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Course summary

The Global Healthcare Management MSc course aims to build the leadership and management capabilities for those wishing to pursue careers within healthcare, social care, and third sector organisations. This course aims to support the enhancement of your personal/professional knowledge, abilities to think creatively and apply entrepreneurial skills to deliver quality health and social care services and respond to the global health challenges now and in the future.

  • Develop a detailed understanding of leadership and management combined with examination of contemporary and global challenges within healthcare management.
  • This course features a range of current and management theories relevant to the health and social care sectors. In addition, it will also explore multi-cultural and international dimensions of healthcare management.
  • Provide you with an opportunity to undertake a Management Project module, developing a business case for a service improvement or enhancement which will help to develop relevant workplace skills and experience.


This course features a range of current and management theories relevant to the health and social care sectors. In addition, it will also explore multi-cultural and international dimensions of healthcare management. The course is designed to develop your entrepreneurial skills and offer support with seeking employment opportunities. Specifically, the modules of study for all students on either the Global Healthcare Management course or the Global Healthcare Management with Professional Experience course are as detailed under the year one – Module titles. Modules Developing You as a Healthcare Leader - 20 credits Health Policy in Organisations and Systems - 20 credits Global Healthcare Challenges - 20 credits Global Healthcare Management Portfolio* - 10 credits Leading in Complex Health Systems - 20 credits Using Evidence and Evaluation in Healthcare Systems - 20 credits Strategic Planning in Healthcare Systems - 20 credits Leading and Creating Organisational Health and Wellbeing - 10 credits Transforming Healthcare Business Case Project - 40 credits

Assessment method

This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which will vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods include: Written assignments such as essays Written reflections and Personal Development Plans Business case reports Individual and group presentations Social media postings Posters Portfolio The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards achieving the intended learning outcomes.

Entry requirements

The full-time route of both courses is essentially designed to recruit a mix of international and UK graduates and those without any management experience, wishing to pursue leadership roles within health care, social care and third sector organisations. Applicants enrol onto the MSc Global Health Care Management, full-time (12 months), or part-time (24 months) OR the MSc Global Healthcare Management with professional experience full-time (20 months) There may be three points of entry in September, January and May, subject to demand and the following: Applicants must normally be an Honours graduate of a clinical or health/social care related discipline with a 2.2 degree or above, obtained from a recognised university/HE institution, or hold an equivalent qualification acceptable to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences in an area related to the named award. Applicants must provide a strong personal statement indicating their understanding of this subject, why they wish to study this course and how it will enhance their career development. Applications from candidates who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered, but their degree and experience will be assessed for appropriate content by the Course Director.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Global Health Care Management at Coventry University - UCAS