Course Overview

Whilst the core skills and concepts of management are still very much applicable for a manager in the healthcare industry, there are also some specific areas where managers transferring from other industries may struggle. This qualification considers and addresses these areas, strengthening the learners skill set for a manager position.

The ATHE level 6 qualifications in Healthcare management include one 120 credit Diploma and two Certificates, however ATHE also provides Awards in subjects such as Finance in the Public Sector, along with others which are listed amongst the management qualifications and are also relevant to working in the healthcare industry.


Mandatory units

  • International Healthcare Policy
  • Managing Quality and Service Delivery
  • Leadership and Management
  • Research Project
  • Personal Leadership and Management Development
  • Managing Finance in the Public Sector

Optional units

  • Risk Management
  • Manage Sustainability in an Organisation
  • Human Resource Management
  • Project Management

The Entry Requirements

  • These qualifications are designed for learners from aged 19 and above.
  • A certificate in healthcare management studies or business management
  • an equivalent professional qualification from a recognised institution.
  • English language requirement of CEFR B1 or IELTS 4.5 or above
  • Mature students with a minimum of two years relevant work experience may be considered.


The individuals can expect to progress to ATHE Level 7 Diploma in Healthcare Management or into employment.

Fees – £1,495

*the fees includes Assessment, Certification and Registration. There is no other hidden costs

Key Facts

Awarding Body :Awards for Training and Higher Education (ATHE)
Course Duration : 6-12 months
Method of study : Full Time / Distance Learning
Qualification Level :  6