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Health Services Management MSc

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Full time | Queen's Park Campus | 1 year | OCT-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Service Administration / Management Management Services

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The market for health services is global and growing. Demographic changes and advances in health service knowledge are driving a need for health service managers who can organise large and complex operations and coordinate professions.

Course overview

Demand for health services continues to be strong internationally – across public, private and not-for-profit sectors. This course is designed to support students who wish to move into managerial positions within the health services industry; complementing previous professional/academic qualifications or building upon workplace experience. It combines insights to both public and private healthcare services with contemporary management theory.

Why study this course with us?

This course is designed to support students who wish to move into managerial positions within the health services industry; complementing previous professional/academic qualifications or building upon workplace experience. It combines insights to both public and private healthcare services with contemporary management theory.

The ethos of the course is to practically apply knowledge to help support you in developing your career prospects. To assist with this, a number of teaching sessions are also delivered by management and health service practitioners to ensure coverage of relative applied context.

Modules

This module covers the following topics: The nature, extent and purposes of management research; Management research paradigms; Research strategies; Research designs, methods and approaches; Research quality standards: establishing validity, reliability and generalisability; Sampling and Research instrument design; Research ethics; Research Data Management: collection, organisation and analysis; Managing a dissertation research project.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

6,075

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

12,450

Entry requirements

Students need an honours degree in a complementary area, usually 2:2 or above, and/or suitable work experience.

University information

From a teaching college established in 1839, to becoming the University of Chester in 2005, over 180 years of academic growth has allowed the University to offer an extensive selection of postgraduate courses and research options across a number of specialist sites. This includes five sites in and around Chester, a campus in Warrington, a University Centre in Shrewsbury, and a new health and nursing education facility, Marriss House, in...more