalism and Ethics in Healthcare
    • • EHM109 – Healthcare Business
    • • EHM111 – Hospital Operations
    • • EHM112 – Healthcare Informatics
    • • EHM113 – Healthcare Operations Management

    * Please download Module Synopsis for the synopsis of each module.

  • Entry Requirements
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old with at least a diploma from a recognized institution and have 2 years of working experience in the healthcare sector.

    • Applicants whose entry qualification was not attained in English medium are to meet the following English language proficiency requirement:

    • • TOEFL score of at least 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer based) or
    • • IELTS with an overall score of at least 5.5

    • Applicants who do not meet the above requirements may also apply, but will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

  • Who Should Attend
  • • Healthcare professionals currently working in a healthcare institution who do not have a formal education in healthcare.

    • Professionals who wish to do a mid-career switch into the healthcare sector.

  • Course Assessment
  • • Assignment

    • Examination

  • Graduation Criteria
  • Please take note that the graduation criteria is available in the students’ handbook which will be given upon enrolment into the course.

    Public could also access the information by calling or e-mailing to the college for information.

  • Certificate Awarded
  • Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management, awarded by Parkway College.

  • How to Apply
  • There are no planned intake for 2017. Please refer to our Partner Course: Singapore Polytechnic PACE Academy (Certification Courses) tab.

  • Fees
  • Course Fees: S$5,350

    Application fee: S$214

    Enrolment fee: S$321

     

    Notes:
    1. Application fee is payable upon submission of Application form.
    2. Enrolment fee is payable upon signing of PEI Student Contract.
    3. Fees are inclusive of prevailing Goods & Services Tax.
    4. For all other related fees, please refer to student policies on our website.
    5. Parkway College reserves the right to postpone or  cancel the course if minimum enrolment is not met.
  • Singapore Polytechnic PACE Academy (Certification Courses)
  • Parkway College is working with Singapore Polytechnic PACE Academy to run a series of four (4) certification courses similar to the Graduate Diploma, which are:

    These specialised certification courses for the healthcare sector will provide healthcare professionals with a flexible learning option to upgrade their skills and knowledge on healthcare management and health facility administration.

    For course information and application, please visit: www.pace.sp.edu.sg or email to pace@sp.edu.sg.

    The courses are SkillsFuture Credit Approved Courses. Seats are limited so please apply early!

     

    Promotion: Cash Incentive for 1st intake
    Receive a $100 cash incentive from Parkway College when you attain one of the following certificates from SP PACE Academy:
    1. Certificate of Performance in Healthcare Management
    2. Certificate of Performance in Healthcare Quality
    3. Certificate of Performance in Healthcare Operations

    COURSE COMPARISON SUMMARY

    • Bite-sized learning options
    • Specialised courses for different speciality areas in healthcare management
    • Part-time evening classes
    • Short course duration (3 times a week for 12 weeks)
    • Experienced trainers in their respective field of expertise
    • Easy accessible location near Dover MRT station
    • • Excellent option for those considering a career switch
    • • Choose to complete one or two, or all four certification courses for a well-rounded education

     

    Download the Brochure for Certificate of Performance in Healthcare Management here: COP_HM.pdf

    Download the Brochure for Certificate of Performance in Healthcare Operations here: COP_HO

    Download the Brochure for Certificate of Performance in Healthcare Quality: COP_HQ.pdf

    Download the Brochure for Certificate of Performance in Healthcare Informatics here: COP_HI

  • SkillsFuture Study Award for Healthcare Sector
  • As part of the SkillsFuture initiative, Ministry of Health (MOH) has launched the SkillsFuture Study Award for Healthcare Sector (“SkillsFuture Study Award”) to support skills upgrading of the healthcare workforce to meet Singapore’s future healthcare needs.

    The SkillsFuture Study Award will support skills development in the areas of aged care, healthcare IT and analytics, and healthcare system design, organisation and delivery.

    The SkillsFuture Study Award is open to Singaporeans with at least two years of work experience in the Healthcare sector. Applicants must submit a nomination by current employer or testimonial from a referee.

    Each successful applicant of the SkillsFuture Study Award will receive a monetary award of $5,000 which they can use to defray expenses associated with their training for skills mastery. There is no bond for the study award.

    For the full eligibility criteria and details, visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/studyawards/healthcare

     

    Additional Note:

    While the Master of Health Administration and Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management courses may not be listed on the SkillsFuture Study Award for Healthcare Sector website, MOH is open to consider other suitable local training courses.

    Interested applicants may apply through the SkillsFuture website. All applications are processed and approved by MOH.