Taught course

Communication Management in Healthcare

Ulster University · School of Communication and Media

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Entry requirements

Applicants must have gained an Honours or non-Honours degree from a university of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, or from a recognised national awarding body, or from an institution of another country which is recognised as being of an equivalent standard; or in exceptional circumstances, where an individual has substantial and significant experiential learning, a portfolio of written evidence demonstrating the meeting of graduate qualities (including subject-specific outcomes, as determined by the Course Committee) may be considered as an alternative entrance route. Evidence used to demonstrate graduate qualities may not be used for exemption against modules within the programme.

Months of entry


Course content

This course has been designed to meet the needs of students who wish to gain a formal qualification in Communication Management in Healthcare. This includes those working in communication positions or with communication-related roles and responsibilities within a range of healthcare settings, including public, private and voluntary sectors. The delivery of the modules therefore aims to accommodate students who work either full-time or part-time.

This professional course provides students with an innovative, responsive, flexible and relevant curriculum which equips students with a range of knowledge and skills which are relevant and applicable to communication within healthcare contexts.. It contributes to the University’s work on Connected Health as it is suitable for interdisciplinary delivery within healthcare.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    8 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Dr Anne Moorhead
+44 (0) 28 9036 8905