OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification is designed to develop a learner’s understanding of policy, management theory and practice in health and social care. It provides candidates with an opportunity to engage with the challenges facing professionals, services users and policy makers in their own country. The course provide knowledge that underpins the ability to work as an effective manager in the hospitals/social care industry. It collaborates both theoretical and practical knowledge in the health and social care profession. This qualification will help in developing and enhancing 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.
For entry onto the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification, learners must possess:
The OTHM Level 7 diplomas on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) are at the same level as master’s degrees. However, they are shorter (120 credits) and learners will have to proceed to the dissertation stage (60 credits) with university to achieve a full masters programme.
The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study, but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time and distance learning.
The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials, seminars, distance, online by approved centres only.