Masters | Postgraduate Course - International Healthcare Management MSc Course Details within University of Essex Online

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International Healthcare Management MSc

Study Details

MSc Part-time 24 months

Gain an in-depth understanding of global healthcare whilst learning and developing the skills to excel in leadership with our online MSc in International Healthcare Management. This globally-focused postgraduate programme will help you advance your career by exploring contemporary healthcare and business topics in our interactive online learning environment.

Healthcare is a subject area that affects everyone from all over the world, and this programme gives you a chance to delve into the worldwide management of this complex and vital field. Our MSc International Healthcare Management will build on your existing experience whilst enhancing your knowledge of the challenges faced by the industry and how to build a successful management and leadership within it.* This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to progress your career in a wide variety of healthcare and related organisations.

Developed and taught by subject experts, this programme will look into the complex healthcare management issues facing managers today and give you the ability to make decisions and implement change, whilst gaining an understanding and awareness of risks and how to evaluate alternative approaches. You will also learn to recognise and address ethical, social and political dilemmas, and how to apply ethical and organisational values to situations and choices.

There will also be the opportunity to develop a focused piece of independent research into a global healthcare management issue that is personal or of interest to you.

Entry Requirements

1. Academic Entry Route

In order to satisfy the Academic Entry Route requirements for our MSc International Healthcare Management programme you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:

  • An undergraduate degree from an approved institution equivalent to a UK Honours degree or a relevant professional qualification.

If English is not your first language, IELTS (Academic) 6.5 or equivalent. If you do not hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification we require students to pass a free online English test.

2. Work Experience Entry Route

We recognise that you can gain skills in a wide variety of ways and that prior academic performance is not the only indicator of an applicant’s ability. Therefore, if you do not meet the minimum academic standards above, you may still be eligible to enrol via our Work Experience Entry Route.

In order to satisfy the Work Experience Entry Route requirements for our MSc International Healthcare Management programme you must meet the following criteria as a minimum:

  • At least five years’ senior level work experience supported by appropriate references.
  • English language proficiency should be at a level equivalent to IELTS (Academic) 6.5.

You don’t need to prove your knowledge of English if you’re a national of, or if you have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree in, any of these countries (please see course page).

Your application will be considered on an individual basis taking into account your motivation for doing the course, prior work experience and other relevant qualifications that demonstrate your ability to successfully complete the programme.

Student Destinations

Achieving this MSc International Healthcare Management will demonstrate your knowledge and commitment to future employers. Whether you’re looking to advance your management role, or looking for a career change, this MSc will give you the skills you need to succeed in almost any organisation.

The wide range of international healthcare management skills that you’ll develop will be complemented by the transferable skills that you will also build upon throughout the course. These include, but are not limited to, critical thinking skills, research, strategy evaluation, communication and information collection skills.

The programme can lead to a career in hospital or healthcare management in a variety of public and private organisations around the world. Students may also progress into related fields such as public and community health management, medical sales or third sector organisations. outpatient care and public health, support service executives and many more roles in business and health.