• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Are you looking for that first step towards a career in healthcare management? Are you fascinated by the fields of health and business? The Healthcare Management (Hons) programme at the University of Essex Online provides a unique opportunity to explore a range of career-focused modules of both areas.
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Overview

In the ever-challenging field of healthcare, this advanced programme gives you the opportunity to expand your knowledge and make the move into leadership.

The Healthcare Management (Hons) programme at the University of Essex Online ensures you gain an understanding of the challenges faced by healthcare professionals, whilst also gaining management skills that will equip you to progress your career to the next level.

Throughout the course you will explore the societal responsibility, policies and sustainability in both health and healthcare management.

Throughout this course, you’ll explore a broad range of topics including:

  • the political, economic, cultural and ethical aspects of healthcare improvements.
  • understanding of the importance, scope and significance of the strategic business process applied to organisations.
  • understanding a range of diseases from a scientific perspective.
  • the global distribution of key diseases and their causes.
  • exploring the factors that determine individual, group and population level health outcomes.
  • the theories and concepts utilised for effective project management.

Finally, in your healthcare management dissertation you will have the opportunity to design, develop and prepare a research project on a health-related topic that is of interest to you.

Your future

With our Healthcare Management degree, you’ll be able to progress in a broad range of healthcare and associated management environments.

You may want to consider careers in  public, private or community healthcare services globally; or you could build your career in a variety of management contexts such as hospital, project or programme management.

The skills and knowledge obtained from studying our programme are also highly sought after by employers from a wide range of careers in business and health.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Healthcare Management 
  • Global Health 
  • Introduction to Finance 
  • Human Resources Management 
  • Health, Society & Public Policy 
  • Personal and Professional Development 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Three A-levels or equivalent
  • GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Relevant work experience

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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