M.Sc. Blended

Global Healthcare Leadership

University of Oxford

24 months
24335 GBP/year
24335 GBP/year
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The MSc in Global Healthcare Leadership at the University of Oxford is an intellectually rigorous and highly practical, part-time programme, designed to develop experiences leaders with the skills to deliver affordable, effective and efficient healthcare in complex global systems.


About this Degree

This multi-disciplinary master’s degree is led by the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences in partnership with Saïd Business School, creating an innovative and integrated programme that harnesses the University’s world-leading expertise in healthcare, business and policy.

Global health challenges have highlighted the complexity of decision making in healthcare systems and the need for good leadership to deliver a better future for the health of their communities. This programme will help you develop resilience and the ability to innovate and strengthen healthcare provision.

This Global Healthcare Leadership programme at the University of Oxford takes a holistic approach, looking at healthcare from an individual, organisational and systemic perspective, whilst bringing together world-leading departments in healthcare research and delivery with experts in leadership and business.

Designed for experienced healthcare managers and leaders with over five years' relevant professional experience, this part-time programme awards a master’s degree from the University of Oxford whilst allowing participants to study alongside full-time employment.

Programme Structure

  • The modular format consists of seven immersive in-person modules taught in Oxford and one online module. All modules will be supported by online distance learning activities and reading. During these courses, you’ll benefit from discussion and networking with an international group of world-class faculty, guest experts and peers, whilst receiving privileged access to different parts of the historic Oxford University.
  • Teaching methods include lectures, practical sessions, small group workshops, one-to-one coaching, virtual learning and real-world case studies, and students are advised that approximately 10 hours of self-directed study per week outside of the modules is required.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 or higher undergraduate degree, GPA score of 3.5 or above, or equivalent international qualification. We will consider applicants who do not hold such a qualification but can demonstrate a particularly strong employment record and/or hold certain professional qualifications.
  • At least five years' relevant professional experience.
  • English language proficiency (either TOEFL or IELTS, with minimum scores met if English is not your first language). A previous degree or work experience in English may be sufficient.

To complete your application, you will need:

  • Academic transcripts of higher education qualifications outlining subjects studied and grades obtained. 
  • At least two referees – current line manager and professional or academic reference. We are unable to accept previously prepared reference letters.
  • Three pieces of written work.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24335 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 48670 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    24335 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 48670 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.

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.


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