This Level 7 module with an emphasis on healthcare management is designed to provide you with concepts, models and techniques which will help you to improve the provision of health and social care. It's delivered face to face and via distance learning.
The module is tailored to respond to the challenges and issues faced by health and social care professionals, managers and leaders in contemporary health and social care services worldwide. The module has a healthcare management orientation, drawing on management theory and cutting-edge research. It provides an introduction to important topics such as organisational behaviour, organisational decision making, entrepreneurship, innovation, health economics and health information systems. It will support you in applying this knowledge within your work environment. The skills you develop by applying this knowledge will allow you to influence the service development and enhance the effectiveness, efficiency and quality of service provision in your area. This module is suitable for: Health and social care professionals seeking career progression or moving into leadership or management roles Other professionals planning to switch to career into health and social care leadership and management Professionals from any backgrounds wishing to study post graduate studies in Healthcare Management/Leadership such as MBA Healthcare Management, as this module provides an introduction to essential healthcare management topics. Where and how you’ll study You’ll be taught through a combination of lectures, discussion groups, case study analysis and films. As individuals have different learning styles, we believe that a variety of teaching methods allows us to satisfy individual learning needs. These teaching methods also encourage you to work with individuals from variety of backgrounds and different cultures and allow you to develop the soft skills such as communication, coordination, teamwork and conflict resolution; all of which are increasingly important in modern health and social care organisations. The module will be taught at Cambridge and Chelmsford in Trimester 1 (September-December) and Trimester 3 (June) by Dr Senaka Fernando. The Health Economics session will be delivered by Dr Ali Parsa. The module at each campus has 6x 6hrs sessions (6hrs per day) and 3x1hr (1hr per day) individual tutorials. These individual tutorials focus on students' assignments. The module is assessed by one essay of no more than 6000 words.
Dates for this module will be set for 2016/7 in due course.
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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.
Tel: 01245 686868
Normally you should have a first degree, with Honours, at a minimum classification of Lower Second (2:2) or equivalent.
Admission with Credits:
Applicants seeking admission with credits (either APCL or APEL) are referred initially to the AP(E)L Advisor for the Faculty of Medical Science
International applicants: International applicants will be required to demonstrate a standard of English language (IELTS) at level 6.5 (including written English) or equivalent.
Applicants who do not meet this requirement are advised to seek support from Anglia Ruskin University’s Language Centre.
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