Level 6 Diploma in Health care Management

The Level 6 Diploma in Healthcare Management is a 120 credit Ofqual regulated qualification and is the equivalent to the 3rd year of a Bachelor’s degree. This qualification has been designed for individuals seeking to progress to higher education to undertake a Masters in an area of healthcare management.

This qualification aims to develop understanding of management and to develop key management skills.

The course is designed to have exit points allowing an alternative qualification to be gained or if an individual is not certain of their commitment to the 120 credit course from the outset, they can leave with less credits and still achieve a recognised qualification.

Qualification Title Level 6 Diploma in Healthcare Management Level 6 Certificate in Healthcare Management Level 6 Certificate and Awards
Qualification number 600/3406/3 600/3420/8 600/3418/X 600/3417/8
600/3404/X 600/3412/9
600/3416/6 600/3415/4
600/3403/8 600/3413/0
Certificate Awarding Body ATHE (Awards for Training and Higher Education) ATHE (Awards for Training and Higher Education)
Size 120 credits (480 Guided Learning Hours) 25 credits (100 Guided Learning Hours minimum) 10 credits (40 Guided Learning Hours minimum)
Structure 5 core and a further 3 or 4 optional units 1 Core unit and a further optional unit 1 Core unit
Entry Requirements

Age: 18+

Entry Profile:

  • One or two years’ study of business, management or related qualifications at a Higher Education Institution
  • A level 5 qualification in business, management or related subjects for example an ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Management
  • Other equivalent international qualifications

Each application will be reviewed on merit and applications which do not fall into the criteria listed above, may still be considered.

Modes of Study Classroom based learning, with classes available during weekends and evenings
Assessment Assignment for each unit
Overall Grading Type Achieved/not Achieved
Fees For details on current fees please contact the College. Flexible payment methods are available.

  Mandatory Units Optional Units Progression Routes
ATHE Level 6 Diploma in Healthcare Management
  • International Healthcare Policy
  • Managing Quality and Service Delivery
  • Leadership and Management
  • Research Project
  • Personal Leadership and Management Development
  • Managing Finance in the Public Sector
  • Financial Decision Making for Managements
  • Human Resource Management
  • Project Management
  • Programme Leadership
  • Risk Management
  • Manage Sustainability in an Organisation
  • Strategic Planning
  • Managing Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading Organisational Equality and Diversity

Further ATHE qualifications

a level 7 ATHE qualification e.g. ATHE Level 7 Diploma in Healthcare Management at Western International College

ATHE Level 6 Certificate in Healthcare Management
  • International Healthcare Policy
  • Managing Quality and Service Delivery
  • Leadership and Management
  • Managing Finance in the Public Sector
  • Managing Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading Organisational Equality and Diversity

Further ATHE qualifications

a level 7 ATHE qualification e.g. ATHE Level 7 Diploma in Healthcare Management at Western International College

Certificate in International Healthcare Policy
  • International Healthcare Policy