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MBA Business Administration (Healthcare Leadership): Executive MBA Programme

MBA Business Administration (Healthcare Leadership): Executive MBA Programme

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


3 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA Health Service Administration / Management Project Management (Business / Industry)

Course type


Course Summary

Course summary

  • Tailor your studies to your individual development needs.
  • Graduate with the skills and confidence to become an agile and resilient leader.
  • Develop your ability to successfully lead and manage organisations in an ever changing and increasingly competitive environment.
  • Gain an ILM Diploma in Leadership and Management.
  • Study on a course recognised for its practice-based teaching and integration within health and social care and modern business environments.

Designed for health and social care professionals seeking rapid career progression, this course builds on your existing ability and challenges you to develop the executive leadership skills needed for senior management.

How you learn

Your taught sessions comprise of intensive study blocks in Sheffield, combined with self-managed study time, so that you can work comfortably with your existing commitments in the UK or overseas.

You learn through

  • problem-solving using real and simulated case studies
  • self-directed study
  • discussions
  • workshops
  • group work

The course is also accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM), meaning successful graduates gain an ILM Diploma in Leadership and Management.

Future careers

If you are employed in Health or Social Care this qualification equips you with the knowledge and skills to improve your performance in your present job and progress more rapidly up the career ladder.

Completing the Executive MBA enhances your employability by demonstrating your potential for leadership within a healthcare setting, and the ability to deliver solutions to complex operational issues, within an increasingly competitive environment.

Our MBAs are highly valued by employers and previous graduates have gone on to develop successful careers in senior management.


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Systems Leadership (15 Credits) - Core
Leadership In Context (15 Credits) - Core
Managing Strategy (Pt) (15 Credits) - Core
Strategic Global Hrm And Decision Making (Pt) (15 Credits) - Core
Developing Personal And Professional Leadership Practice (15 Credits) - Core
Mba Applied Business Investigation (60 Credits) - Core
Strategic Marketing Management And Decision Making (Pt) (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time study in 2021/22 is £14,645 for the course. For part-time study the fee will be calculated pro-rata each year based on the number of credits studied.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need either a 2.2 degree or equivalent and two years managerial and operational experience or significant managerial and operational experience.

University information

When studying a postgraduate degree at Sheffield Hallam University, students will be working at the cutting edge using the latest techniques, ideas, practices, and insights to address contemporary issues in their discipline, professional practice and the workplace. There are over 30,000 students at Sheffield Hallam University, and just over 6,000 of those are studying at postgraduate level. The university places a particular focus on...more