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MA Health and Welfare Management

Welcome to the Programme in Health and Welfare Management studies

PLEASE NOTE that the MA Health & Welfare Management programme will have a final intake in 2015. No further intakes will take place for the current programme.

It is envisaged that the newly developed Post-graduate Diploma and Masters in Health Management will begin in 2018.

This programme is located on the North Campus of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) and is part of the School of Clinical Care Sciences within the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Our vision

The Health and Welfare Management division aims to be a leader in the preparation of health and welfare professionals as managers within the context of their professional disciplines in order to ensure that the citizens of South and Southern Africa benefit from high quality services.

Our mission

The mission of the Health and Welfare Management division is to train and equip students with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to ensure the establishment and provision of high quality services by:

  • Applying the principles of strategic, financial and human resources management effectively
  • Applying critical, analytical and creative thinking to the management of health and welfare services
  • Utilising information as the basis for pro-active management
  • Developing and implementing high quality programmes within the health and welfare sectors of public and private enterprises

When do I qualify to apply?

Admission requirements:

  • Entry into the programme requires and Honours degree or its equivalent e.g. 4 year degree


Contact information
Mrs Sanet Page
Mrs Sanet Page
Position: Co-ordinator: Health and Welfare Management
Department: School of Clinical Care Sciences
Room: C234
Location: Off-campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3946
Fax: 27 41 504 9181
Qualifications: BA (SW) (UPE)