Health Care Management MBA

Anglia Ruskin University
In Chelmsford (England)

£ 12,900 - (Rs 10,59,308)

Important information

  • MBA
  • Chelmsford (England)
  • Duration:
    15 Months
  • When:
    January 2018

A health-related MBA is an investment in your future career in management. It will prepare you for all types of health and social care operational and senior managerial positions, opening up a range of career opportunities both nationally and internationally.

Our dynamic and industry-specific MBA will help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to respond to tomorrow's hospital and health-related institutions overseas, as well as in the UK. You'll explore important management and leadership areas including strategic decision-making and finance and marketing strategy, to support long-term organisational direction. You’ll also have opportunities to network with other managers across the health and social care arena, building relationships to benefit your career.

Depending on personal and professional interests, you can study the course to different levels achieving a Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma rather than completing the full MBA. There are no optional modules to the MBA, they’re all compulsory to make sure we remain focused on the core aims of the course.

Important information
What are the course objectives?

Our MBA will prepare you for operational and senior managerial positions in health and social care, either in the UK or internationally.

Requirements: A first degree, with honours, at a minimum final classification of Lower Second (2:2) or equivalent. If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 ( Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.


Where and when

Starts Location
Bishop Hall Lane, CM 1sS, Essex, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Health Management
Health Administration
Decision Making
Business Administration
Communication Skills
Health and Social Care
Care Management
Organizational Skills
Health Care Management
IT Management
Finance Market
Skills and Training
Administration Assistant
Health and Safety
Health Care

Course programme

Modules & assessmentCore modules
  • Advancing Professional Decision MakingAdvance your decision making skills through critical reflection, with the help of a 'critical friend'. This is a specialist designated module for the Management and Leadership in Health and Social Care course. Current health and social care policy and the modernisation of the NHS, and other international models demands new ways of working across traditional boundaries, and the implementation of national targets at local level.
  • Enabling Leadership in Health CareHealth and Social Care is continuingly striving to improve itself and attain excellence against a backcloth of relentless change. The ability to accept and thrive during rapid and turbulent change as an inevitable consequence of life is a pre-requisite for organisational survival.
  • Finance, Accounting and Marketing in Health CareFinance, accounting and marketing are business skills which are becoming increasingly important throughout health care and a fundamental requirement of any senior manager, leader or decision makers within the sector.
  • Research StudiesDesigned to provide you with a critical overview of the main methodologies and designs applied to research within health and social care, professional practice, regulation and policy. It provides you with an opportunity to explore the theoretical dilemmas that underlie the process of inquiry and its relationship to practice.
  • Strategy Health Care ManagementThe development and implementation of a coherent corporate strategy is one of the main measures of success for an organisation. Strategy is a critical feature of the organisations wellbeing. It establishes organisational direction, service intentions and resource commitment.
  • Major Project Health Management and Health InformaticsThe major project is of central importance to the Masters award. You will be expected to bring together aspects of learning from previous modules, as well as using the learning as the basis for planning, conducting and writing a research or work-based project.


Your work is assessed through a variety of methods including seminar, group and individual presentations, virtual learning discussion boards with assessed components, mixed methods such as case review presentations with written commentary, and a final research application activity to conclude the course.

Please note that you will need to complete all of the above core modules. This course does not have any optional modules. Modules are subject to change and availability.

Additional information

Course duration:
15 months full-time (January starts), 2 years part-time Teaching times: 9am-4pm Tuesdays, 1-4pm Wednesdays. Part-time teaching times: Trimester 2: Fridays 9am-5pm; Trimester 3: Tuesdays 9am-5pm

Course fees: UK & EU students, 2016/17 (per year) £12,900

International students, 2016-17 (per year) £12,900

UK & EU students, 2015/16 (per year part-time) £6,450