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Healthcare Management MBA

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Full time | York St John University | 1 year | SEP-22

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA Health Studies Health Service Administration / Management Management (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Dealing with the complex environment of modern healthcare requires skilled leaders and managers. Healthcare leaders now need skills in human and financial resources management, leadership, strategic planning and organisational design as well as an ability to manage complex change. Our specialist MBA gives you the opportunity to develop these skills. You will enhance your capacity to analyse and understand the complex nature of healthcare and how it is delivered.

Course overview

Our Healthcare Management MBA brings together contemporary academic theory and research with a practical understanding of activities within organisations. On this course you will develop key personal and professional skills in healthcare management. These will put you in a strong position to advance your career. You will explore issues that have a significant impact on organisations by working with others and building on the experience of those around you.

You will focus on the key skills, processes and practices of business, management and healthcare management. You will work with your fellow learners on solutions to real problems. This work will enhance your ability to maximise individual and organisational potential.

Teaching and learning

All of or modules are taught using a range of teaching and learning techniques, including:

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Tutorials
  • Workshops

The emphasis is always on collaborative learning. We encourage you to share expertise and insights, allowing you all to learn from each other as well as your lecturers.

You will receive opportunities for study support, including academic writing and research skills, to enhance employability and career development in the field of business management.

Career outcomes

Where could Health Management MBA take you?

A master's in business administration (MBA) is internationally recognised. It is an award that is highly regarded by employers. By completing this course you not only have a qualification that makes you stand out, but all the skills, knowledge and behaviour employers look for.

This degree can prepare you for a career as a:

  • Senior manager in health or social care
  • Business manager
  • Managing director of your own company


On this module, you will critically evaluate theories concerning the processes of innovation and change within organisations. In the private sector, innovation is a key factor in competitive success. In the public and not-for-profit sectors, innovation can reconfigure services and processes to meet client needs more effectively. In organisations of all kinds, managers and professionals need to be able to lead and manage change.

Tuition fees

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International fees
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Entry requirements

Students need to have a 2:2 undergraduate degree from a UK ENIC listed institution. If your degree is in an unrelated subject, but you can provide evidence of relevant professional experience, your application may still be considered.