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B.Sc. Online

(Hons) Healthcare Management

University of Essex Online

48 months
4625 GBP/year
4625 GBP/year
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Are you looking for that first step towards a career in healthcare management? This 100% online and part-time BSc (Hons) Healthcare Management provides a unique opportunity to explore a range of career-focused modules in the fields of health and business. 

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This programme will provide you with the necessary skills to make the move to a career in healthcare management. It has been designed to give you the unique opportunity to explore modules within both business and healthcare, providing you with an understanding of the challenges facing health professionals while developing your own managerial skills.    

BSc (Hons) Healthcare Management teaching methods

We’re a 100% online education provider, so we use a state-of-the-art virtual learning environment (VLE) to deliver our teaching, resources and assessments. Our system tracks and manages the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials. The VLE is accessible 24/7 and allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and live Q&As.

BSc (Hons) Healthcare Management assessment methods

All assessments are delivered through our virtual learning environment (VLE). There is no requirement to go to external test centres; instead, you will submit written assignments through the VLE. For the few courses where exams are required, we use a virtual system that allows you to take academically rigorous exams from the comfort of your own home.

We believe you get the most out of your time spent studying when you are kept informed of your performance, and we achieve this by:

  • assessing you throughout modules rather than waiting for end of year exams
  • showing your marks in your grade book which can be viewed whenever you log onto the VLE
  • rapid turnaround on work assessed to ensure your grade book is always up to date
  • ensuring you have regular contact with your Student Support team

We also have a policy of ensuring that the work submitted by students is authentic – we use a well-established electronic monitoring system to check for plagiarism.

BSc (Hons) Healthcare Management career prospects

The skills and knowledge you will obtain from this online BSc (Hons) Healthcare Management are highly sought after by employers in a wide range of healthcare and associated management environments. You could consider a career in public, private or community healthcare services, or you could build your career in a variety of management contexts such as hospital or project management.  

Programme Structure

You can study the following modules on the BSc (Hons) Healthcare Management:  

  • Introduction to Healthcare Management
  • Global Health
  • Business and Management Skills
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Health, Society & Public Policy
  • Personal and Professional Development 1
  • Public Health
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Leadership & Managing Teams
  • Introduction to Healthcare Informatics
  • Project Management
  • Introduction to Health Economics
  • Personal and Professional Development 2
  • Research Methods in Healthcare
  • Comparative Health Systems
  • Business Strategy
  • Health Innovation
  • Occupational Psychology
  • Contemporary Issues in Practice
  • Healthcare Management Dissertation*

* This modules is core and must be passed in order to achieve the award.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

University of Essex Online have regular intakes throughout the year – apply now and you could start your course soon! 


360 alternative credits


  • Semi-structured
  • Regular optional meetings
  • Proactive tutoring and support
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

At University of Essex Online, we believe that everyone should be able to access education. That is why we offer two different entry routes onto our BSc (Hons) Healthcare Management, which consider academic or work-based experience.

English language requirement

Our courses are taught in English so to study with us you must have an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 or equivalent. If you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, you will be required to pass a free online English test to assess your proficiency.

Work experience

Work experience entry route (if not eligible see academic entry route)

In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements, you must meet the following criteria:

  • GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent
  • three years’ relevant work experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4625 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18500 GBP for the full programme during 48 months.
  • National

    4625 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18500 GBP for the full programme during 48 months.

This fee excludes any applicable sales tax payable by you in your country of residence. Where applicable, the University is required to add the sales tax.


Our BSc (Hons) Healthcare Management tuition fee includes all teaching materials and required reading, and there aren’t any hidden charges for assessments or resits. 

  • Designated for undergraduate student loans in England.
  • Monthly payment plan available for those who are self-funding.
  • Full payment discount if you pay fee upfront.
  • A range of scholarships are available subject to applicants meeting certain criteria.**

Please note that you can only apply for a maximum of two discounts or scholarships.

** To find out whether you’re eligible for our scholarships contact University of Essex Online’s Admissions team.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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