University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Health Care Management

The programme has a business management orientation, drawing on a broad base of management theory and examples to explain and analyse the sector. It is designed to provide students with concepts, models, techniques and examples, which will enable you to improve the provision of care to patients. It is based on specially-designed modules that give students a grounding in the basic management disciplines, followed by specialist modules in particular aspects of health care management.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a Bachelors degree (UK 2.2 or above) or equivalent qualification from a recognised British or overseas university in a related subject (including accountancy, business administration, economics, engineering, finance, management, mathematics, medical, nursing or other health sciences and social sciences, physics or science). If an applicant's Bachelors degree is not in a subject related to the course, some relevant work experience would be an advantage. Higher level professional qualifications may also be accepted. Each applicant is assessed on their own merit. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (with a minimum 6.0 in each component).

Course modules

Core modules: Research methods; health care quality management; health care systems, structure and functions; organisational behaviour; accounting and finance for business; health economics and finance; leadership and innovation management; professionals in health care.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include examinations, presentations, practical exercises.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time day-release September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time day-release September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time day-release September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time day-release September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time day-release September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

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