Advanced Certificate in Primary Health Care

SUMMARY

Level
Advanced Certificate(MNQF Level 4)
Duration
1 year(2 Semesters)
Modes
Available Modes (Full-Time)
Course Fee
Course FeeMVR 10,856

Overview

This program trains health personal to provide curative, preventive and promotive health care services. The purpose of this program include mid level management of health care services, planning monitoring and evaluation of health care services as well as building the ability to address and deal with health problems

Entry Requirements

General Entry

  • i) 2 Passes in GCE O' Level (from science stream) OR,
  • ii) Attainment of a Level 3 qualification in a related field approved by the Maldives Qualification Authority.

Language Requirements

  • i) Minimum C pass in GCE O' Level English or Equivalent.

General Notes

  • Entry requirements are indicative. Depending on the sequence and the number of applications received, all qualifying students may not gain entry.
  • Circumstances may require the University to defer or cancel some courses, especially when the minimum class size (10 for certificate & diploma courses, 15 for Degrees courses) is not achieved.
  • Passes at GCE OL/SSC and HSC is considered to be grades "C" or above and passes at GCE AL is considered to be the grades "E" or above.

Structure

Semester 1

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
MED015
Management of Diseases 1 (CORE)
696
MED117
First Aid and Practical Procedures (CORE)
870
PHM003
Basic Pharmacology (CORE)
580
PUB001
Communication in Health (CORE)
580
PUB107
Environment and Community Health 1 (CORE)
870
Semester Total 62
3,596

Semester 2

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
MED201
Management of Diseases 2 (CORE)
1,160
PUB209
Reproductive Health for Primary Health care (CORE)
1,160
PUB109
Health Promotion 1 (CORE)
580
MLS001
Microbiology in Health Studies (CORE)
580
Semester Total 60
3,480

Semester 3

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
MED203
Management of Diseases 3 (CORE)
1,160
MGT111
Health Services Management 1 (CORE)
880
MED101
Child Health for Primary Health Care (CORE)
1,160
PUB103
Introduction to Primary Health Care (CORE)
580
Semester Total 60
3,780
Course Total 182 CP
Total: 10,856

Careers

Community health Specialist Quality improvement coordinator Prevention Specialist Public Health Educator Public health administrator