Level 7 (UK) Diploma in Health & Social Care Management
UK Level 7
About the Course
What is Health & Social Care management?
Health & Social care management encompasses the efforts involved in planning, directing, and coordinating non-clinical activities within health care & social care systems, organizations, and networks.
This is a very focused branch of management that requires specific knowledge of health & social care operations along with soft skills such as the ability to motivate team members, coordinate and collaborate members in a multi-disciplinary work environment, with patients /clients and their family, members of the clinical staff, management of the organization, regulatory bodies and proactively implement needed changes.
What do Health & Social Care managers do?
Developing organizational goals and objectives
Recruiting, training, and supervising medical /social work staff
Ensuring compliance with patient/client privacy laws and other regulations
Creating work schedules
Managing health / social services informatics
Monitoring and/or managing facility finances and budgets
Communicating with staff, department heads and management
Identifying ways to improve quality of services
Increase operational efficiency of the facility/organization
What is Level 7 (UK) Diploma in Health & Social Care Management?
This is a postgraduate level qualification designed to equip medical doctors, nurses, psychologists, social workers and other professionals in health sector with administration and management skills to enable them step in to the next level in health care establishments. Awarded by OTHM and delivered by CIRP, this is internationally recognized qualification will expand your career options locally as well as internationally.
Upon completing this qualification, you are able to continue your masters and PhD level education in any part of the world.
Are there global opportunities in Diploma in Health & Social Care Management?
In today’s context health care is growing both as a noble service and an industry, whether it is primary, secondary or tertiary health care. As one of the fastest growing and ever changing fields there are more and more opportunities opening worldwide for the correct candidates.
Expansion of health care systems have increased openings where individuals with a professional background in healthcare could climb the ladder by joining the management and administration of these organizations. . There are ample opportunities for you to progress in your career from a medical officer or a nurse to hospital manager to a director and then to a head of a large hospital.
These opportunities are available both locally and internationally and specially in global health care hubs such as UK, Australia, US, Canada, Dubai, Malaysia and Singapore
What are Employability Option in Health & Social Care management ?
Care Facilities Management
Health care consulting
Lecturing & Training
Clinical research /trial management
Social Care Project Management
Insurance underwriting management
Nursing home management
Community house Management
Relief Project Management
Qualification Title : Level 7 Diploma in Health & Social Care Management
Qualification Level : Postgraduate - UK RQF Level 7
Awarding Body : OTHM UK
RQF Credits : 120 UK Credits
Duration : 01 Year
Schedule : Weekends / Weekday evenings
Delivery : On Campus or On Line
Intakes : February
Recognition and Accreditation
1. Health and Social Care Leadership 20 Credits
2. Managing People in Health and Social Care 20 Credits
3. Managing Finance in Health and Social Care 20 Credits
4. Health and Social Care Strategies and Policies 20 Credits
5. Leading Change in Health and Social Care 20 Credits
6. Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals 20 Credits
Students are assessed using Course work, Assignments, Presentation and Reports based on a modular framework
Career & Academic Progression
Achieving the OTHM 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.
Some recommended options:
MSc in Health and Social Care Management (top-up) awarded by University of Chichester
Master of Business Administration (top-up) MBA at University of Sunderland
MBA (top-up) at Arden University
MA Professional Studies (top-up) final stage at University of Portsmouth (Learning at Work)
For Options in other Universities in UK and other countries please talk to one of our admissions officers.
Bachelor’s degree in related subject ( Medicine, Nursing, Health, Psychology) Or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification
Learner must be 21 years old or older at the beginning of the course
English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.
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