12 months
45000 GBP/year
45000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Elevate your ambitions, ignite your earning potential and harness the power of world class innovators with a Health Master of Business Administration from University College London (UCL) that will place you at the cutting edge of health leadership.


A transformational programme from the world’s first business school dedicated to health, taught from a global top 10 university, the Health Master of Business Administration programme from University College London (UCL) offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to realise your exceptional ambitions in health leadership. 

Bringing together world-class academia with practical business skills, you’ll gain the competencies and attributes of a traditional MBA, while honing in on the practical application of skills in healthcare management. A competitive programme with global relevance, you’ll enhance your employability and earning potential, securing your place as a future changemaking healthcare leader.

Health now accounts for more than 10% of the global Gross Domestic Product (GDP). With health and healthcare in the global spotlight due to the COVID-19 pandemic and wider pressures on healthcare systems, now is the time to gain a qualification that will help you bring about meaningful and widespread impact. Our MBA Health programme provides the foundations to improve the quality of health and healthcare management in public, private and not-for-profit organisations (NGOs) globally by teaching and inspiring the next generation of transformational leaders.

Graduates coming from our MBA Health can expect to have:

  • An enhanced understanding of the intersection between health and business.
  • Substantial research and analytical skills that can be specifically applied to health and business leadership.
  • A detailed understanding of health organisations, how they’re managed and the changing external context.
  • Highly developed professional skills, with a focus on change and innovation in healthcare.
  • Well-honed written and verbal communication skills to support information and data management.
  • The capacity to identify business opportunities arising from healthcare research.
  • Important knowledge about the ethical, legal and regulatory issues associated with bringing health innovations to market.
  • A keen awareness of your professional ambitions and skillsets, along with networks of colleagues and health leaders that will last a lifetime.
  • A mindset embracing innovation, nurtured by the experiential learning and real world examples used in teaching at UCL GBSH.
  • An appreciation of teamwork and collaboration for problem solving and delivering equality, diversity and inclusion in healthcare settings.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Strategy, People and Marketing
  • Funding, Finance and Regulation
  • Data Driven Management
  • Contemporary Topics in Health and Healthcare

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available after 31 March and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Graduates without the relevant degree classification but with extensive relevant work experience are welcome to apply and will be considered on an individual basis. At least three years’ postgraduate professional experience is also required. Applicants are expected to have a well-balanced GMAT score or a valid GRE score. All candidates will be interviewed to assure they understand the demands of the programme and are a good fit for this specialism in health.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    45000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK tuition fees and Overseas tuition fees: £22,500

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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