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Postgraduate Diploma in International Healthcare Management

Kaplan - University of Essex Online, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

July 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 10,722

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  • 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 2022
  • September 2022
  • October 2022
  • 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.

2021-22 Full course fee**: £7,714

Full payment discount

  • When paying for your undergraduate or postgraduate course up-front, we’ll offer you a discount of 10% for students starting their course in the 2020-21 academic year, and 5% for students starting their course in the 2021-22 academic year. 

Alumni discount

  • If you are a previous graduate with the University of Essex or University of Essex Online, we’ll award you a 10% alumni discount on your postgraduate tuition fees when you continue your studies to Masters level. This is only applicable to students studying online and does not apply to students studying on campus.
  • The Alumni discount cannot be used in combination with the International scholarship.

Scholarships

  • International scholarship (all courses) International students residing in specific regions outside of the UK may be eligible for a partial scholarship for our undergraduate and postgraduate online courses.

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