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Healthcare Management - MSc

University of Kent

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Medway Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Designed in collaboration with the Centre for Health Services Studies (CHSS), this MSc meets the needs of business and industry, offering unique insights on contemporary issues in the global economy. Through its varied modules that cover the most relevant and current issues relating to healthcare management, it equips graduates for transition into doctoral studies or a career in healthcare management.

Overview

Develop your leadership skills in relation to decision making, problem solving, team working, negotiation and employee performance management. You gain the skills and knowledge essential for managing key areas of organisations, including accounting, human resources, marketing, strategy and operations. Study global sustainable healthcare, collaborative practices in healthcare management with a focus on including the patient and health economics for non-economists and learn how to manage integrated healthcare systems. This MSc equips you with the necessary tools, techniques and concepts to understand how business is conducted in healthcare settings and the various challenges facing managers from an operational and strategic perspective.

Throughout the programme you develop an international perspective on management by applying the skills and knowledge you learn to real-world situations. As part of your studies, you can spend a week in Brussels, home to the European Union, NATO and many other international organisations.

Teaching and assessment

The programme involves a taught and a project component. The taught programme is assessed by a mixture of coursework assignments throughout the year, and by examinations in May and June. Once these are completed, you work full time on the Dissertation.

Programme aims

The programme aims to:

  • Provide a pre-experience Master’s programme for students wishing to pursue a career in business and management.
  • Educate individuals as managers and business specialists and thus improve the quality of management as a profession.
  • Provide preparation for and/or development of a career in business and management by developing skills at a professional or equivalent level, or as preparation for research or further study in the area.
  • Add value to first degrees by developing in individuals an integrated and critically aware understanding of management and organisations and assist them in taking effective roles within management.
  • Develop students’ knowledge and understanding of organisations, the external context in which they operate and how they are managed.

Careers

You gain much more than an academic qualification when you graduate from Kent Business School - we enhance your student experience and accelerate your career prospects.

In today’s business climate employers are increasingly demanding more from new employees, we are therefore proud that they continually target our graduates for their organisations across the globe. Employers respect our robust teaching and reputation for delivering international business expertise, leading global research and an outstanding international learning experience.

Graduates have gone on to work for companies including, Deloitte, Fujitsu Services Ltd, Pace Capital, City Sprint, J.P Morgan & Chase and BP.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,500per 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 Kent

  • University League Table

    47th

  • Campus address

    University of Kent, Recruitment and Admissions Office, Registry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, England

With a global reputation for academic excellence, first-class research and teaching, Kent offers a superb education and memorable student experience.
Kent welcomes students from 152 countries. 21% of students are from Europe and overseas, creating a diverse and supportive community.
Located in historic and inspiring locations that have the continent on their doorstep, you’ll be part of a global community and supported every step of the way.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 123 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    135 62%

    44th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83 83%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    59th

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