The goal of the PhD HSM programme is to produce the next generation of leaders in health systems. Graduates of the programme will have leadership competencies in the six areas of health systems strengthening, namely service delivery; health workforce; health information systems; medical products, vaccines and technologies; financing; and leadership and governance.
The applicant shall be:
A holder of a Master’s degree of Kenya Methodist University or any other recognized institution, in a relevant area of study.
An equivalent qualification approved by the Senate.
The programme will have a total of 51 Credit Hours
The duration of the Doctor of Philosophy in Health Systems Management programme shall extend over a period of not less than three academic years and up to a maximum of five years. Year one will focus on course work and Year Two and Three will focus on proposal development and research intervention and research thesis. The course work is compulsory
Mode of learning: (full time and part time modes)
By the end of the PhD in Health Systems Management programme the graduate will be able to:
Research and academia in research organizations and learning institutions. Work in governmental and non-governmental organization.
|Course Code||Course Name||Term||Credit Hours|
|HSMG 911||Fundamentals of Health Systems Management||Trimester-1||3|
|HSMG 912||Governance and Leadership in Health||Trimester-1||3|
|HSMG 913||Systems Approach to Universal Coverage||Trimester-1||3|
|HSMG 914||Seminar I: Contemporary Health System Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities||Trimester-1||3|
|HSMG 921||Health Systems Management II||Trimester-2||3|
|HSMG 922||Advanced Quantitative Health Research Methods||Trimester-2||3|
|HSMG 923||Advanced Qualitative Health Research Methods||Trimester-2||3|
|HSMG 924||Seminar II: Health Systems Research and Knowledge Translation||Trimester-2||3|
|HSMG 931||Proposal Development and Research Intervention||Year-2||12|
|HSMG 932||Research Thesis development and intervention||Year-3||15|
Department of Health Systems Management
KeMU Towers, Nairobi Campus
Mon – Fri 8:00A.M – 5:00P.M