Undergraduate
Programme Code:
07BHIS
Duration:
3.00
Mode of Study:
Full Time
Accreditation:
NQF Level 7, Credits 361

Bachelor of Science in Health Information Systems Management

Course Overview

Students will be equipped with cognitive and intellectual skills to manage health information with the ultimate aim of ensuring quality health service delivery.

Admissions Requirements

General admission requirements including at least 15 points in Physical Science, Mathematics and Biology at NSSC Higher or Ordinary Level. No symbol must be below a D.

Career Opportunities

Positions in public and private sectors, municipalities, research institutions, other health related institutions as well as teaching/ training institutions.

Some of the Subjects You Will Study

Year 1
Semester 1

Course Code   Course Title                                                                Prerequisite                                                         NQF Levels                             NQF Credits

HSP511S           Health Sciences Physics                                         None                                                                       5            10

HSC511S           Health Sciences Chemistry                                   None                                                                       5            10

AAP511S          Anatomy and Physiology                                       None                                                                       5            12

Semester 2

BPP521S

Basic Pathophysiology

None

5

12

BME521S

Biomedical Ethics

None

5

12

Year 2
Semester 3

HIT611S

Health Information Technology

Introduction to Health Informatics

6

12

EPD611S

Epidemiology 2A

Health Statistics;  Anatomy and Physiology

6

12

PHS611S

Policy in Health Information Systems

Biomedical Ethics

6

12

MTD611S

Medical Terminologies and Disease Nomenclature

Basic Pathophysiology

6

12

Semester 4

ICD621S

International Classification of Disease

Medical Terminologies and Disease

6

12

 

 

Nomenclature

 

 

EPD612S

Epidemiology 2B

Epidemiology 2A

6

12

Year 3
Semester 5

PHM711S

Principles of Health Management

None

7

13

WIH711S

Work Integrated Learning (Part 1)

All courses up to Semester 4

7

32

                            
Semester 6

PHP721S

Public Health Practice

Epidemiology 3

7

13

WIH721S

Work Integrated Learning (Part 2)

All courses up to Semester 5

7

32

Plus TWO of the following elective courses:

BSD721S

Biostatistics and Demography

None

7

13

LHM721S

Legislations of Health Information

None

7

13

 

Management

 

 

 

FMS721S

Financial Management in Health

None

7

13

 

Services

 

 

 

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