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Postgraduate Diploma in International Healthcare Management

Kaplan - University of Essex Online, United Kingdom
Postgraduate Diploma in International Healthcare Management
Next enrollment cycle July 2024 See all cycles
Total Cost KES 1,587,934
Course Accredited By NA
16 Months Online Postgraduate Diploma Up to 10% scholarship

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

  • This advanced postgraduate level course will introduce you to the complexities of international healthcare, covering a wide range of thought-provoking business and health related topics.
  • You’ll learn how to critically analyse, compare and reflect on different national and international approaches to healthcare management; while considering external contexts, contemporary issues and influences.

Throughout this course, you’ll explore a broad range of topics including:

  • The key issues and challenges facing senior management in today’s healthcare environments and the benefits of strategic management
  • How to use health economics to inform public policies and planning for effective and efficient delivery of healthcare services
  • Practical leadership skills underpinned by a critical appreciation of leadership theory
  • The concept of evidence-based management practice in healthcare environments
  • Upon completion of your Postgraduate Diploma, we offer the opportunity for you to progress to study for a full Masters (awarded after 180 credits).

Enrollment Cycles

  • July 2024
  • September 2024
  • October 2024

Entry Requirements

  • We know that many people from non-traditional backgrounds would succeed on our courses! That’s why we offer two different entry routes, taking into account your prior work experience and relevant qualifications. You will also need to meet our English language requirements.
  • Additionally, you will need to pass your first assignment set within your two-week induction period of the course in order to continue with your studies.

Academic entry route
In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our PG Dip International Healthcare Management, you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:

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

Work experience entry route
In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for our PG Dip International Healthcare Management, you must meet the following criteria:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a relevant field, supported by appropriate references.

English language requirements

  • As our courses are delivered in English, a high proficiency with English is required. If English is not your first language, your English ability should be equivalent to an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5. Don’t worry if you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification – we offer a free online English test to assess your proficiency.
  • You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree
  • The Postgraduate Diploma in International Healthcare Management is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 120 credits at Level 7.

Level 7 modules:

  • Health Economics (20 credits)
  • Financial Decision Making (20 credits)
  • Strategic Management in Healthcare (20 credits)
  • Healthcare Leadership in Practice (20 credits)
  • Healthcare Management: Principle and Practices (20 credits)

One optional module:

  • Social Marketing (20 credits)
  • Healthcare Improvement (20 credits)
  • Social, Political and Ethical Issues in Healthcare (20 credits)

* These modules are core and must be passed in order to achieve the award.

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