University of South Africa, UNISA
Full Time / Part Time
The purpose of the programme is to equip students with the necessary psychological and social knowledge, attitudes, skills and applied competence to be trained as counsellors on postgraduate level in various contexts.

Type: undergraduate degree

Duration: 3 years part time

Compulsory Subjects

First year subjects:

  • Planning and organising in health services management

  • Leading and control in health services management

  • The nature, content and scope of public administration

  • The structuring and functioning of public services

  • Comprehensive primary health care

  • Psychological processes in work context

  • Personality in work context

  • Nursing dynamics

  • Integrated organisational communication

Second year subjects:

  • Human resources management in health services

  • Labour relations in health services

  • Health services management practical

  • Foundations of public administration

  • Welfare and social services

  • Workforce diversity

  • Research in the social sciences

  • Organisational communication

  • Intercultural development and health communication

  • Basic epidemiology in health care

Third year subjects:

  • Financial management in health services

  • Quality in health services management

  • Leadership in health services management

  • Contemporary issues in health services management

  • Public management skills

  • Public human resource management and organising

  • Public policy

  • Ethics in public administration and administrative justice

  • Public administration dynamics

  • Interpersonal skills in diverse contexts

Careers: health practitioner manager, health psychologist, counsellor, health facilitator, health educator.