MBA Hospital Administration
This MBA Hospital Administration course is intended for people in all sectors of health, public or private care institutions who wish develop their skills and knowledge in health management administration.
It responds, and supports, the continuing development of health sector managers and leaders. The growing demand for ever improving economies of scale with expectations for new and innovative service delivery methods are now seen as essential disciplines for today and tomorrow's public sector leaders and managers.
The course is based on the philosophy that management education should provide you with a thorough grounding in the disciplines related to the functional aspects of management, including the examination of management decision-making at a strategic and operational level whilst stressing the integrative nature of the various health delivery factors which come into play. The world of health care is both complex and dynamic. The constant transformational nature of health and social policy places emphasis on the need for adaptation in organisational design, knowledge and skills in strategic business planning, with greater awareness of service recipient's interest and strategic influence. This calls for a new and advanced set of skills, underpinned by a sound knowledge base with application is its foci.
This course recognises the need for a flexible series of exit points which supports the personal and professional requirements of both the health sector organisation and the participant. You may wish to exit the course with the full Masters award or, depending on personal and professional interests, exit with a Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma.
This course is made up of series compulsory modules, optional modules will not be available to ensure that the integrity of the MBA and its core aims are retained.
This is a dynamic and industry relevant curriculum which helps to develop the skills and knowledge required for today's practitioners responding to tomorrow's hospital and health related institutions.
The course is supported by the internationally-renowned Ashcroft International Business School, and is a joint development of our business school with our Faculty of Health & Social Care.
The course is geared to provide support to the diverse needs of international students using a range of teaching and learning resources and is designed facilitate the development of applied management concepts to hospital management challenges. It is supported by leading and experienced academic practitioners from the field of health management, such as local managers and leaders from a range of public and private health institutions.
•Advancing Professional Decision Making (30 credits)
•Enabling Leadership in Health and Social Care (30 credits)
•Finance, Accounting and Marketing Health (30 credits)
•Strategy Management in Health and Social Care (30 credits)
•Research Studies (30 credits)
•Major project (30 credits)
First degree from a UK University at a minimum of 2:2 OR an academic or professional qualification which is equivalent in depth & breadth to a UK Honours degree. This may include a degree from a non-UK University. ALSO, a minimum of 2 years relevant post graduation or post qualifying work experience.
Last updated March 7, 2016