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Doctorate in Healthcare Management

Offered by: Asia Metropolitan University (AMU)
Exam BodyDoctorate in Healthcare Management
Course DurationFT:5 Yrs; PT:8 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time/Part Time
Fees (International Student)35000/Course
FacultyCentre for Postgraduate Studies
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDoctoral Degree (Ph.D) Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Mode of StudyBy Mixed Mode (Coursework & Research)
Course Description

A Doctorate in Healthcare Management is a professional doctorate degree designed to help students perform applied research and transforms mature Learners into Leaders. While learning the most advanced decision-making skills and techniques, Doctoral candidates also develop talent in research and writing skills that accompany high-level of responsibility in the academic and business environments. It enables students to improve their analytical ability, strategic thinking, process implementation, and makes them think beyond industry applications. It is designed to prepare students to become Chief Executive Officers, Managing Directors, General Managers, Entrepreneurs, Consultants and Academicians. Individuals currently working in the healthcare industry and thinking about career advancement in management and consulting will receive more credibility and recognition from the market place.


Programme Outline 

(Completion in 36 months)
HCM 701
Advance Seminar in EpidemiologyHCM 702
Advance Seminar in Research MethodologyHCM 703
Advance Seminar in Quantitative & Qualitative AnalysisHCM 704
Advance Seminar in Healthcare ManagementHCM 705
Advance Seminar in Organizational Behaviour


HCM 706
Advance Seminar in Healthcare Finance

HCM 707
Advance Seminar in Marketing

HCM 708
Advance Seminar in Healthcare HRM

HCM 709
Advance Seminar in Healthcare Operations Management

HCM 710
Advance Seminar in Healthcare Ethics & Professionalism

HCM 711
Advance Seminar in Healthcare Law

HCM 712
Advance Seminar in Healthcare Information System

HCM 713
Advance Seminar in Healthcare Policy & Strategic Planning

HCM 714
Advance Seminar in Healthcare Entrepreneurship

HCM 715
Healthcare Practicum

HCM 716
Doctoral Research Seminar I

HCM 717
Doctoral Research Seminar II

HCM 718
Doctoral Research Seminar III

Entry Requirements


  1. A Master degree or its equivalent from related disciplines with minimum CGPA of 3.0.
  2. English Language


  1. Minimum score of 500 for TOEFL or
  2. IELTS Score 6.5 or
  3. English as a native language or
  4. Minimum score of 500 for GMAT
Career Prospects
  • Finance
  • Government relations
  • Human resources
  • Information systems
  • Marketing and public affairs
  • Material management (purchasing of equipment and supplies)
  • Medical staff relations
  • Medical and Nursing administration
  • Patient care services

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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