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MSc International Healthcare Leadership

This unique Masters’ programme focuses on the global challenges facing healthcare leaders, and the roles that clinicians, managers and the wider healthcare economy can play in reshaping healthcare services.

It will equip current and aspiring leaders and managers with cutting-edge knowledge and practice from around the world. It is particularly beneficial for those who need to challenge their healthcare-specific knowledge and maximise their potential.

After graduating, your leadership skills will help organisations around the world design and deliver healthcare that creates public value and puts the patient at the heart of everything.

This is an exciting opportunity to study with the brightest healthcare professionals from around the globe and gain a truly international perspective. We hope you can join us to benefit from over 50 years’ excellence in this field.


Duration Two years 
Intakes September 17 + March 18
Location Dubai
Study mode Part-time (blended learning)
Fees: GBP 18,000 payable in 4 installments
Entry requirements A good first degree + at least 2 years’ management experience
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Healthcare leadership expertise

Alliance Manchester Business School has taught Masters’ programmes in healthcare leadership for over 50 years. Our global community of healthcare management alumni includes over 2,000 graduates working in influential leadership positions. As a student on our programme, you will gain immediate access to this network, which offers unrivalled opportunities to make global connections and share expertise.

Programme director

Dr Stephen Brookes, Senior Fellow in Public Policy and Management

Stephen is a senior fellow in public policy and management and specialises in leadership and organisational development. In addition to leading the MSc International Healthcare Management, Stephen is a regular contributor to the Full-time MBS and Global Part-time MBA. He has a unique blend of experience at a senior level in the police, central and regional government, and local government. He also has a sound academic background, having completed his PhD in 2004 and increasingly publishing in academic journals and books, and presenting papers at conferences.

Immediately prior to his appointment at Alliance MBS, Stephen was the Home Office Director for the Government Office for the East Midlands for almost six years. During this time Stephen had considerable experience of working with partnerships, supporting performance improvement programmes, and facilitating and leading change.

Stephen was also a police officer for thirty years. He was also awarded the Queens Police Medal in the Jubilee Birthday Honours in June 2002 for distinguished police service and is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.