• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months


Why choose this course?

The MSc in Management in Health and Social Care of Oxford Brookes University is focused on developing your insight, understanding and leadership of the complex and changing health and care environment. It gives you knowledge and perspective of the wider care system that can help you further your managerial career.

Through the extensive and close links with practice areas across a diverse range of health and social care settings, both within the UK and through our Erasmus programme, you will be able to explore different approaches to the delivery and management of care and gain new insight into the global issues, challenges and opportunities within the sector.


Successful completion of the course will equip you to deal with the challenges of an ever changing and complex  health and care environment; you will learn theory to give you the big picture and critical thinking to apply it in practice.Our philosophy is to promote management and leadership competency through better understanding of the self, the organisation and the working environment. The whole systems approach, the emphasis on applying theory to practice combined with personal development focus should enable you to become competent and confident managers and leaders locally, nationally or internationally.

Programme Structure


  • Finance in Health and Social Care
  • Operational Management in Health and Social Care
  • Human Resource Management in Health and Social Care
  • Advanced Research Design

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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

You must have:

  • a UK BSc/BA degree, or equivalent learning experience, from a recognised international institution, or a professional qualification applicable to health or social care
  • evidence of recent study (within last five years) at degree or equivalent level
  • 6 months' experience as a student, employee or volunteer within the health/social care sector (European or International; public, private or voluntary).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14050 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14050 GBP per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1020 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1020 GBP per module and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Home/EU - part time fee: £1,020 per single module
  • International - part time fee: £1,520 per single module

Living costs for Oxford

  • 939 - 1530 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.