University of Chester

University of Chester

Health Services Management

This course is designed to support students who wish to move into managerial positions within the health services industry and who wish to complement their previous professional or academic qualifications or to build upon workplace experience. The course combines insights to both public and private health care services with contemporary management theory.

Entry requirements

Lower 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent. Prior experience of business and/or management is not required for entry onto this programme. Applications are also welcome from those with non-standard entry qualifications and experience. For students whose 1st language is not English an IELTS score of 6.5 overall is required with no less than 5.5 in each individual component.

Course modules

Modules include: Strategic people management; managing innovation; health and social care commissioning; strategic financial management; leadership and change management; management research methods; management research project.

Assessment methods

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


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,580 per Academic year (home fees) 1 calendar years
MSc Full-time £ 11,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 calendar years
PgDip Full-time £ 7,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 calendar years
MSc Part-time £ 620 per Academic year (home fees) 2 calendar years
PgDip Full-time - 2 calendar years
PgCert Part-time - 2 calendar years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Warrington Campus Warrington WA2 0DB North West

Key information

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