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PA50271: Managing in health

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2014/5
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Further information on credits Credits: 12
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Modular (no specific semester)
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Project report (CW 100% - Qualifying Mark: 40)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To provide a supportive framework for the development of skills and practice of management in a healthcare context.

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this unit participants will be able to:
1. Critically evaluate, distinguish and practice the efficient and effective management of resources to deliver service objectives (intellectual skill, professional skill; taught, facilitated)
2. Develop and monitor standards of practice at an appropriate level for their organisation and position (Professional skill, practical skill; taught, facilitated)
3. Identify, evaluate and respond to national initiatives and priorities (Professional skill, intellectual skill; taught, facilitated)
4. Develop, critically evaluate and implement risk management policies and protocols (intellectual skill, professional skill, practical skill; taught, facilitated)
5. Identify, evaluate and/or implement appropriate performance management strategies (professional skill, practical skills, intellectual skill; taught, facilitated)
6. Work and communicate effectively and appropriately with a range of people in practice contexts on an individual, group and organisational basis (professional skill, key skill; taught, facilitated and assessed)
7. Employ and judge project management approaches for specific work based tasks (professional skill, intellectual skill, key skill; taught, facilitated and Assessed).

See classification of learning outcomes above.


* Models of finance including commissioning and tendering
* Budget management
* Corporate and business planning
* Marketing
* Team and performance management
* Continuous quality improvement and innovation
* Project management
* Risk management.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

PA50271 is Optional on the following programmes:

Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • TSPA-ADT16 : Modular Programme in Advanced and Specialist Practice
  • TSPA-ADM16 : MSc Advanced and Specialist Healthcare Practice
  • TSPA-ADC16 : PG Cert Advanced and Specialist Healthcare Practice
  • TSPA-ADL16 : PG Dip Advanced and Specialist Healthcare Practice

* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.