Postgraduate Diploma in Health Services Management

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Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Department of Nursing
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Postgraduate Diploma in Health Services Management
Programme Code: E9HS1Q
Medium of Facilitation: Part-time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 120

Application Start Date: 
Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022


The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Services Management is specifically designed to&%2358; Strengthen and deepen students’ knowledge and skills in health services management. Develop the student’s skills based on current thinking, practice, and research methods in the field of health services management. Empower students with high level of theoretical engagement and intellectual independence to acquire the ability to relate knowledge to a range of contexts, to undertake professional and highly skilled work in health services management.

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Services Management allows for registration as a Health Services Management Specialist with the South African Nursing Council (SANC).


Admission Requirements

Selection Process

A Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (R.174), alternatively a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (R425), a Diploma in Nursing&%2358; General Nurse (R.171) with Advanced Diploma in Midwifery (R.1497). A minimum two (2) years' experience (inclusive of community service), after registration by the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Professional Nurse or General Nurse and Midwife. Proof of registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse or General Nurse and Midwife.
Approval from Nursing Service Manager (NSM) to register for the programme.

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