OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management

OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management provides learners with the understanding and skills required for a career in the health and social care sector at a managerial level.

Entry Requirements

  •  Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 5 Diploma or equivalent.
  •  Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 6 are assessed as being equivalent to Bachelor’s Degrees with Honours, Bachelor’s Degrees, Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates.
Direct entry into relevant Master’s degree programs or can pursue OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management is possible upon the successful completion of the OTHM Level 6 Diploma.
8 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits

• Personal and Professional Development
• Managing Quality in Health and Social Care
• Principles of Health and Social Care Management
• Health and Safety in Health and Social Care Workplaces
• Financial Decision Making for Healthcare Managers
• Human Resource Management in Health and Social Care
• Leadership and Management for Health and Social Care
• Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals
6 Months

OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management

OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management is designed to develop learners’ understanding of policy, management theory and practice in health and social care. It combines both theoretical and practical knowledge in the health and social care profession.

8 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits

• Managing Service Delivery in Health and Social Care
• Managing Finance in the Healthcare Sector
• International Health Policy
• Strategic Management in the Healthcare Industry
• Organisational Behaviour in Health and Social Care
• Human Resource Management
• Strategic Marketing for Health and Social Care
• Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals

Entry Requirements

  • A degree in related subject or UK Level 6 Diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification
  • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 6 are assessed as being equivalent to Master’s Degrees, Integrated Master’s Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and Postgraduate Certificates.
Upon the successful completion of the OTHM Level 7 qualifications direct entry into master’s top-up programmes at many universities in the UK and overseas is possible. Also enables learners to progress into or within employment.
8 to 12 Months