The BA (Hons) in Healthcare Management with Foundation Year programme aims to produce graduates who can contribute dynamic leadership and management in an international healthcare context. Our confident and creative alumni will lead on the creation of communities of best social care practice by making a contribution to the development of dynamic, research-informed, values-based practice.
If you want to move your career in healthcare forward with an internationally recognised degree, but you don’t yet have the qualifications required to enter university, then this is the ideal programme for you.
Arden is the university that comes to you
This degree is delivered online, with no fixed lecture times, and with 24/7 access to all study materials online, so that you can keep your unique lifestyle and commitments alongside your study. With personal student support and 1-to-1 communications with your UK tutors, your degree is completely tailored to your needs.
Foundation Year Modules
Developing Academic Skills
Using Numeracy, Data & IT
Research Skills and Using Information
Values, Ethics & Working Collaboratively
Structure of Business
Technology in Organisations
Skills for Learning in Care
Social, Political and Environmental Issues in International Healthcare
Communication and Collaboration in Managing the Professional Environment
Meeting the Needs of Service Users
Planning and Managing Resources
Fostering Dignity and Respect
Financial Control and Budgeting
Performance Improvement and Management in Health and Social Care
Leading Teams in Health and Social Care
Quality Management in a Care Setting
Business Analysis and Planning
Global Health and Sustainability
Project Management and Risk
Research Methods and Final Project
At least 3 x GCSEs OR 45 credits at Level 2 or equivalent – if your qualifications are older than 3 years we would also ask to see a professional CV.
Candidates for our online Healthcare Management with Foundation Year are required to submit a personal statement (of between 350-550 words) or attend an online interview demonstrating an ability to study the programme at Arden University, taking into account:
Your motivation for undertaking the programme
Relevant work experience
Non-Standard Entry Route
If you don’t meet the qualification requirements, you can also qualify based on a minimum of 12 months of professional work experience evidenced with a CV and Reference.
If your previous study was not in English, you will also need to have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element). We also offer an internal English test for applicants.