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Community and Public Services Management (Healthcare)

Course Code: UF6058, UX6058
  • Level: 6
  • Qualification: BSc (Hons) top-up
  • Duration: One year full-time
  • Course type: Full-time
  • Time of day: Daytime, Evening
  • When you'll study: Various days and times

What's it all about?

Full Fee

Full-time £8,450
Part-time £8,450 (£4,225 per year)

This top-up course is focused on community healthcare service management and is relevant to anyone interested in a career as a manager or leader in the healthcare professions. The course emphasises the importance of putting theory into practice and is designed and delivered by community and public service experienced academics with excellent sector links. This ensures that graduates fully understand the complexity of delivering services in the healthcare professions and have the appropriate skills and knowledge for a successful career within the health-related public, commercial, voluntary and charitable sectors.

For more information about this course please read the Programme Quality Handbook which contains programme specifications and module information.

Course information

The course my include the following subjects:

  • community and public services delivery and evaluation
  • ethical decision making
  • understanding addictive and compulsive behaviour
  • management and leadership for change
  • understanding mental health and mental illness
  • community and healthcare research project.

We welcome applications from those who have a level 5 qualification in a relevant subject. Should entry requirements not be met then individual cases will be considered.

Assessment is 100% coursework which will include: essays, reports, web pages, information booklets, presentations, discussion and briefings.

On successful completion you may be able to progress to:

  • level 7 study with other training providers
  • a wide range of careers within the public, community, voluntary and charitable sectors, including policing, emergency services, armed forces, probation and rehabilitation services, youth work, social work, witness and victim support.

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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Future careers

What you could earn:

Senior Police Officers


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