Developed collaboratively by WMG's Institute of Digital Healthcare, Warwick Medical School and The National Health Service, this Healthcare Operational Management MSc drives the implementation of innovative digital technologies and services to facilitate improvement in the complex healthcare service sector. This course has been designed to fulfil the specific needs of graduates interested in a management or leadership role within the complex health service sector. Healthcare organisations share many commonalities with production facilities, including the need for efficient process flow, change management, and quality standards. You will explore the principles, approaches, strategies and techniques to understand, model, analyse and manage complex healthcare systems. You will also learn to measure efficiency and improve effectiveness and productivity, without compromising quality or safety. Ultimately, you will gain the essential knowledge to manage the integration of people, systems, and technologies to ensure the delivery of consistent, high quality, person centric care. The course is suitable for graduates from a broad range of academic disciplines across technical, scientific, medical, management, and social sciences. Strong quantitative skills will be required.
Please check our WMG, University of Warwick website for the most up to date information about modules for this programme. The list below is an indicative list, based on the current academic year, and it should be regarded as an illustrative guide to modules available in future years: Leading Change in Healthcare; Quality and Productivity in Health Service Systems; Operational Management and Clinical Systems Improvement; Introduction to Health Informatics; Electronic Healthcare Records; Epidemiology and Statistical Methods for Quality Improvement; Introduction to Health Economics; Resource Management in Health Service Quality. Please visit our website for further course information.
The curriculum is divided in eight assessed taught modules and a major research project, written up as a dissertation.
Minimum requirements 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a range of disciplines across technical, medical, scientific, management and social sciences. Candidates with a UK 2:ii (or equivalent) may be accepted upon demonstration of relevant professional experience. English language requirements You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following: Band A IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0 International qualifications We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information, please visit the international entry requirements page. Additional requirements Candidates with professional experience should include their CV with their application.
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