Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management


The objective of the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management is to offer learners a coursework that builds a strong understanding of policies and theory of management in healthcare setups. It incorporates attributes, skills and abilities that enable graduates to flourish into qualified managers in the social care sector. Graduates are equipped to handle workplace complications in this sector due to their vast knowledge of its principles and operations. Successful completion of this diploma results in qualified professionals with exceptional expertise in the field of healthcare, prepared for job placements in related business setups.


  • The Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification is offered to learners from the age of 18 and onwards.
  • Mature learners over the age of 21 must have some management experience.
  • Applicants must also possess an honors degree in related subject or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification.
  • If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.


The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management consists of 8 mandatory units, 6 of which are of 15 credits each and the remaining 2 are of 10 and 20 credits respectively. This adds up to a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours of Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 600 Guided Learning Hours (GLH).


  • Managing Service Delivery in Health and Social Care (15 credits)
  • Managing Finance in the Healthcare Sector (15 credits)
  • International Health Policy (15 credits)
  • Strategic Management in the Healthcare Industry (15 credits)
  • Organizational Behavior in Health and Social Care (15 credits)
  • Human Resource Management (15 credits)
  • Strategic Marketing for Health and Social Care (10 credits)
  • Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals (20 credits)


All units completed by the student are evaluated internally by the center as well as externally by OTHM. Learners are granted a “Pass” if their performance is agreed to have met the learning outcomes and standards expected by the assessment criteria. This decision is taken by the concerned assessor.

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