The BA Healthcare Management Top-Up will help those with a relevant HND qualification (or equivalent) upgrade their qualification to a full bachelor’s degree.
This fast-track route is the equivalent of the final year of undergraduate study and can be a low-cost time-efficient route to be the best you can be and open up new career opportunities.
By the end of this programme, you’ll be able to make informed decisions that lead to better practise in a challenging and changing healthcare environment.
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Are you hoping to become a management-level healthcare professional? If you need complex healthcare knowhow, you’re starting in the right place.
By the end of this programme, you’ll be able to make informed decisions that lead to better practise in this challenging and changing environment and achieve a full undergraduate degree in healthcare management.
Year 1 –
Quality Management in a Care Setting
Business Analysis and Planning
Global Health and Sustainability
Project Management and Risk
Research Methods and Final Project
Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.
We use a wide variety of assessment methods, giving you the opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in more ways than one. These could include:
To support your development and ensure that you’re on the right track with your studies, you’ll receive tutor feedback for every assessment you submit.
If required, your tutor may be able to give you suggestions and tips for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly acquired skills into real-life settings.
You can get more detailed course information by viewing the Course Specification.
This course has standard entry requirements.
To be eligible for this course through the standard entry requirements you must have a HND in business or equivalent. Your prior learning must be consistent with Level 5 of the functional areas of business: finance, marketing, HRM and operations management.
Non-native English speaker?
If your prior learning was not taught in English we require IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element). Get in touch with any questions.
What can a healthcare management top-up do for me?
Health and social care is a vast service sector with new government initiatives giving it a higher profile than ever before. These developments mean there is likely to be a demand for well-trained, multi-skilled people.
More than 60% of health studies graduates are in full-time employment six months after graduating, with a further 25% undertaking study or combining work and study, as reported by Prospects.
Boosting your knowledge of health and social care, a health degree can equip you with a range of vocational skills that will lead you into your future career.
What can I do after uni?
People who graduate with this degree typically go on to succeed in roles such as:
What do our alumni say?
Edith was a support worker in an advanced dementia home when she decided to study a healthcare management degree.
“I have thoroughly enjoyed the way I have been challenged by the tutors, the ever-helpful back offices, and the interaction with fellow students. Here I am now, earning £10,000 a year more than I was three months ago and I’m now a Regional Trainer.”
UK Fees and Funding
The tuition fee for this course is £6,000 per level.
The most common funding for undergraduate UK students is a Tuition Fee Loan from the UK Government.
• You can get a loan to cover the full cost of your tuition fees
• You only start to pay it back when you are earning over £21,000 a year.
• Your tuition fees are paid directly to the University by the loan company.
UK students who study our full-time blended learning courses may also be eligible for a Maintenance Loan from the UK Government. This is to help with costs such as food, accommodation and travel. You can find further information here.
If you aren’t looking to fund your course via UK Government Funding you can explore other possible payment options here.
If you study a blended learning programme, you’ll attend classes two or three days a week at your chosen study centre. You can find our study centres in:
Learn more about our study centres here.
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