What will I learn?

Course description

The MSc in Healthcare Management combines a comprehensive grounding in the functions of management with their application in a healthcare context. The course features core management modules covering areas such as leadership, strategy, organisational behaviour and accounting together with skills vital to healthcare managers around managing clinical professionals and quality and safety. 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. The course has been designed to meet the needs of those wishing to take-up or prepare themselves for a management role in the NHS or healthcare.

Careers

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. The course can also contribute to your career development by offering skills that are in acknowledged shortage in the health service, and which align with nationally recognised NHS criteria for promotion and job profiling.

Which department am I in?

Management

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£19,760.00 (US$ 25,741) Overall cost
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2021

Venue

University of Leicester

University Road,

Leicester,

Leicestershire,

LE1 7RH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students hold a Bachelors degree with a B average or equivalent GPA or percentage mark you will typically be considered for entry to a Masters degree. Higher marks, either overall or in relevant courses, may be required for admission to some degrees. English Language Requirements: IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

For international students

A medical degree or a degree in a closely related subject at 2.1 or above from a recognised institution. Intercalating medical students: you will need to be in the 9th decile or above of your degree. Students need to have IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, If their first language is not English.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About this uni

The University of Leicester is currently home to over 4,000 international students, making it a wonderfully multicultural place to study.

  • A leading UK research university
  • 37th in UK & 170th globally, THE World University Rankings
  • A progressive, thoughtful and research-driven institution
  • Over 300 degree programmes and courses on offer