Health Care Management is life in hospitals and other health related facilities is changing rapidly with government, funding bodies and healthcare insurance companies demanding greater accountability and efficiencies. Increasing complexity of the patients' journey requires a sophisticated, changing and responsive staff profile. Commissioning and purchasing of health related services, logistics, continuous professional development, accounting, legal and professional regulation along with increasing public scrutiny of health care systems require expert high quality strategic management functions. This course prepares the next generation of healthcare managers, leaders and entrepreneurs.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
You will study a range of modules which provide a detailed understanding of business management combined with examination of contemporary challenges within healthcare management.
Specifically you will study:
Strategic Management for Health Care; Operational Health Care Management; Human Resource Management; Financial Analysis and Decision-Making; Principles of Marketing; Contemporary Issues in Health; Public Health and Health Development. Additionally you learn about research methodology and apply this to a healthcare management project.
You will experience learning with students from other business and health programmes in addition to those specialising in healthcare management at different stages of your course.
You will be supported by a personal tutor and receive individual supervision for your research project.
Applicants should hold the equivalent of a UK Bachelor’s Degree, preferably with a minimum of 2:1 or equivalent. Students whose first language is not English should have achieved a minimum IELTS: overall 6.5 with no component lower than 5.5 (or equivalent).Pre-sessional English is available.
Recipient: Coventry University
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