University of Warwick

University of Warwick

Managing People in Health Service Organisations

This is a 5-day taught module followed by an assignment; this course appeals to all health and social care professionals who have managerial responsibilities; these may range from managing a team, a practice, a hospital or a locality; the course enables students to improve their understanding of the effective management of human resources and the management of inter-personal relationships within health service organisations; students gain an understanding of the concept of human resources; the importance of managing internal and external relationships, investing in staff development and managing performance; knowledge of formal and informal methods for managing the performance of individuals: appraisal, performance management processes, disciplinary processes; knowledge and understanding of strategic human resource management; understanding the role of talent management; knowledge of the wider range of professionals involved in health care and the importance of concepts in leadership.

Entry requirements

2.2 Honours in a 1st degree of an approved university in a relevant discipline or disciplines; students with a 1st language that is not English are expected to obtain 1 of the following recognised English language qualifications: IELTS (British council international testing system) of at least 6.5 with 6.5 in reading and writing; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) of at least 92 (internet-based iBT), PTE 62, CAE 60+ or CPE.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGA Part-time day £ 3,370 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
PGA Part-time day £ 7,595 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL West Midlands

Key information

PG Admissions
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02476 524585