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Master of Business Administration: Healthcare Management MBA, PGCert, PGDip

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1 years (full-time), 2 years (part-time)

MBA Healthcare Management
The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023: Top 10 for Student ExperienceThe Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023: Top 5 for Teaching Quality

Advance your career and create change with our practical Healthcare Management MBA.

If you’re an early to mid-career professional, our Healthcare Management MBA will:

  • accelerate your development
  • prepare you for international and senior roles.

You will cover topics like:

  • issues within healthcare
  • healthcare policy and strategy
  • creating change.

Expert teaching and support

Our lecturers are research-active industry professionals. And because classes are small, you’ll get extra care and attention.


  • 1st in London for ‘Academic Support’ (National Student Survey (NSS), 2023).
  • 2nd in London for ‘Teaching on My Course’ (NSS, 2023).

Navigate real-world problems

You will complete a professional consulting project where you can solve problems that companies face in the real world.

Make London your classroom

We’re 30 minutes from central London, so you’ll access an international hub for business. We also have connections with large companies and small businesses in the local area.

Build a valuable network

Your peers are experienced professionals from around the world. Throughout your Healthcare Management course, you’ll build a diverse and durable network.

Specialist pathways

We also offer a general management MBA and two specialist MBAs, all of which draw on St Mary’s University’s strengths:

  • MBA Digital Strategy
  • MBA Project and Programme Management.

Please note: this course is subject to validation.

John Kouraklis

Programme Lead - Postgraduate Business

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Course content


The modules listed below are the modules that were available to students in the 2023/24 academic year and are illustrative of what may be offered for 2024/25. 

Please note: it is possible that a module listed on the website will not be able to run due to reasons beyond our control. For more information please refer to our course information disclaimer.

Entry requirements


Previous degree

Additional requirement information

Candidates must satisfy the general admission requirements of St Mary’s University as outlined in the Admissions Policy.

Applicants are expected to have a minimum of a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree (or international equivalent) in any subject. Candidates with significant management experience may be admitted to the programme without a degree or degree equivalent qualifications if they can demonstrate their potential to meet the learning requirements of the programme.

All offers are made subject to two satisfactory reference letters.

International Requirements

International students should check our country-specific pages for equivalents. If English is not your first language you will need to achieve an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in any section.

We now accept IELTS Indicator test results as proof of your English language level.

Further Information

For more information about entry requirements please email

Fees & funding

September 2024





Funding Information

St Mary’s MBA Scholarship

This scholarship gives students a £2,500 tuition fee discount in their first year of MBA. It is automatically applied to all offer-holders of the academic year 2024/25 for the full-time one-year course paying the international fees.

Applicants do not need to make a separate scholarship application and will receive a scholarship offer letter within six weeks of receiving their offer of study. Student cannot combine this award with another scholarship at the University.

Additional costs

Your tuition fees will cover the cost of all mandatory elements of your programme. Additional costs could be incurred depending on optional modules chosen and other projects undertaken.

For further information about additional costs please see our additional costs webpage

Alumni discount

A 20% tuition fee discount is available for our alumni (undergraduate and PGCE) planning to study this Master's degree. Those studying for a PGDip of PGCert are not eligible for the discount.


You can check on the UK government website to see if you may be eligible for a loan of up to £12,167 to help with course fees and living costs while you study a postgraduate programme.

Home and international students may also be eligible for external sources of funding. International students should check their eligibility for our International Scholarship.

For more information, please look at our postgraduate funding page.

How the degree is taught

Assessment methods

The assessment strategy leads to a holistic demonstration of your knowledge and understanding. All core elements of a module are assessed. You will complete summative and formative assessments. There is a variety of assessment types that reflect the demands and requirements of modern businesses. You'll have an element of choice so that you can demonstrate your interests and maximum potential.

Career opportunities

With our Healthcare Management MBA, you will develop essential transferrable skills, such as leadership, communication, and creative problem-solving.

Contact our Career Services at for further information on jobs and postgraduate opportunities.

Some examples of job roles and areas of work for graduates of Master of Business Administration: Healthcare Management MBA, PGCert, PGDip include:

health care managerclinical managerhealth care consultantmedical directorhospital administrator pharmaceutical project manager policy analyst or researcher health services managers and administrators medical entrepreneurship

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