Effective public health policy is an increasingly important means of developing a more holistic approach to healthcare, and this MBA programme will equip managers with the tools to analyse, direct and develop activities designed to improve the public health environment of their region.
The MBA programmes benefit greatly from the internationality derived from recruiting students from across the globe, and drawing on tutors well qualified in their field.
This course is run in exclusive partnership with the Robert Kennedy College in Zurich, Switzerland and applications should be made directly at their website.
The MBA has been shaped to form what the programme team believes to be a unique curriculum. It allows students to:
The MBA Public Health Management programme aims to develop an understanding and critical appreciation of the theories, tools and techniques of leadership and management that will enable graduates to more effectively participate in leading organisational change. In doing so, the programme seeks to improve the quality of management as a profession. In particular, the overarching purpose is, in the context of the specific award, to provide students with:
The programme consists of the standard 180 Level-7 credits that constitute an NQF (UK National Qualifications Framework) Masters award, the content being informed by QAA (UK Quality Assurance Agency) benchmark statements for Business and Management programmes. 60 credits of the programme are provided by a dissertation.
Visit the Public Health Management (Robert Kennedy College) - MBA page on the University of Cumbria web site for more details!