The objective of the Level 7 Diploma in Health Management qualification is to develop learners understanding of policy, management theory and practice in health and social care. It provides learners with an opportunity to engage with the challenges facing professionals, services users and policy makers in their own country. It will provide knowledge that underpins the ability to work as an effective manager in the hospitals/social care industry. It combines both theoretical and practical knowledge in the health and social care profession. The qualification will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of leading change, effective performance, planning and accountability, development and team leadership. Learners will be able to work in a variety of roles within health care administration and/or management.
The objective of the Level 7 Diploma in Health Management qualification is to develop learnersâ€™ understanding of policy, management theory and practice in health and social care.
For entry onto the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health Care Management qualification, learners must possess: An honors degree in related subject or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification. Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery center regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme). Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course.
The Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification consists of 8 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 600 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification. Unit Ref. No. Unit title Credit GLH TQT T/507/9461 Managing Service Delivery in Health and Social Care Credit: 15, GLH: 75, TQT: 150 A/507/9462 Managing Finance in the Healthcare Sector Credit: 15, GLH: 75, TQT: 150 F/507/9463 International Health Policy Credit: 15, GLH: 75, TQT: 150 J/507/9464 Strategic Management in the Healthcare Industry Credit: 15, GLH: 75, TQT: 150 L/507/9465 Organisational Behaviour in Health and Social Care Credit: 15, GLH: 75, TQT: 150 R/507/9466 Human Resource Management Credit: 15, GLH: 75, TQT: 150 Y/507/9467 Strategic Marketing for Health and Social Care Credit: 10, GLH: 50, TQT: 100 D/507/9468 Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals Credit: 20, GLH: 100, TQT: 200
Achieving the Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their further study. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to progress to Masterâ€™s top-up programmes at many universities in the UK and overseas with advanced standing. For more information visit University Progressions page.