Master of Science Healthcare Management

Provided by Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

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Awarded by Northumbria University


Course introduction

Introduction


The Master of Science Healthcare Management programme is designed to offer the opportunity for experienced practitioners and others interested in healthcare management to focus on practices, policies and drivers and their impact on the management of the healthcare sector.

The programme will support students in developing their personal and professional competencies as an existing or aspiring manager.  They will develop the capacity to initiate and sustain change and formulate balanced judgements both in their own practice and more generally within the healthcare context. They will also develop a systematic and comprehensive knowledge and understanding of healthcare management and be able to demonstrate a critical awareness of key issues. In addition, they will develop critical analysis and evaluation skills that will help them create new and innovative approaches to practice by critically reflecting on contemporary healthcare management issues.

The programme enables students to consider the implications of their learning, enquiry for policy and practice and evaluation of complex issues by providing contemporary knowledge of theory, research and professional practice related to strategic healthcare management, social marketing, leadership and collaborative working. They will be encouraged to think independently, understand and justify their own opinions, and recognise the need to challenge their thinking, and the thinking of others throughout the programme. They will also be encouraged to conceptualise, theorise and develop research, which addresses complex issues by the completion of a dissertation.

Through independent learning, they will develop the qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment such as initiative, personal responsibility, problem solving, team working and planning.



Curriculum Overview


Programme Structure


Strategic Management of Healthcare
Leadership and Collaborative Working in Public Health and Healthcare
Managing Health Improvement Through Social Marketing
Developing Management and Leadership Competencies in Healthcare
Research: Approaches, Methods and Skills
Dissertation Project



Entry Requirements


Entry Requirements
An undergraduate degree with a minimum award of a lower second (2ii) class qualificaion or its equivalent in a relevant subject and senior work experience in healthcare practice or evidence of commitment working in Health Management OR
Mature candidates 30 years old and above with 8 years of working experience in healthcare management role

Note: All applications are subject to University approval.

English Language Requirements
IELTS score of 6.5 (with no element below 6.0) OR
Letter from College/University clearly stating the Medium of Instruction of the highest qualification to be English OR
MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE) OR
Pass MDIS English Placement Test OR
Equivalent
 



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration


Full-time: 12 months
Part-time: 18 months 



Fees & Funding


Fees & Structure (Local)

 Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
 Full-time  S$24,610.00  S$700.00 - S$1,700.00
 Part-time  S$24,075.00  S$700.00 - S$1,700.00
Application fees: S$160.50

Fees & Structure (International)
 Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
 S$26,750.00  S$2,700.00 - S$2,800.00
Application fees: S$481.50

Note:
# All application fees are non-refundable.
# All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
Local:
- Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme. 
- Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
# Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
# Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.
 

 

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