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ATHE Level 6 Diploma in Health Care Management

What entry requirements do I need?

You will need a minimum of: Successful completion of HND / Advanced GNVQ in Health and Social Care or Psychology and Sociology; if English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 with a 6 in writing; proof of qualifications; a satisfactory reference.

What will I learn?

Our new qualification in Healthcare Management at Level 6 has been developed to conform to the requirements of the RQF, to meet the requirements of the sector and to respond to the needs of our centres.

Building on your knowledge and skills from previous study, you’ll gain a more strategic and holistic understanding of the management processes in the Care sector, and develop the skills you’ll need to work at a supervisory level.

This course can provide you with a flexible route if you have already achieved management qualifications at a lower level, or have no management qualifications, but have experience in managerial roles in the work place.

During the two years you will learn how to manage the quality of the services you provide, develop a range of leadership and managerial qualities, while gaining a thorough understanding of the International Health Care policy, and what role you play in maintaining standards.

Other modules will help you to understand the role of the Human Resources department, how to effectively manage projects, and understand the importance of organisational equality and diversity.

Modules and topics include:

  • International Health Care Policy
  • Leadership and Management
  • Managing Quality and Service Delivery
  • Managing Finance in the Public Sector
  • Managing Stakeholder Engagement
  • Personal Development
  • Programme Leadership
  • Leading Organisational Equality and Diversity
  • Human Resources Management
  • Research Project
  • Project management
  • Risk Management

What could I progress on to?

Once you have completed the course you can progress onto further study at Master’s level, or find roles with in local or national health organisations at supervisor or management level roles.


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  • Course code 18127
    Course name Level 6 Diploma in Health Care Management
    Campus Station Plaza
    Study mode Part-Time
    Days Tbc
    Times 09:00 to 17:00
    16-18 fee £0.00
    Entitlement Waiver £0.00
    Full Cost Fees £0.00
    Start date 25/09/17
    Duration 30 week (s)

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