• Application Deadline
  • 16 months
    Duration
Challenge yourself with the International Healthcare Management programme at the University of Essex Online, that will provide you with a critical understanding of leadership and management theory, challenges and practices within a global healthcare environment.

Overview

The International Healthcare Management programme at the University of Essex Online will introduce you to the complexities of international healthcare, covering a wide range of thought-provoking business and health related topics.

You’ll learn how to critically analyse, compare and reflect on different national and international approaches to healthcare management; while considering external contexts, contemporary issues and influences.

Throughout this course, 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

Your future

Studying 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 and many more roles in business and health.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Economics 
  • Financial Decision Making 
  • Strategic Management in Healthcare 
  • Healthcare Leadership in Practice 
  • Healthcare Management: Principle and Practices 

Detailed Programme Facts

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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General Requirements

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

Work Experience

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

Experience in a relevant field, supported by appropriate references.

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

    5448 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7271 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5448 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7271 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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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