Postgraduate Certificate in International Healthcare Management

Kaplan - University of Essex Online, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

October 2021

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Total Course Fee

USD 5,361

Course Accredited By

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  • 8 Months
  • Online
  • Postgraduate
  • Certificate
  • Up to 10% scholarship
Delve into the fascinating world of global healthcare and take your first steps towards leadership, with our online Postgraduate Certificate in International Healthcare Management.
  • The thought-provoking course will provide you with an understanding of leadership and management theory, challenges and practices in relation to healthcare.
  • You’ll learn the principles and practices of effective modern management as well as developing an awareness of the healthcare environment on a global scale. You’ll also gain skills which will enhance your CV and that can be used directly in your current position, or to enhance your career further.

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
  • 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 PG Cert International Healthcare Management we offer the opportunity for you to progress on to study for a PG Dip International Healthcare Management (120 credits) or our full MSc International Healthcare Management (180 credits).

Enrollment Cycles

  • October 2021
  • July 2022
  • September 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 Cert 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 Cert 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 Certificate in International Healthcare Management is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 60 credits at Level 7.

Level 7 modules:

  • Strategic Management in Healthcare (20 credits)
  • Healthcare Leadership in Practice (20 credits)
  • Healthcare Management: Principle and Practices (20 credits)

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

  • Upon completion of your PG Cert International Healthcare Management we offer the opportunity for you to progress on to study for a PG Dip International Healthcare Management (120 credits) or our full MSc International Healthcare Management (180 credits).

2021-22 Full course fee** £3,857

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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