Providing you with knowledge and understanding of strategic management, as well as practical insight into contemporary issues in health and social care organisations, this degree will enable you to take advantage of the many strategic leadership and entrepreneurial opportunities that the sector offers. 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.
Postgraduate Study Skills, Research Methods and Ethics, Finance and Governance in Health and Social Care, Data Analytics and, Demand Management, Leadership and Human Capital management in Health and Social Care, Strategic Management, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship in Health and Social Care, Postgraduate Integrative Project
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.
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
|Northern Ireland||£8500||Whole course|