Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2:2 or above) and a minimum of 3 years appropriate management or business experience from a health or social care context. If you have significant management experience you may be admitted to the course without a degree or equivalent qualifications if you can demonstrate your potential to meet the learning requirement of the programme. Eligibility will be determined by means of an interview with the admissions tutor, where you will need to demonstrate the extent of your managerial experience, continuing professional development and the ability to contribute to and benefit from the course.

Months of entry


Course content

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.

Fees and funding

UK students
See details under 'Funding'

A limited number of places are available and are funded by the SSPRD

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations.

For further information on course fees or funding contact us at buspmo@hud.ac.uk

Qualification and course duration


part time
30-36 months

Course contact details

Course Assistant (M367)
01484 472956