• Application Deadline
  • 8 months
    Duration

About

The International Healthcare Management programme offered by University of Essex Online will give you an understanding of a range of both global health and management topics, perfect for students wanting to move into a healthcare management environment, find a brand-new role within healthcare, or progress towards our full MSc International Healthcare Management.

Delve into the fascinating world of global healthcare and take your first steps towards leadership with our online Postgraduate Certificate in International Healthcare Management. The course will provide you with an understanding of leadership and management theory, challenges and practices in relation to healthcare.

You’ll learn the principles and practices of good management as well as developing an awareness of the healthcare environment. You’ll also gain skills which will enhance your CV and that can be used directly in your current position or to enhance your career further.

Using programme content created by tutors with considerable academic and professional experience, you’ll gain confidence as well as an in-depth knowledge of the complexities of modern management which can be applied within a healthcare setting. You will also be able to recognise and address ethical, social and political dilemmas and apply ethical and organisational values to situations and choices. After completing the programme you’ll also acquire a range of critical and analytical skills that can be used in a variety of different professional contexts.

Careers

This PG Cert International Healthcare Management course will give you the skills needed to further your managerial career and help you take your first steps into leadership. The programme is also perfect for those who are already working in the healthcare sector and looking to add extra value to their CV and enhance their career prospects.

The wide-ranging and challenging content will also help you to develop your intellectual capacity, research, analytical and cognitive skills through the acquisition of knowledge, problem-solving and reasoning.

The programme can lead to a career in hospital management, outpatient care and public health, support service executives and many more roles in business and health.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Strategic Management in Healthcare 
  • Healthcare Leadership in Practice 
  • Healthcare Management: Principle and Practices

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 8 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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Academic Requirements

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

Work Experience

At least 5 years’ senior level 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

    3536 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3536 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3536 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3536 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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