Healthcare Management MBA

Healthcare Management MBA

Our Healthcare Management MBA brings together relevant contemporary academic theory and research with a practical understanding of activities within organisations. You will engage in a demanding process of personal and professional development which will put you in a strong position to advance your career in healthcare management. You will explore issues that have a significant impact on organisations by working with others and building on both your own personal experiences and those of your peers.

Your learning will focus on the key skills, processes and practices of business, management and healthcare management. Solutions to real problems are suggested, discussed and analysed within the learning community with the support of tutors and fellow learners. You will enhance your ability to maximise individual and organisational potential.

Entry Requirements


Entry onto this postgraduate course requires a minimum of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in a related subject. Your degree must be from a UK ENIC listed institution.

If you don't have an undergraduate degree, or yours is in an unrelated subject, you can apply if you have employment experience in business management. Your experience would need to be either current or gained in the last 2 years.

International students

If you are an international student you will need to show that your qualifications match our entry requirements.

Information about international qualifications and entry requirements can be found on our International pages.

If English is not your first language you will need to show that you have English Language competence at IELTS level 6.0 (with no skill below 5.5) or equivalent.

Career Prospects

A master's in business administration (MBA) is internationally recognised. It is an award that is highly regarded by employers. By completing this course you not only have a qualification that makes you stand out, but all the skills, knowledge and behaviour employers covet.

With these skills, you could pursue a number of careers. This degree can prepare you for a career as a:

  • A senior manager in health or social care 
  • Business manager
  • Managing director of your own company. 

Course Details


For postgraduate study, our academic year is split into 3 semesters.

This course can only be studied full time. You can choose to study the course for 1 year without a placement, or for 2 years which includes a placement year.

If you choose to study full time without a placement, the course will take 1 year to complete. You will:

  • Take 3 compulsory modules in semester 1
  • Take 3 compulsory modules in semester 2
  • Complete your Capstone Project module in semester 3.

If you choose to study full time with a placement year, the course will take 2 years to complete. You will:

  • Take 3 compulsory modules in semester 1 of your first year
  • Take 3 compulsory modules in semester 2 of your first year
  • Complete your Business Consultancy Project across all semesters in both years of study
  • Your placement will last 1 academic year and will start after you have completed all of your taught modules.


If you choose to study our Healthcare Management MBA with a placement year, you will be given the opportunity to choose from 2 types of placement. This gives you the opportunity to gain experience relevant to your aspirations and set give yourself a competitive edge in future career opportunities.

1. Work Placement 

Our work placement option lets you:

  • Address the demands of the business management profession
  • Apply the knowledge and skills you have gained from your taught modules
  • Enhance your communication and interpersonal skills
  • Improve your employment potential.

Your placement will last for 1 academic year and start after you complete your taught modules. During your placement you will also complete your Business Consultancy Project.

2. Venture Creation Lab
This option lets you:
  • Use the university's expertise to develop your entrepreneurial skills and develop a new commercial opportunity.
  • Use the information gained on your taught modules in a practical environment
  • Enhance your communication and interpersonal skills

You will start this part of the course after you have completed your taught modules and it will last for 1 year. You will base your Business Consultancy Project on the commercial opportunity developed in the lab.

During this, you will also take an internship with a partner organisation and complete the Business Consultancy Project.

Dynamic Perspectives on Sustainable Business
Leading Innovation and Cultural Change
Global Business Strategy
Accounting and Finance for Decision Making
Marketing and Data Analytics
The Essence of Healthcare Management
Capstone Project
Business Consultancy Project

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