Healthcare management

Goa Institute of Management (GIM) is now offering a postgraduate diploma in healthcare management. The programme is being conducted at GIM’s Ribandar campus. The programme provides participants with an in-depth exposure to various facets of the healthcare delivery process, the economics of health, understanding hospital services, planning and delivery and quality management in healthcare. This is a two-year full-time residential programme. More information at:

MDIS merit scholarships

Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) has announced the launch of Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in association with the University of Sunderland, U.K. The courses will be offered at the Singapore campus of the MDIS. The courses, BA (honours) in accounting and financial management, BA (honours) in business and marketing and one-year Master of business administration programme are open to international students.

Arun R. P., Country Manager (India & Sri Lanka) & International Business Head (Singapore), MDIS, announced the scholarships and grants scheme introduced by the MDIS for deserving international students recently. “We aim to make education in Singapore more affordable and these scholarships will go a long way in bringing in more Indians students to MDIS.”

Under the merit scholarship, an applicant’s academic merits in Class X and XII, leadership qualities and participation in community as deemed appropriate by the academic community will be taken into consideration. Indian students with 80 cent pent in any Board of education are eligible to apply to these courses. Final selection will be based on personal interview. The deadline to apply for merit scholarship is August 30 and for study grant July 31. MDIS does not require work bond from the applicants. More at

Sports physiotherapy

SPARRC Institute is offering a Sports Physiotherapy course that will be conducted during the weekends (Saturday and Sunday, 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.). Certificate will be issued on course completion of 144 Contact hours. Classes will be conducted by Dr. Kannan Pugazhendi, Sports Physician, and his team of Sports physiotherapists. Course is from July 6 to September 29. Venue: SPARRC Institute, No. 813, Anna Salai, Chennai - 600002. Phone: 044 43009213, 044-32911774.

Medicine in the Philippines?

Two successful doctors who had graduated from Davao Medical School, Philippines, will be interacting with the potential students and brief them on various aspects of pursuing medical education in the Philippines. The event is slated for July 1 and 2 at LIMRA Educational Consultants, 177, Royapettah High Road, 1st Floor SMS Centre, Mylapore Chennai-600004

Phone: 9884402678, 9445783333. Email:

BSc in filmmaking

Whistling Woods International (WWI) will be the first to start a professional three-year B.SC programme in filmmaking. Apart from the three-year programme, the institute offers a two-year diploma in filmmaking and a certificate course in screenwriting.

The WWI will also offer courses in fashion and media. All the courses begin in July. The diploma and advanced diploma in fashion design from the WWI Neeta Lulla School of Fashion begins in August. WWI is associated with a number of International Film Schools such as Deakin University, Australia; Griffith University, Australia; Bradford College, UK, Syracuse University, USA and NYU Tisch School of the Arts Asia, Singapore.

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