University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Healthcare Management

The course provides an integrated and critical understanding of management and organisations and to help prepare you for effective management roles within a healthcare environment.

Entry requirements

You must normally possess an Honours degree, or equivalent, i.e. a professional qualification, from a British or overseas institution and have a minimum of 3 years appropriate management or business experience, working in 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.

Course modules

Modules include: Personal and professional development; leading teams; managing and developing activities; contemporary healthcare issues for managers; continuous professional development; strategic thinking in a healthcare context; managing planned change using project frameworks; postgraduate dissertation proposal; postgraduate dissertation; ethical leadership.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes individual assignments and reports, group projects, learning contracts, portfolios, presentations and a professional dissertation. The mix of assessment methods is designed to promote personal and professional development in a manner which is both rigorous and transparent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Huddersfield Huddersfield HD1 3DH Yorkshire and the Humber

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