MSc Health Services Management.

Shaping professionals to improve the healthcare culture

Learn the necessary management skills and knowledge through a range of modules covering various aspects of health services management. The programme comprises modules covering management skills and techniques, change management, problem solving, resource management, strategic management, legal and ethical issues so as to manage a sustainable. These concepts are operationalised and adapted in real-life scenarios as witnessed with the Covid-19 pandemic.
This programme aims to lead students from practical to conceptual skills, from service delivery to strategic management skills and to problem-solving and project management by equipping them with the knowledge and skills necessary to facilitate efficiency, effectiveness and a high quality of service in the health care system.

Career Prospects

  • This programme will appeal to candidates with an established track in the healthcare sector with the potential to transition into the administrative and management sphere. The programme has supported the career track of a number of professional in the nursing, pharmaceutical and medical field.


Provide an understanding of sustainable management principles and their application to the complex health services environment.


  • (a) As per UTM ‘Admissions Regulations’, and ‘Admission to Programmes of Study at Masters and Postgraduate Diploma level’.
  • (b)A bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or any other recognised institution of higher education.
  • Or
  • Exceptionally candidates holding a Diploma from an approved institution with at least 3 years of relevant professional work experience, acquired within the last 5 years, may be admitted


13 Lessons2 years (PT)


Administration and Management of Healthcare
Health Promotion
Quality Assurance and Safety in Healthcare Services I
Health Policy, Planning and Project Management
Research Methods in Healthcare
People and Healthcare Services
Quality Assurance and Safety in Healthcare Services II
Information Management in Health Services Sector
Contemporary Issues in Healthcare
Healthcare Economics
Healthcare Operations Management
Procurement and Financial Management