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
The healthcare sector everywhere is dynamic and it is under relentless pressure. The demand for quality healthcare is increasing as the rapid advances in treatments and information technologies magnify the expectations of both patients and healthcare professionals. At the same time resources are limited as governments trim down their healthcare budgets. Dealing with this complex and often threatening environment requires highly skilled healthcare leaders and managers. These skills now include management of human and financial resources, leadership, strategic planning and organisational design, an ability to manage complex change, and organisational decision making.
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The course provides opportunities for you to develop these skills whilst enhancing the students' capacity to analyse and understand the complex nature of healthcare and the environments in which they are delivered from. The course will provide you with the opportunity to learn the most up-to-date theories to improve the performance of healthcare sector.
The course recruits both recent graduates as well as individuals who have an experience in working within a health and/or social care sector or who may wish to develop their skills and knowledge in preparation for employment in healthcare management and leadership roles. 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.
The course recognises the need for a flexible series of exit points which support the personal and professional requirements of both the health sector organisation and the course participant. Participants may wish to exit the programme with the full Masters award or depending on personal and professional interests, exit with a Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma. The programme is made up of a series of compulsory modules; optional modules will not be available on this course. This is to ensure the integrity of the MBA core aims is retained.
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 email@example.com 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, distance learning postgraduate ()
January 2017, September 2017
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