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Master of Business Administration in Healthcare

Coventry University

Leadership and management of health and social care services in hospitals and related facilities is changing rapidly with governments, funding bodies and insurance companies demanding greater accountability and efficiency. The complex patient journey creates unique challenges for managers of health and social care services.

This degree aims to address those challenges and prepare the next generation of healthcare leaders, managers and entrepreneurs to think creatively in delivering health and social care services and responding to future demands.

What are the learning outcomes?

A student who successfully completes the degree will have achieved the following learning outcomes.

Demonstrate an appreciation of the social, political, economic and environmental impact of an enterprise and the need to develop ethical and responsible management practices.

Act in a culturally sensitive manner towards all of an enterprise’s stakeholders through having an understanding of the interconnected global nature of business.

Demonstrate reflective practice for the development, and achievement, of personal career goals.

Critically assess the basis of an enterprise’s value creating activities and the impact of the external environment on value creation.

Critically assess the manager’s role in ensuring that an enterprise creates sustainable value in the context of dynamic internal and external environments.

Demonstrate the ability to think strategically and explore potential solutions to complex and ambiguous problems.

Explore, critically evaluate and apply a range of sector/role specific models and concepts within a practice setting.

Formulate potential solutions to complex and ambiguous problems whilst acknowledging the risks and evaluating potential outcomes.

Initiate and lead a sector/role specific change management project.

What do I need to apply?

An honors degree in any discipline, obtained from a recognized university/HE institution, or an equivalent qualification in a business-related area.

Applicants will also need to have a minimum of two years post-degree full-time work experience in a management/administrative/professional capacity.

Applicants who do not meet the above requirements but have relevant experience will also be considered on an individual basis.

English as a Foreign Language Participants whose first language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in verbal and written English language equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no component less than 5.5, or TOEFL 600. If you have IELTS 6.0 you may be eligible to study our online pre-sessional English course.

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  • Provider: Coventry University
  • Cost: $20,800 USD
  • Effort: 8 - 40 hours per week
  • Duration: 2 - 5 years
  • Language: English


  • Business Models and Processes
  • Geopolitical, Economic and Legal Environments
  • Global Marketing
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Analysis
  • Leadership and Change Management
  • Organisational Behaviour and Learning
  • Strategy and Decision-making
  • Leading in Complex Health Systems
  • Policy, Politics and Transforming Practice
  • Transforming Healthcare Business Proposal