This innovative distance learning award is aimed at providing health care management and other health care professionals with a management role with an opportunity to develop key high level skills in the areas of management thinking and policy analysis. The aim is to utilise a pratical skills approach which will meet both your needs as a practitioner and develop your analytical capacity to a high level. The issues will be approached in an accesible way fo applicants in a range of health care settings through a flexible approach to assessment.
The award will be delivered by staff from the Faculy of Health and the Busines School to bring together a range of perspectives on contemporary health management and policy issues. The online approach will enable you to access materials and staff online giving you more flexibility about when and where you study. The dissertation will enable you to consider a key management and/or policy issue primarily through desk based research, although wehere possible empirical study will be fully supported.
The full programme incorporates the Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma as qualifications in their own right or as step-off points on the way to acheving the MA in Health Managementand Policy.