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Health Care Policy and Management MSc

University of Birmingham

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Health Care Policy and Management course at HSMC bridges the traditional divide between academic study and the worlds of policy and practice.

The MSc Health Care Policy and Management provides both theoretical frameworks and practical tools that can be applied to health systems in the UK and overseas, designed for senior managers, clinicians and policy makers working in or with health care organisations, or with an interest in developing their careers in this direction.

There are two programme pathways:

  • MSc Health Care Policy and Management
  • MSc in Health Care Policy and Management specialising in managing quality and service improvement

A postgraduate certificate or diploma can be awarded within any of these options.

  • Masters (180 credits) incorporates taught modules with an additional piece of independent research in the form of a dissertation.
  • Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits) or Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits) are earned with ‘taught’ modules of 20 credits each

You can study full-time (one year) or part-time (over two years). This programme is designed for senior managers, clinicians and policy makers who are already working in or with health care organisations, or who have an interest in developing their careers in this direction. Students will also achieve PgCert award.

Employability

This programme is designed for senior managers, clinicians and policy makers who are already working in or with health care organisations, or who have an interest in developing their careers in this direction.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,960per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

A member of the Russell Group, Birmingham is a research-intensive institution. Its world-leading academics have included 11 Nobel Prize winners.
A diverse and global community, with over 8,500 international students from approximately 150 countries.
In the glorious heart of England, Birmingham is a diverse, modern and exciting city with a long cultural and intellectual heritage.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 72

    22nd out of 35 6

  • Entry standards

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    148 70%

    19th

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    4th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    48th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    183 75%

    17th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    15th

    7

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