The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management is designed to enable learners to develop a sound 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 own country. It will enhance knowledge in learners so that they can work as an effective manager in hospitals/social care industry. It combines both theoretical and practical knowledge in the health and social care professions.
Learner must fulfil at least one of the following criteria to be allowed entry to the qualification:
OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management (RQF) consists of the following 8 mandatory units that provide a total of 120 credits:
|Unit Ref. No.||Mandatory Units||Credit|
|A/507/9462||Managing Finance in Health and Social Care||15|
|F/507/9463||International Health Policy||15|
|J/507/9464||Strategic Management for Health and Social Care||15|
|L/507/9465||Organisational Behaviour in Health and Social Care||15|
|R/507/9466||Human Resources Management in Health and Social Care||15|
|T/507/9461||Managing Service Delivery in Health and Social Care||15|
|Y/507/9467||Strategic Marketing for Health and Social Care||10|
|D/507/9468||Research Methods for Health and Social Care Managers||20|
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.
All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the centre and verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.
To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, a learner must have successfully passed all the learning outcomes for that unit.
The Assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgement of the learner’s overall achievement has been arrived at.
Passing the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management enables learners to progress into or within employment or continue their further study towards UK Masters top up qualifications. OTHM has progression arrangement with a number of UK universities that acknowledges the ability of learners after studying Level 3-7 qualifications to be considered for advanced entry into corresponding degree year and masters top-up programmes.