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International Healthcare Management 

University of Essex Online

M.Sc. Online
24 months
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5611 GBP/year
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Healthcare is a subject that affects everyone from all over the world, and the online MSc International Healthcare Management programme at the University of Essex Online gives you a chance to delve into the management of this complex and vital field.

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Overview

During this online MSc International Healthcare Management  course you will look into healthcare management issues facing managers today. 

You’ll learn how to make decisions and implement change based on those issues, as well as issues you are facing in your own healthcare environment.

Throughout this online MSc International Healthcare Management, you’ll explore a broad range of topics including:

  • the key issues and challenges facing senior management in today’s healthcare environments and the benefits of strategic management
  • how to use health economics to inform public policies and planning for effective and efficient delivery of healthcare services
  • practical leadership skills underpinned by a critical appreciation of leadership theory
  • the concept of evidence-based management practice in healthcare environments

You’ll also have the opportunity to develop a focused piece of independent research into a global healthcare management issue that is of personal interest to you. If you are looking for a course which will make a real change within your healthcare environment, then this MSc International Healthcare Management is perfect for you.

Teaching methods

Studying MSc International Healthcare Management online gives you the freedom to study when and where it suits you – at home, during your lunch hour or anywhere else you have internet access.

Our MSc International Healthcare Management is delivered through a virtual learning environment (VLE) instead of a traditional campus. This means you will have access to your study materials 24/7, including:

  • multimedia lecturecasts made up of written content, short videos, animation, audio recordings, infographics, short tests and mini-assignments
  • discussion forums for you to chat about the course content with fellow students
  • live Q&A sessions with your tutors
  • a comprehensive eLibrary of textbooks and academic journals
  • support from academic staff and your personal Student Adviser during your MSc International Healthcare Management

To ensure you receive the support you need from your tutor, we cap our class sizes at 20 students.

Assessment methods

Rather than fretting about exams, you will be assessed exclusively through assignments. This can be by engaging in discussion forums throughout your modules, completing reflective journal entries, or by submitting longer written pieces.

We are committed to providing frequent and transparent feedback through the following ways:

  • Our assessment criteria are designed to be simple and transparent.
  • You will always be aware of your current provisional grade, right from the start of the programme.
  • You will be able to view your marks clearly in your gradebook whenever you log onto the learning platform.
  • There is a 7-day turnaround for marking and feedback of assessed work.
  • You will have regular contact with your Student Adviser, with whom you can discuss any concerns as soon as they arise during your MSc International Healthcare Management.

Programme Structure

The online MSc International Healthcare Management degree is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 180 credits at Level 7.

Level 7 modules:
  • Health Economics (20 credits)
  • Financial Decision Making (20 credits)
  • Strategic Management in Healthcare (20 credits)
  • Healthcare Leadership in Practice (20 credits)
  • Healthcare Management: Principle and Practices (20 credits)
  • Research Methods (20 credits)*
  • Healthcare Management Dissertation (40 credits)*
  • One optional module:
    • Social Marketing (20 credits)
    • Healthcare Improvement (20 credits)
    • Social, Political and Ethical Issues in Healthcare (20 credits)

* These modules are core and must be passed in order to achieve the MSc International Healthcare Management award.

Audience

Studying your online MSc International Healthcare Management can lead to a career in hospital or healthcare management in a variety of public and private organisations around the world.

You may also want to look at careers in related fields such as public and community health management, medical sales or third sector organisations, outpatient care and public health, support service executives.

Lecturers

Subject specialists, industry authorities and experienced academics: the tutors who teach modules on our MSc International Healthcare Management course are experts in the field of healthcare.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

An undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification

Work experience

Experience in a relevant field, supported by appropriate references.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5611 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11222 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5611 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11222 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

  • Designated for postgraduate student loans in England.
  • Simple monthly payment plan available, enabling you to spread the cost over the duration of your studies.
  • Full payment discount of 10% of the tuition fee if you pay upfront.
  • Partial scholarship available for international students residing in specific regions outside of the UK.
  • Alumni discount of 10% of the tuition fee available if you are a previous graduate with the University of Essex or University of Essex Online.

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