OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management (RQF) / 120 credits

Qualification Number: 601/8177/1

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The objective of the OTHM 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 policy makers 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 profession. 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.

EQUIVALENCES:

THM qualifications at RQF Level 7 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences 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.

QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE:

The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification consists of 8 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 600 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

KEY FACTS:

  • Qualification Title: OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management
  • Ofqual Reference Number: 601/8177/1
  • Course Start Date: January, April, June, September
  • Total Credit Value: 120 credits
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 1200 Hours
  • Language of Assessment: English
  • Overall Grading Type: Pass or Fail

COURSE DURATION

  • 6 to 9 month

COURSE DELIVERY

  • Full Time 
  • Block Delivery 
  • Flexible Distributed Learning

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

For entry onto the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification, learners must possess:

  • An honours degree in related subject or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification
  • Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
  • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
  • English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.

COURSE CONTENT                                        

Unit Ref. No.

Mandatory Units

Credit

GLH

 TQT

T/507/9461

Managing Service Delivery in Health and Social Care

15

75

150

A/507/9462

Managing Finance in the Healthcare Sector

15

75

150

F/507/9463

International Health Policy

15

75

150

J/507/9464

Strategic Management in the Healthcare Industry

15

75

150

L/507/9465

Organisational Behaviour in Health and Social

Care

15

75

150

R/507/9466

Human Resource Management

15

75

150

Y/507/9467

Strategic Marketing for Health and Social Care

10

50

100

D/507/9468

Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals

20

100

200

 ASSESSMENT:

  • The assessment is done via submission of assignment. There are no written exams.

ACCREDITATION

  • The programme is awarded OTHM - an awarding body by the UK Government’s regulator - OfQual.

HOW TO REGISTER/ ENROL?

  • To make an application to the course please email the below documents to admissions@citycollegeoxford.co.uk
  • Complete Applications Form
  • Passport
  • Previous qualifications
  • CV
  • Personal Statement

FEE STRUCTURE AND PAYMENT PLANS

  • Contact us for the fees and the payment plan

PROGRESSION

Achieving the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their further study. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to progress to Master’s top-up programmes at many universities in the UK and overseas with advanced standing.

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