Global Business School for Health


A Closer Look on My Course Programme: MSc Global Healthcare Management (Analytics)

26 June 2023

Join our ambassador, Intan, in the MSc Global Healthcare Management (Analytics) journey. Blending crucial coursework, practical experience, and career opportunities, we prepare students for the rapidly evolving healthcare sector.

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Embarking on a postgraduate journey at UCL Global Business School for Health is an exciting opportunity to delve into the dynamic field of healthcare management with a focus on analytics. This blog will look closer at the MSc Global Healthcare Management (Analytics) programme, exploring its comprehensive courses and practical learning opportunities that prepare students for successful careers in this rapidly evolving industry.

The MSc Global Healthcare Management (Analytics) programme is designed to equip students with the necessary skills to address the complex challenges of healthcare management using data-driven insights. Through a carefully crafted curriculum, students understand the intersection between healthcare management and analytics, allowing us to make informed decisions and drive positive change in the healthcare sector.

Comprehensive Courses
The programme offers a range of comprehensive courses that provide a solid foundation in the core principles and practices of healthcare management while also incorporating advanced analytics techniques to leverage data for improved decision-making. Students engage in modules such as:

  1. Leadership and Management in Healthcare provide a solid foundation in leadership principles and management strategies tailored to the healthcare sector.
  2. Economic Evaluation and Health Financing equip students with the skills to assess the value and cost-effectiveness of healthcare interventions and knowledge of health financing mechanisms and systems.
  3. Essentials of Informatics in Healthcare cover the fundamentals of health informatics, data standards, and interoperability.
  4. Machine Learning in Healthcare, which explores the intersection of healthcare and cutting-edge technologies, delves into the applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence in healthcare, understanding how these technologies can enhance diagnostics, treatment planning, and population health management.
  5. Changing Health Systems by exploring the global landscape of healthcare systems, delving into the dynamics of policy development, healthcare reforms, and the implications for healthcare management and delivery.
  6. Organisational Behaviour in an Inclusive and Diverse Workforce explores the dynamics of organisational behaviour, focusing on leadership in diverse teams, workplace culture, and fostering an inclusive environment.
  7. Public Health Data Science: In this module, students learn the principles of data science as applied to public health, develop skills in data analysis and interpretation, use real-world datasets to tackle public health challenges and inform evidence-based decision-making.
  8. Principles of Data Analytics: provides a comprehensive understanding of data analytics, including data visualisation, data analysis, and predictive modelling. Students acquire hands-on experience and skills to analyse and optimise processes in real-world scenarios and learn how to harness the data power to address critical healthcare challenges, such as resource allocation, patient outcomes, and operational efficiency. 

Practical Learning Opportunities
The MSc Global Healthcare Management (Analytics) programme goes beyond classroom learning, offering practical experiences that bridge the gap between theory and practice. Students can access industry mentors and apply knowledge and skill through business and research projects.

Networking and Career Development
The Global Business School for Health at UCL offers extensive networking opportunities for students, connecting them with influential professionals, alumni, and experts in the field of healthcare management. These connections enable students to expand their professional network, gain mentorship, and access potential job opportunities.

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Moreover, the school provides career development support, including resume building, interview preparation, and workshops, to enhance students' employability and prepare them for successful careers in healthcare management.


Overall, The MSc Global Healthcare Management (Analytics) programme at Global Business School for Health in UCL offers a comprehensive and cutting-edge education in healthcare management. Through rigorous coursework and practical learning opportunities, students have the knowledge and skills to drive positive change in the global healthcare landscape.