KOREA UNIVERSITY School of Health Policy and Management

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Program Description

Educational Goal

To nurture internationally recognized global professionals equipped with health, medical, and dental knowledge who will play a pivotal role in promoting national and international health and developing the health care industry

Education Objectives

Core Education Objectives
Core Education Objectives
Classification Weight
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Content
1. Cultivating students’ basic humanistic, social, and scientific capacities to study health policy management 21% By cultivating the humanistic, social, and scientific capacities required for professional leaders in the field of health policy management, the school helps enrich students’ multidimensional understanding of health care and health science issues.
2. Understanding and applying methodologies related to health policy and management 12% The school teaches students various methodological techniques needed for studying health policy and management. Students will be able to solve health care related problems using these techniques.
3. Planning, implementing, managing, and evaluating health promotion plans and policies 30% Students learn how to plan, implement, manage, and assess health promotion policies and plans for local communities, the nation, and the international community which require cooperation among various sectors, including the health care system.
4. Managing health care organizations and information 23% The school helps students to understand health promotion within the health care system and to plan and manage it.
5. Understanding and managing the dental health industry 14% The school helps students to understand the management of the dental health industry, trends in new technology development, and overall mastery of dental health industry process management, as well as fostering their management skills.

Autonomous Education Objectives
Autonomous Education Objectives
Classification Content
1. Understanding the foundations of health science Students build a basic knowledge of philosophy, history, ethics, clinical medicine, and international health, which are the foundations of health sciences.
2. Understanding various perspectives on health policy management Students learn diverse perspectives on health care issues, such as the perspectives of sociology, statistics, epidemiology, economics, political science, business administration, and public administration, and establish their own perspectives.
3. Acquiring specific knowledge of health policy management Students acquire specific knowledge of health sciences, international health sciences, and health care systems.
4. Understanding, planning, enforcing, managing, and evaluating health promotion policies Based on their understanding of the roles of various institutions in health promotion, students are able to design and apply appropriate health promotion projects, and through the management and evaluation of that process are able to plan new research and projects.
5. Managing health care information Students acquire the knowledge and capacity to plan health care information systems and manage health care information.
6. Planning and operating the health care information system Students acquire the knowledge and ability to plan and operate health care information systems.
7. Appreciating and analyzing health policy management Students gain an understanding of the health care system, its relationship with other social policies, and its economic and political basis. Using this knowledge, they are able to analyze and manage health care systems.