The Faculty of Graduate Studies at the esteemed University of Jaffna is now accepting applications for its highly sought-after postgraduate program, the Master of Science (MSc) in Health Management. This program is designed to equip aspiring healthcare professionals with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in leadership roles within the healthcare industry. With a strong emphasis on practical application and theoretical foundations, this program is tailored to meet the growing demand for qualified individuals in health management.
To be eligible for admission to the MSc in Health Management program, candidates must meet one or more of the following criteria:
- Bachelor’s Degree in health management or a related field, including 30 credits in health management coursework.
- Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of one-year post-qualifying work experience in disciplines such as healthcare, medical care, social care, child care, and more.
- Professional qualification in a relevant discipline equivalent to SLQF level 6 or above.
- Professional diploma in a relevant discipline coupled with five years of relevant work experience.
Course Structure and Duration:
The MSc in Health Management program spans two years and is conducted entirely in English, ensuring effective communication and learning. The curriculum encompasses a diverse range of topics, including healthcare administration, strategic management, health economics, policy analysis, and quality assurance. Students will benefit from a combination of classroom instruction, practical case studies, and research projects, enabling them to develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
Admission to the program is based on a competitive selection process that includes a written examination and an interview. This comprehensive evaluation ensures that candidates possess the necessary aptitude and commitment to succeed in the program.
Prospective candidates can obtain relevant information and application forms from the Assistant Registrar, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Jaffna. The application fee is Rs 1000/-, payable through a money order or a deposit to the University Account Number (Reference Number) 190032430001746 at the People’s Bank. The completed application, along with supporting documents, should be submitted to the Assistant Registrar by registered post or in person before the closing date of 31st July 2023.
Obtaining Application Forms:
To obtain the application forms, you have two options: requesting them by post or downloading them from the Faculty website . If you choose the postal method, you will need to send a money order of Rs. 1000/- per application form drawn in favor of the Bursar, University of Jaffna. Additionally, include a self-addressed stamped envelope measuring 22.5 x 10 cm (9″ x 4″) in size. The postal address is as follows:
For those opting to download the application forms, you can visit the Faculty website at www.grad.jfn.ac.lk. Once you have the form, you will need to attach a money order of Rs. 1000/- drawn in favor of the Bursar, University of Jaffna. Alternatively, you can provide the receipt as proof of payment to the University Account Number (Reference Number) 190032430001746 at the People’s Bank.
Completing the Application:
Ensure that you fill out the application form accurately and completely. Incomplete or illegible applications will not be considered. When submitting the form, make sure to write “Application for Master of Science in Health Management – 2023” on the left-hand corner of the envelope. This will help in identifying your application correctly.
You can submit your completed application by registered post or in person. If you choose to send it by registered post, make sure to do so on or before the closing date of application. The closing date will be specified by the University. If you prefer to submit it in person, you can hand-deliver it to the following address:
Assistant Registrar, Faculty of Graduate Studies,
University of Jaffna,
Course Fee and Payment Schedule:
The total course fee for the MSc in Health Management program is Rs 355,000/-, with a refundable fee of Rs 5,000/-. Students have the option to pay the fee in full or in three installments, as follows:
- Registration/First Semester: Rs 155,000.00
- Second Semester: Rs 100,000.00
- Third Semester: Rs 100,000.00
The Master of Science in Health Management program at the University of Jaffna provides a comprehensive platform for healthcare professionals to enhance their leadership skills and make a significant impact on the evolving healthcare landscape. By offering a rigorous curriculum, experienced faculty, and practical exposure, this program equips students with the tools and knowledge required to excel in health management roles. Don’t miss this opportunity to elevate your career in healthcare leadership. Apply now and embark on a transformative educational journey at the University of Jaffna.