Diploma in Healthcare Management


Programme Details

Reference Number: (N/720/4/0125)(05/24)(MQA/FA11415)

Name of Qualification : Diploma in Healthcare Management

Type : Diploma

MQF Level : 4

NEC Field (National Education Code):720 (Health)

Equivalency For Public Services: Diploma

Number of Credits:90

Mode of Study:Full Time


The Diploma in Health Care Management is a 3-year programme that provides comprehensive coverage of the health care management needs within the health care industry. It aims to groom students with the appropriate health care management knowledge, personal skills and business leadership skills to enable them to contribute effectively to the management of health services and the planning and attainment of goals and objectives.

Duration of study (years):

Weeks/ Semester Semesters Duration
Long 17 6 3 Year
Short 9 3


  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 Bahasa Komunikasi 1
  • Kemahiran Komunikasi orBahasa Kebangsaan
  • Penghantar Sains Social
  • Principle of Marketing
  • Basic Accounting
  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Computer Application
  • Introduction to Healthcare Management
  • English
  • Introduction to HRM
  • Business Statistic
  • Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology
  • Principle of Management
  • Basic Microbiology
  • Life Span Development or Professional Development
  • Epidemiology
  • Principle Of Management
  • Basic Microbiology
  • Stress Management or Introduction to counselling
  • Organization behaviour & Entrepreneurship
  • Indoor Games
  • Health Safety & security
  • Medical Inventory Management
  • Health Promotion
  • Health & Social care provision
  • Ward & Lab Management
  • Medical Ethics
  • Introduction to Risk Management
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Office Administration
  • Practical Attachment

Entry Requirement

    Malaysian Student

  • An overall credit in any three subjects in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM).
  • The credit should be in General Science/Biology/Chemistry/Physic and pass in English, History and Bahasa Malaysia.

  • International Student

    For international student qualification entry requirement, Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) compared the qualifications against Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) to determine the level of entry requirements in Malaysia.

    Generally, entry requirements for international students are as follow;
  • Qualifications below 12 years of schooling (not less than 10 years of schooling) which is the exit qualification in the country of origin is and can be used as entry qualification for Foundation, Level 3 MQF (Certificate) or Level; 4 MQF (Diploma)
  • The qualification used must also be in compliance with the minimum entry requirements set by the Ministry of Hegher Education Malaysia


Career Prospectors

  • Healthcare executive
  • Health informatics Executive
  • Patient and Customer Relations
  • Pharmaceutical Representative
  • Dietetics Officer
  • Wellness and aged Executive
  • Ambulatory Manager
  • Nursing home Manager
  • Dialysis center Executive
  • Physiotherapist Executive
  • Insurance Representative

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