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MSc Healthcare Operational Management


Course Description

Designed for

This course has been designed to fulfil the specific needs and requirements of those interested in a management or leadership role within the complex health service sector. It is suitable for students from a range of academic backgrounds within engineering, business, and sciences. Whilst no previous healthcare background is required, the course will appeal to clinically qualified students looking to move into health systems modelling, e-health, health or medical informatics.

The Course Provides

We will provide you with the skills and knowledge to assess organisational performance and drive the development and implementation of innovation in healthcare organisations in order to facilitate improvement.

You will learn to evaluate effective programme components and systems, and gain a detailed understanding of quality systems management and the integration of healthcare technologies, systems, and processes within complex service systems.

Healthcare organisations share commonalities with production facilities, including the need for efficient process flow, change management, and quality standards. As a student you will explore the principles, approaches, strategies, and techniques for analysing, designing, and managing complex healthcare systems. You will learn to measure efficiency and improve effectiveness and productivity without compromising quality or safety.

Course Structure and Content

The structure and weighting of this course is slightly different to other MSc courses at WMG. The taught component of the MSc Healthcare Operational Management has a larger credit weighting than the dissertation project.
8 taught modules – assessed by: Post module assignments
Modules are 15 or 20 CAT points, requiring 150 or 200 hours of student effort respectively.

Research project – assessed by: Dissertation
The dissertation is 60 CAT points requiring 600 hours of student effort. Oral examination

Core Modules:
1. Leading Change in the Healthcare Environment
2. Electronic Healthcare Records
3. Quality and Productivity in Health Service Systems
4. Epidemiological and Statistical Methods for Quality Improvement
5. Operational Management and Clinical Systems Improvement
6. Introduction to Health Economics
7. Introduction to Health informatics
8. Resource Management in Healthcare Service Delivery

Learning Style

The taught component of the course is a mixture of lectured material, syndicate or group work, practical work, online learning and forum activities. Module leaders are experts in their fields and are supported by external speakers working in organisations at the forefront of their fields.

Industrial visits are available to all students and the course is assessed through assignments.

Each module will usually last one week.

After You Graduate

As a graduate of Healthcare Operational Management, you can expect to work in a managerial or organisational leadership role within a wide range of organisations including hospitals and other healthcare institutions, consulting firms, software companies, governmental organizations, research firms, health insurance companies, healthcare equipment manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, and management consultancies. With additional experience, you would expect to progress into a key executive role in the healthcare sector, which would involve leading and overseeing programmes and policy.

Visit the MSc Healthcare Operational Management page on the University of Warwick website for more details!

Student Profiles
(Scholarship)

WMG Syrian Bursaries - 20+ Awards

All students with Syrian Nationality applying for a WMG Masters Course to begin October 2016 will automatically be entitled to 25% tuition fee discount. The remaining tuition fees for Syrian students after the discount are £16,755.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£5,585 (25% discount on tuition fees)

Eligibility

Students must have an offer to study on one of the WMG full-time MSc courses, starting 3rd October 2016
Students must be classified as overseas fee payers and have Syrian Nationality
Students should be self funded. In the case where they are part funded and part self funded, the bursary will still apply.The Syrian Bursary has a deadline in accordance of course application deadline - 31st August 2016.

Application Procedure

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/wmg/education/wmgmasters/entry/If you require any assistance with you application to study at WMG, University of Warwick, please do not hesitate to contact Dr Sada Daoud, Warwick University's Representative in Syria.Dr Sada Ahmad DaoudTel (Jordan): +962 2 724 7775
Tel (Syria): +963 11 613 0869
Mobile (Jordan): +962 799 186 496
Mobile (Syria): +963 932 569 455email: [email protected]: sada.daoud

Further Information

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/wmg/education/wmgmasters/entry/syria


(Scholarship)

WMG Latin America Bursaries - 20+ Awards

All students from Latin America applying for a WMG Masters Course to begin October 2016 will automatically be entitled to 20% tuition fee discount. Remainging tuition fees for Latin American students will be £17,872.For Mexico (in accordance with Warwick's agreement with CONACYT) all tuition fees for Mexican students studying on the full-time WMG MSc Programmes will be reduced by 25%. Fees for Mexican students will be £16,755.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£4,468 (20% discount on tuition fees)

Eligibility

• Students must have an offer to study on one of the WMG full-time MSc courses, starting 3rd October 2016
• Students must be classified as overseas fee payers and be Nationals of a Latin American Country
• Students should be self funded. In the case where they are part funded and part self funded, or on a Scholarship/loan agreement the bursary will still applyThe Latin American Bursary has a deadline in accordance of course application deadline - 31st August 2016.

