ARU London

Degree level: Postgraduate

Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Health and Social Care (Taught)

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Course summary

As the largest sector in the UK, health and social care plays a crucial role in supporting the economy by maintaining the physical and mental health of the population. The recent global pandemic has highlighted the importance of the management of health and social care delivery. Our MBA Health and Social Care degree addresses the specific demands placed on professionals who are responsible for leading policy, strategy and services in their organisation; be it in the public, private or voluntary-aided sector. You will study the key management disciplines within a health and social care context, including business planning and finance, project and operations management, healthcare service improvement and leadership. Our lecturers have extensive experience teaching, training, and working in the health and social care management sector. You are assured that the content of your studies will be directly relevant to the constantly evolving world of contemporary health and social care management.


Over the course of your MBA, you will study a total of 10 modules. This includes Operations and Major Incident Management, Healthcare Law and Ethics, Managing Finance in Health and Social Care Organisations, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, Cross Cultural Leadership, Marketing and Demand Management in Health and Social Care, Strategy in the Public and, Private Sectors, Research Methods and Ethics, Quality Improvement in Health and Social Care, Postgraduate Major Project

Assessment method

Students are assessed through a variety of methods including assignments, presentations and examinations. ARUL employs assignments, presentations and examinations to measure student progress, along with an innovative Case Study Major Project that takes place instead of the traditional dissertation. The Major Project involves the detailed research, analysis and reporting of a healthcare organisation and its commercial issues.

Entry requirements

Students must have the equivalent of a UK first degree at 2:2 or above plus relevant experience. If you have completed a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent non-UK qualification and did not achieve our required grades for entry, but can demonstrate that your life/work skills would make you suitable, you should still consider applying.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8500 Whole course
International £8500 Whole course
England £8500 Whole course
Northern Ireland £8500 Whole course
Scotland £8500 Whole course
Wales £8500 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Health and Social Care at ARU London - UCAS