• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 16 months
    Duration
Develop confidence and gain leadership skills sure to put you on the road to global success with the Postgraduate Diploma in International Healthcare Management offered by University of Essex Online. Boost your knowledge and understanding of management theory, challenges, practices and learn how to successfully lead within the global healthcare environment. 

About

Challenge yourself with our progressive PG Diploma in International Healthcare Management that will provide you with a systematic and critical understanding of leadership and management theory, challenges and practices within a global healthcare environment.

The Postgraduate Diploma in International Healthcare Management offered by University of Essex Online introduces you to the complexities of international healthcare, covering a wide range of challenging and thought-provoking business and health related topics.

Developed by subject experts, this advanced programme looks at principles, theories and practices within healthcare management. It also provides you with the opportunity to learn about the processes of policy-making, planning and delivery of services whilst taking into account the cultural, ethical and social issues.

On this course you’ll learn how to critically analyse, compare and reflect on different national and international approaches to healthcare management considering the external contexts, contemporary issues and influences. You’ll also be able to understand approaches to global healthcare management by relating every day, personal and community experience with management theory.

Careers

This Postgraduate Diploma in International Healthcare Management will demonstrate to current and future employers that you possess both the passion and dedication to study online and advance in your career as a manager within global healthcare.

The management knowledge you will gain from the programme will allow you to advance in a number of professional environments, while the transferable skills (including communication, critical-thinking and research) you’ll develop will give you the confidence to progress in almost any industry or sector.

The programme can lead to a career in hospital management, outpatient care and public health, support service executives and many more roles in business and health.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 16 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Health Economics 
  • Financial Decision Making 
  • Strategic Management in Healthcare 
  • Healthcare Leadership in Practice 
  • Healthcare Management: Principle and Practices 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

An undergraduate degree from an approved institution equivalent to a UK Honours degree or a relevant professional qualification.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7271 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7271 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7271 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7271 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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