This MBA programme is specially aimed at those with leadership and managerial roles within the health service. At a time of major changes in healthcare in Cyprus and across the world, the programme will facilitate career development opportunities for those working in health care within the public and private sectors in Cyprus and abroad.
|Course Title||MBA Healthcare Leadership & Management|
|Awarding Body||Canterbury Christ Church University|
|Evaluated and Accredited by||Cyprus Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education (CYQAA)*|
|Study Mode||Full-time or Part-time|
|Duration||12 months or 24 months|
|Entry Requirements||See Entry Requirements Below|
|Campus||Alexander College, Larnaca|
|Language of Instruction||English|
In Healthcare increasing numbers of professionals at all levels are required to have the knowledge and skills to lead and manage complex change in rapidly shifting global industry environments.
This MBA is specially aimed at those with leadership and managerial roles within the health service. At a time of major changes in healthcare in Cyprus and across the world, the programme will facilitate career development opportunities for those working in health care within the public and private sectors in Cyprus and abroad.
This programme builds on your previous work experience and develops reflective insights to enhance organisational outcomes. Such a programme provides health practitioners with an opportunity to develop their leadership and management skills as well as to enhance their interprofessional practice. The programme will address healthcare issues from global, interprofessional, multi-disciplinary, business-oriented and person centred perspectives.
Teaching and learning
The programme involves both extensive independent research and discussion in the context of workshops, designed to encourage the development of your critical, analytical and reflective skills. Material is delivered through a mixture of lectures, group discussion, case studies, experiential learning, project work, individual practical projects, visits to organisations etc.
A variety of methods is used for assessment purposes, including written assignments and group and individual presentations.
Content and Duration
This is a full-time one year programme. The full-time mode of study is three evening sessions per week, however, the course is also available on a part-time basis, two evenings a week over a period of 24 months.You will need approximately six to nine contact hours a week, but as independent study is fundamental, the total study time will be around 36 hours a week. The full MBA course consists of 8 modules in total, including a dissertation of up to 15,000 words.
Candidates must normally provide evidence of a good honours degree in a relevant subject. They are also expected to have some years of professional experience in healthcare. If you are a graduate from a non-English speaking institution, you will be required to provide evidence of your English Language knowledge.
For the Postgraduate Diploma in MBA Healthcare, Leadership and Management, you will be required to complete all modules in the first and second semester in order to earn a total of 180 UK credits (90 ECTS). You will also need to complete a dissertation of up to 15,000 words.
Industrialisation has eliminated and continues to eliminate many of the traditional roles and responsibilities in health services. At the same time, it has also created a need for trained, well-educated administrators to oversee these expansive systems. One of the most significant benefits of the specific MBA is a more flexible career path for professionals who want to make a positive impact by taking on leadership positions in the industry.