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MBA Degree Pathway - Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management
Duration 12 months
Level Masters Level
Pedagogy Blended | Online
Worldwide medical hospitals need talented and skilful medical professionals for good patient care and successful hospital management operations. The primary aim of this programme is to develop a range of appropriate knowledge, values, skills and sufficient competencies to enable you to operate and manage effectively within a domestic and international hospital environment. The course objective is to develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of leading change, effective performance, planning and accountability, development, and team leadership.

The postgraduate course covers a wide range of modern issues and develops the critical, analytical and technical skills needed by senior management staff. Learners will be able to work as an effective Health care administrator or manager.

Who should study?
Postgraduate Diploma in Health and Social Care Management is useful for individuals from all over the world who are already on job for personal and professional development or re-entering employment after a period of absence in the health management, health or social care and for those who are seeking a career change in the health or social care sector. Most individuals in this course are working professionally in managerial positions. This course is extremely suitable for senior managers and medical doctors.
Awarded by: QUALIFI
Credit Hours: 120 
Accredited by: Ofqual (UK Government) Regulated Qualification
Duration: 09-12 Months 
Mode of Study: Online/ Live Virtual Sessions/Webinars
Course Assessment: Research Based Assignments


  • International Health Policy
  • Human Resource Management
  • Managing Finance in the Healthcare Sector
  • Strategic Marketing for Health and Social Care
  • Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals
  • Strategic Management in the Healthcare Industry
  • Organisational Behaviour in Health and Social Care
  • Managing Service Delivery in Health and Social Care
Awarded by: Depending on the University Selection 
Credit Hours: 60 
Duration: 06-09 Months 
Mode of Study: Online/Blended Learning 

Compulsory Modules:
  • Business Research Methods  
  • Dissertation Project 

MBA Top-up Degree Awarding Universities

  • UK | European Partner Universities
  • Northampton university (Gold Rank Teaching Standards)
  • Anglia Ruskin University (Silver Rank Teaching Standards)
  • University of West Scotland (Silver Rank Teaching Standards)
  • University of Chichester (Silver Rank Teaching Standards)

What you will learn?

  • Develop managerial skills to manage quality in health and social care sector
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the health and manage budget and perform financial analysis to manage complex issues in the organisation to improve management practice
  • Perform environmental analysis for strategic marketing decision making to implement the strategy
  • Manage team performance for the quality of service delivery in health and social care organisation
  • Understand advanced economic literature on the demand and supply of health care
  • Critically review the role of agencies and healthcare organisations in the promotion of health programmes globally
  • Understand strategic human resource techniques and tools to manage employees performance

For entry onto the Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification, learners must possess

  • A bachelors degree or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification
  • Mature learners (over 25) with management experience (learners must check with the admissions office regarding this requirement before registration.)

Applicants will also be required to complete the following: 
  1. Provide a CV and Personal Statement 
  2. Provide a copy of original qualification certificates and proof of ID, e.g. Passport 
  3. Applicants will also be invited to attend an online interview 

English Language Requirements 
If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country then s/he must provide evidence of English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0. We also accept other standard English tests and qualifications, as long as they meet the minimum requirements of your course. If a learner doesn't meet the English language requirements then s/he can achieve the required level by successfully completing a pre-sessional English course before starting the main course. 

To complete the course, students should have access to: 
  1.  a laptop or Desktop PC with relevant online learning third-party Softwares, e.g. Zoom 
  2.  a webcam and headphones 
  3.  internet speeds with a minimum bandwidth of 600kbps (up/down), with a recommended speed of 1.5 Mbps (up/down)