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MSc Healthcare Management

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Refine the skills you need to become a successful leader or manager in health and social care settings, with our MSc Healthcare Management.

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Dr Nebil Achour

“The question behind my research, always, is: ‘What can be done to make sure that healthcare is available at all times?’”

Dr Nebil Achour

Course Leader, MSc Healthcare Management

Read about Nebil’s work on healthcare resilience

Modern healthcare is complex – and as a result, management and leadership in the health and social care sector is increasingly important worldwide.

Our Masters degree is designed to make sure you gain the knowledge, skills and emotional tools you need to meet these requirements. Study by distance learning over two years, and develop your full potential as a leader.

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Outstanding student support

Students on our MSc Healthcare Management degree course can benefit from:

  • varied, interactive and engaging course content and activities through Canvas, our learning management system (LMS)
  • a personal tutor to help you build your skills and confidence
  • careers advice, help and resources from our Employability Service
  • the flexibility to fit postgraduate study around your other commitments, whenever and wherever you like.


As an MSc Healthcare Management student, you’ll gain an essential, all-round knowledge of health service management and leadership approaches. Of particular value is the ability to identify and develop health service corporate marketing strategies; and to address the need for and application of transformational change programmes.

As a graduate, you could choose to pursue a career in public services or global non-governmental organisations.

Graduation doesn’t have to be the end of your time with us. You might choose to embark on a postgraduate research programme, such as our Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Care. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and save £400 on your fees.

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Distance learning

Over the past ten years, more than 10,000 students in 96 countries have studied online with ARU.

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Benefits of postgraduate study

Improve your employability, progress in your career, and take on an intellectual challenge with our flexible postgraduate degrees.

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