Bachelor Of Science In Healthcare Management

Programme Overview

Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management prepares students for leadership positions in the complex and rapidly evolving healthcare industry. With its foundation in a combination of business management concepts and specific healthcare knowledge, this programme gives students the resources they need to effectively manage various challenges associated with healthcare administration, policy, and service delivery.

Programme Details

Programme Code Mode of Learning and assessment Programme Duration Programme Credits Fees and Payment Terms
BSHCM36-180
Distance/ Self paced/ Online
Up to 36 months
180
One time programme registration payment of £200

Programme Outcomes

Upon completion of this degree programme, students should be able to;

  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of healthcare systems, including their structures, functions, and regulatory frameworks.
  • Apply fundamental business principles to healthcare settings, demonstrating proficiency in financial management, strategic planning, and organizational development.
  • Develop effective leadership and management skills for guiding healthcare teams, fostering collaboration, and optimizing organizational performance.
  • Apply ethical principles to healthcare management situations, making informed decisions that consider the well-being of patients, staff, and the community.
  • Utilize health information systems, electronic health records, and data analytics to support decision-making and enhance healthcare delivery.
  • Analyze healthcare policies, regulations, and legislation, understanding their implications and staying informed about changes in the healthcare environment.
  • Collaborate effectively with healthcare professionals from various disciplines, fostering communication and teamwork in a diverse healthcare environment.
  • Engage with the community to understand its healthcare needs, develop outreach programs, and contribute to public health initiatives.

Career Opportunities

Graduates can pursue a range of career path in ;

Programme Modules

FIRST YEAR
INTRODUCTION TO HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT (6ECTS)
BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS (6ECTS)
GLOBAL HEALTH (6ECTS)
INTRODUCTION TO FINANCE (6ECTS)
HEALTH SOCIETY AND PUBLIC POLICY (6ECTS)
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (6ECTS)
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (6ECTS)
MANAGING QUALITY HEALTH IN SOCIAL CARE (6ECTS)
PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF MARKETING (6ECTS)

Programme Modules

SECOND YEAR
PUBLIC HEALTH (6ECTS)
SERVICE PLANNING AND BUDGETING (6ECTS)
INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH ECONOMICS (6ECTS)
FINANCIAL DECISION MAKING (6ECTS)
INTRODUCTION TO HEALTHCARE INFORMATICS (6ECTS)
PROJECT MANAGEMENT (6ECTS)
SUSTAINABILITY IN CAREER DEVELOPMENT (6ECTS)
LEADERSHIP AND CHANGE MANAGEMENT (6ECTS)
BUSINESS STRATEGY (6ECTS)

Programme Modules

THIRD YEAR
COMPARATIVE HEALTH SYSTEMS (6ECTS)
HEALTHCARE LAW AND COMPLIANCE (6ECTS)
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PRACTISE (6ECTS)
OCCUPATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (6ECTS)
INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN HEALTHCARE (6ECTS)
ORGANISATION THEORY (6ECTS)
RESEARCH METHODS IN HEALTHCARE (6ECTS)
CAPSTONE PROJECT/ THESIS (6ECTS)

Eligibility and Requirement

Prospective students need to be at least 18 years old and hold a high school diploma or an equivalent qualification, prospective students must be proficient in English language, possess a basic computer skill, and have access to a reliable internet service. Applicants are required to have a high level of time management skill, and must meet the institution requirements.

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