Coventry University: MBA (for the Healthcare Sector)

InstitutionCoventry University View institution profile
Department School of Strategy and Leadership
Study type Taught


concepts, and a strong understanding of processes and practices in order to develop your leadership, financial and project management skills.

As part of this degree you will investigate how management practice relates to wider societal, ethical and intercultural issues. You will consider the need for responsible, ethical and culturally sensitive practices in today’s global economy and the challenges this can present. The course will explore the wider external consequences of actions and decisions taken within the organisation, to help develop your responsible management practice and help you climb the career ladder.

Coventry University is ranked 18th for ‘Business, Management and Marketing’ in the Guardian University Guide 2019. You will be taught by highly qualified academics from a variety of backgrounds, including law, accounting, business and commerce, with considerable practical experience in industry.

As well as having the opportunity to finish your course with a comprehensive management qualification, we are pleased to also offer two specialist pathways which can be studied on-campus and which will be reflected in your final stage modules providing advanced application of knowledge unique to each sector, helping you distinguish yourself further and stand out from the crowd.

In recognition of the need to strengthen leadership and management within health care, social care and third sector organisations, this course is designed to enable students to embrace and integrate knowledge and skills from the fields of health, social care and business and apply them to the management of health and social care organisations. Students undertake modules across both Coventry Business School and the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health to help prepare for the final Transforming Health Care Business Project, which focuses on creating a business proposal for a new service, intervention, service improvement, innovation or technology, that aims to benefit patient/service user care or employee welfare.

**Key course benefits;**

+ Throughout the course, students have access to professional management coaches who help to develop and enhance skills and capabilities and identify career goals.

+ On-campus delivery maximises contact between you, your lecturers and fellow students, helping you to build long lasting connections, as well as keeping you motivated and committed to learning.

+ Our on-campus MBA benefits from Coventry Business School’s global opportunities, as well as drawing upon expert staff and utilising up-to-the-minute simulations and case studies.

+ Real-life case studies and simulations are featured providing an up-to-the-minute real-world view, allowing students the chance to learn transferable skills and expertise tested on actual examples.

+ Guest speakers from industry frequently share their expertise and experiences of bringing both contemporary and theoretical concepts to life, including developing strategy, and managing change and growth in their organisations.

+ Our MBA students benefit from innovative online content and activities, opening up opportunities to participate in projects with students from around the world, developing a global network of contacts and appreciation for international business practices.

+ The MBA curriculum is informed by staff who are research active, incorporating the most up-to-date developments in their fields, encouraging debate and discussion. You will also have the opportunity to conduct your own supervised research as part of your MBA consultancy project.


Coventry University

Coventry University is a dynamic university that provides high quality education to students. Our teaching, staff, facilities and student experience have all been recognised as being among the finest in the sector and our future is looking bright as a modern university with a flourishing global reputation.

Why choose Coventry University?

  • Top 15 for five years running in the Guardian University Guide (2016-2020)
  • Awarded University of the Year for Student Experience (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019)
  • 1st for Overseas Experiences (based on student trips abroad from HESA 2016/17 data)
  • Gold for outstanding teaching ...

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