MSc Ayurvedic Hospital Management

The MSc in Ayurvedic Hospital Management programme is specially designed to provide a comprehensive postgraduate training for Ayurveda Medical Practitioners. The duration of the programme is two academic years. In the first year, which consists of three semesters including the preliminary courses, the participants must follow fifteen subjects, including a module in Research Methodology, and prepare a dissertation on an approved research topic. In the second year, students are required to take five more modules, including two electives. The objective of the programme is to provide the theoretical and research base to prepare participants for administrative, educational, consultative, and research positions in Ayurvedic Health Care and Hospital Management. The programme offers advanced research training based on individual interests and career aspirations to allow students to develop the ability to complete significant research in a specific area of study. The intellectual and supportive environment fostered by the Faculty encourages academic staff and students to conduct such research collaboratively.

Intended Learning Outcomes: At the end of the course students will:

  • Possess managerial skills including the skills for effective communication essential in demonstrating sound health care professionalism;
  • Be able to apply knowledge and skills to solve managerial problems in core functional areas of hospital administration;
  • Relate theories of management to practice;
  • Demonstrate a global perspective, adaptability,and global best practices in hospital and health care management in general, and in Ayurveda health care in particular;
  • Possess the skills required to integrate concepts from various management disciplines to identify and develop strategies applicable for effective management of hospital systems; and
  • Possess the skills required to manage resources efficiently in a planned and performance-based environment.

The candidate should have the following qualifications.

  • B.A.M.S. / B.U.M.S. / B.S.M.S. / Postgraduate Diploma in Ayurvedic Hospital Management / Postgraduate Diploma in Ayurveda, and 

  • One year work experience relevant to the same field at a public or private Ayurveda health care institution / facility recognized by the University Senate.

Selection Criteria

Applicants are short-listed depending on the number of applications received and will be called for an interview for the final selection. If the applications are very much in excess an aptitude test may be held.

Preliminary Courses (Non-credit)

AHM 001 Introduction to Economics
AHM 002 Financial Aspects of Organizations
AHM 003 Information Technology for Management
AHM 004 Principles of Management
AHM 005 Business Mathematics & Statistics

Year I Semester I

AHM 311 Management of Community Health Services
AHM 312 Management Information Systems
AHM 313 Managing Financial Function of Organizations
AHM 314 Health Economics
AHM 315 Organizational Behaviour

Year I Semester II

AHM 321 Management of Nursery & Herbal Products Utilisation
AHM 322 Management in Different Health Systems & Medical Ethics
AMH 323 Human Resource Management
AHM 324 Health Care Marketing
AHM 325 Research Methodology & Academic Writing

Year II Semester I

AHM 331 Strategic Management
AHM 332 Hospital Administration
AHM 333 Quality and Process Management

Optional: Students are required to select two (02) subjects from the following basket

AHM 234 Ayurveda Health Promotion
AHM 235 Ayurveda for Primary Health Care
AHM 236 Monitoring and Evaluation of Health Programme
AHM 237 Ayurveda Geriatric Care
AHM 238 Ayurveda Health Tourism

Year II Semester II

AHM 150 Dissertation
Category Amount (LKR)
Application Processing Fee 2,500.00
Registration Fee 10,000.00
Tuition Fee* 280,000.00
Library Fee 5,000.00
Library Deposit (Refundable) 5,000.00

* Tuition fee can be paid in two (02) instalments LKR 140,000 each. And the balance fee should be settled at the beginning of the second year. Sponsored students must submit a sponsorship letter upon registration. The letter must clearly state the type of fees covered (such as registration, tuition, library etc.).

Other Fees Applicable

Category Amount (LKR)
Dissertation Re-examination Fee 30,000.00
Research Proposal Re-submission Fee 10,000.00
Extension of the Period of Registration per Semester 10,000.00
Deferment Fee 10,000.00

Payment Method

Key Information

Programme Code:
15101

SLQF Level:
10

Credits:
62

Medium of Instruction:
Sinhala | English

Duration:
02 years

Venue:
FGS-SUSL Ratnapura Centre

Tuition Fee:
LKR 280,000.00

Coordinators:
Dr. Thilini Gamage (2017 Intake)
Tel: +94-45-2280042; +94-777622797
E-mail: thilinicg@mgt.sab.ac.lk

Dr. LMCS Menike (2018 Intake)
Tel: +94-45-2280042; +94-714453452
E-mail: suba@mgt.sab.ac.lk

Faculty of Graduate Studies Admission