MBA IN Health and Social Care Management

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    12 Months



    What makes our business school different?

    Proudly rooted in Cardiff, UK, our officially registered business school extends its reach with accredited UK distance learning, bringing world-class education to the dynamic landscape of the thriving UAE. As a flourishing business school, we distinguish ourselves with a unique mix of online and on-campus programs. Experience world-class education at the intersection of Cardiff excellence and Middle East dynamism.

    About UCAM

    UCAM - Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia is a distinguished private university established in 1996. With a proud community of over 16,000 students and around 1,000 esteemed professors, UCAM is committed to delivering excellence in education. A notable aspect of UCAM's diverse student body is that ten per cent of its students hail from an impressive 97 countries, fostering a truly international environment. Moreover, UCAM's dedication to global learning is reflected in the abundance of programs taught in English, making it a preferred destination for international students.

    The World University Ranking has consistently recognized UCAM for its exceptional internationalization capacity, a testament to its commitment to providing a truly global education. UCAM boasts an extensive network of approximately 200 renowned international strategic partners, including esteemed institutions like UC Berkeley, Stanford, NTU, NUS, and Università degli Studi di Bologna. These partnerships further enrich the academic experience, offering unparalleled opportunities for students to broaden their horizons and engage in cutting-edge research and collaboration.

    • 4 stars in ǪS Stars Rating System according to Ǫuacquarelli Symonds (ǪS)
    • Position 151-200 in THE Europe Teaching Rankings 2019 according to Times Higher Education (THE)
    • THE WUR 2023 ranks UCAM in 1001-1200th position according to Times Higher Education (THE)
    • UCAM is positioned as the fourth private university in Spain according to the Best Global Universities ranking according to US News
    Program Introduction

    This program aims to enhance learners' grasp of health and social care policy, management theory, and practice. It provides foundational knowledge for effective management in the healthcare and social care sectors. Learners delve into current health issues, individual and group health needs, and interventions to enhance health at local, national, and global levels. Graduates are well-equipped for careers in the private industry, local government, government agencies, charities, policy organizations, and higher/further education.

    Who Should Attend

    Programs are designed for learners in both functional and general management positions. These leaders may be transitioning into new roles, looking to develop in a specific functional area, or seeking to expand their leadership skills. They may manage teams or contribute on an individual basis, managing or influencing stakeholders across an organization.

    • Manufacturing
    • Retail
    • Utilities
    • Chemicals
    • Financial services
    • Construction
    • Health care
    • Technology
    • Others
    • Senior Management
    • Upper- Middle Management
    • Middle Management
    • Other
    • Africat
    • Asia
    • North Africa
    • Oceania
    Course Structure

    The MBA program at the UCAM is split into two stages: Level 7 and MBA Top Up.

    During the Level 7 stage, students will study six subjects that cover a range health & social care management topics. Successful completion of these subjects will earn students either the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management (120 credits) or the Qualifi Level 7 Diploma Health and Social Care Management (120 credits) qualification, depending on their chosen pathway.

    Once students have completed the Level 7 stage, they can proceed to the MBA Top Up stage. This phase involves the completion of a Consultancy Project Report of 12,000 words. The MBA Top Up phase is worth 60 credits and is awarded by the University of UCAM, Spain.

    Under OTHM (120 CREDITS)- 6 SUBJECTS
    • Health and Social Care Leadership (20 credits)
    • Managing People in Health and Social Care (20 credits)
    • Managing Finance in Health and Social Care (20 credits)
    • Health and Social Care Strategies and Policies (20 credits)
    • Leading Change in Health and Social Care (20 credits)
    • Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals (20 credits)
    Under Qualifi (120 CREDITS)- 6 SUBJECTS
    • Health and Social Care Leadership
    • Managing People in Health and Social Care
    • Managing Finance in Health and Social Care
    • Health and Social Care Strategies and Policies
    • Leading Change in Health and Social Care
    • Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals

    Students can choose between the OTHM and Qualifi pathways for the Level 7 phase, depending on their preference.


    This stage consists of a single module 'Consultancy Project Report'. The module is designed to make a major contribution to learners' professional and Intellectual development, by enabling them to demonstrate their capacity for sustained independent thought, learning and critical reflection. 'Consultancy Project Report' should be of 12,000 words.

    Duration of the Program
    Our MBA program is designed to be completed within 12 months, divided into two stages of six months each. Stage 1 takes you to the mandatory units of your academic journey, followed by Stage 2, in which you would do your thesis.

    We understand that life can be unpredictable, and unforeseen circumstances may arise. In such cases, if you face challenges meeting the assignment requirements, or if the deadline passes, our dedicated support team is here to assist you. Together, we can devise a plan to help you stay on track and ensure your success throughout the program.
    Weekly-time Commitment
    The time commitment required for KIMT’s programs is minimal since the prograns are formulated for working professionals. You merely need to commit 8-10 hours a week to your studies.
    Eligibility of Candidates
    At KIMT, we take pride in offering highly specialized master's programs tailored for advanced learners like you. To fully maximize the benefits of this exceptional education, we believe that relevant work experience is essential. Therefore, our eligibility criteria for KIMT's esteemed Master's programs are as follows:
    • For Graduates : A minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience.
    • For Non-Graduates: A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience.*
    • A very small percentage of applicants are approved on the basis of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
      Session Dates
      Jan, Mar, May, July, Sep & Nov
      Selection Process
      Selection is based on the details provided during the applications process. Admission is granted on a first-come-first-served basis.
      • Module assignments
      • Research Proposal
      • Dissertation
      Awarding Bodies
      Awarded by Qualifi/OTHM, UK and delivered by KIMT & SNATIKA.