City, University of London

City, University of London

Health Management

City's MSc Health Management provides business skills for managers and leaders in healthcare, pharma, and management consultancy; this course has an international and cross-sector outlook. The course is ideal for high potential graduates, experienced managers and professionals looking to develop in international business and leadership roles. It is for those with a hands-on approach, wanting to learn intensively and gain global perspectives, and cross-sector knowledge for responsible positions in healthcare, pharma companies, management, or consultancy roles. It is highly relevant for those wanting to engage with real business challenges, influence career direction and boost their management profile. The MSc in Health Management produces talented and capable managers who are highly employable, and has a superb reputation. You will develop a comprehensive portfolio of business skills that will enhance your organisational leadership capacity to build processes, systems and structures, plan ahead and deliver change. Working in groups and the real-life activities will develop your personal leadership abilities to influence, coach, present, work in and lead teams, develop yourself and others. The course is applied and industry relevant. There is an extensive placement programme if you want to add experience to your CV, and further options for career development, and a consultancy module to apply your health management skills for a client on a business development issue.

Entry requirements

MSc: First or Upper second-class honours degree, or five years relevant health sector experience. English Requirements: For applicants whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required: IELTS: 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each category. Due to changes in the UKVI 's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

Course modules

The MSc Health Management emphasises practical and applied business skills and insights from across the global health sector. The course comprises seven modules and a 12-15,000 word health sector dissertation. The curriculum is designed to focus in-depth on the essential skills that are the building blocks of management and leadership proficiency, and organisational leadership. It encompasses a wide range of disciplines. There is the diversity and different perspectives of those you will be studying with, as well as the insights of the expert guest speakers. The learning process emphasises leadership development and personal leadership effectiveness. It encourages self-development, and builds capabilities to deliver results through others and the ability to drive through change.

Assessment methods

The assessment strategy reflects the management task, with a wide range of assessments allowing flexibility to tailor business knowledge to career needs. Collaborative group assessments emphasise communication and influencing skills as well as providing opportunities to address larger inter-connected challenges. Written assignments emphasise the principles of management and the core business functions and develop skills in organisation analysis and preparing business reports. Exams focus on specific applied skill sets for managers and leaders. The health management consultancy project embodies the client-facing emphasis of the course, and the approach to assessment. 54% Coursework 29% Projects 17% Exams

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 19,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 9,750 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square EC1V 0HB London

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