The MSc Health Management and Economics Programme supports the Academy’s mission by equipping students with a comprehensive set of management knowledge and skills along-with the understanding of planning, financing and economic evaluation tools and techniques for improved management of health care services. The overall aim of this program is to enhance management capacity of the participants in order to improve the health service management of the country.
During these two years of studies, the students will be familiarized with essential components of public health, health systems, fundamental principles of management, financing, and human resource management. Overall objective of this program is to develop knowledge and skills to address the managerial and administrative issues of Public and Private sector health settings at all levels. Main objectives of this program are:
After successfully completing this program the students should be able to:
Semester IV: MSc HEM 499 Dissertation/Thesis- 12 Credits
Twelve credit hours of M.Sc thesis will be earned through engaging in evidence based research, research based on primary and secondary data sources, addressing issues of practical relevance to the national health care issues in particular and global health issues in general, under the supervision of specified faculty member(s) from within or outside Health Services Academy. A list of approved MSc thesis supervisors will be developed in accordance with the HEC guidelines for research supervisors. The completion time for research and defense will be one semester. The thesis will be evaluated by a team of internal and external examiners and viva voce examination will be held for defense.