The Level 6 Chartered Manager, BSc (Hons) Health and Care Management (CMI) Apprenticeship delivers to the current needs of the sector by producing managers with the ability to maximise potential and rapidly improve health and care outcomes.
This accredited degree apprenticeship programme provides a professional pathway for management and leadership development. You'll learn cutting edge knowledge and theory through the BSc (Hons) Health and Care Management degree modules, whilst developing and demonstrating your new skills and behaviours in the workplace.
In addition to the Arden University honours degree, the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship programme provides successful completers with the prestigious NHS Leadership Academy Mary Seacole Award and full Chartered Manager accreditation upon completion, allowing you to gain the management skills and recognition you need to enhance your career. Our hands-on approach and close collaboration with today’s employers highlights the emerging competencies required to lead in a post COVID-19 world. Driven by the accelerated digital innovation brought on by the pandemic, evolving changes in integrated care, and a constant passion for staff wellbeing the programme reflects the growing demands for advanced digital health capabilities, systems thinking and compassionate leadership. This, alongside its recognition by the CQC, NHS Trusts, and Skills for Care can act as a fast-track for professional development and help open new and exciting doors for career progression.
The Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship is ideal for developing managers or those transitioning into their first management role within their organisations. The course is particularly relevant for health and care-based professionals who are currently employed in the field, such as those working within the NHS Trusts, Social Care sector, primary care, private clinics, charitable sectors, wider health professions, and local councils. The work-based nature of the Mary Seacole programme within the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship will allow those in the health and care sectors to hone their skills and gain additional practical knowledge whilst gaining a valuable qualification.
An innovative approach to health care and management is the only answer to the extensive changes the sector has experienced as a result of the pandemic. To reflect the ever-growing need for managers to focus on mental health and well-being, the programme highlights broader, societally relevant themes, such as emotional resilience and compassionate leadership. This will allow those on the course to develop into a competent manager ready to successfully take on these important matters in the workplace.
So, if you’re looking for a health and social care-oriented degree, on-the-job experience and a development pathway to chartered status, look no further than the Level 6 Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship, BSc (Hons) Health and Care Management (CMI).
I chose to study with Arden University because the staff members were really supportive and nice. The course also fitted around my job. With Arden, I’ve finally learned to cope and understand my learning pattern, and my dyslexia. I’m on a Blended Learning degree, which involves a couple of days a week in the classroom with other students and tutors at Arden’s University centre in Ealing, West London plus fully supported online study.
The length of the programme will depend upon your prior experience and prior qualifications when applying. The course length is between 2 and 4 and a half years.
Please note: course content and modules may vary subject to validation.
Your study within the Chartered Manager programme will include work-based assessments. Through career relevant written assignments, decision simulations and case studies and a workplace project, you will have the unique opportunity to apply the skills you have learned from the programme directly to your practice, giving you transferable skills for your current and future career.
At Arden University we consider applications on a case by case basis. If you have significant work experience, have qualifications you have gained elsewhere, or a degree or qualification that isn't a clear pathway to this degree - we are more than happy to discuss your application.
Our aim is to make learning as accessible as possible by ensuring that you can join us, wherever you are.
That's why we keep our requirements simple. All you need is a laptop or computer (we recommend one running the latest version of Windows), and a good stable internet connection. With this one tool, you'll be able to access information, advice, support, learning materials and our online library, as well as create assignments, keep notes, and collaborate with other students effectively.
Learners enrolling on this degree apprenticeship must meet the following criteria:
It is a condition of apprenticeship funding, at any level, that all applicants are able to evidence GCSE English and Maths passes at grade A*- C/9-4 or commit to completing Functional Skills Level 2, in addition to the programme. If required, this is provided at no additional cost.
Whilst you can read your study materials on your smart phone or tablet, to make the most of your learning experience, you will need access to a laptop or computer (we recommend one running the latest version of Windows), and a good stable internet connection.
Here at Arden University we strive to provide a fresh and unique approach to your business and management education. With ideas and experiences taken from employers and thought leaders across the world, we give you the opportunity to put proven business skills and techniques into practice during your studies. I look forward to welcoming you to the Arden University family.
The Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship provides learners with not only just a degree, but the NHS Leadership Academy Mary Seacole Award and full Chartered Manager accreditation and recognition upon completion of their apprenticeship. This will allow learners to gain key qualifications and professional competence in health and care management and leadership to further enhance their careers. This qualification is accepted by the CQC and Skills for Care in application for Registered Manager positions in social care.
With the introduction of integrated care systems, the demand for highly trained managers in health and social care will most certainly increase. A diverse range of job opportunities are linked to progression from this unique offering, including roles in leadership and management across the health and care sectors in both public, private, and third-party sectors.
Gaining globally and NHS recognised CMI status through our Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship and Mary Seacole programme opens new doors for professionals in the field and can act as a fast track for their career development and progression. Your next career move could be a managerial role including senior management and heads of department.
This course awards a CMI Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management.
The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) promotes excellence in UK management and leadership. The institute aims to boost career development across the management sector and connect you with like-minded professionals across diverse sectors.
The CMI is the only organisation in the UK that can award Chartered Manager status – the gold standard in management. They are also active in business policy-making across the globe and ensure that their more than 140,000 members are represented in policy decision-making.
You will have free CMI Membership throughout your studies, giving you access to a -range of exclusive resources, mentoring services, and networking events.
The course includes the Mary Seacole programme from the NHS Leadership Academy. This is one of a few Chartered Manager offerings that provides such extensive industry links and focus on relevant management needs.
This course is endorsed by the Institute of Health & Social Care Management (IHSCM), whose aim is to create a supportive professional body that is relevant in its activities and modern in its approach and who holds sector leaders in the NHS, social care, third sector and private healthcare amongst its members. The IHSCM works with Arden University to contribute to curriculum development and delivery. As an Arden student, you’ll become a student member of the Institute, giving you access to a diverse range of events, conferences, workshops and networks as well as opportunities for mentoring and coaching. You are also encouraged to apply for full membership of the Institute once you graduate from the course.
Arden University is a member of the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB International is a global association of leaders in education and business dedicated to supporting and advancing quality business education worldwide.
This membership reflects the fact that Arden University has successfully matched the high standards required by the AACSB, and enables the sharing of ideas and the exchange best practises between global business schools. Membership also gives our faculty members access to in-depth data and research to support the development of our courses and teaching methods, ensuring that we are able to provide you with the best possible university experience.
Arden University is recognised as an endorsed provider of health and social care degree courses by Skills for Care (SfC), a trusted independent charity which works as a delivery partner for the Department of Health and Social Care in the UK. Our endorsement by Skills for Care is a recognition of the quality and delivery of the learning you will receive during your studies at Arden University.
We’re proud to announce that you will now receive complimentary SfC Membership, which is usually £35 per month, for the duration of your studies. Exclusive to Arden, this aims to support you on your overall management career journey and particularly in achieving a management role in health and social care.
Skills for Health is the UK's leading authority on skills and workforce development for the health sector. NHS and healthcare employers across the UK collaborate with Skills for Help to develop skills, roles, competencies, and strategies that provide better patient outcomes. They champion the entire workforce.
The Quality Mark is the UK’s benchmark for exceptional healthcare training and development. Being endorsed by the Quality Mark ensures that an organisation's training is world class, and has passed a rigorous review process of its delivery, strategy, and quality assurance practices.
The BGA is a membership and quality assurance body. As a member, Arden University have signed up to the BGA Charter, committing their institution to responsible management practices and lifelong learning, positively impacting their students, communities, and the economy. This shows our students that we are demonstrating responsible management ourselves, as well as it being a central theme that runs through our own courses.
As Arden University is a member of the Business Graduates Association (BGA), students will receive complementary BGA student and graduate membership. Through this membership, current students will have access to the BGA Career Development Centre, packed with interactive tools, e-learning content, partner discounts and the latest job opportunities. This is a lifetime access, which means students will continue to have access to these services even after they graduate.