Taught course

Healthcare Science Management

Staffordshire University · Computing and Digital Technologies

Entry requirements

Applicants should be working within a healthcare science environment at supervisory level or at a level suitable for progression to a supervisory or managerial post. Healthcare Science settings include both the NHS and healthcare science or related settings in the private sector. Applicants would normally hold an honours degree or equivalent and be working in Healthcare Science at a minimum of Band 6 equivalent or above (NHS).

Months of entry


Course content

This course aims to provide you with skills and framework needed for laboratory and other healthcare scientists to step into supervisory and/or management roles within healthcare science.

The course begins with an introduction to leadership and management covering the core principles and including some financial and business case planning. Quality management is the focus of the second module with discussion focused on standards, providing quality service, audit and assessment, health and safety, critical incident management. The management of training and learning within healthcare science environments is the focus of the third module, examining theories of learning in the workplace, competencies and advanced training.

An exciting and innovative feature of this award is the Negotiated Study module which enables you to determine specific learning objectives and embark upon learning activities to meet these objectives.

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months

Course contact details

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