Diploma In Healthcare Management

Vision Statement

Revolutionize healthcare through a structured programme focusing on management, research, education, systems improvement, training and development.

Mission Statement

To inculcate managerial competencies in healthcare professionals and bringing them at par with the changing global scenario.


Develop, monitor, evaluate, review and maintain a Postgraduate curriculum that provides:

  1. An essential core of knowledge and skills, concepts, tools and techniques of management and administration.
  2. Basic concepts and techniques of problem- solving, data evaluation and assessment.
  3. Computer application to health information.
  4. Relevant correlations between management, finance and IT application to health care, through interdisciplinary courses and through early and continuous exposure to healthcare delivery facilities.
  5. A thorough grounding in professional ethics in Health System Management needed to interact appropriately with other care-providers, administrators, patients and their families.

Who Should Apply ?

Hospital Administrators, Medical Directors, Unit Head of Hospitals, Doctors, Dentists, Nurses, Health technicians, Pharmacists, Doctors in Public sector health system, NGO Personnel


Ziauddin University, Clifton

Timing & Modus Operand II

  • A student should undertake 4 courses per semester
  • Saturdays (2 pm to 9 pm) and Sundays (10 am to 5 pm)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree from HEC recognized educational institution in Medicine and Allied (nursing, pharmacy, biomedical engineering etc.)
  • Sixteen years of schooling or 4 year education (124 credit hours) after HSSC /F.Sc/Grade 12 equivalent

Selection Criteria

Preliminary interview to be conducted by the Ziauddin University

Fee Structure

  Fee Paying Method
Application Fee (once and non-refundable)PKR 5,000Demand draft/pay order in the name of Ziauddin University
Admission Fee (once and non-refundable)PKR 20,000
Certificate ChargesPKR 10,000
Tuition FeePKR 210,000

Course Outline of Diploma in Healthcare Management

Semester 1

  1. Managing Healthcare Organization
  2. Epidemiology and Demography
  3. Biostatistics
  4. Communication Skills for Healthcare Workers

Semester 2

  1. Research Methodology
  2. Financial Management
  3. Human Resource Management
  4. Health Management Information System (HMIS)

Semester 3

  1. Introduction to Healthcare Systems
  2. Ethics, law and Jurisprudence
  3. Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior and Leadership
  4. Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI)


Faculty is specially chosen from both Healthcare and Management; themselves leaders in their selected domains will give students the best experience of postgraduate learning.


The learning process will be through a mix of lectures, case based sessions, small group sessions, exercises, assignments and internet based teaching.

Mandatory electives in the field of choice will allow students to sharpen their skills through application of theoretical learning.

Program Outcome

After successful completion of programme the participants will be able to:

  1. Analyze contemporary healthcare systems
  2. Incorporate research as a mandatory tool for learning and sharing new information
  3. Use scientific and evidence based approach for provision of quality healthcare, which is efficient and cost-effective.
  4. Apply epidemiological and statistical concepts for better planning and management of health related issues.
  5. Apply principles of financial management, allocation of resources, priority setting and decision making.
  6. Demonstrate use of health information systems and technology for effective management of healthcare organization.
  7. Market healthcare services focusing on consumer behavior and needs.
  8. Apply concepts of human resource management in order to optimize performance.
  9. Effectively manage healthcare systems at different levels of care to achieve organizational.