WMG University of Warwick's Healthcare Operational Management has been designed to fulfil the specific needs and requirements of those interested in a management or leadership role within the complex health service sector. Whilst no previous healthcare background is required, the course will appeal to clinically qualified students looking to move into health systems modelling, e-health, health or medical informatics.
We will provide you with
The skills and knowledge to assess organisational performance and drive the development and implementation of innovation in healthcare organisations in order to facilitate improvement.
You will learn to evaluate effective programme components and systems, and gain a detailed understanding of quality systems management and the integration of healthcare technologies, systems, and processes within complex service systems.
Healthcare organisations share commonalities with production facilities, including the need for efficient process flow, change management, and quality standards. As a student you will explore the principles, approaches, strategies, and techniques for analysing, designing, and managing complex healthcare systems. You will learn to measure efficiency and improve effectiveness and productivity without compromising quality or safety.
The project will relate to issues of quality and productivity in the healthcare context and supports you in developing your research and analytical skills. Through your project you can focus on an aspect of particular interest to you – some examples are listed below:
- Implementing innovation in hospital care
- Improving service design through the use of informatics
- Service design for quality improvement
- Improving service delivery through use of technology
- Cost-effective service design
The taught component of the course is a mixture of lectured material, syndicate or group work, practical work, online learning and forum activities. Module leaders are experts in their fields and are supported by external speakers working in organisations at the forefront of their fields.
Industrial visits are available to all students and the course is assessed through assignments.
Each module will usually last one week.
After You Graduate
As a graduate of Healthcare Operational Management, you can expect to work in a managerial or organisational leadership role within a wide range of organisations including hospitals and other healthcare institutions, consulting firms, software companies, governmental organizations, research firms, health insurance companies, healthcare equipment manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, and management consultancies. With additional experience, you would expect to progress into a key executive role in the healthcare sector, which would involve leading and overseeing programmes and policy.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Leading Change in the Healthcare Environment
- Electronic Healthcare Records
- Quality and Productivity in Health Service Systems
- Epidemiology and Statistics
- Operational Management and Clinical Systems Improvement
- Introduction to Health Economics
- Introduction to Health informatics
- Resource Management in Healthcare Service Delivery
- 12 months
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DisciplinesHealth Management View 252 other Masters in Health Management in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor 2:2 (Hons) or equivalent
- IELTS 6.5 (or IELTS 6.0 + pre-sessional)
International23460 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 23460 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA12800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.
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