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Health Care Policy and Management MSc

Health Care Policy and Management MSc

Different course options

Full time | University of Birmingham | 1 year | SEP-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Studies Health Service Administration / Management Global Warming Social Work Specialisms

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The Health Care Policy and Management course at HSMC bridges the traditional divide between academic study and the worlds of policy and practice.

The MSc Health Care Policy and Management provides both theoretical frameworks and practical tools that can be applied to health systems in the UK and overseas, designed for senior managers, clinicians and policy makers working in or with health care organisations, or with an interest in developing their careers in this direction.

There are two programme pathways:

  • MSc Health Care Policy and Management
  • MSc in Health Care Policy and Management specialising in managing quality and service improvement

A postgraduate certificate or diploma can be awarded within any of these options.

  • Masters (180 credits) incorporates taught modules with an additional piece of independent research in the form of a dissertation.
  • Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits) or Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits) are earned with ‘taught’ modules of 20 credits each

You can study full-time (one year) or part-time (over two years). This programme is designed for senior managers, clinicians and policy makers who are already working in or with health care organisations, or who have an interest in developing their careers in this direction. Students will also achieve PgCert award.

Employability

This programme is designed for senior managers, clinicians and policy makers who are already working in or with health care organisations, or who have an interest in developing their careers in this direction.

Modules

Health and Health Care Policy - Core
People, Patients and Communities - Core
Quality and Safety - Optional
People, Patients and Communities - Optional

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

13,320

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

23,850

Entry requirements

The normal entrance requirement is a good Honours degree (upper second-class or above), or an equivalent professional qualification and professional experience. However, appropriate career experience may be taken into account.

University information

Part of the Russell Group of UK universities, the University of Birmingham has been developing great minds, encouraging challenging debates and pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence for over 100 years. Over 14,000 students from over 150 countries choose to study at Birmingham, meaning you will be part of a diverse and vibrant community. 40% of this student population are postgraduates. Birmingham understands that you want to...more