Postgraduate ( full-time, part-time)
Intermediate awards: PG Cert, PG Dip
Course duration: 15 months full-time (January starts), 2 years part-time
Teaching times: 9am-4pm Tuesdays, 1-4pm Wednesdays.
Part-time teaching times: Trimester 2: Fridays 9am-5pm; Trimester 3: Tuesdays 9am-5pm
A health-related MBA is an investment in your future career in management. It will prepare you for all types of health and social care operational and senior managerial positions, opening up a range of career opportunities both nationally and internationally.
View our Module Delivery Pattern document (PDF) for information on when the modules are being delivered.
Our dynamic and industry-specific MBA will help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to respond to tomorrow's hospital and health-related institutions overseas, as well as in the UK. You'll explore important management and leadership areas including strategic decision-making and finance and marketing strategy, to support long-term organisational direction. You’ll also have opportunities to network with other managers across the health and social care arena, building relationships to benefit your career.
Depending on personal and professional interests, you can study the course to different levels achieving a Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma rather than completing the full MBA. There are no optional modules to the MBA, they’re all compulsory to make sure we remain focused on the core aims of the course.
Our MBA is supported by experienced practitioners from the field of health management, including local managers and leaders from a range of public and private health institutions.
Senior Lecturer: Dr Senaka Fernando
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Our MBA will prepare you for operational and senior managerial positions in health and social care, either in the UK or internationally.
Your work is assessed through a variety of methods including seminar, group and individual presentations, virtual learning discussion boards with assessed components, mixed methods such as case review presentations with written commentary, and a final research application activity to conclude the course.
Please note that you will need to complete all of the above core modules. This course does not have any optional modules. Modules are subject to change and availability.
The Faculty of Medical Science, opened in 2014, is founded on the strong international reputation of our flagship Postgraduate Medical Institute. Based on our riverside campus in Chelmsford and Young Street campus in Cambridge, we deliver innovative and clinically relevant teaching and research across two departments:
Thanks to our close relationships with the major clinical-care providers in the east of England, there are significant opportunities for collaboration and student placements across a variety of clinical sites.
We offer exciting opportunities for research and education in the allied health professions. We also translate science and epidemiology into health education and primary care, and deliver taught Master’s programmes to qualified medics. We have a flourishing community of PhD and MD(Res) students across all of our research fields.
Our advanced learning facilities include state-of-the-art clinical skills laboratories and simulation suites, which mirror real-life clinical situations. We also have a fantastic, modern library and a wide range of science labs and ICT suites.
You won't need to pay fees until you've accepted an offer to attend, but you must pay your fees up-front, in full or in instalments.How to pay your fees directly
You must pay your fees up-front, in full or in instalments. You will also be asked for a deposit or sponsorship letter/financial guarantee. Details will be in your offer letter.Paying your fees
It’s important to decide how to fund your course before applying. Use our funding guide for postgraduate students to learn more about the following:
We've a number of scholarships, as well as some fee discounts for early payment.
Important additional notes
Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.
If English is not your first language, you'll need to make sure you meet our English language requirements for postgraduate courses.
If you don't meet our English language requirements, we offer a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry.
Full-time, part-time postgraduate ()
January 2017, September 2017
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