UMI Postgraduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Care Management (DHHM)

By | June 27, 2019

Uganda Management Institute (UMI) Postgraduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Care Management (DHHM)


Few sectors are expanding as quickly as healthcare, and the growth is not expected to stop any time soon. This expansion is necessitated by the growing population and the need to extend healthcare services nearer to the people for better health. This expansion translates to plentiful job opportunities for those with the skills and training for this thriving sector of the job market. The Postgraduate Diploma in hospital and health Care Management (DhhCM) aims to train and develop participants with a thorough knowledge of the legal, ethical, institutional, economic, technological and political environments of modern health care management.

Course Details


Basic Modules:

Module 1:   Management skills Improvement

Module 2:  Quantitative Methods for Decision Making

Module 3:  Management Information systems

Module 4:   Research Methods

Core Modules:

Module 5:  Principles of health Care Management

Module 6:  Health Policy and Planning

Module 7:  Health Economics

Module 8:  Health Law and Medical Ethics

Module 9: Managing People in health Care Organizations

Module 10:  hospital Management

Elective Modules:

Module 11: Quality Management in health Care OR Managerial Accounting and Financial Management

Module 12: Project Management for health Care Practitioners OR Materials Management and Inventory Control

Entry Requirement


1.A good degree from a recognised University, OR a recognised relevant professional qualification and at least two years of working experience.

With the exception of the Postgraduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation, applicants with working experience of one year will be considered for the UMI Week-end Programmes, UMI-Mbarara Branch, UMI-Gulu Branch, UMI-Mbale Branch, and the Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing

2.Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 5 passes and at least two principal passes at Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education(UACE) obtained at the same sitting.

3.If an applicant gained entrance to University through other means original documents to that effect should be presented.

(i) Mature Age Entry certificate, 25 years and above and accredited by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE).

(ii)Diploma Entry obtained at credit/distinction level from a recognised institution.

4.The minimum duration for the Bachelor’s degree should be three years.

Tuition Fees