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Healthcare 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 for you if you want to learn how to be an exceptional manager in the healthcare environment. The MSc in Healthcare Management combines a comprehensive grounding in the functions of management with their application in a healthcare context. This degree will equip you with the skills to critically evaluate the published literature on healthcare management and to synthesise the range of issues and perspectives which inform research and practice in the field. It will also develop your practical transferable skills including the ability to conduct independent research. You will have the opportunity to develop the expertise and knowledge to manage competently, capably and ethically.

Your work will be assessed through assignments and examinations, plus an 15,000-word dissertation. This postgraduate degree has been developed with the healthcare management professional in mind and offers many opportunities for career enhancement. Our courses are both intellectually stimulating and relevant to career needs, a fact endorsed by over 20,000 School of Business graduates from about 100 countries. By taking the MSc in Healthcare Management, you will acquire the latest academic and professional knowledge in the areas of management, human resource development, leadership and strategy which will enhance your professional development and career prospects.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



During this module, you’ll be engaging with a range of academic practices and critical thinking where you’ll identify and reflect upon the different learning styles, and how they inform our approach to learning and study. Throughout the module, you’ll look at practical study skills such as time management, effective note-taking and reading for research. This will help you to reflect upon the processes and practises associated with effective teamwork, especially building sustainable team relations based on managing team diversity, and ensuring inclusions in practice and outcomes. This module belongs to semester one.

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 medical degree or a degree in a closely related subject at 2.1 or above from a recognised institution. Intercalating medical students: They will need to be in the 9th decile or above of their degree.

University information

As a top 25 UK University, Leicester has always been home to the great minds; academics, researchers and students who aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo, advance new practices, and develop a fresh way of thinking. Through the ground-breaking research of their experts, you will tackle the emerging social, economic, political and scientific issues head on and set the agenda where others simply follow. At Leicester, students aren’t...more