Level 6 Healthcare Management Qualifications

ATHE Level 6 Diploma in Healthcare Management

The ATHE Level 6 Diploma in Healthcare Management is a 120 credit size qualification and is the equivalent level to the 3rd year of a degree programme.

You can download the Level 6 Healthcare Management Information Sheet here.

Where can you progress to? 
Learners who complete this qualification can progress onto an MSc programme at a higher education institution such as the University of Northampton, or onto the ATHE Level 7 Diploma in Healthcare Management. For more information, please visit our progression routes page.

This qualification is eligible for Advanced Learner Loans through the Skills Funding Agency in the 2016-2017 session. Please see the SFA 2016 to 2017 simplified funding rates catalogue for more details.

What does this qualification cover?
Learners must complete 6 mandatory units and a further 3 or 4 optional units to achieve this qualification. Please click below to view the units within this qualification:

Units within this qualification
Title Level Credit GLH
Mandatory
International Healthcare Policy 6 15 60
Managing Quality and Service Delivery 6 10 40
Leadership and Management 6 15 60
Research Project 6 10 40
Personal Leadership and Management Development 6 10 40
Choose one from the following:
Managing Finance in the Public Sector 6 10 40
Financial Decision Making for Managers 6 10 40
Optional
Human Resource Management 6 15 60
Project Management 6 15 60
Programme Leadership 7 10 40
Risk Management 6 10 40
Manage Sustainability in an Organisation 5 15 60
Strategic Planning 7 15 45
Managing Stakeholder Engagement 6 10 40
Leading Organisational Equality and Diversity 6 10 40
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Qualification specifications
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University Progression Routes

ATHE Level 6 Certificates in Healthcare Management

ATHE provides two certificates specifically for learners looking to work in a health and social care setting. There is the "ATHE Level 6 Certificate in Healthcare Management" and the "ATHE Level 6 Certificate in International Healthcare Policy".

Units within these qualifications
Title Level Credit GLH
ATHE Level 6 Certificate in International Healthcare Policy
International Healthcare Policy 6 15 60
ATHE Level 6 Certificate in Healthcare Management
Mandatory
International Healthcare Policy 6 15 60
Optional
Learners must choose one of the units below
Managing Quality and Service Delivery 6 10 40
Leadership and Management 6 15 60
Managing Finance in the Public Sector 6 10 40
Managing Stakeholder Engagement 6 10 40
Leading Organisational Equality and Diversity 6 10 40

Difference between Diploma, Certificate and Award...

A learner’s guide to the Qualifications  and Credit FrameworkAll qualifications on the RQF have an assigned credit value which reflects the size of the qualification.

Qualifications that are 12 credits or less are called, "Awards," those that are 13 to 36 credits are "Certificates" and any qualification that is 37 credits or more is called a "Diploma".