London South Bank University

London South Bank University

International Health Services and Hospital Management

LSBU is one of the leading centres for management training in the public and health sectors in the UK. This course has primarily been designed for International clientele: doctors, nurses, administrators holding senior management posts. Our contribution towards more effective health management in countries with developing healthcare systems comes through teaching, research, consultancy and practical relationships with the health sector in Africa, the Middle East and South East Asia. The course empathises on planning and managing health services, and the curriculum includes management theory and practice, strategic management, epidemiology, health policy and planning. The programme also includes a three week placement with an NHS hospital.

Entry requirements

In addition to LSBU's standard entry requirements for postgraduate management awards, applicants will normally require:

A degree or equivalent qualification together with appropriate senior work experience in a health service setting; or
A professional qualification, recognised as being equivalent to degree level and appropriate senior work experience in a health services setting

Course modules

Modules include: International human resource and management; leading public health and health promotion; management and leadership; research methods and strategy; health economics in developing countries; management in action (includes an observation experience in NHS Trust hospital or NGOs); health planning in developing countries; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework, project, and case study.

Sponsorship information


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 15 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 30 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 - 15 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 15 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 30 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Southwark Campus Kensington and Chelsea SE1 0AA South East

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International Enquiries
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020 7815 6189