University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Health and Public Service Management

The course has been designed for professionals working in healthcare organisations in the public, private and voluntary sectors. The University has a long tradition of providing high quality healthcare management courses and has successfully delivered similar postgraduate programmes for over 20 years. During the course, you will examine the challenges facing healthcare and related public service areas, making strong links between academic theory and management practice to create a relevant context. You will also specialise in a key area through your chosen dissertation topic.

Entry requirements

You will usually be expected to have an Honours degree of Class 2.2 or above in any discipline. For applicants who do not possess a degree, a minimum of 2 years� middle management experience, with associated training may be taken into account via the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)/Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) mechanism (University regulations will apply). If you have relevant prior qualifications, you could obtain exemptions from certain modules. The course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Postgraduate certificate: Managing resources and projects; managing people and organisations; strategy and leadership. Postgraduate diploma: Health, policy and innovation; partnership service improvement and delivery; conducting research. Master's: Dissertation.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed by coursework for each module, usually through work-based assignments that involve the application of academic theory to work practice. Coursework can range from reports to poster presentations, and even speeches.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,333 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Treforest Campus Pontypridd CF37 1DL Wales

Key information

Enquiries and Admissions Unit
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