Taught course

International Health Services and Hospital Management

London South Bank University · Business, Computing and Information Management

Entry requirements

In addition to LSBU's standard entry requirements for postgraduate management awards, applicants will normally require:

  • A degree or equivalent qualification together with appropriate senior work experience in a health service setting; or
  • A professional qualification, recognised as being equivalent to degree level and appropriate senior work experience in a health services setting.

Months of entry


Course content

LSBU is one of the leading centres for management training in the public and health sectors in the UK. This course has primarily been designed for International clientele: doctors, nurses, administrators holding senior management posts.

Our contribution towards more effective health management in countries with developing healthcare systems comes through teaching, research, consultancy and practical relationships with the health sector in Africa, the Middle East and South East Asia.

The course empathises on planning and managing health services, and the curriculum includes management theory and practice, strategic management, epidemiology, health policy and planning. The programme also includes a three-week placement with an NHS hospital.

Information for international students

For applicants whose first language is not English, an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent is required.

Fees and funding

Please see the postgraduate funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration


full time
15 months
part time
30 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Office
+44 (0) 20 7815 6100