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Organisational Resource Management in Health and Social Care

Credit bearing module

Key facts

Course code

HESC7008

Start dates

January 2022

Application deadline

1 December (for a January start).

Ideally, we would like to receive the applications before the above deadlines but we can be flexible with the closing dates for accepting the applications.

Location

Headington

Academic level

7

Academic credits

20

This course is not available to students classed as International for fees purposes.

Overview

Scarcity of resources is a basic economic problem with which public service managers charged with resource management have to contend.

This module will give you a broad understanding of the role played by economics and the management of finance within the health and social care sectors. We'll explore the different ways of allocating funds to health and social care organisations, categories of costs and how each behaves. We'll also focus on the budgetary process to help you improve your skills as budget holders.

Through this module you will become more confident at:

  • negotiating for additional resources
  • working with local development plans
  • developing business plans and business cases.

You will be assessed 100% through coursework. This module may be taken as a standalone module of 200 hours of study over 12 weeks. Or it may be completed as part of a programme of study.

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How to apply

Entry requirements

You must normally be from healthcare background and have support from a manager to undertake this module of study.

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

When you accept our offer, you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment. You should therefore read those conditions before accepting the offer.

English language requirements

In addition to the academic entry qualifications, if your first language is not English you must demonstrate that your level of English is appropriate for study at postgraduate level. An IELTS overall score of 6.5  is required for this course.

Application process

Apply through our Moodle Portal.

If you wish to take this as a standalone module then you can apply to be a postgraduate associate student using our online application portal. You will need to register for the portal prior to proceeding with an application.

Tuition fees

Please see the fees note
CPD Home (UK) part time
£1000 per single module if taken as a standalone module (PGASSO), or £1080 per single module if taken as part of an award bearing course

CPD Home (UK) part time
£1,000 per single module if taken as a standalone module (PGASSO), or £1,120 per single module if taken as part of an award bearing course

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:

Tuition fees

2022 / 23
CPD Home (UK) part time
£1000 per single module if taken as a standalone module (PGASSO), or £1080 per single module if taken as part of an award bearing course

2023 / 24
CPD Home (UK) part time
£1,000 per single module if taken as a standalone module (PGASSO), or £1,120 per single module if taken as part of an award bearing course

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:

+44 (0)1865 483088

financefees@brookes.ac.uk

Fees quoted are for the first year only. If you are studying a course that lasts longer than one year your fees will increase each year.

Financial support and scholarships

For general sources of financial support, see our Fees and funding pages.

Additional costs

Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course, if any, are detailed below.

Programme Changes:

On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.

For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.