Northumbria University Newcastle - Healthcare Management MSc

Northumbria University Newcastle

Healthcare Management MSc

The course is designed to address global needs within the healthcare sector for committed personnel with strong management competencies. You will learn as part of a multicultural student cohort, from academics who have extensive experience in practice. This will give you access to new perspectives on healthcare, which will inform your future professional practice.

You will study modules in Strategic Management of Healthcare, Leadership & Collaborative Working in Public Health, Managing Health Improvement Through Social Marketing, and Research Approaches, Methods and Skills. You will supplement your understanding of these core topics with an in-depth research project in an area of professional interest.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should normally have:

A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in a relevant subject and senior work experience in healthcare practice or evidence of commitment to working in Health Management.

English language requirements:

International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 6 in each component (or approved equivalent*).

Career Prospects

This MSc will equip you for employment in healthcare management across public or government services, voluntary organisations, non-governmental organisations and private organisations globally.

Further study options are available should you wish to progress your studies to PhD level, and graduates may also wish to pursue careers within teaching or research.

To further enhance your future opportunities we offer ongoing career development support in the form of career guidance, CV advice, portfolio building and interview preparation. You will also develop valuable skills for high level employment including initiative, personal responsibility, problem solving, team working and planning.

Course Details

Learning and teaching strategies include lectures, seminars, workshops, group activities, tutorials, discussions and self-directed learning. You will be active in the learning process and develop as a critically reflective individual.

Formative assessment will be used throughout the course to provide opportunities for feedback and development, within a supportive peer environment. Summative assessments include a report, an essay, an exam, an oral presentation and a poster presentation, in which you will be able to focus on an area of personal interest.

Year One

Research: Approaches, Methods and skills (Core,30 Credits)
Strategic Management of Healthcare (Core,30 Credits)
Dissertation Project (Core, 60 Credits)
Managing health improvement through social marketing (Core,20 Credits)
Leadership and Collaborative Working in Public Health and Healthcare (Core,20 Credits)
Developing management and leadership competencies in Healthcare (Core,20 Credits)
Academic Language Skills for PG Health students (Core – for International and EU students only,0 Credits)

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