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Our ATHE Healthcare Management qualifications are designed for managers in various types of organisations including hospitals and care homes in both the private and public sector.

Diploma in Healthcare Management Level 7

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The Online Diploma in Healthcare Management - Level 7

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The Diploma in Healthcare Management is a master's degree level course, at level 7. This qualification is accredited by ATHE and is therefore a recognised course in the UK and internationally.

This course is aimed at senior healthcare managers who are involved in the strategic planning of processes and procedures in the healthcare sector. This qualification will develop and enhance your strategic management skills, enabling you to successfully plan and implement strategic techniques and methods, as well as effectively leading change within an organisation.

As the Diploma in Healthcare Management is part of the Qualifications and Framework (QCF) it has transferable credits of a minimum of 120.

This course contains 8 units.

The benefits to you of completing this online Healthcare course:

  • The course is recognised in the UK and internationally. It is aimed both at UK and international healthcare professionals.
  • Completion of this course will demonstrate your knowledge and comprehension of management models and theories within the healthcare sector.
  • The core units are common to different sectors offering the opportunity to move into different sectors of employment - or postpone decisions to specialise in areas, until you are ready to do so.
  • Studying for this qualification enhances your professional development at work. It will improve your performance, improve your career progression and increase your earning potential.
  • As this course is part of the QCF, successful completion of the course will give you the opportunity to progress onto higher courses at colleges and universities, including master's degree courses.
  • The assignments you are required to complete for each unit are highly practical. They allow you to apply the skills and knowledge you have learnt to various work contexts, enabling you to manage workplace issues more successfully.

Course Details

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Entry Criteria

Ideally the student should:

  • be over 22 years of age
  • at least 12 months' work experience in the Health and or Social Care sector as a senior manager

Start Date

Every Monday, excluding UK Bank Holidays

Course Duration

12 months

Course Content

8 Subject Units

Course Assessment

  • Completion of an assignment for each unit.
  • No examinations.

Study Support

Students are allocated a UK-based tutor. Tutors are available by telephone and Moodle Messaging (email via the Virtual Learning Environment) to discuss course materials and give support and assistance with assignments.

Course Delivery

This course is an online self-study course. It is delivered via an online Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) called Moodle. Please contact us for any further information.

All course materials and assignments are available online.

Required Study Time

  • 4 to 6 weeks per unit
  • You will be given a timetable to follow

Course Fees

£1600 GBP, plus £295 GBP to register with ATHE. The course fees cover all study materials, personal tutor support and assessments.

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  • ATHE approved education centre
  •   These courses are accredited by ATHE

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