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MScPgDipPgCert Health Management ? Executive Management

City University London

Masters Degree , Uncategorised

Course Description

This is a versatile qualification that gives you knowledge of and insight into comprehensive and applied health management, so you can develop a general management career path. Health Management MSc degrees from City are among the most sought after postgraduate management qualifications for clinicians, service managers and allied health professionals in the UK and internationally. Boasting an outstanding track record, the courses provide a thorough grounding in all the major business skills that health managers need to prepare them for progression to senior management. You will begin by learning to understand business skills and the language, concepts and ways of thinking they involve. You will then develop your abilities to select and analyse ideas, to clarify and explain, simplify and, above all, apply them to health management challenges and issues. This rigorous and comprehensive approach helps give both our degrees and our graduates an edge. Those you study with, and their different clinical and managerial backgrounds, provide breadth and depth to your learning and development. You benefit from teaching that looks at what is actually happening in healthcare management now ? the way it works and how managers think ? rather than textbook-based approaches. All teaching is centred on the participants communicating and working together, just as they do in the real world. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES The emphasis on all-round management competence makes this a versatile qualification for you to develop a general management career path as a clinicianmanager or in policy development and management consultancy. The broad and inclusive curriculum provides the essential business skills you will need in health management ? strategic analysis, people management, leadership and change management. Emphasis is on applied analysis of health management issues and the development of a rigorous business case, the best foundation for a career in senior management. COURSE CONTENT The course consists of eight modules and a management dissertation. MODULES INCLUDE: Core modules: ? Strategic planning ? Change management and leadership ? Organisation development ? Financial management. Optional modules: ? Decision-making ? Strategic commissioning ? Quality management ? Managed care ? Social marketing ? Elective placement. When you have successfully completed the taught modules and dissertation, you will qualify for a full Masters degree. Complete eight taught modules and qualify for a postgraduate diploma, or four modules and qualify for a postgraduate certificate. TEACHING AND LEARNING Teaching and learning involve lecture sessions, workshops, group activities and discussions. Lecturers are drawn from health management, social sciences and health economics departments here at City, supplemented by lecturers from Princeton University USA, the University of Stockholm and distinguished guest speakers. ASSESSMENT METHODS Modules are assessed through a combination of group work, written coursework and examination. The assessment reflects the learning objectives of the modules. WHO SHOULD APPLY? Students for health management can come from a wide range of health disciplines: ? Clinicians ? Allied health professionals ? Doctors ? Nurses ? Service managers ? Clinical directors ? Strategic planners ? Commissioners.

This is a versatile qualification that gives you knowledge of and insight into comprehensive and applied health management, so you can develop a general management career path. Health Management MSc degrees from City are among the most sought after postgraduate management qualifications for clinicians, service managers and allied health professionals in the UK and internationally. Boasting an...

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