Health Care Policy and Management PgCert
University of Birmingham
Key Course Facts
The Health Care Policy and Management course at HSMC bridges the traditional divide between academic study and the worlds of policy and practice.
The MSc Health Care Policy and Management provides both theoretical frameworks and practical tools that can be applied to health systems in the UK and overseas, designed for senior managers, clinicians and policy makers working in or with health care organisations, or with an interest in developing their careers in this direction.
There are two programme pathways:
- MSc Health Care Policy and Management
- MSc in Health Care Policy and Management specialising in managing quality and service improvement
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Graduate Degrees
- (no subscore less than 6.0)
- Undergraduate Degrees
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The normal entrance requirement is a good Honours degree (2.1 or above), or an equivalent professional qualification and professional experience. However, appropriate career experience may be taken into account.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About University of Birmingham
The University of Birmingham is a research university based in Edgbaston, Birmingham, England. The university’s aim is to be at the cutting edge of educational delivery, and to have their curriculum be continually reshaped by new revelations in research. The main campus is situated a reasonable three miles away from Birmingham city centre, which doesn’t take long to get to via bus if the student decides they’d like to spend some of their free time there.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Health and Social Care BSc (Hons)||University of Lincoln||91%||0%||6%||£9250||£15900||139||Lincoln||On campus Full-time|
|Social Care and Sport and Exercise Science BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||71%||0%||8%||£9250||£11400||123||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Healthcare Ethics and Law PgCert||The University of Manchester||71%||0%||8%||£3167||£6334||123||Manchester||online Part-time|
|Healthcare Ethics and Law (Intercalated) MSc||The University of Manchester||71%||0%||8%||£9500||£19000||123||Manchester||On campus Full-time|
|Health and Social Care CertHE||University of Gloucestershire||71%||0%||8%||£9250||£14700||123||Cheltenham||On campus Full-time|
|Health and Social Care: Practice Development (Top up) BSc (Hons)||University of Cumbria||86%||0%||15%||£9250||£10500||107||Carlisle||On campus Full-time|
|Health and Social Care (Top up) (Bilingual Welsh/English) BA (Hons)||Coleg Llandrillo (Llandrillo College)||86%||0%||15%||£8300||£8300||107||Colwyn Bay||On campus Full-time|
|Computer Science and Social Care BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||77%||0%||0%||£9250||£11400||115||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Health and Social Care BA (Hons)||University of Derby||90%||0%||10%||£9250||£14045||113||Derby||On campus Full-time|
|Health and Social Care Management (Top Up) BSc (Hons)||East Sussex College||90%||0%||10%||£7995||£9000||113||Eastbourne||On campus Full-time|