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Management in Health and Social Care
MSc or PGDip or PGCert
Study advanced level health or social care management and leadership with our MSc in Management in Health and Social Care.
We focus on developing your understanding and leadership of the complex and changing health and care environment. You will gain knowledge and perspective of the wider care system that can help further your managerial career.
You will learn to bring about tangible results in the delivery of care. And develop the skills you will need for leading innovation, collaboration and partnerships. You will learn to manage effectively and lead with confidence while gaining:
- strategic insight
- business acumen
- a sound understanding of operational delivery and leading systems change.
We have close links with practice areas across a diverse range of health and social care settings within the UK and through our Erasmus programme. So you will be able to explore different approaches to the delivery and management of care. And gain new insight into the global issues, challenges and opportunities within the sector.
How to apply
Please apply for this course through our application portal.
International applicants will:
- need to apply early to allow enough time for obtaining visas
- if offered a place be asked to pay a deposit of £1,000 to secure a place on the course.
Applications are dealt with on a first come, first served basis, so please act early to avoid disappointment.
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Questions about fees?
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.
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.
Financial support and scholarships
A limited number of scholarships are offered by Oxford Brookes University. Applicants who have been offered a full-time place on this master’s course are eligible to apply for the following scholarships:
John Henry Brookes Scholarship
The John Henry Brookes Scholarship is awarded to home/EU and international applicants for academic excellence. Each scholarship will be paid towards the tuition fee for a taught master's degree. The awards do not include a maintenance grant.
For general sources of financial support, see:
Learning and assessment
You will gain an understanding of changes and developments in health and social care policy. The operational environment at local, national and international levels will also be covered.
The course will enable you to:
- build your knowledge of the core functions of management and leadership
- examine policy and strategy in a variety of health and social care settings
- develop and apply leadership capability
- gain and apply research skills
- expand your networks.
Our academic staff have a significant record of research and publications on the topics of management and leadership.
The Professional Education and Leadership course team have research and publication interests in the following fields:
- coaching and mentoring
- inter-professional and work-based learning
- quality improvement.
After you graduate
The qualifications associated with the course will be of value in consolidating your existing leadership role and/or contributing to your career development.
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.