There is a huge challenge that requires talented individuals, understand the complexity of 21st century Healthcare delivery operation surrounded by a complex political, economic, and social environment and yet in a teamwork, deliver quality health services.
In need of a highly trained and expert heads in areas of healthcare management, policy development, analysis, and research of health, University of Southampton of UK have lately launched B. Sc Honours in healthcare management, policy, and research.
This course has been launched seeing the shortage of skilled leaders in sectors of health and social care as observed by the employers told Jane Prichard, University of Southampton’s admissions officer and programme lead.
She added that various firms and numerous organisations look for employees having core knowledge and operating skills, effectively required in the complex health systems. Prichard told that the chief aim of this course is to certain that students are capable of making use of analytical and research techniques, in order to assess and influence efficacy, effectiveness and equity of health policies and healthcare systems.
The students are eligibility for this course if they score minimum 70% in class XII. There is also a requirement of English language understanding by non-native English speaking candidates. They must have scored in IELTS 7 with having minimum 6.5 in any component.
The course would incur total cost of Rs 1,340,586. Application date is September 2014. The course duration is 4 years long, along with one-year paid work placement included.