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Health Management

Course content

Subjects

The content of the Master's degree in Healthcare Management is divided into three large modules which combine theory and practice in a total of 7 subject areas:  

Subject area I: General knowledge of health and social care systems - 8 ECTS

  • Legal framework of healthcare in Spain
  • Healthcare and Public Policy 
  • Community Healthcare
  • Insurance and Financing
  • Healthcare Planning and Management 
  • Healthcare organisation in the Basque Country
  • Portfolio of healthcare benefits and services
  • Innovation in Healthcare 
  • Socio-healthcare integration 
  • Quality Management
  • Patient safety
  • Patient experience and participation 
  • Economics and Healthcare Systems

Subject area II: Internship 1. Overview of the sector - 9 ECTS
 

Subject area III: Healthcare management Key tools, knowledge, main skills for efficient management - 6 ECTS

  • Economic-financial management
  • Analytical accounting
  • Process Management and Information Technology
  • People management
  • Ethics, Humanism and Social Responsibility
  • Healthcare Communication
  • Marketing
  • Knowledge Management
  • Healthcare logistics
  • Strategy applied to a healthcare organisation
  • Healthcare management processes
  • Management through values
  • Leadership and Change Management

Subject area IV: Internship 2. In health or social care organisations - 10 ECTS
 

Subject area V: Future challenges and tendencies in the transformation of health and social care systems - 11 ECTS

  • Market and Pharmaceutical Policy
  • Healthcare Integration 
  • Quality: Accreditation and Certification
  • Lean Management
  • How to increase value in the NHS
  • Design Thinking
  • Value-based healthcare 
  • Health data science 
  • Healthcare management, ICT and social media
  • Entrepreneurship in health
  • Economic Evaluation 
  • Ageingnomics 
  • Transformational Leadership

Subject area VI: Internship 3. In health or social care organisations - 10 ECTS
 

Subject area VII: Master’s Final Project - 6 ECTS

Course content

Subjects

The content of the Master's degree in Healthcare Management is divided into three large modules which combine theory and practice in a total of 7 subject areas:  

Subject area I: General knowledge of health and social care systems - 8 ECTS

  • Legal framework of healthcare in Spain
  • Healthcare and Public Policy 
  • Community Healthcare
  • Insurance and Financing
  • Healthcare Planning and Management 
  • Healthcare organisation in the Basque Country
  • Portfolio of healthcare benefits and services
  • Innovation in Healthcare 
  • Socio-healthcare integration 
  • Quality Management
  • Patient safety
  • Patient experience and participation 
  • Economics and Healthcare Systems

Subject area II: Internship 1. Overview of the sector - 9 ECTS
 

Subject area III: Healthcare management Key tools, knowledge, main skills for efficient management - 6 ECTS

  • Economic-financial management
  • Analytical accounting
  • Process Management and Information Technology
  • People management
  • Ethics, Humanism and Social Responsibility
  • Healthcare Communication
  • Marketing
  • Knowledge Management
  • Healthcare logistics
  • Strategy applied to a healthcare organisation
  • Healthcare management processes
  • Management through values
  • Leadership and Change Management

Subject area IV: Internship 2. In health or social care organisations - 10 ECTS
 

Subject area V: Future challenges and tendencies in the transformation of health and social care systems - 11 ECTS

  • Market and Pharmaceutical Policy
  • Healthcare Integration 
  • Quality: Accreditation and Certification
  • Lean Management
  • How to increase value in the NHS
  • Design Thinking
  • Value-based healthcare 
  • Health data science 
  • Healthcare management, ICT and social media
  • Entrepreneurship in health
  • Economic Evaluation 
  • Ageingnomics 
  • Transformational Leadership

Subject area VI: Internship 3. In health or social care organisations - 10 ECTS
 

Subject area VII: Master’s Final Project - 6 ECTS