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Healthcare Operational Management


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University of Warwick - WMG


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Masters Healthcare Operational Management at WMG, University of Warwick

Designed for

This course has been designed to fulfil the specific needs and requirements of those interested in a management or leadership role within the complex health service sector. It is suitable for students from a range of academic backgrounds within engineering, business, and sciences. Whilst no previous healthcare background is required, the course will appeal to clinically qualified students looking to move into health systems modelling, e-health, health or medical informatics.

 

We will provide you with

The skills and knowledge to assess organisational performance and drive the development and implementation of innovation in healthcare organisations in order to facilitate improvement.

You will learn to evaluate effective programme components and systems, and gain a detailed understanding of quality systems management and the integration of healthcare technologies, systems, and processes within complex service systems.

 

As a student you will explore the principles, approaches, strategies, and techniques for analysing, designing, and managing complex healthcare systems. You will learn to measure efficiency and improve effectiveness and productivity without compromising quality or safety.


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Masters Healthcare Operational Management at WMG, University of Warwick: Curriculum

Programme structure

The structure and weighting of this course is slightly different to other MSc courses at WMG. The taught component of the MSc Healthcare Operational Management has a larger credit weighting than the dissertation project.

 

There are:

8 taught modules which are assessed by Post Module Assignments. Modules are 15 or 20 CAT points, requiring 150 or 200 hours of student effort respectively.

Your research project is assessed by a written dissertation and oral examination. The dissertation is 60 CAT points requiring 600 hours of student effort.

 

Core Modules:

 

Project

The project will relate to issues of quality and productivity in the healthcare context and supports you in developing your research and analytical skills. Through your project you can focus on an aspect of particular interest to you – some examples are listed below:

  • Implementing innovation in hospital care
  • Improving service design through the use of informatics
  • Service design for quality improvement
  • Improving service delivery through use of technology
  • Cost-effective service design

 

Learning Style

The taught component of the course is a mixture of lectured material, syndicate or group work, practical work, online learning and forum activities. Module leaders are experts in their fields and are supported by external speakers working in organisations at the forefront of their fields.

Industrial visits are available to all students and the course is assessed through assignments.

Each module will usually last one week.


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Masters Healthcare Operational Management at WMG, University of Warwick: Carreer

Healthcare is a dynamic sector with ever-increasing demands worldwide. There is a constant need for experts with the knowledge, skills and expertise to manage and drive innovation, implement change and improve quality and efficiency in healthcare services.

As a graduate of HOM, you will have a broad range of career opportunities open to you within managerial or organisational leadership roles. With additional experience, you would expect to progress into a key executive role in the healthcare sector, which would involve leading and overseeing programmes, service transformation and policy.

 

Warwick Alumni Network
All alumni who have enjoyed the benefit of an education at Warwick, automatically become members of the Warwick Alumni Network and have available to them a variety of services and contacts via the University. WMG has its own alumni website where you will find many benefits and services available to you.


 
Careers service
Warwick has an award-winning careers service. Whether you have no idea about a career, or need help getting into your chosen area of work, careers consultants are available for one-to-one discussions about your career aspirations, and about making effective job applications once you have decided on your career path.


 
Alumni Stories
Take a look at our Alumni Profiles web page for WMG graduate stories covering their experiences studying at WMG, and what they've been doing post-graduation.


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Masters Healthcare Operational Management at WMG, University of Warwick: Admission Requirements

In order to meet our academic entry requirement, you should have obtained the equivalent of a UK first or second class honours degree in a science, engineering, IT, business or management discipline.

To make an application to a WMG Masters courses, applications must be made online at www.warwick.ac.uk/go/wmgmasters/entry.

 

You can apply now, even if you do not yet have all the necessary documents ready; if necessary we will make you a conditional offer until you provide them.

 

You will need to provide:

  • A completed application form & application fee.
  • A Personal Statement, which can be included in the online application.
  • A transcript of marks awarded so far (if you are currently studying) OR a final transcript / degree certificate* (if you have completed your studies).
  • English test result (if applicable)
  • One reference. If you completed studies less than 2 years ago, this should be an academic reference.

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Funding Opportunities

At WMG, we will be awarding over £750,000 in scholarships and bursaries to students commencing study on our full-time MSc programmes in October 2019.

 

WMG Excellence Scholarship


WMG Excellence Scholarships are available on a competitive basis. These scholarships will award students between 25% - 50% tuition fee discount.

 

Awards will be based on past academic achievement, professional experience, extracurricular activities, reasons for study, and your vision for the future. Students are required to complete a scholarship application in order to be considered for the WMG Excellence Scholarships. Applications will close in April 2019.

 

For more information, full eligibility, and to apply, please visit our scholarships web page.

 

Other Funding Opportunities


For information on other funding opportunities, please visit the WMG funding web page or the University of Warwick Graduate School.


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Institution

University of Warwick - WMG


Location: University of Warwick - WMG Gibbet Hill Road
CV4 7AL Coventry
Großbritannien
England - West Midlands
T   +44 2476 524949
E   wmgmasters@warwick.ac.uk

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Facts about the Masters programme

Location

Coventry

Field of study

Business & Economics, Medicine & Health Sciences

Degree

Master of Science

Language

English

Start

Application deadline

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Type of study

Full-time

Duration of study: 1 year

Tuition fees EU: 14115 GBP / year

Tuition fees Non EU: 25870 GBP / year

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Facts about the Masters programme

Location

Coventry

Field of study

Business & Economics, Medicine & Health Sciences

Degree

Master of Science

Language

English

Start

Application deadline

ask the institution

Type of study

Full-time

Duration of study: 1 year

Tuition fees EU: 14115 GBP / year

Tuition fees Non EU: 25870 GBP / year

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