The aim of the Master of Business Administration in Hospital Management is a two-year postgraduate programme aimed at the skillful development of the student to understand the healthcare industry and its growing needs. The programme is designed for the overall development of the student so that they are able to apply the unique skill sets, concepts and principles in managing the day-to-day intricacies of Hospital systems.
Students who successfully complete the MBA (Hospital Management) programme will be able to:
i. The programme is designed to be completed within a period of Two (2) years.
ii. The two-year, 60 credits (taught course work and thesis) programme emphasizes learning through lectures, case method, team work, and thesis. The plan of study incorporates fifty-four (54) credit hours of taught courses over the two years of study and six (6) credit hours master’s degree Thesis including: thirty – nine (39) credit hours of core courses including Thesis and twenty – one (21) credit hours of departmental elective courses.
iii. To graduate, students must pass all the School and Departmental courses and the Thesis.
iv. Students must obtain a total of 60 credits as described below:
|First Year||Second Year||Total Credits|
|Course Work||Course Work||Thesis|
|30 – 36 Credits||24 – 30 Credits||6 Credits||60 – 72 Credits|
v. All fees must be paid in full by the time of completion of the academic degree programme.
A total of ten (10) School Core courses, each of 3 credits are required in the first year. For the second year, a total of five (5) compulsory and three (3) elective departmental courses, each of 3 credits in semesters III and semester IV, are required. In addition, a Thesis of 6 credits weighting is mandatory.
From early June to early September of year one on the MBA programme, students have the opportunity to put their learning into practice.
Students on the MBA Programme undertake an 8-12-week internship at the end of the first year. This helps them to put first year learning into perspective and reveal their own capabilities and goals. A period of intense work experience gives students the chance to:
Students could be using the opportunity to switch careers or working in a start-up environment.
Workshops/seminars will be integral in the programme delivery to enable students gain exceptional skills training and expertise from industry experts and other professionals