Overview

Preparing you for the challenges of organising and managing complex healthcare services, our Executive MBA Healthcare has been appointed by the NHS Leadership Academy.

Designed for those who want to continue their focus on the healthcare sector while also receiving a broad MBA education, it develops your competence to generate value, improves organisational effectiveness, and enhances your ability to work with others to achieve successful change.

Along with modules from the Executive MBA programme, those focusing on healthcare will undertake two specially designed modules. Modules are led by academics whose research focuses specifically on healthcare management and invited experts from the healthcare sector.

This specialism is supported by the Business School’s Centre for Health Innovation, Leadership and Learning, a leading centre for research into management and organisations in healthcare. It will give you a general management perspective on the functions of a business and how they can be integrated with a rapidly changing environment, together with an up to date knowledge and understanding of the operations of a business enterprise and the practical skills you need to manage them. Course members typically have at least five years of management experience, while the average is more than 10 years.

Our Executive MBA students come from around the world, including Africa, Australia, Europe and the Far East, and the UK. You will study alongside participants from private, public, and non-profit organisations, offering a breadth of experience, fresh perspectives on business issues, and exceptional networking opportunities.

Nottingham's ideal location and excellent transportation links allow managers located anywhere in the UK or overseas to participate.

As we appreciate that you need to plan your Executive MBA carefully to fit in with your work and other commitments, we offer maximum flexibility, allowing you to accommodate your studies into your lifestyle. You can choose from several starting points throughout the year, vary the number of modules you take each year according to your commitments, and can spread the cost by paying for each module as you progress.

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Course details

You will take a series of core modules, designed to enhance your management knowledge and skills, and two specialist healthcare modules. Optional modules allow you to concentrate on more specific subjects according to your interests and career requirements.

This programme involves working with course members from a variety of industrial and commercial backgrounds. It aims to improve your decision making abilities and produces managers of the highest quality.

Modules are typically offered during the day and in the evening each year, with some intensive options available over one week. The final stage of the Executive MBA Healthcare involves an individual or group healthcare management project with an individual report.

Assessment

You will be assessed through a combination of coursework and/or a two-hour exam at the end of the relevant semester.

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in any discipline with relevant professional qualifications also considered; plus five years of full-time management work experience

English language requirements

IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

Careers

Professional accreditation

This course has been appointed by the NHS Leadership Academy as part of the NHS MBA programme.

Career destinations

Our MBA provides an excellent platform for career enhancement, career change or entrepreneurial activities.

Graduate destinations include:

  • management consulting
  • finance and accounting
  • human resources
  • marketing/sales
  • information technology
  • operations and logistics

Companies and organisations our graduates have gone on to work for include Accenture, Apple, Bosch, Credit Suisse, Deloitte, EY, Fidelity Bank, HSBC, Red Cross and Santander Group.

Postgraduate careers team

MBA students benefit from the support of our postgraduate careers team who will help you to explore your career options and develop your future career plans. The MBA Personal and Professional Development Programme combines career development and competency development activities, complemented by individual careers consultations and networking events.

Through a combination of your academic studies and the careers support on offer the MBA provides an excellent platform for career enhancement, career change or entrepreneurial activities.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated February 13, 2019
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