NU Healthcare Mgmt HB

Master of Science Healthcare Management

  • Overview

  • About the Programme

    An education grant of S$2,180 is available to local applicants for the 2024 intakes of this programme. Please contact our Programme Consultant for more information.

    The Master of Science Healthcare Management programme provides you with an opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of theory and application of healthcare management through the delivery of research-inspired teaching and learning. Healthcare management is a rapidly growing and developing field encompassing topics ranging from change management, leadership and collaborative working in health, managing health improvement through social marketing and the necessary competencies to lead and manage in a healthcare setting.


    Graduation & Degree Awarded

    Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Master of Science Healthcare Management from Northumbria University, United Kingdom.

    The Master’s Degree will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates in the United Kingdom.

    Graduates will be allowed to use the title MSc after their names.

    Key facts
    18 months
    June & October
    Career Opportunities
    Corporate Planning and Development Manager
    Government and Public Relations Manager
    Health and Social Services Manager
    Hospital Administrator
    Human Resources and Medical Staff Relations Manager
    Materials and Operations Manager
    Medical Records Manager
    Patient Care and Nursing Administrator
    100% assignment-based Master programme with no exams

  • Intakes
    • June 
    • October

      Please contact our programme consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedule.

    Minimum Class Size
    • 20 students

      Class may commence with fewer students than indicated above, subject to resource availability. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified at least 1 week before the programme commencement date, stated in your student contract with Kaplan, and our consultants will contact you to advise on a backup plan.



Core Modules
  • Developing Management and Leadership Competencies in Healthcare
  • Dissertation Project
  • Leadership and Collaborative Working in Public Health and Healthcare
  • Managing Health Improvement through Social Marketing
  • Research: Approaches, Methods and Skills
  • Strategic Management of Healthcare

Click here for module descriptions.

  • Admission Criteria
    Academic Requirements

    The Master of Science Healthcare Management programme accepts applicants who meet at least one of the following entry requirements:

    • A Bachelor's Degree in a relevant subject area with a minimum of second lower (2:2) class qualification or equivalent; OR 
    • Other qualifications and work experience will be assessed on a case-by-case basis

    English Language Requirements
    • IELTS 6.5 (no band below 6.0); OR
    • Other approved equivalent*

    *The University accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in the English Language section. Visit for details.

    In all cases, the final decision on admission to the programme rests with the university.

    Work Experience
    • Mature candidates with work experience at a senior level and evidence of clear commitment to a career in a relevant area. 
  • Fees

    • Local Applicants
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      Part-time (Local Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and main assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

      S$22,890.00 payable in 6 instalments
      (Nett programme fee listed above = Tuition fee of S$25,070.00 minus Education Grant of S$2,180^)

      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Receive a S$400 referral fee when you recommend a friend to enrol in our Degree programme*

      ^The Education Grant and amount specified is exclusive to selected programmes and not transferable to other programmes or another intake of the same programme. Terms and conditions apply.

      *Click here for Terms and Conditions for Rebates and Offers.

      NTUC members are eligible for funding support under the Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP). The maximum claimable is capped annually at S$250 for NTUC members below 40 years old and S$500 for NTUC members aged 40 and above.

      For application guidelines, please click here.

      For FAQs, please click here.

      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Student Development Fee

      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      *Payment for this fee will be included in the first instalment.

      The Student Development Fee covers the provision of a comprehensive range of initiatives aimed at enhancing the career and industry-readiness of Kaplan students, such as programmes aimed at improving interpersonal skills, technical and digital skills, as well as career advisory and job matching services. More details can be found here.

      Mode of Payment

      Click here to learn about available payment modes.


      All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

      Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.

      Please refer to the following scenarios for how GST will be applied:

      Scenario 1

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered in 2023

      8% GST will apply.


      Scenario 2

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered on or after 1 Jan 2024
      • Payment collected on or after 1 Jan 2024 

      9% GST will apply.


      Scenario 3

      • Invoice generated on or after 1 Jan 2024

      9% GST will apply.

      Education Loan

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs.

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.

      Education Grant

      This Education Grant aims to provide financial assistance to Northumbria University students pursuing selected Degree programmes. For more information, please click here or contact our programme consultant.

  • Duration
    • 18 months
    Maximum allowed candidature period
    • Not applicable

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