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Centre Of Strategic Health Studies

Beside Ibn Alnafis

Damascus, Syria

Tel/ Fax: 00963 11 514 59 23




Master Programmes - Overview

Download 2009 / 2010 Academic Calendar here

The Master programmes in Public Health (MPH), Health Systems Management (HSM),  Hospital Management (HSM/HM) and Health Economics, Finance & Policy (HEF&P) are a  series of new Master Programmes established to strengthen human resources in health in the Syrian Arab Republic and in the region.  

Aims of the programmes

Equip participants with the essential knowledge and analytical skills in the field of public health and care management to particularly focus on the challenges arising from the local, regional and international context.
Provide programmes that are relevant to potential students, employers and that acknowledge the current challenges.
Improve the capacity of Syrian graduates as future planners and managers working in the health sesctor for organising, allocating resources and decision-making, so that the country’s health services can better tackle the priority problems in the health sector.
Produce competent human resources for health in Syria .

Career Opportunities

The interdisciplinary nature of the Programmes reflect the skills, knowledge and understanding required to practise at senior levels in public health systems and institutions.  The graduates of the  Programmes will be qualified to work in policy-related, managerial or academic posts; at strategic as well operational levels in a variety of settings, for example local, regional and national government, health facilities and programmes, international organisations, national and international NGOs and academic institutions.  Graduates will also be equipped to pursue higher level academic qualifications such as, PhD.