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.


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/7001Strategic Leadership Practice20
L/PGDHSCM/7002Managing Service Delivery in Health and Social Care20
L/PGDHSCM/7003Managing Enterprise in Health and Social Care10
L/PGDHSCM/7004Strategic Marketing for Health and Social Care10
L/PGDHSCM/7005Research Methods for Strategic Managers20
L/PGDHSCM/7006Project Development and Implementation20
L/PGDHSCM/7007Strategic Change and Organisational Behaviour20

Entry requirements

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.

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