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BA (Hons) Healthcare Management
This programme will introduce you to the key principles of healthcare management, covering the essential leadership skills required for the effective promotion of healthcare.
Delivered online, this undergraduate degree programme will introduce you to the fundamental aspects of effective leadership, as applied to a healthcare-focussed environment. In addition to tackling resource planning, you will look at this industry from a wider perspective by joining the debate surrounding global healthcare sustainability.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the BA (Hons) Healthcare Management will gain career-ready skills in:

  • Co-ordination of professional healthcare management

  • Efficient resource planning and management

  • Budgeting and business analysis of the healthcare environment

  • Understanding socio-political and environmental factors influencing healthcare

  • With Arden University, you’ll have access to an engaging and easy to navigate online learning platform called ilearn. Available on desktop and mobile devices, ilearn supports and encourages you to take control of your studies. Providing everything you need to complete your programme in one accessible place, ilearn features:

    • A virtual classroom, library, diary, and lecture theatre rolled into one
    • All of your modules, study materials, career support, and schedules
    • Downloadable module materials so you can access the course when offline
    • Access to an online library containing thousands of e-journals, e-books, podcasts, and videos
    • Engaging forums where you can interact, debate, and discuss ideas with your tutors and fellow students
  • This course has standard entry requirements. To be eligible for this course through the standard entry requirements you must have either:

    • Two subjects at GCE A level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent; or
    • For students whose prior learning was not taught in English, IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is required

    Arden University is happy to consider applications from students who are highly motivated to study the programme. This will require a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course, and evidence of relevant work experience.

  • Learn how to meet the increasingly complex needs of individuals and communities through dynamic leadership. This course will investigate effective social care management, and efficient methods of improving healthcare systems. Alongside the promotion of healthcare, you will develop essential management skills, including financial control, and resource planning. You'll also join the debate concerning global healthcare sustainability, looking at this industry from a wider perspective. The course comprised of the following modules:

    Year 1

    • Skills for Learning in Care
    • Social, political and ethical issues in international healthcare
    • Communication and Collaboration in Managing the Professional Environment
    • Meeting the Needs of Service Users
    • Planning & Managing Resources
    • Fostering Dignity and Respect

    Year 2

    • Financial Control & Budgeting
    • Performance Improvement and Management in Health and Social Care
    • Public Health
    • Health Promotion
    • Inter-Agency Working in Care Delivery
    • Leading Teams in Health and Social Care

    Year 3

    • Quality Management in a Care Setting
    • Business Analysis and Planning
    • Global health and Sustainability
    • Project Management & Risk
    • Research Methods & Final Project

    Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.

  • Graduates will develop the advanced management skills sought after by employers in the healthcare industry, and transferable skills you’ll be able to apply in a number of professional senior roles. This degree will open up a range of professional opportunities such as:

    • Health Promotion Specialist
    • Health Services Manager
    • Care Manager
    • Community Development Officer.
  • If you’d like to apply, please click on the Apply Now or Start Application button on the page. Please fill in the form and provide as much detail as possible so we can properly advise you on the next steps. Once you’ve submitted your application form, one of our dedicated course advisors will contact you within 48 hours.


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