ATHE’s level 7 qualifications in Healthcare Management provide generic management skills for those planning to or working in the healthcare sector with additional units that are specifically targeted at those working in the public sector.
The qualifications deliver the skills and knowledge that meet the needs of managers on a domestic and international level. They offer management qualification routes for those learners without existing business or management qualifications (e.g. with qualifications in other areas) or experience as an alternative to moving straight into an MBA programme.
|Credit Value||120 Credits|
|Entry Requirements||ATHE does not specify any entry requirements.
Centres are required to ensure that learners who enroll for this qualification have the necessary skills to undertake the learning and assessment.
Support for centres
ATHE provides qualification specifications, sample assignments, recommended resources and a range of direct training and support activities including conferences, workshops, bespoke training and consultancy delivered at centre premises.
Learners must complete the six mandatory units totaling 95 credits plus a further two or three units from the list of optional units to achieve a minimum of 120 credits.
Mandatory Units (95 Credits)
|Managing Finance in the Public Sector||6||10||40||Yes|
|International Healthcare Policy||6||15||60||Yes|
|Manage Continuous Organisational Improvement||7||15||60||Yes|
|Developing Organisational Vision and Strategic Direction||7||15||60||Yes|
|Research for Senior Managers||7||25||60||Yes|
|Human Resource Management||6||15||60|
|Strategic Resource Management||7||15||60|
|Managing Stakeholder Engagement||6||10||40|
|Corporate Communications Strategies||7||10||30|
|Leading Organisational Equality and Diversity||6||10||40|
|Sustainable Business Strategy||7||10||40|
|Managing Quality and Service Delivery||6||10||40|
ATHE encourages centres to combine the study of ATHE qualifications in centre with a work placement relevant to the unit the learners are studying. The work placement must be assessed in accordance with the guidelines set out in the Delivering ATHE Qualifications Handbook.