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Distance with attendance | Northampton Square | 2 years | JAN-23

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Distance with attendance


2 years

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Policy / Strategic Planning Health Service Administration / Management

Course type


Course Summary

Key information

On this intensive, hands-on MSc course, you will work on executive and operational challenges in health management to build expertise in business processes, systems and structures. You will develop your strategic leadership and problem-solving skills, underpinned by professional best practice and key management insights and research driven analysis.

Course overview

Benefits of this course

City’s MSc Health Management provides applied business skills for ambitious professionals working in, or transitioning to, global healthcare, health technologies, strategic healthcare administration and management.

You will learn about health management supported by a range of international and cross-sector contexts, including commercial sectors, healthcare, pharma, medical technologies.

Working on live projects alongside clinical and management professionals from a wide range of disciplines will enhance your interpersonal skills and provide practical experience of collaborative working.

Who is this course for?

Whether you are an experienced healthcare professional, a successful manager or healthcare administrator, or a graduate with management ambitions looking to develop your career, this course provides the perfect grounding.

This course is also an excellent route for managers to transition from other industries to healthcare.

You will benefit from a strong team of global multidisciplinary experts as well as the diverse perspectives and experience that our students bring.

Such inclusiveness and diversity make for a better education experience appropriate for solving complex and contemporary issues in global healthcare.

You will benefit from applied learning and a strong practical focus, with modules geared to strategic and operational challenges in global healthcare.

Teaching and assessment

You will learn through a dynamic mix of academic lectures, collaborative teamwork assignments and sessions with expert guest speakers from the scientific community and healthcare industry.

This approach will encourage you to build your communication and influencing skills and applied knowledge of management and leadership research and practice.


Career prospects in the fast-moving healthcare sector are excellent and you will find your strategic management and leadership skills in high demand.

Our MSc Health Management programme enjoys an excellent reputation for producing talented graduates who combine outstanding business expertise and leadership with a specific healthcare focus.

Our graduates work in all areas of healthcare, pharma and management consultancy for organisations including:

  • Capita Consulting
  • Health Designs
  • Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation
  • IMS Health
  • Lundbeck
  • National Medical Care Co


You will be introduced to the tools and concepts of strategic management and how to apply these to evaluate the current strategic positioning of an organisation, propose alternative strategic options based on your analysis and assess their relative advantages.

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Entry requirements

Experienced managers will have more to offer on their CV’s. Recent graduates will have a relevant degree and indicate an aptitude for management. The requirements include at least: A minimum 2:1 from a UK University or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. A lower 2.2 or equivalent may be accepted if there is evidence of further study or relevant experience.

University information

City, University of London (City) is a leading UK university, with a global vision and a commitment to transforming lives through education. There are over 20,000 students who call the university home, and a postgraduate population of 46%. City has a diverse and international learning community, with over 175,000 alumni representing more than 180 countries worldwide. City is comprised of five different schools: School of Arts & Social...more