M.Sc. On Campus

Healthcare Management

Northumbria University

12 months
16000 GBP/year
7350 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Healthcare Management programme from Northumbria University will equip you with the knowledge, understanding and confidence you need to initiate and sustain real change within the complex and rapidly evolving healthcare landscape.


The Healthcare Management programme from Northumbria University is designed to address global needs within the healthcare sector for committed personnel with strong management competencies. You will learn as part of a multicultural student cohort, from academics who have extensive experience in practice. This will give you access to new perspectives on healthcare, which will inform your future professional practice.

You will study modules in Strategic Management of Healthcare, Leadership & Collaborative Working in Public Health, Managing Health Improvement Through Social Marketing, and Research Approaches, Methods and Skills. You will supplement your understanding of these core topics with an in-depth research project in an area of professional interest.

Three course delivery options are available to fit with your professional and personal needs: this intensive 12-month full-time programme which begins in September, an 18-month full-time programme that commences in January, and a part-time programme over 28 months that begins in September.

Career Edge

  • You will leave this course equipped with advanced understanding and skills in strategic healthcare management, change management, managing health improvement through social marketing, and leadership and collaborative working in health. Most of the modules give you scope to focus on your particular discipline interests, giving you a distinct advantage when progressing to professional employment.
  • To further enhance your employment prospects you will be actively encouraged to undertake relevant volunteering opportunities, and to attend local and national events. These elements will provide you with invaluable opportunities to meet practitioners and experts within the field of healthcare management.
  • For international students there may be a practice learning opportunity available, to give you a brief insight into healthcare management in the UK.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research: Approaches, Methods and skills 
  • Strategic Management of Healthcare
  • Dissertation Project
  • Managing health improvement through social marketing 
  • Leadership and Collaborative Working in Public Health and Healthcare
  • Developing management and leadership competencies in Healthcare
  • Academic Language Skills in Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 28 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in a relevant subject and senior work experience in healthcare practice or evidence of commitment to working in Health Management.
  • International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 6 in each component (or approved equivalent*).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7350 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Full UK Fee: £7,350
  • Full EU Fee: £16,000
  • Full International Fee: £16,000

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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