The program is structured in two parts: coursework and research.
The Doctor in Healthcare Management is an official, fully recognized degree conferred by ISCTE Lisbon University Institute, a state owned university established in 1972.Curriculum (Guangzhou)
|Block||Title of course||Hours|
|Philosophy of Science||12|
|Empirical Research Ⅰ: Business statistics
|Empirical researchⅡ: Qualitative Methods
|Theory and Methodology in Thesis Writing||12|
|Thesis Writing : Case Study Method||12|
|How to do Research and Write a Thesis at ISCTE-IUL
|Institutional Evolvement and Organizational Development
|Strategic Management and Public Private Partnerships
|Culture Renewal and Society Evolvement||12|
|Megatrends in the Global Economy and Healthcare
| Public Health and Healthcare Reform
|Medical and Social Insurance
|Hospital Development and Managerial Financing
|Modern Media and Risk Management||12|
|Innovation in Healthcare Management||12|
Developing and concluding the thesis. The Thesis has a central role in the Doctor of Healthcare Management program. It should be characterized by high scientific and methodological rigor; its theme and scope should rather focus the institution or the organization and its environment and should offer a contribution to knowledge for the advancement of the quality of management and organizational performance.
The research areas for Thesis include:
Second year and following:
Thesis supervision and oral defense:
Thesis will be jointly tutored by two supervisors, one from ISCTE and one from SMUC.
Supervisors are assigned after the first year.
Thesis oral defense will be held at ISCTE. The Committee of Dissertation Oral Defense includes 3 ISCTE members and 2 SMUC members.
The Committee President will be a professor from ISCTE.
For more information please consult Southern Medical University website.