Postgraduate
Programme Code:
08PGHM
Duration:
1.00
Mode of Study:
Part Time
Accreditation:
NQF Level 8, Credits 120

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Information Systems Management

Course Overview

The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Information Systems Management programme is primarily designed to provide students with deeper insight, intellectual and cognitive skills related to their professional field and area of employment and help them to advance their career of choice. This programme will expose students to advanced concepts, theories, tools, and methods of Health Information Systems Management. In the same vein, this programme will enable students to acquire the necessary skills for conducting research, capturing, processing, storing and reporting health data including health information systems and technology. This Postgraduate Diploma is intended for students with a health sciences background who wish to further equip and consolidate their knowledge and understanding on the principles of Health Information Systems Management (HISM).

Admissions Requirements

Candidates may be admitted to this programme if they have a Health Sciences Bachelor degree at NQF Level 7 or an equivalent qualification from a recognised institution, with an emphasis in Health Sciences. A three-year tertiary pre-NQF qualification with emphasis in Health Sciences will also be considered.

Career Opportunities

Health Information Systems Manager.

Some of the Subjects You Will Study

Year 1
Semester 1

Course Code

Course Title

Prerequisite

NQF Level

NQF Credits

IMH811S

Information Management and Healthcare Systems

None

8

15

HPP811S

Health Management Principles and Practice

None

8

15

IDC811S

International disease Classification and Coding

None

8

15

AHS811S

Advanced Health Statistics

None

8

15

Semester 2

IST821S

Information Systems and Technology

None

8

15

HLP821S

HISM Laboratory Practices

None

8

15

QMC821S

Quality Management in Health Care

None

8

15

Plus ONE of the following elective courses:

SHM821S

Strategic Health Care Planning and Marketing

None

8

15

FMC821S

Financial Management in Health Care

None

8

15

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