Application Procedure

http://www.warwick.ac.uk/wmgmasters/entry/latinamerica

Further Information

http://www.warwick.ac.uk/wmgmasters/entry/latinamerica


(Scholarship)

WMG Turkish Bursaries - 20+ Awards

All students with Turkish Nationality applying for a WMG Masters Course to begin October 2016 will automatically be entitled to 25% tuition fee discount. Remainng tuition fees for Turkish students are £16,755 (rather than £22,340).

Value of Scholarship(s)

£5,585 (25% discount on tuition fees)

Eligibility

Students must have an offer to study on one of the WMG full-time MSc courses, starting 3rd October 2015
Students must be classified as overseas fee payers and have Turkish Nationality
Students should be self funded. In the case where they are part funded and part self funded, the bursary will still apply.The Turkish Bursary has a deadline in accordance of course application deadline - 31st August 2016.

Application Procedure

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/wmg/education/wmgmasters/entry/

Further Information

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/wmg/education/wmgmasters/entry/turkey


(Scholarship)

WMG Masters Scholarships - 20+ Awards

WMG will be awarding up to £500,000 in scholarships and bursaries to students commencing study on our full-time MSc programmes beginning in October 2016.Up to 50 scholarships will be awarded on a % discount of the tuition fees:15 x 50%
15 x 35%
20 x 20%Scholarships are available on a competitive basis and students will automatically be considered upon application and receiving an offer for a WMG full-time MSc course.Eligibility• All applicants receiving an offer to study on a WMG Full-time MSc course that runs in the UK, starting October 2016, will be assessed for the WMG Excellence Scholarship.
• Applicants should have an excellent academic track-record. The WMG Scholarship committee will be reviewing both the academic achievement (usually the equivalent of a British 1st Class Honours Degree) and Statement of Purpose when awarding.
• Students will be automatically considered for the WMG Excellence Scholarships when submitting their application for a WMG full-time MSc course.
• For conditional offer-holders, scholarship awards will also be conditional on achieving the awardee's final predicted grade.
• WMG Excellence Scholarships are for self-funded students only. NB: students with partial bursaries on scholarship-loan schemes or partially funded by an external organisation may be considered. Awardees should inform the scholarship committee if they are in receipt of another scholarship or are later awarded other funding.
• WMG Excellence Scholarships are awarded for study on UK Full-time MSc Programmes only.
• WMG Excellence Scholarships are paid towards tuition fees only and cannot be paid in cash or towards accommodation or maintenance costs.
• WMG will award WMG Excellence Scholarships across all WMG Full-time MSc Programmes to maximize nationality and gender diversity.
• In order to maximise your chances of success, we recommend you submit your MSc application before the end of May 2016.* These numbers are for guidance only. WMG reserves the right to amend the exact number of scholarships awarded

Value of Scholarship(s)

Up to £11,170

Eligibility

WMG Excellence Scholarships are available on a competitive basis. Awards will be based on past academic achievement, previous experience, extracurricular activities, reasons for study, and your vision for the future.
Students will automatically be considered for the awards when submitting an application for a WMG full-time MSc course.Up to a total of 50 WMG Excellence Scholarships will be awarded on a % discount of the tuition fees. Awards will range from 20% to 50% fee discount with the maximum award possible being 50% discount.Please see further details for eligibility.

Application Procedure

For further information, please see http://www.warwick.ac.uk/wmgmasters/entry/finance/.

Further Information

http://www.warwick.ac.uk/wmgmasters/entry/finance/



Entry Requirements

Second Class undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in the Sciences, Engineering, Business or a relevant subject. English Language - IELTS 6.5, Band A.

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