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MBA with Healthcare Management

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12 months

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MBA - Master of Business Administration

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Course Summary

The 100% online MBA with Healthcare Management from the University of Sunderland has been created for leaders and aspiring leaders who are in the healthcare sector or are seeking a career move into the healthcare sector. The MBA degree has been specifically designed to develop sector-specific management and leadership skills in the healthcare context.

You will explore leadership in national and global health and social care settings with a critical appreciation of the issues, trends and ethical and diversity perspectives that impact on decision making. The MBA with Healthcare Management will help grow your confidence as a leader, develop your data analysis, problem solving and innovation skills, and equip you to guide strategic direction in the healthcare sector.


On the MBA with Healthcare Management you will explore organisational development and its purpose in health and social care organisations, evaluating leadership and management theories and models that are appropriate for a healthcare environment.

You will study leadership in national and global health and social care contexts and will build a broad based knowledge base and skill set across business and management.


Operations management is the administration of business practices designed to establish the highest level of efficiency within an organisation. You will appreciate how to focus on the conversion of materials and labour into goods and services as effectively and efficiently as possible in order to maximise profit. You will also gain an understanding of the theory and practice behind the balancing of costs with revenue in order to achieve the highest possible operating profit.

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Entry requirements

At least a UK 2.2 undergraduate degree plus a minimum of 2 years' relevant work experience; A UK Masters degree (or international equivalent) plus a minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience; A third-class Honours degree or an ?Ordinary degree (without Honours) or UK equivalent professional qualification with a minimum of 3 years’ appropriate work experience; Applicants who do not hold a recognised degree will be asked to provide evidence which demonstrates a minimum of 3 years’ relevant organisational experience.