Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management

Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management
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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 leading change, effective performance, planning and accountability, development and team leadership. Learners will be able to work in various 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 includes the following 6 units. Each unit has 20 credits, and at the end of the course, learners will achieve 120 credits.

  1. Health and Social Care Leadership (20 credits)
  2. Managing People in Health and Social Care (20 credits)
  3. Managing Finance in Health and Social Care (20 credits)
  4. Health and Social Care Strategies and Policies (20 credits)
  5. Leading Change in Health and Social Care (20 credits)
  6. Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals (20 credits)

 

Qualification Accreditation, Recognition and Equivalence

OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). Qualification is accredited at RQF Level 7, representing practical knowledge, skills, capabilities, and competencies assessed in academic terms as equivalent to Master’s Degree level.

 

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 unit's learning objective.

 

Results and Certificate

Learners must complete six units and achieve 120 credits. The awarding body, OTHM Qualifications, will issue the qualification certificate and the unit transcript”.

 

Can I pay via Instalments?

Yes, you can pay via instalments. We accept a monthly instalment plan fo £165/month for six months. Please enquire by writing us an email at info@cmls.org.uk.

 

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 the job. They would like to study for personal and professional development, job progressions, or those who are re-entering employment after a period of absence in the health or social care sector or seek 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 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. This course also provides 120 credits transfer to MSC in Health and Social Care Management (Top-Up), awarded by the University Chichester, UK.

Lessons

  1. Study Planner - L7DHSCM

  2. Unit 01 - Health and Social Care Leadership (20 credits)

    The aim of this unit is to provide learners with an in depth understanding of theories in relation to leadership, and leadership styles, using these to appraise the leadership role, selecting and applying appropriate leadership approaches.
  3. Unit 02 - Managing People in Health and Social Care (20 credits)

    The aim of this unit is to enable the learner to understand the processes involved in the recruitment, management and development of people in the health and social care workplace. Learners will develop skills in the recruitment and retention of staff, as well as the importance of training and industrial relations. Learners will also understand the importance of identifying and managing cultural diversity in the workforce.
  4. Unit 03 - Managing Finance in the Health and Social Care Sector (20 credits)

    The aim of this unit is to introduce key financial concepts and tools for managers in health and social care. The unit gives consideration to the knowledge and understanding necessary for making finance informed decisions in health and social care organisations. This unit should be studied within the contexts of local, national and international legal frameworks and good practice relating to finance.
  5. Unit 04 - Health and Social Care Strategies and Policies (20 credits)

    This unit aims to explore international health and social care policy; contemporary, political, social and cultural issues that help to determine healthcare policy and strategy applicable to the national and international context.
  6. Unit 05 - Leading Change in Health and Social Care (20 credits)

    The aim of this unit is to help learners develop an understanding of theories of change management and how they apply to contemporary organisations in the globalised world, with the identification and use of change models. The unit also explores different perspectives affecting health and social care service quality and how this is evaluated in order to empower and involve users of services..
  7. Unit 06 - Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals (20 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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