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International Health Management MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Service Administration / Management Health Studies

Course type


Course Summary

This course is designed to springboard you into a management career in the global healthcare sector. This course provides the essential skills needed to springboard you into a management career in the global healthcare sector. The programme uniquely combines business-focused teaching and cutting-edge research. You will learn from internationally recognised faculty at the forefront of health management research, to gain an overview of the UK health system and its application in a global context. Imperial College London is a world leading university in healthcare research and teaching, and studying here will open doors for you across the world.

The class contains a mix of recent graduates and experienced healthcare professionals from across the world, giving your experience a truly international perspective. Together, through a mixture of modules, applied modules and projects, you will learn how to put the latest academic thinking and business strategies into practice using real-life case studies. Our dedicated Careers and Professional Development Service will help you present yourself with confidence to the world’s top employers. You will receive individual support from the team, and access to highly relevant and unlimited one-to-one support, as well as regular workshops and networking opportunities. The MSc International Health Management programme is an intensive and demanding programme for students with a passion for careers in healthcare management. It is designed for new or recent graduates, however we welcome applications from those who have some healthcare work experience.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module aims to demonstrate that marketing is essentially about understanding the ways in which an organisation can serve its customers better than its competitors, and continue to do so over time. More specifically, the aim is to introduce the key marketing concepts, to understand the principles of marketing analysis and how marketing is an essential element of business strategic planning in the healthcare sector.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have quantitative undergraduate degree at First or 2:1 honours (or international equivalent). Students also should have a First Class Honours degree or a Upper Second Class Honours degree from a recognised university or the international equivalent in a highly quantitative discipline such as: Engineering Computer Science Mathematics Economics Finance Physical Science Good programming skills using languages such as C++, SQL, Java, R or Python will add weight to your application. You can provide details of your experience in the software packages and programming languages section of the application form. There are no specific ‘A’ Level criteria, but many banks and companies in the financial sector have very strict grade requirements for their graduate programmes. We strongly recommend that you research the entry requirements of any companies you are interested in working for. Candidates who are required to take an English test to meet the language requirement are strongly encouraged to take this before applying and supply their scores as part of the online application. A strong result in an approved English language test will add weight to your application. The most common ways that applicants meet the requirements are: IELTS (academic): A minimum score of 7.0 with minimum scores of 6.5 in all elements TOEFL iBT: A minimum score of 100 overall with minimum scores of 22 in all elements Degree studied in and awarded by an English-speaking country AND successful performance in an English language interview, conducted by the Business School’s English language instructor, which would be arranged if you receive an offer.