The market for health services is global and growing. Demographic changes and advances in health service knowledge are driving a need for health service managers who can organise large and complex operations and coordinate professions.
Why Study Health Services Management with us?
Taught at our Warrington Campus, this course is designed to support students who wish to move into managerial positions within the health services industry; complementing previous professional/academic qualifications or building upon workplace experience. It combines insights to both public and private healthcare services with contemporary management theory.
The ethos of the course is to practically apply knowledge to help support you in developing your career prospects. To assist with this, a number of teaching sessions are also delivered by management and health service practitioners to ensure coverage of relative applied context.
What will I learn?
During the MSc you will improve your knowledge and understanding of core disciplines, concepts, ideas and theories of business and management. The Leadership, Development and Change module will further enhance your technical knowledge of strategic leadership and its application in the contemporary workplace, and your ability to operate effectively in an increasingly global and multicultural environment.
How will I be taught?
This course is taught by the University of Chester’s Warrington School of Management and the Faculty of Health and Social Care.
We use a range of teaching methods, including lectures, seminars, practical workshops and tutorials.
You will have access to contemporary practical IT suites located on Warrington Campus, including 24/7 access to the onsite library.
How will I be assessed?
The course is assessed through a mixture of project work, written assignments, presentations and a research report.