OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management

Awarded by OTHM Qualifications , UK




60 UK Credits


Via submission of assignments No exams

Progression Routes

OTHM Level 4 Diploma or first of 3 year Honours Degree at UK University

Course Overview:

The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management aims to develop the understanding of learners in the fields of policy, practical health, social care and management theory among others. It offers a broad spectrum of principles, concepts, and theories that enlighten professionals on the topics and challenges facing health and social care at the highest management levels. 

Learners acquire relevant knowledge about the ways policymakers, service users and managers navigate the ever-changing world of human health and social needs. This sums up the practical and theoretical aspects of the social and health care management profession. 

This UK level 7 diploma enhances learners’ insights in the areas of effective performance, accountability, planning, implementation, team and personal leadership, and spearheading change. After this OTHM qualification, learners will be capable of filling different positions in the healthcare management and administration sectors.

Qualification Structure

  • This UK diploma in Health and Social Care Management has a total of 6 mandatory units
  • Each of the units is 20 credits
  • Together, these units sum up to 120 UK credits
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT) and Guided Learning Hours (GLH) are 1200 hours and 600 respectively
  1. Health and Social Care Leadership 20 Credits
  2. Managing People in Health and Social Care 20 Credits
  3. Managing Finance in Health and Social Care 20 Credits
  4. Health and Social Care Strategies and Policies 20 Credits
  5. Leading Change in Health and Social Care 20 Credits
  6. Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals 20 Credits

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize the underlying ethics of service delivery in the social and health care industry
  • Understand the processes responsible for ongoing improvement in the delivery of social and health care
  • Determine the external and internal stakeholders that affect the quality of health and social wellbeing of a community and how to effectively manage them.
  • Address the needs and expectations of different parties in society pertaining to psychological, spiritual and physical aspects.
  • Plan and implement top quality management standards with excellence in different roles and positions across the health and social care sector
  • Understand different concepts of top quality service in the health and social care section such as benchmarking, force field analysis, and lean management

Entry Requirements

To enter into the Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management, learns must fulfil the following requirements:

  • An honours degree in related subject or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification
  • Mature learners with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
  • The learner must be 21 years old or older at the beginning of the course

When Will You Like to Start?

LUBM presents all learners a unique opportunity to pursue world-class courses with International UK Accreditations. Each course comes with multiple rotational intakes to enhance flexibility based on your availability.

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    120 UK Credits


    No exams, Via submission of assignments

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