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Advanced Health and Care Management (Innovation and Transformation)

Swansea University

12 months
19600 GBP/year
11600 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Advanced Health and Care Management (Innovation and Transformation) course from Swansea University is designed to better equip middle and senior managers within health and social care systems in the UK and globally, to lead transformational change and drive innovation within healthcare systems, processes and technologies.


The increasing need for value-driven health and care systems, requires leaders that are capable of driving organisational and system-wide transformations. The future challenges call for a radical new approach, underpinned by prudent principles, to lead change, harness new technologies and contest the purpose, value and location of existing service provision for citizens.

This Advanced Health and Care Management (Innovation and Transformation) programme from Swansea University will enable you to realise innovation at a local level, with potential to lead through transformation at system level. Using the Bevan Commission’s thinking and Innovators, along with perspective from NHS Innovation Leads, industry and the wider sector, you will gain first-hand, invaluable insights into the application of the theories you will study.

Enhancing your management skills to correspond with the requirements in a modern health and care setting, is key in ensuring you are able to successfully guide organisations through innovative and transformational challenges.

Career Prospects

This course is designed to better equip middle and senior managers within health systems (UK and globally), social care, life sciences and third sectors to be the driving force behind innovation and transformation within their organisations.

There is a range of possible career options available, including:

  • Managing Director
  • Head of Innovation
  • Operations Director
  • Change Manager
  • Head of Value-Based Health and Care
  • Chief Innovation Officer
  • Innovation Lead
  • Operational Manager

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Exploring Organisational Purpose
  • Navigating Innovation & Change
  • Prudent Health and Care - Policy and Practice
  • Prudent Health and Care Innovation
  • Complex Health and Care, People and Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must attain 2:1 (or overseas equivalent) in an undergraduate degree and any degree subject will be considered. We would also be willing to consider those with other backgrounds and work experience in the sector, in place of the degree entry requirement.
  • Students must also have a minimum of one year relevant work experience. (Additional experience may be required to access the WG funded bursaries on the programme). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19600 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11600 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 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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