Level 6 Diploma in Healthcare Management

Level 6 Diploma in Healthcare Management is a 120-credit of equal-regulated qualification and is the equivalent level to the third year of a bachelor’s degree. This qualification has been designed for learners who are seeking to progress to higher education to take an MBA program in an area of healthcare management. This qualification aims to develop learners understanding of management and to develop key management skills. As well as the Extended Diploma option (120-credit) there is a range of certificates and awards available.

At a Glance

  • Progression to a masters degree at a university partner
  • Advanced learner loans available in the UK
  • The Extended Diploma is 1,200 learning hours, usually studied over an academic year
  • Graded ‘Achieved’ or ‘Not achieved’
  • Designed with support from universities
  • Can be delivered in the classroom, by distance or by blended learning.

Units

There are three different sized qualifications. If you study the 120-credit diploma then you must study all 5 mandatory units and select 3 or 4 optional units. If you study the 25-credit certificate then you must study “International Healthcare Policy” and 1 optional unit from the optional units for certificate listed below. There are a variety of other certificates and awards.

Mandatory Units (Diploma 120-credit)

  • International Healthcare Policy
  • Managing Quality and Service Delivery
  • Leadership and Management
  • Research Project
  • Personal Leadership and Management Development

Optional units (Certificate 25-credit)

  • Managing Quality and Service Delivery
  • Leadership and Management
  • Managing Finance in the Public Sector
  • Managing Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading Organisational Equality and Diversity

Optional Units

  • Managing Finance in the Public Sector
  • Financial Decision Making for Managers
  • Human Resource Management
  • Project Management
  • Programme Leadership
  • Risk Management
  • Manage Sustainability in an Organisation
  • Strategic Planning
  • Managing Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading Organisational Equality and Diversity

Entry Criteria

Age: 19+

Entry profile:

  • One or two years’ study of business, management or related qualifications at a Higher Education Institution
  • A level 5 qualification in business, management or related subjects for example an ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Management
  • Other equivalent international qualifications

University Program

Graduates from SOIS can further progress in different prestigious universities of Australia, Canada, United States and United Kingdom and other developed nations of the world.