LMQ Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Health and Social Care Management is designed to provide focused and specialist courses, linked to professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards where appropriate, with a clear work-related emphasis.
There is a strong emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding in the sector. They are particularly suitable for more mature learners who wish to follow a programme of study that is directly related to their work experience or to an aspect of employment that they wish to move into in due course.
This is a stand-alone qualification, but there are entry requirements. Applicants must have obtained one of the following:
LMQ Level 06 Health and Social Care or any Level 06 recognized Qualification accepted by LMQ education board.
Overseas qualifications, has judged by UK NARIC, to be equivalent in standard to a level 6 qualification in the UK (or higher) or 3 years Senior management work experience in the reputed organization.
This qualification is equivalent to the following:
Framework for higher education qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
- Master’s Degrees, Integrated Master’s Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, Postgraduate Certificates
Regulated Qualifications Framework for England and Northern Ireland
- Technical/Vocational Qualifications Level 7
Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales
- Master’s Degrees, Vocational Qualifications, Postgraduate Certificates, Apprenticeships
National Framework of Qualifications for Ireland
- Master’s Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas
Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework
- Master’s Degrees, Integrated Master’s Degrees, Professional Apprenticeships, SVQ, PDA, Postgraduate Diplomas, Postgraduate Certificates, Award
LMQ Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification enables learners to progress into master’s degree Top Up programme in the relevant discipline or continue their further study at the same level or above. The students are eligible to progress to Master’s top-up at many universities in the UK and overseas with advanced standing. Click here to see the progression opportunities.
LMQ Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification consists of six mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Notional Learning Hours (NLH) for the completed qualification.
Notional Learning Hours (NLH) is defined as Notional learning hours include all the learning activities that are required to achieve the learning outcomes.
Credit value is defined as being the number of credits that may be awarded to a Learner for the successful achievement of the learning outcomes of a unit. One credit is equal to 10 hours of NLH.
|L/PGDHSCM/7001||Strategic Leadership Practice||20|
|L/PGDHSCM/7002||Managing Service Delivery in Health and Social Care||20|
|L/PGDHSCM/7003||Managing Enterprise in Health and Social Care||10|
|L/PGDHSCM/7004||Strategic Marketing for Health and Social Care||10|
|L/PGDHSCM/7005||Research Methods for Strategic Managers||20|
|L/PGDHSCM/7006||Project Development and Implementation||20|
|L/PGDHSCM/7007||Strategic Change and Organisational Behaviour||20|
This qualification is expected to be delivered minimum of 12 months for full-time study. Centres should make sure the Total Qualification Times (TQM) or National Learning Hours (NLH) are covered as per the qualification requirements. This programme is flexible and delivered face-to-face, distance learning, through lectures, tutorials, seminars.