Health Services Management

University of Glasgow


Gilmorehill Campus


The complex nature of health services poses a challenge to those charged with managing competing needs and demands with limited resources.

Run jointly with the Adam Smith Business School, this Masters in Health Service Management aims to support students in developing strong leadership and management skills, providing safe, high-quality care through effective organisation and management.

Designed for those interested in pursuing or enhancing their careers in health service management at all levels, from general practice to large hospital organisations in the private healthcare sector, charity organisations, and the pharmaceutical industry; at local, national, and global levels.

You can exit after 6 months with the PgCert Health Services Management.

You can exit after 9 months with the PgDip Health Services Management.

Entry Requirements

A relevant first degree, or at least a 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject plus a minimum of 6 months work experience.

Exceptionally, if a first degree is not relevant then a professional qualification and experience in the practice of health service management for at least two years at a professional level is required.

Examples of relevant degrees are: Medicine, dentistry, nursing or other healthcare professions; Health sciences including health service management; Social sciences.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

12 months


College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences


Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing

SCQF Level



Career Sectors

Administration and Management General


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