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Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management

Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management

The objective of the Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care 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 Qualifications will develop the Learner’s ability to:

  • apply analytical and evaluative techniques and to enhance those skills;
  • investigate issues and opportunities;
  • develop their awareness and appreciation of managerial, organisational and environmental issues;
  • use management techniques and practices in imaginative ways;
  • make use of relevant information from different sources;
  • develop and encourage problem solving and creativity to tackle problems and challenges;
  • exercise judgement, own and take responsibility for decisions and actions; and
  • develop the ability to recognise and reflect on personal learning and improve their personal, social and other transferable skills

The programme is available in 2 duration modes:

6 Month

9 Month

The programme is available in 2 delivery modes:

  • Online
  • In class

For entry onto the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification, learners must possess:

  • An honours 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 centre 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 15 75 150
A/507/9462 Managing Finance in the Healthcare Sector 15 75 150
F/507/9463 International Health Policy 15 75 150
J/507/9464 Strategic Management in the Healthcare Industry 15 75 150
L/507/9465 Organisational Behaviour in Health and Social Care 15 75 150
R/507/9466 Human Resource Management 15 75 150
Y/507/9467 Strategic Marketing for Health and Social Care 10 50 100
D/507/9468 Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals 20 100 200

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 Master’s top-up programmes at many universities in the UK and overseas with advanced standing. For more information visit University Progressions page.

Assessment is via assignment submission

This programme is accredited by Ofqual Awarding body (Othm)

Single Payment

Registration fees

 Monthly Payment breakdown

Admininstration charges.

Intial Deposit     ( including registration)

6 Monthly instalments

£ 1300

£ 200

 

£ 50

£ 250

£ 180