Entry requirements

Applicants should possess either a 2.2 degree from a recognised university or awarding body, or equivalent qualifications, or have professional qualifications in a relevant field of work experience, or have at least two years’ relevant work experience. English Language Requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The Masters Degree in Health Care Management develops health care managers and enhances their skills within a research-based environment.The MSc is designed for people with experience of management in health care, or for those expecting to have a significant management component in their future employment.

The skills and knowledge gained through this degree are applicable to a wide variety of health care and related management roles. Participants will leave equipped with a range of managerial and leadership tools that will enable them to meet the challenges of working in health care management today.

The course has an international standing with students selected from a wide range of different nationalities. This provides attendees with an opportunity to learn from their course colleagues about different health care systems and the unique challenges faced by managers in different countries.

Modules typically include:

• Theoretical perspectives for managing and leading within health care

• Organising health care

• Social, cultural and economic context of health

• Politics and policies

• Evidence and research for health care management

• Quality improvement

• Comparing health care systems

• Economic evaluation in health care

• Foundations in public health and primary health

• Psychology of health care management

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Stephanie Best
Email
s.best@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 602039