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Health Services Management PhD

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Health Service Administration / Management

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The health services management and related disciplines such as health policy, health sociology and leadership. Prospective applicants for research degrees in any aspect of health service management and health care policy are invited to apply, outlining their special interests. As part of their application, candidates will need to submit an outline proposal of their research topic. Prospective applicants for research degrees in any aspect of health service management and health care policy are invited to apply, outlining their special interests. As part of their application, candidates will need to submit an outline proposal of their research topic.

Research areas - HSMC offers the opportunity to study for research degrees in a wide variety of topics relating to health services policy and management, including: Health Policy and Reform; Decision making and strategic planning; Service and quality improvement; Public, patients and communities; Leadership and management; Workforce and professions. HSMC staff bring their wide knowledge of UK and international health systems (gained through research and consultancy activities, as well as their own professional experience) to their teaching and tutorial support for students. This emphasis on combining theory and practice is maintained throughout all of our programmes.

Career prospects: The skills you’ll gain from studying in the School are highly sought after in most jobs or professions, as you will develop analytical skills and the ability to gather, assess and interpret data, all of which require clear and logical thinking. Birmingham’s School of Social Policy postgraduates enter a wide range of occupational sectors: the majority in the public sector in areas such as youth work but others including events, sales, administration and education. Graduates also opt to continue in academia.

Different course options

Full time | Edgbaston Campus | 3 years | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP-19

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,320

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,740

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Direct entry to a PhD programme requires a Masters degree or a relevant good Honours degree.