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Diploma in Healthcare

Offered by: Asia Metropolitan University (AMU)
Exam BodyInternal Diploma Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyFaculty of Allied Science
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

Provides comprehensive healthcare management within the healthcare industry. The programme emphasizes on management philosophy, organizational values, business-planning and strategic decision-making as well as application of effective communication skills


Programme Outline 

Year 1 Semester 1


  1. Introduction to Healthcare
  2. Behavioral Science
  3. Anatomy and Physiology
  4. Introduction to Environmental Health
  5. Basic Microbiology

Year 1 Semester 2

  1. Communication and Supportive Skills
  2. Medical Ethics
  3. Health and Social Care Services Provision
  4. Introduction to Pharmacology
  5. Current Issues in Health

Year 1 Semester 3

  1. English
  2. Computer Applications
  3. Malaysian Studies

Year 2 Semester 1

  1. Management of Medical Inventory
  2. Medical Office Management
  3. Lifespan Development
  4. Health, Safety and Security
  5. Basic Immunology

Year 2 Semester 2

  1. Business Communication
  2. Health Promotion
  3. Epidemiology
  4. Health Issues for Specific Group

Year 2 Semester 3

  1. Professional Development
  2. Islamic Studies / Moral Studies

Year 3 Semester 1

  1. Healthcare Marketing
  2. Biostatistics
  3. Healthcare Human Resource
  4. Healthcare Management Information System

Year 3 Semester 2

  1. Ward and Lab Management
  2. Waste Management
  3. Healthcare Accounting
  4. Risk Management

Year 3 Semester 3

  1. Practical Training in Hospitals / Healthcare Industry
Entry Requirements
Entry Level Academic Requirement Duration
SPM Credit in any 3 subjects including Literature and Pass in BM 3 years
Career Prospects
  • Government / Private Hospital
  • Medical Center
  • Health Clinics
  • Specialist Hospital

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

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