Programme And Module Handbook
 
Programme Specification


Date Specification Approved
College College Medicine and Den Sci
School Institute of Clinical Sciences
Department Birmingham Medical School
Partner College and School Inst of Applied Health Res
Collaborative Organisation and Form of Collaboration
Qualification and Programme Title Intercalated BMedSc Health Management and Leadership Full-time
Programme Code 753B
Delivery Location Campus
Language of Study English
Length of Programme 1 Year(s)
Accreditations This programme has no outside accreditations
Aims of the Programme 1. To describe, understand and explain contemporary empirical developments and theoretical concepts related to management and leadership in health systems.
2. To design and conduct robust independent research related to Health services management.
Programme Outcomes
Students are expected to have Knowledge and Understanding of: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
1) Concepts in the provision and funding of health-care services and their implications for health and health-care
2) Theories of leadership and organisational change, and their application in health-related systems
3) Policy design and policy implementation in a healthcare context
4) The use of different tools and techniques for the management, measurement and improvement of service quality in health-care
5) Understand commonly used research methodologies in healthcare, from a theoretical and practical perspective
Lecture, small group teaching, workshops and seminars
1-3) Written essay; Formative assessment and feedback during interactive lectures and seminars.
4) Written essay; Oral presentation; Formative assessment and feedback during interactive lectures and seminars.
5) Written research protocol; Oral presentation; Poster presentation; Extended dissertation; Formative assessment and feedback during interactive lectures and seminars.
Students are expected to have attained the following Skills and other Attributes: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
1) Assimilate, synthesise and critically analyse a range of information relevant to healthcare leadership and management, from a variety of sources
2) Apply learning from general concepts and specific empirical case-studies to healthcare leadership and management in different social and economic contexts
3) Demonstrate how learning about leadership can contribute to improving healthcare services in the student’s own work context.
4) Apply knowledge of quantitative and/or qualitative research methods in the context of the student’s own independent research project
5) Apply subject specific knowledge gained to practical aspects of their own research
6) Critically appraise research conducted by others
Small group teaching, workshops and seminars
Written essays; Short critical reflection; Oral presentation; Poster presentation; Extended dissertation; Formative assessment and feedback during interactive lectures, seminars and supervisions.