International Institute of Health Management Research
Campus of Indian Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur

Credit Requirements

The FPM programme consists of two phases. The first phase of the programme involves course work, followed by a Comprehensive Course Evaluation. The second phase requires scholars to work on their thesis, which involves the preparation of a thesis proposal, writing of the thesis, and finally a viva examination based on the thesis.

In partial fulfilment of the requirement of the Fellowship Programme, the following of Course credits are required to be earned as prescribed below:

 

Year

Semester

Code

Title

Compulsory/ Elective

Credits

1st

First

 (21 credits)

FP01

General Management

Compulsory

3

FP02

Health & Development

Compulsory

3

FP03

Health System Approach to Management

Compulsory

3

FP04

Research Methodology

Compulsory

3

FP05

Biostatistics

Compulsory

3

FP06

Overview of Hospital Management

Compulsory

3

FP07

Health Policy & Healthcare Delivery

Compulsory

3

Second

 (21 credits)

FP08

Digital Health

Compulsory

3

FP09

Health Economics

Compulsory

3

FP10- FP15

Stream Specific Course 1

Compulsory

3

 

Stream Specific Course 2

Compulsory

3

 

Stream Specific Course 3

Compulsory

3

FP16

Credit Seminar 1 (General)

Compulsory

3

FPE1- FPE6

Stream Specific Course 4

Elective

3

2nd Year

Third

 (18 credits)

FPE7-FPE9

Stream Specific Course 5

Elective

3

FP16

Advanced Quantitative Methods

Compulsory

3

FP17

Qualitative Methods

Compulsory

     3

FP18

Academic Writing and Ethical Issues in Research

Compulsory

3

FP19

Credit Seminar 2 (Research Topic)

Compulsory

3

FP20

Review paper based on the literature on the Thesis related topic

Compulsory

3

Total Credits in 2 years

60

 

The stream specific Courses and Seminars shall be allotted as per the recommendation of the candidate’s Supervisor(s), FPM Director and approved by the Director.

Compulsory and Electives

Health Management

 

Compulsory

 Program Monitoring and Evaluation

 Health Finance

 Environmental Health

Electives

 Global Health

 Health Management Information System

 Health Survey Methods

 Disease Surveillance

Hospital Management

 

Compulsory

Healthcare Quality Accreditation &Patient Safety

Hospital Pricing and Cost Management Hospital Information System

Electives

Home Healthcare Services

Business Development in Healthcare

Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

Health Information Technology Management

 

Compulsory

EMR/EHR and Design Thinking for Health Information System

Standards and Interoperability

Project Management for Health Information

Electives

Health Technology Assessment

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

System Security and Block Chain

Remote Monitoring & Telemedicine

 

NOTE: The list is indicative and subject to change as need arises. New courses may be recommended by the Supervisor and the RAC depending on the research needs.

Duration for earning credits

All the credits specified above shall be earned within a maximum of three years from the date of admission to the Programme. Extension after the three years shall be approved by the Director for a period of one year with a review of progress every six months.

Credit Course Requirement

The candidate shall undergo the courses as given in the course credit table. In the first year, a total of 42 credits is required, which includes a 3-credit general seminar in the second semester and stream specific compulsory and elective courses other than general courses. In the second year, the student shall earn 18 credits: in the third semester the candidate shall undergo advanced courses related to research methods and conduct a stream specific seminar of 3 credits.