National University Health System

The National University Health System (NUHS) is an integrated Academic Health System and Regional Health System in Singapore that delivers value-driven, innovative and sustainable healthcare.

NUHS creates synergies as a fully integrated health system and provides seamless care to patients from prevention to home care. Together with their academic institutions, they develop solutions for Singapore’s healthcare challenges, and nurture the next generation of healthcare professionals.

Their scholars in health administration are groomed to take on leadership roles in NUHS. They look for leaders who are competent and well-rounded, and their scholars will be developed and exposed to diverse areas in the public healthcare sector such as operations management, education or resource planning, financial management and manpower planning.

As an Academic Health System, they provide their scholars with the unique opportunity to participate in their tripartite mission of clinical care, research and education, and to apply the synergies of this mission to benefit their patients and their community.

In this regard, their scholars will also be able to work with their health and social care partners in the public, private and people sectors to develop and implement programmes that contribute to a healthy and engaged population.

Institutions in the NUHS group include:

Tertiary, Acute and Community Hospitals
  • National University Hospital (NUH)
  • Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Jurong Community Hospital
  • Alexandra Hospital
National Specialty Centres
  • National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS)
  • National University Heart Centre, Singapore (NUHCS)
  • National University Centre for Oral Health, Singapore (NUCOHS) (2019)
Polyclinic Group
  • National University Polyclinics (NUP)
Medical Centre
  • Jurong Medical Centre
Academic Health Sciences Institutions
  • NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (including the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies)
  • NUS Faculty of Dentistry
  • NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health

Potential career path and developmental opportunities for scholars

As a healthcare administrator in NUHS, you get to jump start your career through exposure to a wide spectrum of healthcare operations, planning and administration functions.

You will receive a holistic understanding of the various functions within the healthcare industry through hands-on training, exposure and collaboration with various stakeholders.

Build relevant industry experience and enhance your capabilities in managing key processes, projects and facilities to ensure smooth operation of the departmental functions.

Maximise your professional growth through structured development pathways, as well as formal and informal training opportunities to acquire expert insight and core functional skills.

Preferred courses of study

All courses (excluding Healthcare-related disciplines).

Note: For students who wish to study psychology, please note that you will not be practicing as a clinical psychologist upon graduation.