This MBA in Healthcare Management has been designed for ambitious individuals aiming to become future leaders in innovative healthcare.
12 months full-time
24 months part-time
24 months full-time with Placement
Number of credits:
180 credits at Level 7
(220 credits with Placement)
Specific entry requirements
Postgraduate, Master's and Doctoral On-Campus Open Evening
Wednesday 1 November 2023, 5–7.30pm
Why this course
You can choose to undertake an optional placement on this programme to enhance your both your skills and career prospects.
Gain essential managerial skills in change management, strategy, marketing, finance, and leadership.
This course has been designed with input from healthcare experts so that you will benefit from up-to-date and relevant industry insights.
Employability skills are at the core of all our modules. Learn to become confident in interviews and assessment centres, and how to lead teams in the workplace.
You are encouraged to build professional networks through guest lectures, industry events, and conferences - making use of the University's London location.
Course and Module Details
This MBA programme is aimed at future healthcare leaders wanting to examine existing health systems and practices around the world, as well as explore the impact of innovations and rapid technological development on healthcare.
The core modules of this programme provide a thorough grounding in essential and practical managerial skills, such as change management, strategy, marketing, finance, and leadership.
You will also develop an understanding of advanced problem-solving techniques and methodologies for conducting applied research. This is critical for providing evidence for your leadership decisions.
A range of assessments will be used including digital portfolios, consultancy projects, and presentations. Emphasis will be placed o your ability to apply skills learnt during the module towards real world challenges you may face
in the workplace.
Course subject to validation
- Problem Solving and Research Methods for Managers
- Strategic Marketing
- Consultancy Practice
- Applied research or Consultancy Project
- Advanced Project Management
- Financial Performance Management in Healthcare
- Strategic Management in Healthcare
- Healthcare Innovation and Change Management
- Leadership for Healthcare and Social Care
Tuition fees and funding
September 2023 entry tuition fees
Year 1 fees, see links in table below for more information.
2023/24 entry funding
A successful health economy needs managers and leaders who can adapt, and innovate efficiently, and sustainably.
After completing this course, students will be able to apply for managerial roles at various healthcare institutions including hospitals, clinics, care homes, charities, and digital health organisations or go into a research pathway within academia.
How to apply
You can now apply for any programme for any entry point in 2023.
All postgraduate taught applications can be made via our online application form.
- Check our application deadlines
- View our entry requirements for postgraduate programmes
- View our general entry criteria and application FAQs below
If you need any help or advice with your application, or just want to ask us a question before you apply, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Please note that most international applicants have to pay a deposit before securing their place.
- See our Finance pages for more details
Postgraduate application process FAQs
How do I apply?
To apply, you need to complete our online application form.
Do I need to complete all of my online application at once?
No, you can save and revisit your application form and can contact us directly at any time if you need advice or assistance.
What are the entry criteria and fees?
We have general entry requirements for postgraduate courses. Many of our courses also have specific entry requirements. You can find details of these, and the fees for individual courses, on our postgraduate course pages.
What is the deadline for postgraduate applications?
If you are a prospective postgraduate student who has home fee status, then you can apply close to the start of the course of study. However, if you have international fee status and require a Tier 4 Visa, then you will normally need to apply much earlier. Please see our application deadlines for postgraduate study.
We encourage all students to apply as early as possible, as some programmes have limited numbers.
Does Roehampton offer financial support for postgraduates?
Yes, we offer a range of scholarships, alongside support on managing your finances while you are with us.
You can find more information on our postgraduate home and postgraduate international financial support pages. There are also other sources of external funding for international students available.
Do you offer student accommodation for postgraduates?
Yes, we have a wide range of high quality and competitively priced on-campus student residences. We are able to offer quiet rooms and can adjust for those with specific access needs.
Find out more on our accommodation pages.
Validation and curriculum review
What is validation?
Validation is a formal process through which the University approves a programme (content, teaching, learning and assessment) as being of appropriate standard and quality. This is a normal process used throughout the university sector.
The University expects to publish details of the validated programme in the academic year prior to the start date of the programme. You are advised to check the University website at that time to ensure that you have up-to-date information. In the meantime, if you require information you should contact 0208 392 3232.
What is curriculum review?
Curriculum review is the regular and systematic monitoring and reviewing of programmes. It is a normal process in the sector and it is the way by which the university ensures that your course remains up-to-date and relevant. The process may result in changes to the content, structure and/or assessment of the programme.
The University expects to publish details of the re-validated programme by 31 March in the academic year prior to the start date of the programme. You are advised to check the University website at that time to ensure that you have up-to-date information. In the meantime, if you require information you should contact 0208 392 3232.
Need help before you apply?
Doing all we can to support our students' lives at Roehampton
At Roehampton, we can offer all new students the opportunity to live in accommodation on our beautiful parkland campus, including affordable and high-end options.
We offer scholarships, provide hardship funding and help you find advice on managing your finances while you study.
We provide plenty of opportunities for you to get involved, through volunteering, playing sport or music, or joining one of our many active student societies.