Taught course

Health Services Management

Institution
University of Chester · Warrington School of Management
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A first degree in a complementary area, usually 2:2 or above, and/or suitable work experience, is required.

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency to IELTS 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in each band or equivalent.

Months of entry

October, February

Course content

Course overview

The market for health services is global and growing. Demographic changes and advances in health service knowledge are driving a need for health service managers who can organise large and complex operations and coordinate professions. Demand for health services management continues to be strong internationally – across public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

Why Study Health Services Management with us?

This course is designed to support students who wish to move into managerial positions within the health services industry; complementing previous professional/academic qualifications or building upon workplace experience. It combines insights to both public and private healthcare services with contemporary management theory.

The ethos of the course is to practically apply knowledge to help support you in developing your career prospects. To assist with this, a number of teaching sessions are also delivered by management and health service practitioners to ensure coverage of relative applied context.

How will I be taught?

This course is taught by the University of Chester’s Warrington School of Management and the Faculty of Health and Social Care. We use a range of teaching methods, including lectures, seminars, practical workshops and tutorials. You will have access to contemporary practical IT suites located on Warrington Campus, including 24/7 access to the onsite library.

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed through a mixture of project work, written assignments, presentations and a research report.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Warrington School of Management
Email
wsm@chester.ac.uk