Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management

Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management

Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management

The objective of the Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification is to develop learners’ understanding of policy, management theory and practice in health and social care. It provides learners with an opportunity to engage with the challenges facing professionals, services users and policymakers in their own country.

It will provide knowledge that underpins the ability to work as an effective manager in the hospitals/social care industry. It combines both theoretical and practical knowledge in the health and social care professionals. The qualification will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of leading change, effective performance, planning and accountability, development and team leadership. Learners will be able to work in a variety of roles within health care administration and/or management.

Successful completion of the Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their study towards a relevant Master’s programme with advanced standing.

 

Description

Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management has a total of eight units. Each unit has 15 credits and at the end of the course, learners will be able to achieve 120 credits.

Unit 1: Managing Service Delivery in Health and Social Care

Unit 2: Managing Finance in Health and Social Care

Unit 3: International Health Policy

Unit 4: Strategic Management in the Healthcare Industry

Unit 5: Organisational Behaviour in Health and Social Care

Unit 6: Human Resource Management

Unit 7: Strategic Marketing for Health and Social Care

Unit 8: Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals

 

Qualification Accreditation, Recognition and Equivalence

OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). Qualification is accredited at RQF Level 7 which represents practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competencies that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Master’s Degrees, Integrated Master’s Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and Postgraduate Certificates. 

 

How will you study?

Students will study with Cambridge Management and Leadership School on its Virtual Learning Platform, accessible 24/7, in a flexible way to study entirely online.

 

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods include only assignments. You will be required to submit an assignment of each unit to meet the learning objective of the unit.

 

Results and Certificate

Learners must complete eight units successfully and achieve 120 credits before the qualification certificate and final transcript will be issued by the awarding body “OTHM Qualifications”.

 

Can I pay via Instalments?

Yes, you can pay via instalments - please enquire by writing us an email on [email protected]

 

Who is this course for?

Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management is useful to individuals (from all over the world) who are already on job and they would like to study for personal and professional development, job progressions or to those individuals who are re-entering employment after a period of absence in the health or social care sector or seeking a career change. This qualification is suitable for individuals who would like to become qualified managers or leaders in the health or social care sector.

 

Entry Requirements

We expect learners to have sufficient work experience or previous level qualifications (Level 6 or equivalent) to enrol in this course.

 

Career paths of Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management

Achieving the Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their further study. Learners are eligible to progress to Master’s top-up programmes (at the dissertation phase of the degree with credit transfer) at many universities in the UK, for example, 

  • Master of Business Administration (Top-up) at the University of Sunderland or
  • MBA (Top-up) at Arden University.

 

 

Lessons

  1. Study Planner - L7DHSCM

  2. Unit 01 - Managing Service Delivery in Health and Social Care (15 credits)

    The aim of this unit is to provide learners with a thorough understanding of service delivery, including the quality measurement and management of service delivery as it applies to health and social care contexts.
  3. Unit 02 - Managing Finance in Health and Social Care (15 credits)

    The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ understanding of the key concepts and tools for accounting and finance, including interpreting and making use of financial information that is relevant to the management of health and social care
  4. Unit 03 - International Health Policy (15 credits)

    The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ understanding of international healthcare policy, including the contemporary, political, social and cultural issues that help to determine healthcare policy applicable to the national and international context.
  5. Unit 04 - Strategic Management in the Healthcare Industry (15 credits)

    The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ understanding of the economic, management and operational complexities of healthcare, healthcare providers and practitioners, and to explore the strategic options available
  6. Unit 05 – Organisational Behaviour in Health and Social Care (15 credits)

    The aim is this unit is to develop learners’ understanding of the management of organisational behaviour, and how to apply organisational behaviour theories and concepts of people management to health and social care contexts.
  7. Unit 06 – Human Resource Management in Health and Social Care (15 credits)

    The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ understanding of human resources planning and procedures, including analysis of the role of Human Resource Management within health and social care organisations. Learners will gain knowledge to underpin management decisions in human resources and how to apply human resource management concepts to retain and motivate staff.
  8. Unit 07 - Strategic Marketing for Health and Social Care (15 credits)

    The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ understanding of the key concepts and tools of strategic marketing, including how to apply these to health and social care management contexts.
  9. Unit 08 - Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals (15 credits)

    The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ research skills to include understanding different research approaches, formulation of research proposals, planning research activity, analysing and interpreting data, and the relationship between research and evidence-based practice.

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