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Full time | UCL (University College London) | 1 year | SEP

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA Health Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Elevate your ambitions, ignite your earning potential and harness the power of world class innovators with an MBA that will place you at the cutting edge of health leadership.

About this degree

A transformational programme from the world’s first business school dedicated to health, taught from a global top 10 university, our MBA Health programme offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to realise your exceptional ambitions in health leadership.

Bringing together world-class academia with practical business skills, you’ll gain the competencies and attributes of a traditional MBA, while honing in on the practical application of skills in healthcare management. A competitive programme with global relevance, you’ll enhance your employability and earning potential, securing your place as a future changemaking healthcare leader.

Health now accounts for more than 10% of the global Gross Domestic Product (GDP). With health and healthcare in the global spotlight due to the COVID-19 pandemic and wider pressures on healthcare systems, now is the time to gain a qualification that will help you bring about meaningful and widespread impact. Our MBA Health programme provides the foundations to improve the quality of health and healthcare management in public, private and not-for-profit organisations (NGOs) globally by teaching and inspiring the next generation of transformational leaders.

Who this course is for

The MBA Health is our flagship programme and is highly competitive. When reviewing MBA Health applications, we will assess your eligibility for the programme based on a combination of your academic credentials, work experience, personal statement, admissions interview and references. We are looking for applications from ambitious individuals who want to become the next leaders in healthcare. If you are a bold thinking innovator and want to further your leadership credentials in the healthcare management sector whilst making a positive change to global healthcare outputs, we look forward to hearing from you.
Our MBA Health programme is for ambitious individuals who are determined to become exceptional leaders in healthcare. You may be a manager, clinician, business specialist or medical consultant looking to elevate your career in the public or private health sector. You could have some experience in healthcare management or leadership, with ambitions to lead at a higher level. You may also be a professional with a little work experience in any sector, intent on pivoting your career direction via this MBA.

What this course will give you

Getting an MBA Health from UCL Global Business School for Health will set you apart. As it's a specialist MBA fully focusing on health, you’ll gain all the competencies and attributes of a traditional MBA, while honing in on the practical application of skills in healthcare management. We see this programme as part of your journey to not only boost your earning potential but to make a real difference to the global health sector. Your personal and professional journey is at the forefront as we support your career, promotion and network building through the MBA Health programme.

Teaching and learning

Written exams – these will test your knowledge of and ability to analyse various case studies and scenarios and you will demonstrate your ability to apply that knowledge.

Coursework essays – these will allow you to demonstrate your organisation of knowledge and understanding in order to develop cohesive arguments.

Career Support throughout your programme

You will receive tailored career support from day one of the MBA Health programme. Through a psychometric leadership profiling process, you will develop your leadership style and follow your individual professional growth plans.


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Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Graduates without the relevant degree classification but with extensive relevant work experience are welcome to apply and will be considered on an individual basis. At least three years’ postgraduate professional experience is also required. Applicants are expected to have a well-balanced GMAT score or a valid GRE score. All candidates will be interviewed to assure they understand the demands of the programme and are a good fit for this specialism in health.

University information

University College London (UCL) is one of the largest and most highly ranked higher education institutions in the world, conducting leading research across a wide range of subject areas. Throughout its long and prestigious history, it has inspired and educated countless minds and produced 30 Nobel prize recipients. With one campus located in the heart of Bloomsbury, and a second campus in vibrant east London the university is home to around...more

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