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How long you will study
Domestic course fees
GBP 3741 per total
How you will study
International course fees
GBP 3741 per total
Delve into the fascinating world of global healthcare and take your first steps towards leadership, with our online Postgraduate Certificate in International Healthcare Management.
The thought-provoking course will provide you with an understanding of leadership and management theory, challenges and practices in relation to healthcare.
You'll learn the principles and practices of effective modern management as well as developing an awareness of the healthcare environment on a global scale. You'll also gain skills which will enhance your CV and that can be used directly in your current position, or to enhance your career further.
Throughout this course, you'll explore a broad range of topics including:
Upon completion of your PG Cert International Healthcare Management we offer the opportunity for you to progress on to study for a PG Dip International Healthcare Management (120 credits) or our full MSc International Healthcare Management (180 credits).
Notes about fees for this course
Our fees are the same for all students, and anyone will receive a 10% discount if they pay the full course fee payment up-front.
We know that many people from non-traditional backgrounds would succeed on our courses! That's why we offer two different entry routes, taking into account your prior work experience and relevant qualifications. You will also need to meet our English language requirements.
Additionally, you will need to pass your first assignment set within your two-week induction period of the course in order to continue with your studies.
Academic entry route
In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our PG Cert International Healthcare Management, you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:
Work experience entry route
In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for our PG Cert International Healthcare Management, you must meet the following criteria:
English language requirements
As our courses are delivered in English, a high proficiency with English is required. If English is not your first language, your English ability should be equivalent to an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0. Don't worry if you don't hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification - we offer a free online English test to assess your proficiency.
You don't need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree in, any of these countries.
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