Applicants must normally possess an honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification from a British or overseas institution. Have a minimum of 3 years appropriate management or business experience, working in a health or social care context. Applicants with significant management experience may be admitted to the course without a degree or degree equivalent qualifications if they can demonstrate their potential to meet the learning requirement of the programme. Eligibility will be determined by means of an interview with the admissions tutor, where applicants need to demonstrate the extent of their managerial experience, their continuing professional development and their ability to contribute to and benefit from the course.
Months of entry
The overall aim of the course is to educate individuals as managers and improve the quality of management as a profession within healthcare settings. The course aims to develop in individuals an integrated and critical understanding of management and organisations and to prepare them for effective roles within them. There are 4 main purposes:
The advanced study of the leadership management of organisations and the changing external context in which healthcare organisations operate.
Preparation for and/or development of a career in healthcare management by developing skills at a professional or equivalent level.
Development of the ability to apply knowledge and understanding of business and management to complex issues, both systematically and creatively to improve business and management practice.
Enhancement of lifelong learning and personal development so far as to be able to work with self-direction and originality and to contribute to healthcare management and society at large.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Course Assistant
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